About 35 Arcadia Chamber of Commerce members and others enjoyed an exclusive weekday lunch today (January 27, 2016) at the Arcadia Chamber member Olive Garden, 430 Huntington Drive in Arcadia.
The guests enjoyed seating in an exclusive upstairs dining area, visiting enjoying one another’s company while savoring the fabulous Italian fare at the monthly Love Lunch sponsored by The Law Offices of Hart, Mieras, and Morris, Inc. on the fourth Wednesdays of each month from 11:30 – 2 p.m.
Whether simply snacking on fresh bread sticks, having unlimited soup and salad or trying their Tour of Italy lunch menu, everyone left full and satisfied.
Olive Garden’s manager, Lisa Casias gave a friendly welcome and introduced guests to the restaurant, which has been in the same location since the ’80s. She noted her 11 years at the Olive Garden and encouraged making reservations for dinner. According to Lisa, the Chamber Love Lunch was the restaurant’s first networking event that she had personally encountered. Olive Garden boasts 800+ restaurants all over the world and is always evolving and changing its menu to keep up with the modern diner but, no matter what, they continue to serve the traditional Italian dishes they are famous for.
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A few new faces were on hand, along with many familiar ones, including some Chamber Board Members and Ambassadors, all taking some time out of a busy Wednesday in order to enjoy delicious food and listen to a great selection of music. Olive Garden was the perfect place for some prospective Chamber members to experience their first Love Lunch, because, at Olive Garden, as their motto states, “We’re all family,” which is how many members feel about being a part of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce.
The Love Lunches were created by the Chamber for members and prospective members who love lunch and love getting out of their homes or away from their offices for a chance to relax, meet some new people and network. Attendees are invited to come any time between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. We meet at a different restaurant each time. You can order what you want, stay as long as you can and pay individually!
We hope to see you at our next Love Lunch at Del Frisco’s Grille in Pasadena, at 55 S. Lake Ave., on February 24.