Nov. 4, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Gentlemen, start your moustaches! Del Frisco's Grille is pleased to announce that they are participating in "Movember" with a variety of events to raise awareness for men's health issues. The festivities kicked off on
, as all of the restaurants from
to Santa Monica offered complimentary shaves to guests who wanted to start the month with a close shave, before growing a moustache.
Movember was launched in
in 2003 as a fun and visible way to raise funds and awareness for men's health issues, including prostate and testicular cancer. Today, millions of men around the world start
with a clean shave and grow moustaches for 30 days while they raise funds and awareness for men's health-related charities through the Movember Foundation.
Grille is participating as an official team and anyone who helps raise money will be helping
Grille climb the Movember Team Leaderboard:
Restaurant Group CEO
Mark S. Mednansky
, who normally sports a goatee, even jumped in the barber chair at Del Frisco's Grille in
and shaved off the bottom half of his goatee. He is growing out his moustache along with the staff at Del Frisco's Grille, who are typically clean-shaven.
Restaurant Group has a genuine commitment to philanthropy, so the staffs at Del Frisco's Grille are excited to participate in a little friendly rivalry to see who can grow the best moustaches for a good cause.
Grille is an exciting eatery dishing up creative twists on American comfort classics. It's the best place in town to come in with friends for a great glass of wine and a prime steak – or a local beer and Ahi Tacos. There are nine
Grilles in the country's most exciting cities such as
, Santa Monica,
– and a tenth
Grille will soon open in
, an affluent
Throughout the month of November,
Grille will be celebrating "Moustache Mondays." If guests come in with a moustache, they'll receive a free appetizer (one per table of four). On select days throughout the month, guests with moustaches can also receive a
gift card that can be used at Del Frisco's Grille from
, 2014. Not to be left out, any women who come in with fake moustaches or a festive moustache on a stick can join the fun, too.
All of the restaurants are featuring a special "Man Up Stache Up" menu, and a percentage of proceeds will be donated to the Movember Foundation. The goal is to raise several thousand dollars from each restaurant. Tempting, creative choices on the Man Up Stache Up menu include a cocktail called the "Stiff Upper Lip," made of Jack Daniels, St. Germain, Triple Sec and Bitters. No time to grow a fu manchu? Guests can order the "Food Man Chew," a fabulous Seared Asian Tuna Salad with Shaved Cabbage, Mango, Chilled Noodles, Toasted Almonds, Avocado and Ginger-Sesame Dressing. Guests are also welcome to simply add a donation when they pay for their meals.