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ElTenedor Restaurant Week raises 50.000 € to fight child poverty


La alianza entre ElTenedor Restaurant Week and the NGO ActionAid It has allowed raise 50.000 euros that will be used to provide scholarships and grants for dining food to children. Solidarity and gastronomy again to shake hands combat child poverty In our country.

The online reservations restaurants occasion of ElTenedor Restaurant Week will have increased by more than 20% regarding the issue in October and has achieved a revenue of 10.000 euros more than in the last edition.

This time, ElTenedor Restaurant Week has enjoyed the participation of nearly 400 restaurants in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Malaga, 60 more than in the last edition. Among the highlights reserved Dos Cielos Madrid Javier Torres; Arola-Hotel Arts in Barcelona; Vertical in Valencia; Raúl Resino Y Kumi - Malaga.

With this initiative, by which ElTenedor donates one euro for each menu consumed at participating restaurants, He has overcome figures 2017 and raise about € 50,000. The benefits have been allocated to the NGO Action Aid, specifically to your project 'Here too’ He is working to provide scholarships dining room and food aid for children and schools belonging to girls who are part of the program.

collaboration “indispensable” for infant

Marta Marañón, Director of Institutional Relations and Strategic Partnerships ActionAid, He explained that "the amount received will be used to meet the needs of school feeding thus ensuring a balanced diet more of 10.000 children in 11 autonomous communities, through support in different lines of educational intervention”. He stressed that “thanks to the total raised in this fourth edition we will cover more than 20.000 Scholarships daily dining ".

This solidarity alliance, has stated that "our 'Here too’ is indispensable collaboration of ElTenedor, thanks to which we can ensure access to balanced nutrition to children at risk of social exclusion and at the same time provide models of eating behavior: because the dining room is also a learning space”.

In this sense, He has stressed that “for us the continued and loyal support of ElTenedor, with the euro donation solidarity of ElTenedor Restaurant Week, It contributes decisively to improving conditions for the development of thousands of children, ensuring equal opportunities”. “further, the huge You gets broadcast campaign It allows us to present our work in Spain, accessing a potential audience of becoming a member to give sustainability to the same ", He stressed the Director of Institutional Relations and Strategic Partnerships ActionAid.

Similarly, Marcos Alves, CEO of ElTenedor He wanted to thank the support received: "We're very satisfied with the results harvested in this new edition. We have increased the number of restaurants and also the participating users. For us is a challenge the fact continue to grow in each edition. Thus, we want thank everyone who participated, restaurants and diners to, once again they have contributed to this worthy cause which is to fight child poverty”.

Triumph of solidarity gastronomy

For three weeks, These restaurants have offered fancy menus from 25 euros, counting this year with the incorporating more Michelin star restaurants.

An initiative that has also captivated participating restaurants, as it noted Mariona Navarro, F&B Sales Supervisor del Hotel Arts Barcelona: “From the restaurant Arola see this initiative as a very useful and successful tool to publicize our kitchen and fantastic location where we are. Restaurant Week is an effective platform, while customer communicates an interesting gastronomic restaurant, It gives you the opportunity to share the experience with your acquaintances ".

Similarly, Miguel Pollo, Revenue Manager Hotel Gran Melia Palacio de los Duques (Madrid), He commented: "From the Hotel Gran Meliá Palace of the Dukes and Dos Cielos Madrid we are proud doubly: receive the satisfaction of those attending the Restaurant Week diners have also worked closely with the NGO Action Aid ".

Definitely, A new edition has meant for restaurants a magnificent window to show its gastronomy and power and conquer new customers. As he commented Juan de TA-KUMI-Málaga : "We believe that participating in the initiative ElTenedor Restaurant Week has been a total success. It has reported an large number of new customers visits they did not know TA-KUMI and have been a very good impression of our restaurant, which makes these customers most likely to become short-term regulars at our house.

We think it's a great action by the entire team of ElTenedor and we will be happy to repeat in future editions ".
Then Joseph Domenech Tobiko in Valencia ha asegurado: "ElTenedor Restaurant Week has been a success of footfall. We have exceeded all expectations, since we have arrived diners throughout the country. ElTenedor a great idea since Tobiko always support enthusiastically as, Besides the commercial success, It integrates a charity project with the NGO Action Aid ".

The most popular restaurants

Among the establishments that have had greater influx of diners during the days that lasted the initiative include trendy restaurants such as Dos Cielos Madrid Madrid Javier Torres, DOMO by Roncero & Cabrera-Collection Hotel NH Abascal or La Huerta de Tudela; Arola-Hotel Arts, Negresco or Ceviche103 in Barcelona; Vertical, Tobiko or Tribute Embers Bar in Valencia and TA-Kumi-Málaga, Back Tapas Bar & Restaurant or Montana in Malaga.<

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