- this initiative, that has taken place in more than 500 restaurants throughout Spain, He has opted for cutting-edge cuisine with united purpose and has raised one euro for each menu consumed
- The proceeds will benefit the program here also ActionAid and serve to cover food needs of more than 200 children at risk of social exclusion in schools that are part of the program
- Some of the most reserved restaurants in this edition were Indochine by Leap, Ikibana Sarria Y The Villa de Montjuïc, in Barcelona; La Huerta de Tudela, Gerardo Y DOMO by Paco Roncero in Madrid; Counterpoint Arts, in Valencia; Arte y Solera, In sevilla; Can Brondo, At mallorca; Y Montana, In Malaga
Last 21 April ended the first edition of ElTenedor Insider Week, a week in which solidarity and avant-garde gastronomy have reunited to continue fighting child poverty in Spain. As part of this initiative, ElTenedor woman 1 € per consumed menu at participating restaurants, managing to raise this year about 50.000 €, to the NGO Action Aid, which works to provide school meals and food aid for more than 200 children during the next school year.
Scholarships dining and healthy breakfasts
Specific, the amount of scholarships and grants will be allocated for the dining room, as well as more healthy breakfasts 200 students vulnerable in six schools in the Community of Madrid, Baleares, Valencian Community, Aragón and Asturias. With these grants, NGO guarantees a balanced daily diet of children whose families are at risk of poverty or exclusion partnerl.
The objectives of this program are to promote equal opportunities in the educational system, improve living conditions healthy, fighting malnutrition; and encourage integration of families in their communities through tools that promote personal and professional development.
More of 500 restaurants solidarity
this initiative, which first it was held in more of 500 restaurants throughout Spain, It has enabled users to book menus 25 €, 45€, 75€ and 125 € in some of the finest restaurants in the app. further, New this year, all the Participating restaurants have been part of Insider, an exclusive selection of ElTenedor with restaurants that make a difference: those who, by good reviews, recognition or because trendsetters are considered the best restaurants of the moment. These restaurants offer the products that everyone's talking about, as well as many top chefs and restaurants Michelin-starred, among others.
According to Sergio Doncel, maitre El Jardin de Orfila, "This initiative serves to mobilize the sector and encourage and creativity and diversity of supply". Meanwhile, Words in Josep Soler Cuixart, President de Grup Travi (The Villa de Montjuic), "Insider Week has helped us increase our restaurant reservations and to make ourselves known among locals. Initiatives like this allow us to break down barriers to bring our offer to all audiences "
Among the establishments that have received greater influx of diners during the campaign include renowned restaurants in Barcelona, as Indochine by Leap, Ikibana Sarria Y The Villa de Montjuïc; in Madrid, La Huerta de Tudela, Gerardo Y DOMO by Paco Roncero; and Counterpoint Les Arts, in Valencia; Arte y Solera, In sevilla; Can Brondo, At mallorca; Y Montana, In Malaga
A successful high solidarity kitchen
The results of this edition again to highlight the success of this initiative, what, in three weeks, It has managed to increase its number of reservations to a 12% regarding the same issue a year ago.
"Once again, we have managed to transform the food aid to the most vulnerable. For the first time we have taken this initiative to the entire country and almost 50.000 € collected show the commitment of our company for this cause. For us it is a challenge to continue improving every year, and good results encourage us to continue working to contribute our grain of sand to a good casus "says Marcos Alves, CEO of ElTenedor in Spain, Australia and LATAM.
"ActionAid and ElTenedor have strengthened their strategic partnership in this campaign that aligns the value of the company with social responsibility. With the joint initiative of the Week Insider 2019, ActionAid has a necessary ally to combat social exclusion that affects nearly one in three children in our country”, Marta added Cashew, responsible for Institutional Relations of ActionAid.
Under the program Here too, ActionAid works in Spain through a network comprising 91 schools and local entities 12 autonomous communities, thus reaching about 12.000 Children and adolescents who they are vulnerable and risk of social exclusion, and their families.