Saucy Salsa for a Cause

Saucy Salsa for a Cause
Saucy Salsa for a Cause

Mezé Greek Fusion, GBOD Hospitality Group’s Greek restaurant located at 345 Sixth Ave., is giving back to the community by partnering with local charity, It’s All About the Kids® Foundation, to provide meals to food-insecure children across San Diego county.

For each bottle of the restaurant’s signature Mezé Sauce purchased, GBOD Hospitality Group will provide one meal for a hungry child through the It’s All About the Kids® Foundation. The popular house-made hot sauce, available to purchase at the restaurant for $10, is made with chili paste, vinegar, garlic, cilantro, pomegranate juice, salt and pepper.

It’s All About the Kids® Foundation is a San Diego-based 501c(3) non-profit organization established in 2004. Its Feed the Kids Food Pantry provides between 6,000 and 10,000 meals each week to children and their families with bags of fresh produce, bread, tortillas and non-perishable food. Currently, more than 700 families are part of the program, including children from eight schools and seven zip codes in San Diego. In September 2019, the Feed the Kids program will surpass providing 500,000 meals to kids across the county. More information about  It’s All About the Kids® Foundation may be found on the website at www.ItsAllAboutTheKids.org.

More information about Mezé Greek Fusion may be found online at www.GaslampMeze.com.

About Mezé Greek Fusion

In December 2014, GBOD Hospitality debuted its first restaurant concept, Mezé Greek Fusion, in downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. The restaurant was an instant game-changer, pairing innovative Greek cuisine with open and contemporary design. With features like sky-high ceilings, indoor/outdoor dining, a lively bar, happy hour, late night specials and exemplary service, Mezé harnesses the pillars of Greek culture with a distinctively Southern California vibe. Awarded “Best Greek,” “Best Small Plates,” “Best Mediterranean,” and “Best Late-Night Menu” by San Diego media and diners, Mezé is one of the most popular restaurants in Downtown San Diego. Mezé Greek Fusion, located at 345 Sixth Ave., is open 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Sunday. More information about Mezé Greek Fusion is available on the website at www.GaslampMeze.com, by calling 619.550.1600, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @GaslampMeze.

About GBOD Hospitality Group

GBOD Hospitality Group was founded in 2012 by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi in San Diego with the opening of Mezé Greek Fusion in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Two new partners, Joe Santos and Aleko Achtipes, joined GBOD in 2014 with the aim to build a portfolio of dynamic hospitality brands. Building on the success of Mezé, GBOD took over operations of Prohibition, an underground speakeasy at 548 Fifth Ave. in February 2017; followed by the opening El Chingon Bad Ass Mexican in May 2017; and Havana 1920, located at 548 Fifth Ave. in October 2017. With four concepts under its umbrella, GBOD is now working to develop sister companies in related industries. More information is on the website at www.gbodgroup.com, and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @GBODGroup.