CLEVELAND, Ohio – On Sunday, Oct. eight, the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce kicks off Cleveland’s first Latino Restaurant Week. They’ve tapped 5 eating places for the inaugural yr, which runs by means of Sunday, Oct. 15.
The chamber, which assists a wide selection of companies, was in search of a approach to zero in on the meals scene. Latino Restaurant Week started to take form as an occasion to coincide with Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
“We actually needed to help the restaurant business, particularly as a result of there’s such an enormous motion of Latino eating places popping up in Northeast Ohio,” says Selina Pagan, packages and chamber coordinator for the group.
This yr’s collaborating eating places embrace:
Every restaurant will function $15 lunch specials. For dinner, they will serve up $30 three-course meals that embrace a starter, entree and dessert.
Like all restaurant weeks, Pagan hopes this can be an opportunity for individuals to attempt one thing new and introduce them to space Latino entrepreneurs.
“A whole lot of the Latino eating places in Cleveland are actually homegrown, genuine companies,” Sagan says. “Typically these mother-and-pop eating places do not get the eye they deserve. They actually immerse their clients in that Latino tradition, and we actually recognize that as a result of it is giving individuals a chance to expertise Latino delicacies.”
Latino Restaurant Week is popping the highlight again on them. For his or her first yr, they’re beginning small – however anticipate the roster to develop in years to return, Pagan says.
“We actually simply need Cleveland to return help our Latino entrepreneurs,” Pagan says. “It is an opportunity to buy small and store native.”