Abuelo’s Grand Opening in Tyler Raised $5,000 for CASA for Kids of East Texas
LUBBOCK, Texas – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant’s recent grand opening in Tyler raised $5,000 to benefit CASA for Kids of East Texas, a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children in Smith, Van Zandt and Wood counties.
The new Abuelo’s restaurant, located at The Village of Cumberland Park at 8926 South Broadway, raised funds through proceeds from sales during the restaurant’s pre-opening training services, as well as through donations from employees and guests.
“We raised a significant amount of money for a very deserving charity and had a lot of fun in the process,” said Mike Wright, general manager of Abuelo’s Tyler restaurant. “The local community showed wonderful support for CASA for Kids of East Texas, which was awesome. We are thrilled to be able to benefit this outstanding organization that does such great work for children.”
“CASA is happy to accept this wonderful donation from Abuelo’s,” said Michelle McConnell, development director of CASA for Kids of East Texas. “This money will be used to recruit, train and supervise additional volunteer advocates who will speak in court for abused and/or…
Abuelo’s Veteran’s Day “Queso for Heroes” Benefits Military Heroes
$1 from every Chile con Queso appetizer sold November 7-11 will be donated to Homes for Our Troops
LUBBOCK, Texas – In honor of Veteran’s Day, Abuelo’s Mexican restaurants are pleased to support Homes for Our Troops and invites guests to enjoy Chile con Queso for a good cause during its “Queso for Heroes” fundraiser. Starting Saturday, November 7 through Wednesday, November 11, Abuelo’s restaurants nationwide will donate $1 from the proceeds of every Chile con Queso appetizer sold to Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization that builds specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans.
“We are proud and honored to support Homes for Our Troops’ efforts to help those brave men and women who protect our freedom,” said Robert Lin, president of Food Concepts International, Abuelo’s parent company. “Homes for Our Troops is a great organization and we look forward to giving back to our heroes this Veteran’s Day weekend.”
Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant Brings the Flavor of Mexico to Tyler
Abuelo’s to open at The Village at Cumberland Park, November 9
LUBBOCK, Texas – Lubbock-based Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants, known for its classical Mexican style and top-quality cuisine, will open its first restaurant in Tyler on Monday,
November 9. The restaurant, located at The Village at Cumberland Park at 8926 S. Broadway Ave., is the company’s 40th site nationwide.
The new Abuelo’s restaurant will feature approximately 7,700-square-feet of interior space and will include a 1,000-square-foot outdoor, trellised patio. It will also feature a natural light skylight over an interior courtyard. The restaurant will seat approximately 250 guests and will employ between 80-100 employees.
“We designed Abuelo’s to have a gracious, yet friendly environment that’s compatible with our authentic, creative dishes,” said Mike Wright, Abuelo’s general manager in Tyler. “We are excited to bring our unique Mexican concept to Tyler and we look forward to being an active part of the community.”
Abuelo’s pre-opening training services will raise funds to benefit CASA for Kids of East Texas, a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children in Smith, Van Zandt and Wood counties.