It's fun to be an ambassador. For anyone who has an outgoing personality, this is a great way to tell the story of Food & Friends or to tell the story of AIDS.

Percentage of sales-—-the table contributions, which often represent about 50 percent of the table revenue-—-actually go up.

Some restaurants simply couldn't afford to do that. Taking a full night's proceeds out of the restaurant is more than they can do. We see how remarkably generous those [100 percent] restaurants have been, but we're appreciative to the 25 percent restaurants as well because we have so many of them.