Café Rio, the newest restaurant in Santa Clarita, opened in its brand new location across from Westfield Valencia Town Center this week.
Café Rio held its grand opening celebration to a packed house on Wednesday, serving tons of freshly made food to the Santa Clarita Valley.
“The response has been overwhelming,” said Stacy Young, marketing director at Café Rio. “Everytime we open up a new restaurant it is exciting, but there are certain communities that we really look forward to and Valencia is one of them.”
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce was also on hand for the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony officially making Café Rio a part of our community.
The new Mexican restaurant in Santa Clarita has only been open to the public for a short time, but they already started giving back. Café Rio donated $2,500 to the WiSH Education Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing quality education and programs for students in the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Through the generosity of community and corporate partners, the WiSH Foundation funds programs and initiatives that go beyond what tax dollars provide and help elevate and prepare students for life. For more information on the WiSH Education Foundation, click here .
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About Café Rio
Café Rio prides itself on freshness. The staff works feverishly every day, hand-squeezing 1,000 limes a day, chopping all the vegetables and meats, hand scooping avocados and grating cheese.
They hand-roll hundreds of tortillas a day which are made right in front of you on a super hot, Comal. Everything they serve is made daily. There aren’t any microwaves or freezers in any locations.
For the past three years Café Rio won the award for being the #1 Overall Quick Service Restaurant in the Country by Sandelman and Associates, a market research and consulting firm that provides foodservice companies with the consumer information they need to direct their marketing and operations efforts.
The new Café Rio is located in Valencia across from the Westfield Valencia Town Center at 24230 Valencia Boulevard.
See all of the photos from the Café Rio Grand Opening on the KHTS Facebook  page.
Learn more about Café Rio, click here .
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