Daphne’s Greek Cafe Celebrates its Grand Opening in Orange With a Big Fat Greek Fundraiser for The Little Red Wagon Guild & Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

ORANGE, Calif. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daphne’s Greek Cafe in Orange is hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event, a Big Fat Greek Fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), will be held at the new location in the Village at Orange, 1500 East Village Way. The public is invited to dine and donate at Daphne’s for fresh, fast and delicious contemporary Greek food. Daphne’s Greek Cafe will donate 20 percent of sales on June 2nd to CHOC!

“This Big Fat Greek Fundraiser, coordinated by the members of Little Red Wagon Guild of CHOC, is a new and exciting way to for us to help raise money and increase awareness for CHOC, especially in the city of Orange,” said Little Red Wagon Guild President Dorothy Niblitt.

The Little Red Wagon Guild has been raising funds for CHOC in the Orange and Villa Park area since 1968. Their annual fund raising events include a fashion show and luncheon held in November, and the on-going Change for CHOC program.

In addition to the Big Fat Greek Fundraiser, members of the Little Red Wagon Guild will be selling CHOC coffee mugs ­ one for $7 or two for $6.

“We are so excited to partner with The Little Red Wagon Guild and CHOC,” said George Katakalidis, Founder and CEO of Daphne’s Greek Cafe. “We’ve created Big Fat Greek Fundraisers to help community organizations and, to be able to partner with CHOC, an organization so respected by the Orange County community, to raise both awareness and money for charitable causes. We want the entire Orange County community to join us in Orange for lunch or dinner on June 2nd so we can really help CHOC with their mission to nurture, advance and protect the health and well-being of children.”

Daphne’s Greek Cafe is known for its fresh, fast and delicious Greek food served at reasonable prices in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Unique to the menu at Daphne’s is the Zesta, a flash fried pita filled with Fire Feta, a proprietary recipe of four varieties of peppers, creamy feta and 14 secret seasonings, and a choice of chicken, gyros or falafel (a vegetarian choice). Off site catering is available at all locations.

Daphne’s Greek Cafe in Orange is located in the Village at Orange at 1500 East Village and is open daily for lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Phone: 714.282.0215. Additional information can be found at www.daphnes.biz

ABOUT DAPHNE’S GREEK CAFE

Daphne’s Greek Cafe, started in 1991 and currently has 55 restaurants throughout California and Arizona. Acclaimed by the media, the Greek quick casual eateries feature authentic dishes conceived and developed by founder and entrepreneur, George Katakalidis. While nursing an injury during his time as a professional soccer player with the San Diego Sockers, Katakalidis realized the opportunity for high quality Greek cuisine at reasonable prices. Fourteen years later, Katakalidis’ business is thriving featuring updated versions of his mother’s family recipes. For more information, visit: http://www.daphnes.biz.

ABOUT THE LITTLE RED WAGON GUILD AND CHOC

The Little Red Wagon Guild has been raising funds for CHOC in the Orange and Villa Park area since 1968. Their annual fund raising events include a fashion show and luncheon held in November, and the on-going Change for CHOC program.

CHOC, founded in 1964, is a 202-bed, tertiary-level hospital located in the city of Orange. With a medical staff of more than 500 physicians, CHOC offers nearly every pediatric specialty and provides a full spectrum of healthcare services ranging from prevention programs for healthy children to the most advanced medical care for those with serious illnesses.

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