CYPRESS, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- El Torito®, known for their authentic regional Mexican specialties, famous margaritas and hand-made tamales, enchiladas and tacos, announced it is gearing up for their annual Cinco de Mayo celebration at all 68 company-owned locations. Boasting a Four Day Fiesta, El Torito will be offering food and beverage specials the days leading up to May 5th. Beginning Monday, May 2nd El Torito will celebrate with $3 house margaritas all day, Tuesday, May 3rd are 99 cent tacos from 4:00 p.m. to close in the Cantina, Wednesday, May 4th, all domestic draft beers are $2 and import drafts $3 and Thursday, Cinco de Mayo all Cadillac margaritas are $2 off from 4:00 p.m. to close. El Torito invites guests to come and share in the Four Day Fiesta and Cinco de Mayo celebration.
"This year the best way to enjoy Cinco is with friends at El Torito and our famous margaritas and our freshly made salsa and tableside guacamole," says Lowell Petrie, Chief Marketing Officer of El Torito restaurants. "Since Cinco falls on a Thursday this year, we thought we would celebrate all week with a Four Day Fiesta," says Petrie.
Whether enjoying the Cinco de Mayo holiday or anytime, El Torito's authentic Mexican dishes and regional specialties use the finest ingredients available, and salsas are made fresh throughout the day to ensure the ultimate in flavor. El Torito's menu features regional specialties created by its own executive chef, Pepe Lopez, including sizzling fajitas, hand-made tamales, enchiladas and tacos as well as traditional Mexican combination platters.
El Torito's tableside guacamole prepared with only #1 avocados and handmade tamales prepared daily in the traditional way - wrapped in corn husks for the best taste and to retain moisture. These are but a few of the efforts El Torito does every day to bring its guests the real flavors of Mexico.
About El Torito
Founded in 1954 in Encino, El Torito is the largest casual dining Mexican restaurant operator in California. Today, the brand is considered a pioneer in restaurant industry and operates 68 restaurants primarily in Southern California. Designed to replicate authentic cooking found in a traditional Mexican hacienda, the restaurant focuses on using fresh, high-quality ingredients to prepare made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine. A staple of El Torito's menu, and an example of the Company's commitment to freshness, is the popular made-from-scratch tableside guacamole that is prepared according to the guests' specifications. El Torito's menu features regional specialties created by executive chef, Pepe Lopez, including sizzling fajitas, hand-made tamales, enchiladas and tacos as well as traditional Mexican combination platters. Salads and soups are also available for both lunch and dinner. El Torito offers a wide selection of upscale margaritas, in addition to a complete list of beers and cocktails. El Torito offers lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, take-out and delivery, as well as catering and in-house banquet services. For more information please visit: www.eltorito.com
SOURCE El Torito