EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tavistock Restaurants, in conjunction with Heart Disease Awareness Month and Go Red for Women, presents "Confections from the Heart." Throughout the month of February, guests may purchase a duo of truffles made with heart healthy dark chocolate for $4.00 or a heart happy pairing of truffles and glass of red wine for $12.00, with net proceeds benefiting local American Heart Association chapters.
Tavistock Restaurants Pastry Chef Kate Milashus created the truffles, which will be presented in a gift box to enjoy in the restaurant or to go. "Confections from the Heart" truffles will be offered at participating Tavistock Restaurants properties across the country, including Abe & Louie's, Atlantic Fish Co., AquaKnox, Blackhawk Grille, California Cafe, CAFE del REY, Coach Grill, Joe's American Bar & Grill, Napa Valley Grille, Sapporo Scottsdale, Timpano Italian Chophouse and ZED451.
"We are pleased to be able to raise awareness about heart disease in women," said Tavistock CEO Bryan Lockwood. "Heart disease has touched many of our staff and guests and we are thrilled to be an agent for change in association with the Go Red for Women Movement."
Tavistock Restaurants will support the following local chapters of the American Heart Association: Greater Bay Area; Chicago; Waltham, Mass.; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Northern New Jersey; Arizona; Maryland; and Minneapolis, Minn.
ABOUT TAVISTOCK RESTAURANTS
Tavistock Restaurants, based in Emeryville, Calif., owns and manages a collection of fifteen restaurant brands across the United States from fast casual to fine dining. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Tavistock Restaurants continues to grow both organically and through acquisition. For more information visit www.tavistockrestaurants.com.
ABOUT GO RED FOR WOMEN
In 2004, the American Heart Association (AHA) faced a challenge. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention. In fact, many even dismissed it as an older man's disease. To dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease as the number one killer of women, the American Heart Association created Go Red For Women, a passionate, emotional, social initiative designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. For more information visit www.goredforwomen.org.
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