Claudia Victoria R. & Carmen Porras E. owners of EL ARRAYÁN Mexican Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta are very excited and proud to announce this benefit event on Sunday October 29th, 2017, from 5.30 pm to 11pm. Chef Diego Sánchez A. and his kitchen team will be cooking the traditional hearty soup Pozole with pork (or vegan option). Local musicians will be playing a repertoire of Mexican & Latin American Music LIVE.
After the strong earthquakes of September 7th & 19th, and the following tropical storms that have badly hit our brothers in the area of Tehuantepec Isthmus, the regional “Community High School José Martí” has been turned into a help center for the town of San Francisco Ixhuatán, Oaxaca. For the moment classes have been suspended until the local residents have more humane conditions to continue living a more usual life and return to their common activities. According to the school’s Principal, Prof. Manuel Antonio: “We have counted the structures in this small town, 70% of them are damaged by quakes or the following floods. These buildings are to be demolished soon. We are in a very difficult situation, facing this emergency.”
This school has been used most recently as: collection & distribution center for food items, medical supply, clothing & building materials. Dental & medical services. Psychological help for children & the elderly. People from the community, all the brave students, and teaching body have helped as a volunteer team during these very tough times.
If you wish to join EL ARRAYÁN with our direct relief efforts, during a very special evening, come enjoy LIVE music, authentic food & original drinks this October 29th! Tickets in advance, only cash payments, will be available at EL ARRAYÁN, Monzón Brewing Co. & Spanish Experience Center.
Price per person per ticket in advance: $200 pesos
Price per person per ticket at the door: $230 pesos
1 Ticket Includes:
1 Bowl of Pozole (pork or vegan)
+ All The garnishings (tostadas, cabbage, radish, onion, oregano & hot sauces)
+ 1 glass Monzón Brewing Co.’s craft beer
There will also different chances to contribute in cash to the fundraising efforts. (Bring pesos & change please!)
Other Drink & Food Options: special flavor “agua frescas”, tequila-citrus “cantaritos”, fun “mezcalitos”, local craft beer, Carmen’s banana leaf chicken Tamales, fried imperial rolls, homemade ice-creams, flan, churros.
Raffle Tickets available to win: cooking classes, spanish classes, local food tours & other fun surprises to be added.
100% of all funds raised will be transferred directly to the school’s bank account, so they can continue their helping efforts.
Several purveyors / businesses in our community will be joining us in these efforts. We thank them all for helping:
Business: Spanish Experience Center, Vallarta Eats Food Tours, Monzón Brewing Co., Bonito Kitchen, Sabor Amor Personal Chefs, Movie PickNick, Hello Bike, Peyote People, Adrian Takano.
Purveyors: Carnicería Colín, Tostadas Emma, Vinos Anfitrión de México, Frutería San Salvador, Tortillería y Molino La Hija del Maíz.
About El Arrayán:
It is a Mexican restaurant with soul and an intimate setting. Established in Puerto Vallarta since 2003, offers a rich variety of authentic Mexican dining options, where only the best recipes are cooked with the freshest ingredients. This makes us a proud representative of Mexican cuisine, declared by UN’s UNESCO “Intangible Heritage of Humanity” in 2010.
Located on Allende # 344, El Centro, just 4 blocks from El Malecón.
Open from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays. Reservations for dinner can be made here or call (322) 222 71 95.
We accept: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.