33rd Street Hospitality Catering is taking the tacos on the road! Chefs Michael Sultan and Carolyn Nguyen announce the debut of the Revolution Taco Food Truck - inspired by their brick and mortar at 2015 Walnut Street. The food truck will feature many customer favorites from the menu at the Rittenhouse Square eatery, along with several food truck exclusives. The truck will also serve as a testing ground for new dishes to be added to the restaurant’s menu. Philadelphia’s newest food truck will make its official debut at three of the spring’s biggest neighborhood food festivals, including StrEAT Food Festival in Manayunk (April 9), Cinco De Mayo at the Piazza at Schmidt's Commons (May 5) and South Street Spring Festival (May 6).Read More
Revolution Taco and Puyero Venezuelan Flavor celebrate National Empanada Day in Philadelphia on April 8th by serving up six tasty varieties of the Latin inspired stuffed pastry. Mark your calendars and come hungry...Read More
Taproom on 19th (2400 S. 19th) and the Philly Mobile Food Truck Association celebrate the return of spring with the second annual “Tappin’ The Trucks, Brews n’ Bites Block Party” on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from Noon to 7:00pm. Five food trucks and five local brewers will pop-up outside of Taproom for an afternoon of brews, bites and live tunes.The taps will be flowing with all craft drafts specially priced at $5.00. All food and drink will be pay-as-you-go, cash only. Children and pets are welcome. 21 and over to drink (with identification).
Teddy Sourias of Craft Concepts Group (BRU Craft & Wurst, U-Bahn, Uptown Beer Garden, Finn McCool's Ale House) announces a new chef, new menu and the debut of happy hour at Cinder at 1500 Locust Street. The Rittenhouse neighborhood cider/sour bar and artisan pizza kitchen welcomes Oliver Muguia as the new Executive Chef. Munguia debuts his first menu since taking over the kitchen, with over a dozen new dishes including pale ale mussels, arrabbiata wood-fired pizza, duck spring rolls, mojo shrimp and octopus, cherry and chevre salad and mushroom empanaditas. Six of the new dishes will be featured on Cinder's first-ever happy hour that runs Monday through Friday, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Happy hour specials include $5.00 appetizers, $8.00 mussels, $3.00 off all drafts, $3.00 off all wines by the glass, plus a featured wood-fired pie of the day. The new dinner and happy hour menus are available immediately. For more information about Cinder, call 267-761-5582, visit www.cinderphilly.com, follow @cinderphilly on Twitter and Instagram, and like Cinder on facebook.com/cinderphilly.Read More
Philadelphia public relations agency Aversa PR & Events is expanding! Join our fast-growing Philadelphia PR and social media firm as we work with the top events, neighborhoods, restaurants, stores and non-profits in the Philadelphia region (and beyond). Please see individual postings for requirements and application information.
PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Aversa PR & Events seeks an organized, creative and driven multi-tasker to assist with food, theater, culture, arts and neighborhood client accounts. We work with small business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders that expect the best from us - including smart and creative results, on a budget, in a timely manner, with measurable results. We're seeking a professional with the following skills: press release research, writing and pitching; client account management; social media; media monitoring and tracking; finding speaking and awards lists and submission; festival and trade show coordination for clients; light event planning; photo shoot coordination; agency team activities. Ability to meet deadlines required.
Successful candidates will exhibit attention to detail, be excellent communicators, work well under pressure, have a sense of humor, be a team player and be able to generate award-winning messaging on the fly. Passion for PR and desire to wildly exceed client expectations is a must!
Open to various scenarios from 20 to 40 hours per week for short and long term assistance.
Please submit a formal cover letter, resume and list of social media samples/handles to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered incomplete without all three elements. No phone calls please. If you have applied in the past feel free to apply again for this new position.
PR AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Aversa PR & Events seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with our award-winning, unique and fun clients. You’ll gain experience in working to promote everything from theatre to cupcakes to circus arts and everything in between. Qualified candidates will have an understanding and some experience with social media, public relations and event planning. We seek someone that is creative, driven and detail-oriented with a good sense of humor. Excellent communications skills and a strong knowledge of social media are a must! Our agency works with small businesses, arts, hospitality and nonprofit clients and has the most interesting portfolio in the region. You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work. This internship can be full time or part time, but at least 12-15 hours per week. Start and end dates are flexible.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities/experience:
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Social media knowledge and presence
Attention to detail
Ability and desire to take initiative
Sense of humor
Willingness to learn
Ability to juggle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
Interest in and ability to attend and represent Aversa PR at events
Please submit resume, cover letter and social media handles/samples to email@example.com. Complete applications only. For more about us, visit www.aversapr.com
PHOTO AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Aversa PR & Events seeks a motivated, mature and responsible intern to assist with our award-winning, unique and fun clients. You’ll gain experience in working to promote everything from theatre to cupcakes to circus arts and everything in between. Qualified candidates will have an understanding and some experience with social media, public relations and event planning.
We seek someone that is creative, driven and detail-oriented with a good sense of humor. Excellent communications skills and a strong knowledge of social media are a must! Our agency works with small businesses, arts, hospitality and nonprofit clients and has the most interesting portfolio in the region.
You will gain a great deal of knowledge and practical professional experience and enjoy some fun perks from those with whom we work.
This Photography and Social Media Internship is new and the successful candidate should have their own camera and equipment. Specific responsibilities for this position include working with our staff on developing imagery and photography libraries for our clients, taking photos of food, festivals and fun around Philadelphia, working with staff to identify the difference of photography for various social media platforms, and working with our team on execution of photos on social media.
Please submit resume, cover letter and social media handles/photo samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete applications only. For more about us, visit www.aversapr.com
Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces a brand new, full-day Spring Break Circus Camp for students looking to run off to the big top. Children (ages seven to fourteen) are invited to walk the wire, take to the air and juggle their creativity from 9:00am to 3:00pm, between April 10-14, 2017, at PSCA's studio (5900A Greene Street). Campers can enroll for one day or the whole week. Registration is $80 per day or $375 for all five. For registration and additional camp information, call 215-849-1991 or visit phillycircus.com.Read More
Easter Brunch and Easter Dinner are holiday staples and a number of Philadelphia favorites have some egg-citing things in-store. Thirteen local restaurants, cafes and bakeries offering special menus, spring cocktails, outdoor seating and more.Read More
Inis Nua Theatre Company ends the 2016-2017 mainstage season with the American premiere of Swallow by Stef Smith. From Scotland, Swallow follows three lives intricately connected and the quiet, traumatic struggles of being human. Swallow was a 2015 Fringe First Winner and received the Scottish Arts Club Theatre Award. The Scotsman called the play, “An elegant and glowing piece of twenty-first century magic realism.” Swallow opens at the Proscenium Theater at The Drake (302 South Hicks Street) on April 28th, with preview performances on April 26th and 27th.
Simon A. Arends, Gil J. Arends and Manuela Villasmil announce the grand opening of Puyero Venezuelan Flavor at 524 S. 4th Street in South Street Headhouse District. This casual Venezuelan street food concept specializes in quick-serve arepas, patacones, and other incredibly delicious food. Dishes pair perfectly with tropical specialty drinks made in-house that are sweet and perfect for Philadelphia's hot summer days. The dining room is fresh, colorful and vibrant with humorous proverbs that will make you laugh and music that will make you want to tap your feet. Grand opening festivities will include free giveaways between March 17-19th including arepas, churros and other signature Latin dishes.Read More
The Florida Keys & Key West tourism council has launched a major travel marketing blitz in Philadelphia that is to feature a Keys food and libation competition judged by native son Pat Croce and Keys chef Bobby Stoky.Read More