Mezcalina by Black Coffee Gallery represents the city of Chicago's solid business partnership with Mexico.
CHICAGO (MMD Newswire) September 25, 2012 -- Four years after their opening in Guadalajara, Mexico, Black Coffee Gallery will finally have its Grand Opening today Tuesday September 25th with a special Ribbon-Cutting ceremony at 8pm by the Chicago Consulate General of Mexico, Eduardo Arnal Palomera. Black Coffee Gallery has achieved fame and recognition for creating one of the most respected and successful enterprises in Mexico's coffee brewing culture and now the beautiful of city Chicago has been selected as the first entry point to introduce this great concept into the US territory.
There are currently 18 Black Coffee Gallery locations in the states of Jalisco, Puebla and Oaxaca, all dedicated to the promotion and exhibition of leading world renown Mexican artists like Maximino Javier and Román Andrade and many others. These artists were commissioned exclusively to create the master pieces in the style of painting called Al Alimon. These are "colorfully appointed" (Thrillist) at the gallery making "Every inch embellished with some sort of Artwork" (UrbanDaddy) The Black Coffee Gallery group of restaurants has drawn its large number of followers thanks to its creative and original concept which combines the art of gastronomy with that of painting, sculpture, architecture, design and music that creates a wonderful atmosphere filled with aromas, flavors, and emotions that delight all of our senses.
Beyond its innovative business practices and vision, Black Coffee Gallery works to create social impact through its purchase of fair trade coffee directly from local farmers in Oaxaca and Veracruz.
In addition, its foundation, Fundacion Black Coffee Gallery, is dedicated and proud to support non-profit organizations, hospitals, orphanages that focus on low income children in the states of Jalisco and Oaxaca. These children are often neglected or abandoned and with serious health conditions, have received crucial lifesaving medical care since the inception of the company.
In response to Black Coffee Gallery's success in Mexico, its founders are branching out with their first U.S. venture in Chicago,Mezcalina by Black Coffee Gallery. It will celebrate its Grand Opening to the Chicagoan art, food and coffee lovers this September 25th. Located at the foot of the beautiful and world-known Aqua building, and surrounded by its magnificent Lakeshore East Park, Mezcalina by Black Coffee Gallery will offer Chicago's discriminating diners the rich and diverse flavors of Mexico's State of Oaxaca. The culinary vision crafted by Executive Chef Manuel Banuelos will "take the idea of food from the state up a level" (Eater Chicago) and include the best selection of moles and unique treats like Oaxacan Chocolate, Chapulines (Grasshoppers), and Quesillos. The variety of over 70 of the best Mezcals, 50 Tequilas, wines and unique signature cocktails fashioned with exotic spirits, herbs and spices will be sure to delight its guests.
The fascinating "Mezcalina Experience" will captivate the senses with aromas, flavors, art, culture and tradition and are all waiting to be discovered at Mezcalina by Black Coffee Gallery, The Art of Mexican Cuisine.
Mezcalina by Black Coffee Gallery is located at Lakeshore East Park below Mariano's Fresh Market on 333 East Benton Place Suite 100 Chicago, Il 60601 312-240-5000. The Black Coffee Gallery will be opened from 7am to 10pm and Mezcalina from 5pm to 11pm (soon it will be open for breakfast and lunch)
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