CoreLife Eatery is extending its gratitude to local first responders after a tornado left a trail of destruction through northeastern Pennsylvania Wednesday night. CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant offering a variety of greens, grains and broth-based dishes will offer free meals to first responders at its Wilkes-Barre store from Thursday, June 14th through Saturday, June 16th. The Wilkes-Barre eatery is located at 33 Bear Creek Boulevard.

“Our first responders are dealing with unbelievable damage as the result of this tornado,” co-founder Todd Mansfield said. “They’re working long hours, doing important and difficult work in order to restore the Wilkes-Barre community to normalcy as quickly as possible. Helping to keep those brave men and women well nourished during this chaotic time is truly our pleasure.”

CoreLife Eatery offers a wide variety of fresh ingredients that are transformed into custom-created dishes. All foods are free of trans fats, artificial colors, sweeteners, other artificial additives and GMO’s. The chicken and steak used are sustainably raised and never given antibiotics or hormones, and the bone broth is slow simmered all day for maximum taste and nutrition. Creating a menu that tastes great because it’s healthy is the secret to CoreLife Eatery’s success.

CoreLife Eatery strives to promote active lifestyle activities by offering and participating in a number of health-related events in the community. CoreLife Eatery staff are proactively sharing their food concepts as well as wellness ideals through talks at local organizations and participation in community events.

Led by CEO Larry Wilson, the CoreLife Eatery executive team brings individual successes and skill sets to help the restaurant grow to meet the needs of more communities lacking convenient access to healthy and affordable eating alternatives. CoreLife Eatery plans to expand to 300 locations, including both corporate and franchise restaurants, nationwide over the next five years. For more information, please visit