The restaurant will donated 100 percent of the proceeds from the special dinners directly to the organzations. The dinners will be prepared and served by the restaurant’s employees and staff on a volunteer basis, aided by additional volunteers from the community and from the organizations involved.
The dinners will kick off Sunday June 24 with a benefit for the Blue Hill Heritage Trust, to support their capital campaign that is raising funds to finalize their purchase and protection of an additional 32 acres on Caterpillar Hill in Sedgwick, as well as to restore an important section of this iconic view and community landmark. July’s dinner, served on Sunday July 22 will benefit At Home, to support their work providing innovative elder care solutions to the Peninsula’s aging population. Sunday, Aug. 19’s dinner will be in support of Nichols Day Camp’s Camper Nutrition Program, which has been established to provide daily healthy snacks to all of the children attending their popular day camp programs.
Reservations for all dinners will be available beginning Tuesday, June 12, and can be made by calling the restaurant directly at 359-2486. The cost is $75 per person. The meals will feature innovative menus, created in a farm-to-table style, crafted from a variety of cuisines by EL EL FRIJOLES’ chef Michele Levesque, and will feature ingredients from the Blue Hill Peninsula and throughout Eastern Maine. Vegetarian options will be available for each dinner by prior arrangement.
EL EL FRIJOLES, Mexican Food is open for it’s 12th season of serving an innovative, scratch- made menu combining traditional taqueria fare with the bounty of culinary treasures produced on The Peninsula and throughout Maine. The taqueria is open Wednesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For information, contact: EL EL FRIJOLES, Mexican Food- Michael Rossney, Owner/manager- elelfrijoles.com, 207.359.2486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Blue Hill Heritage Trust- Chrissy Beardsley Allen, Development & Outreach Director- email@example.com or 207.374.5118
At Home- Kara Janes, Director- firstname.lastname@example.org. or 207.374.5852
Nichols Day Camps- Amy Houghton Development & Outreach Director email@example.com or 207.374.9906