prasinos LaGrange Celebrates Earth Hour With “Raw” Tasting Menu Served By Candlelight LaGrange, IL - March 4, 2015
prasino LaGrange, will dim the lights and serve a special menu focused on “raw” foods in celebration of Earth Day 2015, taking place on Saturday, March 28.
Guests will dine by candelight from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, selecting from two tasting menus prepared by prasino Chef Luis Molino and his culinary team. These menus will be avail-able during dinner service all evening.
Tasting Menu One (vegan and gluten free) - $25
Asian-style seared tofu with corn and vegetable salad
Vegan chocolate mousse
Tasting Menu Two - $35
Seared rare ahi tuna with corn and vegetable salad
Vegan chocolate mousse
“Serving food in its purest form seems fitting as Earth Hour challenges all of us to be more cognitive of climate change and sustainability,” says prasino co-founder and gen-eral manager, Peggy Maglaris-Kopley.
prasino (the Greek word meaning “green”) was built on this premise.
The restaurant partners with farmers, ranchers, vitners and brewers to create menus fea-turing hormone-free meats, sustainable seafood, organic produce, craft beer and organic & distilled spirits.
The kitchen features high energy-efficient appliances and a specialized water purification system.
Clean-lined, earthy materials are woven throughout prasino’s hip, urban interior design. Light fixtures are made from recycled wine bottles and cardboard boxes, and tabletops feature rescued wood from Sportsmans Park Race Track.
To make reservations for Earth Hour 2015 at prasino, visit prasino.com/reservations_lagrange.html or phone (708) 469-7058.
About prasino LaGrange
At prasino, we believe dining well means living well. As a premiere eco-friendly restau-rant, we have made it our mission to serve the highest quality, farm-to-table ingredients for our guests to savor, whenever possible.
prasino means "green" in Greek. So, it is only natural that every choice we make, from our food to our restaurant design to our kitchen facilities, reflects our respect for a sus-tainable environment. For more information, visit prasino LaGrange.
About Earth Hour 2015
Earth Hour has grown from a symbolic lights-off event in Sydney, Australia to the world’s largest open-sourced environmental campaign. For the ninth year in a row, hun-dreds of millions of people in more than 7,000 cities and 162 countries will turn off their lights for one hour (8:30 pm to 9:30pm) in their local time zone in an effort to put an em-phasis on climate change.” For more information, visit www.earthhour.org