Press Coffee to open cafe at Scottsdale Waterfront in August

Press Coffee announced last week they’re opening the 9th location of the popular coffee shop/cafe at the Scottsdale Waterfront in late August. It will be the roasters’ 2nd Scottsdale location since opening in the Scottsdale Quarter. 

“Old Town Scottsdale is a great neighborhood for locals and Arizona visitors alike and we’re looking forward to being a part of the community,” said Press Coffee co-owner Jason Kyle.

Coffee and more

When Press opens their Scottsdale Waterfront location customers will be able to order from a new breakfast and lunch menu made on site and pastries from Phoenix Public Market.

Egg sandwich. All photos courtesy of Press Coffee

Espresso, pour overs and cold brews will be available using Press’s award-winning coffee roasts.

Donating to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Once opened Press the Scottsdale Waterfront store will offer its daily drip coffee for $1 the weekend August of 24-26th with all proceeds donated to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. “We’re glad we can start things off by supporting the amazing efforts of Phoenix Children’s Hospital at the opening.” says Kyle.

Flagship roastery in north Phoenix

The Scottsdale Waterfront announcement comes two months after Press announced it was opening a flagship roastery in Spring 2019 near 32nd St. & Shea Blvd. in north Phoenix.

Once opened it will handle all of Press’s roasting along with a cafe and plenty of meeting space. Co-owner Steve Kraus say’s “We are excited about the future of this iconic building. We wanted to go beyond just a production facility and create a space that allows us to share our love for coffee with the community.”

The new facility will double Press’s production and once opened the current facility will exclusively produce their cold brews.

The Scottsdale Waterfront location will be open 6:30 a.m. – 7 p.m Mon. – Thurs. 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday. Saturdays from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

It’s at 7135 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale 85251 For more information check their website.

 

 

Z’Tejas donates over $17,000 to Military Assistance Mission

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill sold a lot of their tasty cornbread from April-June and by doing so was able to raise $17,912 for local non-profit Military Assistance Mission. This donations bring the restaurants total to over $90,000 for its “Cornbread for a Cause” to non-profits since its December 2015 launch of the company’s philanthropic arm.

Z'Teja's famous cornbread. Photo courtesy of Z'Tejas
Z’Teja’s famous cornbread. Photo courtesy of Z’Tejas

Z’tejas and Military Assistance mission

With this donation from Z’Tejas Military Assistance Mission can continue to provide support to active duty military personnel, their families and wounded warriors whether they are overseas or here at home. The money raised help with financial and morale assistance along with emergencies.

Gary Manley & Michael stone of Z' Tejas and Nicle Crites, local news anchor & one of the Board of Directors for Military Assistance Mission. Photo courtesy of Z'Tejas
Gary Manley & Michael stone of Z’ Tejas and Nicole Crites, local news anchor & one of the Board of Directors for Military Assistance Mission. Photo courtesy of Z’Tejas

Cornbread for a Cause

Cornbread for a Cause helps the communities in which the 5 Phoenix area Z’ Tejas restaurants are located by raising money for charitable contributions to local non-profits through the sale of their famous cornbread. Through the end of September, Cornbread for a Cause is raising money for Arizona Animal Welfare League (AAWL) and after that Phoenix Children’s Hospital will be the next recipient for Cornbread for a Cause.

For more information please visit http://www.ztejas.com or like the on Facebook

 

 

Go Gold in September as restaurants raise money for Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

The Rio Olympics will be over but you can still Go Gold www.GoGold4PCH.org in the month of September as Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation launches Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month and it’s Go Gold campaign to raise $1 MIllion dollars for the hospital’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.Go Gold !cid_image009_jpg@01D1F88B

Restaurants donate

Many Phoenix area restaurants will be donating a portion of sales from individual food items or off the total amount of your bill from September 1st – 30th to the Go Gold campaign. For a full list see below

Buffalo Wild Wings(Westgate Entertainment District location) Eat wings and raise funds! All day Saturday, September 17, Buffalo Wild Wings at Westgate will be donating 10% of your total bill when you show your Phoenix Children’s Hospital golden ticket. People can visit the Westgate website and look under event listings in their calendar to print out the ticket.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill – (Tempe Marketplace location) Featuring a special beer flight for the month of September with gold beers.  $1 for each flight sold will be donated to PCH for Go Gold.  Thirsty Lion will also feature the special flight on their Seasonal Fresh Sheet, so every customer during the month of September will see the offer at their table.

Kabuki Japanese Restaurant(Tempe Marketplace and Westgate Entertainment District) Special Dish for the month of September: Curry Shrimp on Crispy Rice.  $1 from the sale of each dish will be donated back to PCH.

California Pizza Kitchen(Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace) Every Wednesday in September, the California Pizza Kitchen locations at Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace will donate 20% of diners’ total bills to PCH when diners mention “Go Gold for PCH” at the table.

Slices(Tempe Marketplace location) Slices Pizza Joint will give 10% of all its sales on the BBQ Chicken Slice during the month of September and a dedicated 10% of sales every Tuesday in September to PCH.

Churn(All locations): Portion of proceeds from gold themed treat will go to PCH.

Miracle Mile Deli: $1 from every “Straw” Sandwich to go to Go Gold.

Papa John’s (All locations): Go to papajohns.com and enter code PCH at checkout for 40% off your order. Ten-percent of proceeds will go to PCH.

Sauce Pizza & Wine (All locations): September 12 – 18, Sauce is donating 100% of proceeds from kids menu items to Go Gold.

Spinatos Pizzeria (All locations): $1 from every dessert sold to go to Go Gold.

The Vig: $1 from every Four Peaks 8th Street Pale to go to Go Gold. Also, if you upload a picture with your Pale Ale to social media using the Go Gold hashtag (#GoGold4PCH) and tag The Vig location, you will receive 15% off your bill.

Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt(All locations): Will launch a flavor of the month and do a give-back night in September that will go to Go Gold.

Dunkin Donuts (All locations): Will sell a Go Gold donut with 50 cents from each donut sold going to PCH.

Ribbon Cutting

To kick of the Go Gold campaign, mayors from around the valley will cut a gold ribbon at 4 shopping centers around Phoenix on September 1st.

For a complete list of sponsors, events or to donate all month long visit www.GoGold4PCH.org

Science & dessert combined as Creamistry to open 2nd Phoenix location at Uptown Plaza

Creamistry Nothing cools the hot masses during the summer more than a cold sweet treat and California based Creamistry is set to bring their mix of ice cream bases, 40+ flavors, toppings and liquid nitrogen to Uptown Plaza in central Phoenix on Monday July 11th at 12 noon. The mixing with liquid nitrogen gives the ice cream a flash freezing and a cool smoky visual that WOWs the kids.

To celebrate the opening at Uptown Plaza, Creamistry will be offering grand opening specials the week of July 18th and are as follows…

July 18-21: Buy one ice cream treat, get one of equal or lesser value free.
July 22: 50% of the day’s sales will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital
July 23: Free Ice Cream Giveaway, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Receive a free single ice cream treat.
*offers available ONLY at the Uptown location of Creamistry

Creamistry Uptown
100 East Camelback Road
Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85012
creamistry.com
Facebook.com/creamistryaz.com

Mon-Thu 12:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri-Sat 12:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.
Sun 12:00 p.m. -11:00 pm

Momenti Local Pizzeria & Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt to donate 50% of sales to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Momenti interior Neighborhood Concepts, creators of Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt & Momenti Local Pizzeria have announced that as part of Momenti’s Grand Opening both concepts will donate 50% of all sales to Phoenix Children’s Hospital on Fri. June 27th at their Tatum & Shea location in northeast Phoenix.

Momneti opened softly in early March and is now celebrating its fast casual pizza concept with the community and fund raising for Arizona’s premier children’s hospital.
momenti pizza
Momenti offers 6 signature pizzas along with countless combinations to build your own pizza that use high quality ingredients and daily made in house dough. Gluten free dough is also available from local bakery Gluten Free Creations. Entree sized salads are also available.

This being the 1st location of Momenti there are plans for more according to Momenti founder Aaron Klusman “Create-your-own personal pizzas and customizable frozen yogurt are the perfect family dining experience. We expect this combination to be so popular that we’ll be opening approximately three more Momenti Local Pizzeria’s throughout the Valley by the end of 2014.”

Momenti Local Pizzeria is located at 4740 E. Shea Blvd., Ste. 109 Phoenix, Ariz., 85028. Momenti is open for lunch and dinner, Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, call 602-971-0234 or visit www.momentipizza.com.

Zoyo Neighborhood Yogurt in Northeast Phoenix is located at 4740 E. Shea Blvd., Ste. 108 Phoenix, Ariz., 85028. Zoyo is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, call 602-765-2448 or visit www.zoyogurt.com.

The 2nd annual Flavors of the West takes over The Wigwam Resort on Sunday, February 23rd.

Once again The Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park will host the 2nd annual Flavors of the West culinary festival to benefit The Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Sunday February 23rd from 12 noon- 6 p.m. is when 25 west valley restaurants and chefs will be showing of their culinary expertise via food tastings and cooking demonstrations.

Restaurants participating include Cucina Tagliani, Verrado Grille, Amuse Bouche and Betty’s Nosh just to name a few. Festival organizers are expecting 1,000 plus to attend in this walk around format. Entertainment will be provided that includes a main stage for live music and a kids zone will be available to keep the little ones happy.
New this year is the craft beer zone which will include all local beers and more.
The Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and it’s new Avondale facility are the main beneficiary.

Tickets are $45 for General Admission and are good for unlimited food and limited cocktails. The Wigwam VIP Area tickets are $100 and include a top shelf bar, private catering by The Wigwam and private entertainment. Information and tickets are available at www.flavorsofaz.com

Culver’s Hosts “Day of Giving!” Benefitting the Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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Phx childrens hospitalCulver’s is hosting its 2nd annual “Day of Giving” event on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Culver’s is partnering with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and is inviting the public to stop by one of their 14 Valley locations to donate!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Visit one of the 14 Culver’s restaurant locations and help support Phoenix Children’s Hospital and its world-class care. Simply enjoy your favorite burger, sandwich, dinner or your favorite fresh frozen custard and Culver’s will donate 10% of its proceeds to Phoenix Children’s Hospital!

All 14 Culver’s locations Valley wide!

10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital to help support Phoenix Children’s Hospital in its care for children and their families. www.culvers.com

Phoenix:
Deer Valley
1825 W. Deer Valley Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85027
PH 623-580-4567

Phoenix:
Cave Creek
20835 N Cave Creek Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85024
PH 602-788-1616

Phoenix:
Camelback
825 E. Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85014
PH 602-595-7876

Phoenix:
Metro Center
10225 N 28th Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85051
PH 602-861-2000

Phoenix:
Paradise Valley Mall
4506 E Cactus Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
PH 602-889-5057

Chandler:
3155 W Ray Rd
Chandler, AZ 85226
PH 480-268-7249

Peoria:
8271 W Ludlow Dr
Peoria, AZ 85381
PH 623-242-8826

Surprise:
16145 West Bell Rd
Surprise, AZ 85374
PH 623-218-6575

Avondale:
1025 N Avondale Blvd
Avondale, AZ 85323
PH 623-792-8649

Casa Grande:
2453 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ 85194
PH 520-426-4225

Scottsdale:
8668 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
PH 480-636-8480

Glendale:
5127 N 99th Ave
Gendale, AZ 85305
PH 623-328-9282

Mesa:
Greenfield
1841 S Greenfield Rd
Mesa, AZ 85206
PH 480-892-2430

Mesa:
1909 S. Country Club Dr
Mesa, AZ 85210
PH 480-733-5330