One Bistro Newsletter - September 2020

Volume 2 | September 2020

Our Neighbors' News

A heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who joined in the fun as we focused on raising awareness about food insecurity and building a sense of community while celebrating National Everybody Eats Week last week!! Our goal was to raise $25,000 toward combating hunger in our neighborhood and, because of YOUR support, we surpassed this goal and raised a total of $25,973!!! HUGE thank yous to all our patrons who dined in the bistro, our Celebrity Servers, Pay-it-Forward Matchers, everyone who bid on an auction item or bought a raffle ticket, our media sponsors and everyone who made special donations as well!

We are so thankful for your support and involvement in HIS mission:

"To provide a place where our neighbors eat and
come together as one community."

What's New?

National Everybody Eats Week
What a week!!!

Celebrity Servers: Pastor Matt McFarland & Team

Community Meal: Sponsored by Myra McDaniel

Celebrity Servers: Brian Stephan, Tobia Stinson & Ed Kapfhammer

Pay-it-Forward Match: Strong Tower Christian Media
Hope 100.7 and 93.7 The Light
Special Guest Server: Julie Pierce

Celebrity Server: Fire Chief Ken Riggsby & Team

Celebrity Server: Matt Bennett & Team

Celebrity Server: Joe Mullins & Real Roots Radio

Celebrity Server: John Zeller & Team

Thank You, Pay-it Forward Matchers

  • Montgomery Insurance & Investments
  • Marcia Meyer O'Rourke
  • "Claire"
  • Barbara Mills
  • 93.7 The Light & Hope 100.7
  • Diane Dixon
  • Denise Davis
  • Jim & Sue Harner
  • In Memory of Betty Sheard
  • Anonymous Matcher
  • One Bistro Catering
  • Jared & Christina Keresoma
  • Anonymous Matcher
  • Church of the Messiah
  • Jeff & Betsy Brock
  • Steve & Michelle Brodsky
  • John and Betty Meyer Foundation

One Bistro Swag Bag
Raffle Winners:

  • Matt McFarland &
  • Havah Kettenring


Auction Winners!

  • Custom-made, Wooden Cross Art entitled "The Full Measure of His Love" - Won by Brian Stephan 
  • Catered 5-Course Dinner for 14 in the bistro - Won by Matt Bennett 
  • Off-Site Catered Meal for 25 - Won by Rosie Dixon

"We went for breakfast on Saturday and between our group we had the berry french toast, lemon blueberry pancakes, biscuits and gravy and the eggs and home fries. There was nothing but raves about everything that we had! Can't go wrong with the food or supporting their mission." ~ Dave

Mission Results

August PIF: 3,150 meals
August Comp: 846 meals
YTD Comp: 4,831 meals
Since 2012: 69,536 meals

**PIF means "Pay-It-Forward"
**Comp means "Meals given away"

Heat & Eat Meals are BACK!

Back by popular demand! We have three Heat & Eat meal options for you!

Option 1: BBQ Pulled Pork with macaroni and cheese and cole slaw $10/person.

Option 2: Southwest Chicken; grilled chicken topped with salsa and cheese, served with cilantro lime rice and black beans and corn $12/person.

Option 3: Seared Salmon with fresh lemon, broccoli and roasted potatoes $15/person.

Meals are pre-order only. Orders are taken Wednesday - Friday this week for pick up the following week.

Call 937.736.2358 to order!!

Keep an eye on our social media pages for weekly specials.


Grab & Go Community Meal
Every Wednesday evening From 5:00-7:00

All Are Welcome!!

Thank you, Volunteers!

One Bistro volunteers are the heart behind our mission! We are currently looking for groups and individuals to sign up to volunteer. Check out Signup Genius to see what openings we have.
Visit our website for more information!

Click here to view our updated list of volunteer guidelines based upon recommendations from Ohio's Health Department.

Want to Get More Involved??

If you love One Bistro and have a desire to give of your time and talents to help it succeed and grow in its mission, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Advisory Board

  • Meets 4 times per year
  • Gives specific feedback & ideas
  • Advocates and promotes One Bistro in the community

Board of Directors

  • Meets monthly
  • Has fiduciary & policy responsibilities
  • Actively supports the mission of One Bistro through volunteering & monetary contributions

"My family and I visit One Bistro at least twice a week. We enjoy supporting locally run businesses and we love the concept of paying it forward to the community and their citizens. We just love it here as we are very new to this community. We look forward to many more delicious meals here." ~ Kathy

One Bistro Catering

Let Us Host Or Cater Your Next Event!

We Cater:
Company Events
Private Parties
Special Events
On Site or Off Site

**One Bistro Catering Supports Our Non-Profit One Bistro Cafe**

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chef Greg: 740.505.6386

Return on Investment... It Pays To Belong

When a business invests in the Xenia Area Chamber, it forms a partnership with over 400 other investors that leverage time, money, and other assets to create stronger individual businesses and a stronger community.