Abuelo’s Raises $10,000 for Honor Flight Network In November “Queso for Heroes” Fundraiser

Funds Raised During Veterans Day Promotion Will Send Up to 25 Veterans to Visit Washington, D.C. Memorials

 Crestview Hills, KY – December 13, 2019 – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, raised $10,000 during its “Queso for Heroes” promotion to celebrate Veterans Day. The funds were raised in partnership with Honor Flight Network, an organization that transports American veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit memorials dedicated to those who served.

Abuelo’s donated $1 to Honor Flight for each sale of its popular Chile con Queso appetizer from Thursday, Nov. 7 to Monday, Nov. 11, in every restaurant location. Restaurant guests also had the opportunity to donate $5 to spin a prize wheel for a chance to win free entrees, appetizers, desserts or queso. Additionally, the company hosted Honor Flight representatives at its Lubbock, Texas location to raise awareness about the Honor Flight Network and its mission.

“We’re so grateful to everyone who participated in the promotion at Abuelo’s. The Honor Flight Network thanks the entire Abuelo’s team for its generous support,” said Meredith Rosenbeck, CEO of Honor Flight. “It’s donors and sponsors like Abuelo’s who make it possible for Honor Flight to provide veterans with closure, a chance to share their experiences and stories and an opportunity to see firsthand how their sacrifice is honored at memorials in the nation’s capital.”

Honor Flight transported more than 21,000 veterans in 2018. The non-profit gives top priority to senior veterans as well as veterans who may be terminally ill. The organization honors veterans who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and plans to expand service to include veterans from more recent conflicts. The organization has flown more than 230,000 veterans since 2005, but the waiting list is long; currently, more than 38,000 are awaiting their Honor Flight.

“Giving back to our communities is an integral part of Abuelo’s culture, so we’re proud to partner with Honor Flight to salute these heroes,” said Bob Lin, President. “I’d like to thank the guests who participated in the Queso for Heroes promotion, and we also deeply appreciate the Abuelo’s employees who honored our veterans by making the promotion so successful.”

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true Mexican courtyard atmosphere. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock Texas, the company currently has 35 full-service restaurants located in 12 states. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

About Honor Flight

The Honor Flight Network was founded in 2005 with the mission of transporting our nation’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials and monuments dedicated to honoring their service and sacrifice.  The Honor Flight Network is a national network comprised of independent Hubs working together in furtherance of the Honor Flight mission. In furtherance of this common goal, we have the opportunity to show our nation’s veterans the appreciation and honor they deserve. Participation in an Honor Flight trip gives veterans the opportunity to share this momentous occasion with other comrades, to remember friends and comrades lost, and share their stories and experiences with other veterans. All honored veterans travel at no cost to the veteran.  To date, the Honor Flight Network has transported over 230,000 veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials.

 The Honor Flight Network is currently serving veterans from the WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War eras. We also serve terminally ill veterans serving during any era. Please visit www.honorflight.org or contact your Regional Hub for information on applying as a veteran or guardian for an Honor Flight trip

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Abuelo’s Honors Veterans with Fundraiser for Honor FlightFunds Raised During Abuelo’s “Queso For Heroes” Promotion Support Honor Flight Network in Transporting Veterans to Washington, D.C.

LUBBOCK, Texas, November 7, 2019 — Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, is honoring Veterans Day by partnering with Honor Flight for its “Queso for Heroes” promotion. Honor Flight is an organization which transports American veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit memorials dedicated to honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country. Abuelo’s will donate $1 to Honor Flight for each Chile con Queso appetizer sold from Thursday, Nov. 7 to Monday, Nov. 11, in every restaurant location.

In addition to “Queso for Heroes,” Abuelo’s in Lubbock, TX, will host Honor Flight representatives in the lobby from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, to raise awareness about Honor Flight Network and its mission. Restaurant goers can donate $5 for a spin at the Prize Wheel for a chance to win free entrees, appetizers, desserts or queso, helping to raise additional funds for the nonprofit.

“The Honor Flight Network is grateful for the generous support of Abuelo’s through this Veterans Day promotion,” said Meredith Rosenbeck, CEO of Honor Flight. “The continuing support of our donors and sponsors, like Abuelo’s, make the Honor Flight mission of honoring all of our nation’s veterans with a trip to their memorials possible.”

Participation in an Honor Flight trip gives veterans the opportunity to reunite with other veterans for this momentous experience, to honor friends and comrades lost, and to share their stories of sacrifice. The Honor Flight Network is currently taking veterans who served in WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and hopes to expand its service to include veterans from more recent conflicts.

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true Mexican courtyard atmosphere. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock Texas, the company currently has 35 full-service restaurants located in 12 states. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

 About Honor Flight

 The Honor Flight Network was founded in 2005 with the mission of transporting our nation’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials and monuments dedicated to honoring their service and sacrifice.  The Honor Flight Network is a national network comprised of independent Hubs working together in furtherance of the Honor Flight mission. In furtherance of this common goal, we have the opportunity to show our nation’s veterans the appreciation and honor they deserve. Participation in an Honor Flight trip gives veterans the opportunity to share this momentous occasion with other comrades, to remember friends and comrades lost, and share their stories and experiences with other veterans. All honored veterans travel at no cost to the veteran.  To date, the Honor Flight Network has transported over 230,000 veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials.

The Honor Flight Network is currently serving veterans from the WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War eras. We also serve terminally ill veterans serving during any era. Please visit www.honorflight.org or contact your Regional Hub for information on applying as a veteran or guardian for an Honor Flight trip

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Time Is Running Out to Enter Online to Win “Free Queso For Life” at Abuelo’s

Abuelo’s Is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary by Giving 30 Guests at Each Location Free Queso for Life

LUBBOCK, Texas – July 18, 2019 – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by giving guests a chance to win free queso for life! Winning guests are awarded a commemorative squeeze cheese wedge that entitles them to free queso upon every visit for the rest of their lives. But time is running out — soon the 30 lucky winners at each of Abuelo’s 37 locations will be selected, so guests who want to win free queso for life must enter before the end of the month at www.abuelos.com/30thAnniversary.

A creamy blend of four cheeses, Poblano and Anaheim peppers, red peppers, jalapeños and onions, Abuelo’s chile con queso is a popular menu item. No purchase is necessary to enter for a chance to win free queso for life — guests who are age 18 or older can simply fill out a short online form before July 31, 2019 at 12 a.m. Pacific Standard Time to enter, selecting an Abuelo’s location to redeem their free queso if they win.

Lucky winners will be selected on August 1 and will receive a commemorative squeeze cheese wedge to take with them when they visit their Abuelo’s location to receive one complementary regular chile con queso dip per table, per visit with purchases totaling $10 or more. Free queso for life can’t be transferred or sold and is valid with dine-in orders only. See the site for the official rules, terms and conditions.

“At Abuelo’s, we’re so grateful to our guests for 30 great years,” said Bob Lin, President. “We’re celebrating with drink specials, fun and prizes each Thursday in July at all of our restaurants across 13 states, but the free queso for life giveaway is open all month long online. We believe a chance to win signature queso for life is a great way to say ‘thank you’ to our wonderful guests who’ve made Abuelo’s part of their communities for three decades and counting.”

In addition to the opportunity to enter online to win free queso for life during Abuelo’s month-long 30th anniversary celebration, guests who dine out at Abuelo’s on Thursdays in July can donate $5 dollars to No Kid Hungry to spin a prize wheel to win free appetizers, entrees, desserts and other prizes. But time is running out — the 30th anniversary celebration ends on July 31.

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true Mexican courtyard atmosphere. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock Texas, the company currently has 37 full-service restaurants located in 13 states. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

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Dine Out at Abuelo’s Any Thursday in July and Help End Childhood Hunger

Funds Raised During Abuelo’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Each Thursday in July

Support “No Kid Hungry” to Help End Childhood Hunger in America

LUBBOCK, Texas – July 1, 2019 – In America, one in six children lives with hunger. This July, Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant is making every meal count by joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to raise funds for No Kid Hungry. Famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, Abuelo’s is celebrating the restaurant’s 30th anniversary with drink specials, fun and prizes each Thursday in July while also giving guests a chance to fight childhood hunger.

On Thursdays all month long, guests who join the restaurant’s birthday celebrations held at any of its 37 locations can donate $5 to No Kid Hungry to spin a prize wheel for a chance to win free made-from-scratch appetizers, authentic Mexican entrees, tasty desserts, delicious queso and stylish Abuelo’s swag. Guests who want to help end childhood hunger in America can also donate to No Kid Hungry at Abuelo’s without spinning the prize wheel — the choice is theirs.

“Giving back to our community is a core part of our culture at Abuelo’s,” said Bob Lin, President. “We sponsor and participate in charitable programs nationwide, and we’re proud to work with No Kid Hungry again this year to celebrate a major anniversary. Abuelo’s worked with No Kid Hungry to mark our 25th anniversary. With our guests’ help, we hope to raise even more funds this year to help kids facing hunger here in America.”

Funds raised support No Kid Hungry’s work to connect vulnerable children to effective nutrition programs like school breakfast and summer meals, creating partnerships that work to identify and break down barriers to giving children access to meals. Learn more at NoKidHungry.org.

 

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding food and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true Mexican courtyard atmosphere. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock Texas, the company currently has 37 full-service restaurants located in 13 states. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America. But 1 in 6 kids will face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they need. This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization working to end hunger and poverty.

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Partnership with Coleman Natural Leads to Two New Summer Menu Items

LUBBOCK, Texas May 16, 2019 – Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, is pleased to announce the introduction of No Antibiotics Ever, 100% vegetarian fed chicken to their menu. The better tasting, better-for-you protein, is now available across all U.S. locations.

 Our obsession with providing the best ingredients for guests to experience the unique flavors of traditional Mexican cuisine is a prerequisite for any partnership with a food supplier,” said Robert Lin, President and Chief Executive of Abuelo’s. “With the right partner in place, we can now offer new options that feature juicy and delicious clean label chicken.”

Dedicated to providing fresh, health-conscious Mexican cuisine, Abuelo’s has built a partnership with Coleman Natural in order to source the highest-quality chicken raised with No Antibiotics Ever and fed a 100% vegetarian diet with no animal by-products. Coleman’s industry-leading “Farm-to-Fork” program employs a responsible animal-care program and ensures complete traceability through every aspect of production and processing.

Abuelo’s has 37 full-service restaurants located in 13 states – all of which are now serving their new premium, No Antibiotics Ever chicken. Customers can experience it for themselves in Abuelo’s fajitas, salads and specialty chicken entrées. Abuelo’s will be featuring even more chicken-based specialties in its summer menu to highlight this premium product.

Abuelo’s dedication to excellent food and service has secured a ranking as the #1 Mexican Restaurant in America since 2006. Their addition of premium chicken is part of Abuelo’s continuing commitment to provide healthy and delicious menu options for restaurant-goers who can’t always find a good choice due to allergies, dietary preferences or a lack of creative and flavorful options.

About Abuelo’s

Since its first opening in 1989, Abuelo’s has consistently been on the leading edge of Mexican cuisine, combining menu creativity, outstanding fosod and beverage quality, colorful plate presentations and superior service in a true Mexican courtyard atmosphere. Abuelo’s has received national accolades as the top-ranked Mexican food restaurant and as one of America’s top overall restaurant chains in four consecutive biennial surveys by a leading national consumer rating magazine. Owned and operated by Food Concepts International in Lubbock Texas, the company currently has 37 full-service restaurants located in 13 states. For more information, visit www.abuelos.com or Abuelo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Abuelos.

About Coleman Natural

Coleman Natural has been a pioneer in premium No Antibiotics Ever meats, part of a legacy of quality that stretches back to 1875. Decades ago, when the majority of meat producers were ramping up the use of hormones and antibiotics to pump out more pounds at lower costs, Coleman Natural was among a handful of visionary companies that stuck to keeping things simple. They believed in raising animals without using drugs for growth promotion, and putting forth the extra effort to keep them healthy without relying on antibiotics.

Coleman Natural works with family farmers throughout the country who share a conviction to provide premium No Antibiotics Ever meats. Today, the pioneering spirit of Coleman Natural is available to foodservice operators exclusively through Sysco, with premium Chicken and No Antibiotics Ever chicken and turkey options.

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