Monday, October 19, 2009

Free Dinner at El Cholo

Here is some good news for all you teachers out there. It's a free dinner at El Cholo, check out their press release below!!! Yum...

In honor of our 86th anniversary in Los Angeles, the El Cholo family invites all area teachers and educators to have dinner on us. From 5 p.m. until closing on Oct. 26, we will serve an a la carte menu free of charge to anyone who checks in at the event with school id and photo id to show they currently work either as a teacher or educator.

Honorees in attendance will also be able to enter a raffle to win $500 in school supplies for their classroom or school!

This offer is valid at the historic El Cholo at 1121 S. Western Ave. in Los Angeles as well as at the El Cholo restaurants in Santa Monica, La Habra and Irvine.

Our history begins…

The story of El Cholo reads like many American successes. A hard working couple discovers an opportunity in a newly adopted city and proceeds to build a lasting family business. What gets lost between the lines are the joys and challenges, relationships of a family that expands five generations.

Our tale begins with Alejandro Borquez and his culinary gifted wife, Rosa. Alejandro had a hunch that Los Angeles would enjoy Rosa's cooking as much as he did - and he was right. The seed of Alejandro's inspiration has grown from the tiny original Sonora Cafe, opened in 1923 in downtown Los Angeles, to a multi-generational restaurant business that spreads across Southern California.

To our satisfaction, a great number of the ideas we promoted have become Mexican restaurant staples, from combination plates to nachos to margaritas made with premium tequilas. Our green corn tamales ‘
are legendary, available only during the summer months when sweet corn is at its peak.

What we've always believed, from Grandma Rosa's first Sonora-style enchiladas to today's fajitas and seasonal tamales, is that our food along with our history and warm genuine hospitality are what truly sets our restaurant apart.

El Cholo restaurants participating in this event are:

Los Angeles: 1121 S. Western Ave., (323) 734-2773

Santa Monica: 1025 Wilshire Blvd., (310) 899-1106

La Habra: Cafe El Cholo, 840 E Whittier Blvd., (562) 691-4618

Irvine: El Cholo Cantina, 5465 Alton Parkway, (949) 451-0044

For more information, you may contact the managers at each restaurant.
http://www.elcholo. com/

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