Drink Pink! in October to Support National Breast Cancer Awareness – Sol Cocina

Watermelon Margarita

SOL Cocina donates $1 from every Watermelon Margarita sold in October to Breast Cancer Solutions

In conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, SOL Cocina will be launching Drink Pink!, a fundraising campaign that will donate $1 from every sale of the restaurant’s signature Watermelon Margarita to help a local charity that provides resources for those with breast cancer. At SOL Newport Beach, Drink Pink! will benefit Breast Cancer Solutions, an organization that provides breast cancer patients throughout Southern California with direct assistance, community referrals, and compassionate support. In Scottsdale, Arizona, the campaign will benefit Bosom Buddies of Arizona, an organization of caring volunteers who have personal experience dealing with the challenges of breast cancer.
“SOL decided to launch what we hope will become an annual campaign, with our female diners in mind,” says Matt Baumayr, Managing Partner of SOL Mexican Cocina. “Our Watermelon Margarita is the perfect drink for this month-long fundraiser – it’s simple, yet complex in flavor with muddled watermelon, Corralejo Blanco Tequila, simple syrup and fresh lime juice. We hope to raise a significant amount for each of our local beneficiaries.”

About Breast Cancer Solutions:
Breast Cancer Solutions is an organization that provides breast cancer patients in the counties of Orange, San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino with direct assistance, community referrals, and compassionate support. Breast Cancer Solutions assists breast cancer patients in need when their income and resources do not meet their basic living needs; provides an interim financial safety net to assist them while they are undergoing treatment; and advocates for clients when they can benefit from referrals to other organizations which provide further types of cancer support services. www.breastcancersolutions.org

About Bosom Buddies of Arizona:
Bosom Buddies is an organization of caring volunteers who have personal experience dealing with the challenges of breast cancer. Their mission is to provide support through the sharing of common experiences and knowledge. Bosom Buddies has monthly breast cancer support groups, a 24/7 hotline, educational programs, and a free breast cancer newsletter. www.bosombuddies-az.org

SOL Cocina is a unique restaurant and bar featuring Executive Chef Deborah Schneider’s bold, modern interpretations of traditional Coastal Mexican cuisine with a focus on fresh, sustainable ingredients. Designed to echo the expansive sea, sky, and desert of the Baja peninsula, SOL features old world charm juxtaposed with an urban comfort, including an open exhibition kitchen with counter seating for guests who like to see the bustling kitchen that mimics the Baja taco bar. To complement the dining experience, SOL’s bar creates spectacular hand-crafted-to order fresh fruit margaritas and cocktails inspired by the authentic, seasonal flavors of the menu. The restaurant offers over 70 artisan, premium and ultra premium tequilas and mezcals.

In an effort to preserve the timeless beauty of Southern California and Baja, whenever possible, SOL Mexican Cocina utilizes products and programs that we believe to be both environmentally and socially pro-active. In addition to offering a wide selection of vegan, vegetarian and wheat-free options, Chef Deb’s menu is ideal for those interested in sustainable dining options. Seafood is caught locally or from sustainable fisheries, as certified by MSC and Seafood Watch. SOL resolves to be as environmentally friendly as possible, making sure that everything that can be recycled, is recycled, and all takeout materials are compostable. SOL is a bleach-free facility that uses green ware-washing and cleaning products.

SOL Cocina has locations in Newport Beach, CA (251 E. Pacific Coast Highway) and Scottsdale, AZ (15323 North Scottsdale Road). For more information, visit http://www.solcocina.com.

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