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Thursday, January 05, 2017
NANDO'S PERi-PERi HATCHES IN HYDE PARK ON SATURDAY JANUARY 14 (Chicago,Illinois)
NANDO'S PERi-PERi HATCHES IN HYDE PARK ON SATURDAY JANUARY 14
DONATES 100% OF SALES TO KENWOOD ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
PERi-PERi, the South African-Portuguese restaurant known worldwide for
its spicy flame-grilled chicken, celebrates its grand opening on
Saturday, January 14, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. The
restaurant, at 1447 E. 53rd Street, is the 11th Nando's to open in and
around Chicago. Nando's will pay it forward by donating
100 percent of opening-day sales to the Kenwood Academy High School in
Hyde Park. The donation will help fund college visits for students at Kenwood Academy, consistently ranked as one of the best public schools in the city.
nine out of every 10 Kenwood Academy graduates continue on to a
four-year institution, and we are proud to help support this outstanding
tradition," said Burton Heiss, CEO of Nando's PERi-PERi. "It's all about being good neighbors, and Nando's looks forward to becoming an integral part of the South Side."
Nationwide, Nando's has donated more than $200,000 to schools and local non-profit organizations, all through opening-day sales.
Every Nando's is painstakingly designed
and completely unique, with earthy textures and bright colors that
reflect its sunny African-Portuguese heritage. With thousands of pieces
of original works of art that are a constant reminder of where the
restaurant came from, Nando's has become the largest collector of South
African contemporary art in the world. Nando's new Hyde Park restaurant
features one-of-a-kind South African artwork, too, including a
corrugated-metal mural that was hand-painted in Hyde Park by South African street artist Kilmany-Jo Liversage.
has built an intensely loyal following, from London to the Loop, by
providing fresh food in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly service.
Nando's is known worldwide for its succulent PERi-PERi chicken,
marinated for 24 hours, flame-grilled to perfection, and basted to the
customer's preferred flavor and spice.
WHAT: NANDO'S GRAND OPENING IN HYDE PARK WHERE: 1447 E. 53RD STREET, CHICAGO. WHEN:
GRAND OPENING IS SAT., JAN. 14, AT 11AM CT THE KENWOOD ACADEMY FUNDRAISER RUNS FROM 11AM TO 11PM
ABOUT NANDO'S PERi-PERi
The first Nando's restaurant opened its
doors in 1987 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, the Nando's
flame has spread to 1,200 restaurants in 23 countries on five
continents. Nando's is known worldwide for its succulent PERi-PERi
chicken, marinated for 24 hours, flame-grilled to perfection, and basted
to the customer's preferred flavor and spice. It's equally renowned for
its spicy PERi-PERi, the Bird's Eye chili pepper that indigenous
Africans introduced to the Portuguese centuries ago.
PERi-PERi made its U.S. debut in 2008 with the opening of its first
location in Washington, DC. Nando's PERi-PERi now operates three dozen
restaurants in and around Chicago, Washington and Baltimore. For more information, please visit www.nandosperiperi.com, follow @NandosUSA on Twitter or Like Us at Nando's PERi-PERi USA on Facebook.