Suzie’s Farm Hosts First Annual
“Dia De Los Muertos” Celebration at The Grove
Family-Friendly Event Invites Guests to Dine And Drink with top San Diego Chefs and Artists November 2nd
Suzie’s Farm is thrilled to welcome the San Diego community to the inaugural “Dia De Los Muertos” celebration at its new outdoor event space, The Grove, at Suzie’s At Sunset. Guests will exalt the endless cycle of life and death at the family-friendly event featuring traditional Mexican food prepared by acclaimed local chefs, holiday inspired artwork by local artists, craft cocktails and live entertainment. An embellished altar will provide a place for guests to commemorate their precious loved ones. The event proceeds will benefit non-profit organizations, Kitchen Commandos and The Front Burner Fund.
Dia De Los Muertos, or Day Of The Dead, is widely celebrated throughout Mexico and the world, as a time to remember those who have passed. On Saturday, November 2nd from 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m., families will gather at the beautiful 2-acre outdoor event facility, The Grove. Framed by eucalyptus trees and landscaped gardens, guests can honor their loved ones at an elaborate alter constructed especially for the event with their own symbolic items including, photographs, flowers, toys, and food.
Working with Chef Flor Franco of Indulge Contemporary Catering, Suzie’s Farm has lined up some of Baja’s and San Diego’s most revered culinary talents, including Javier Plascencia of Tijuana’s Mision 19, Isabel Cruz of San Diego’s Barrio Star, Andrew Spurgin, and more. The menu will feature tastings inspired by traditional Mexican dishes including mole, sopes, chile rellenos, and more. Craft cocktails and beverages will be available and provided by Alchemy Cultural Fare. Live music, provided by Jazz 88.3’s Latin Grooves, will complete the cheerful atmosphere.
“We love inviting the public to visit our farm and to see our beautiful new outdoor space, The Grove,” says co-owner Lucila de Alejandro. “This event allows us to collaborate with our farm-ily from both sides of the border and to celebrate San Diego’s rich Mexican culture.”
Tickets for both children and adults are available here, with prices as follows:
– Adults w/ Two Drink Tickets – $75.00
– Adults w/ no drinks – $55.00
– Children, 12 and under – $25.00
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Kitchen Commandos, a program dedicated to providing families with the necessary tools to change their eating habits and the Front Burner Fund, a non-profit organization that raises funds to supplement the health costs and emergency medical needs for ‘back of house’ restaurant staff.
Suzie’s Farm is located at 2570 Sunset Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154. For more information about this event or Suzie’s Farm, please contact Owen Salerno at 619-662-1780 or [email protected] Visit Suzie’s Farm at www.suziesfarm.com, “like” Suzie’s Farm on Facebook at www.facebook.com/suziesfarm and follow at @suziesfarm on Twitter.
ABOUT SUZIE’S FARM
Suzie’s Farm is located on 140 beautiful acres near the Tijuana Estuary, 13 miles south of downtown San Diego. Created by Robin Taylor and Lucila De Alejandro in 2009, we are a USDA-certified organic farm that grows over 100 different types of crops per year. Suzie’s Farm products are found in many area Farmers Markets, grocery stores and restaurants, and through our Good Farm Box, Farm Raiser and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs.
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