ORLANDO, Fla. (July 15, 2013) ? Saturday, August 3, the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization, will host its annual fundraiser ? Share the Love Feel the Music Gala.
WHAT: Tijuana Flats – Just In Queso Foundation’s Annual Share the Love Feel the Music Gala
WHEN: Saturday, August 3, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Hard Rock Live Orlando, 6050 Universal Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32819
TICKETS: Email Ben Kuykendall at Ben.Kuykendall@tijuanaflats.com for assistance.
The event will feature a silent and live auction, cocktails and a full dinner. Entertainment will be provided by The Lighter Exchange.
?The Just In Queso Foundation supports individuals, families and other organizations during all kinds of ?tragedies,? said Just In Queso Development Manager Ben Kuykendall. ?Whether it?s helping those affected by natural disasters, individuals facing life-threatening medical illnesses, or even sending a little bit of home to our military overseas ? Just In Queso is there.?
In addition to the Just in Queso Foundation, proceeds from the event will also benefit the Summer of Dreams organization (http://www.thesummerofdreams.com/).
In 2012, the event raised $84,000 and this year, the Just in Queso Foundation is hoping to break $100,000.
The Just In Queso Foundation is always looking for support in the form of both monetary and tangible donations, as well as volunteer support. Visit http://www.TijuanaFlats.com, http://www.JustInQueso.org or email JIQ@TijuanaFlats.com.
About the Just in Queso Foundation
Tijuana Flats? Just in Queso Foundation provides aid to individuals, communities and organizations in need. With the Just in Queso Foundation, Tijuana Flats is able to have support funds waiting ?just in case? a tragedy strikes and people are left in need, including everything from rebuilding areas devastated by natural disasters to providing monetary support for other non-profit charities, families and individuals when they need it most.
The Just in Queso Foundation provides financial support primarily through the in-store and online sales of the Just in Queso charity hot sauce, as well as the restaurant?s special-edition holiday ?Smack My Ass and Call Me Santa!? hot sauce where $3 from each bottle is donated to charity. Employees of Tijuana Flats also have the opportunity to donate directly from their paycheck, which an impressive 40 percent of the company currently do.
For more information, visit www.justinqueso.org.
About Tijuana Flats
Established in 1995 in Winter Park, Fla., Tijuana Flats is a unique, fast-casual Tex-Mex dining experience featuring superior guest service and fresh, made-to-order food. Tijuana Flats has more than 90 locations in Florida, Indiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia. The restaurants are typically found in high-traffic areas and average 2,200 square feet.
Since the restaurant first opened its doors in 1995, Tijuana Flats has used zero trans-fatty acids (TFA) cooking oils, 100 percent hormone free, white meat chicken, fresh produce and all of its menu items have been lard free. Customers can choose from flour or whole-wheat tortillas for any of their tacos, burritos, quesadillas, chimichangas and flautas. This restaurant also has a popular ?Power Lite? selection, which allows customers to choose low-fat cheese and fat-free sour cream in any menu item. There is no charge for selecting a whole-wheat tortilla or Power Lite.
Known worldwide for their own brand of hot sauces, Tijuana Flats Hot Foods Inc., a separate company, provides the restaurants? specialty products, hot sauces and condiments, including one of the hottest sauces in the world, Smack My Ass and Call Me Sally??Going Postal.? For more information about Tijuana Flats, including menu and locations, visit www.tijuanaflats.com.