Nando’s Peri Peri Raises a Glass to Moms Everywhere This May | Restaurants
From Kira Bates: Nando’s Peri Peri invites you to celebrate the lives of women everywhere this month. On May 5th and 6th, the restaurant will sponsor a team of participants in the 2012 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. The Avon Foundation for Women has donated more than $700 million to breast cancer programs around the world and is the largest corporate philanthropy dedicated to women’s causes globally.
Nando’s Peri Peri will celebrate Mother’s Day this year with a special promotion offered at all seven locations. On May 14th, mothers will be able to enjoy a complimentary dessert of their choice with the purchase of any entrée.
Nando’s Peri Peri’s main claim to fame is its Portuguese flame-grilled chicken, but it also serves a variety of deliciousdesserts. Dessert favorites include: Chocolate Spoon Cake, Raspberry Brulée Cheesecake, Dulce de Leche Cheesecake, Four High Carrot Cake, Naughty Nata (a Portuguese pastry), assorted cupcakes, and bottomless frozen yogurt.
The first Nando’s Peri Peri opened its doors in 1987 outside of Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, Nando’s Peri Peri has opened restaurants in 34 countries, five continents, and today, has over 850 restaurants located around the world. Nando’s Peri Peri made its American debut in 2008, when it opened its first US location on 7th Street in Chinatown. Since then, Nando’s has gone on to open six additional locations based in and around the Washington, DC metropolitan area, with restaurants located in Dupont Circle, Silver Spring, Annapolis, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and the National Harbor. The restaurant has three new locations set to open later this year.
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