Double R Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the grand openings for Another Broken Egg Café (ABEC) on Monday, April 7th for Lakewood Ranch at 6115 Exchange Way. This is the exciting debut of award-winning ABEC in the Sarasota area as Lakewood Ranch immediate follows the Siesta Key grand opening which too took place on March 31st. Both restaurants are part of Double R Restaurant Group’s dynamic expansion effort in the Sunshine State. Floridians interested in a sneak preview and wishing to support three very worthy local causes can dine prior to the official grand opening date. There is no charge for the public to attend these separate fundraising events, and donations can be made via cash, check or credit card and will be accepted for the featured nonprofits, each with its own special date. Those wishing to support the ABEC Lakewood Ranch pre-opening events must call 941- 388-6898 for reservations as seating is limited. Events are as follows:
Thursday, April 3, 2014 (9AM-12Noon) will benefit Mothers Helping Mothers: www.mhmsarasota.com. Since 1990, Mothers Helping Mothers, Inc., an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization, has been providing basic necessities such as clothing and baby items free of charge to families in need. All items are donated or purchased through grant funding or private contributions and are provided free of charge to our clients. Additionally, they offer emotional support and referrals to other agencies in the surrounding area. Mothers Helping Mothers has no paid employees; they have run on the spirit and energy of a handful of volunteers for more than twenty years.
Friday, April 4, 2014 (10 AM-1PM) will benefit The Joey Powers Leukemia Project: www.joeypowersleukemiaproject.org. The Joey Powers Leukemia Project is a not-for-profit public charity that assists families in dealing with the unexpected and at times overwhelming emotional and financial stresses of childhood leukemia. The Joey Powers Leukemia Project’s mission is to support families affected by pediatric leukemia by providing financial, educational and emotional support. The Joey Powers Leukemia Project is committed to raising awareness about this devastating disease.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 (9 AM-1PM) will once again support The V Foundation by Dick Vitale: www.jimmyv.org. The V Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to saving lives by helping to find a cure for cancer. The Foundation seeks to make a difference by generating broad-based support for cancer research and by creating an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance of the war against cancer. The Foundation performs these dual roles through advocacy, education, fundraising, and philanthropy.
Guests dining at Another Broken Egg Café will have plenty of tempting dishes to choose from, and the menu features fresh and nutritious southern-inspired dishes. There are six varieties of eggs benedict, 11 gourmet omelette choices, an exceptional signature Bananas Foster over Belgian waffles, French toast or sweet potato pancakes, southern crabstack, biscuit beignets, along with handcrafted burgers, specialty sandwiches and fresh salads. Each meal is carefully prepared to order with the highest quality and freshest ingredients available. Menu prices range on average from $2.99 to $10.99 for appetizers and $4.79 to $16.99 for entrées.
ABEC menu prices range on average from $8 to $15 and for breakfast cocktails, don’t miss the mimosa, or the house specialty bloody mary priced at $5.99 each. Furthermore, ABEC’s Healthy Side menu, which includes granola, fruit & quinoa, gluten free friendly jumbo pancakes, the skinny omelette, steel cut oats and simply salmon, is also available at both locations.
ABEC mug collectors will also look forward to Lakewood Ranch’s heron, the symbol for the area, on the hand-thrown stoneware used for coffee service and hot beverages. Each ABEC location has its own distinctive symbol on the American made design, which is produced in various colors year round.
Double R Restaurant Group is based in Lafayette, LA and is dedicated to opening restaurants that represent value, with a focus on fresh and comforting food. Double R operates multiple concepts and the company currently has 12 ABECs operating in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Louisiana with three new locations currently under construction. Double R has plans for an additional seven locations to open in 2014. Double R recently announced its South Florida development agreement to develop 40 locations over the next 10 years. Each new ABEC creates approximately 30 new jobs in the community. Double R is currently searching for qualified candidates in all regions to join their experienced team. Please visit www.dblrrestaurants.com for more information.
Another Broken Egg Café is an award-winning restaurant and a leader in the morning restaurant sector with 34 restaurants to date across the southeast United States, California and Indiana. Ron Green founded the first ABE Café in 1996 on Girod Street in Old Mandeville, Louisiana. The restaurant serves from 7 A.M. through 2 P.M. seven days a week, closing only on Thanksgiving and Christmas with all major credit cards accepted. For more information about the restaurant locations, the history of ABEC and complete menus, please visit www.anotherbrokenegg.com.