This Burger is Red Deer “Royal”ty!

BEHOLDย ๐Ÿ’ฅย our new DECEMBER Burger of the Month for Red Deerย ๐Ÿ“

๐Ÿ‘‘๐ŸŽบย ๐‘๐Ž๐˜๐€๐‹ ๐๐‘๐„๐€๐Š๐…๐€๐’๐“ ๐๐”๐‘๐†๐„๐‘ย ๐ŸŽบ๐Ÿ‘‘
Created in collaboration with local guest chef Chris Windrim!

Twoย โœŒ๏ธย Alberta Beef smash pattiesย ๐Ÿ”, melted swiss cheeseย ๐Ÿง€, seared shaved ham,ย ๐Ÿ–ย house-made bacon jamย ๐Ÿฅ“and smoky ketchupย ๐Ÿฅซย with a sunny fried eggย ๐Ÿณย and tomatoย ๐Ÿ…ย skewer on a garlic buttered brioche bun!

$2 from every burger sold goes to theย Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band!ย ๐Ÿ“ฏ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŽผโค๏ธ

Available for the month of December in our Red Deer location!
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Hiy Hiy! (a Cree thank-you)

โ€œWe just try. We help a lot of people in a lot of quiet ways as best we can.โ€

Hiy Hiy! (a Cree thank-you)
Words from our October Burger of the Month Guest Chef in Red Deer Corky Larsen Jonasson when speaking about her cause of choice, the Red Feather Women. Corky is a proud Cree/Danish Mรฉtis Elder, and a published author, committed to living a life of traditional teachings and ceremony and sharing those teachings with others.

โ€œCorkyโ€™s Buffalo Burgerโ€ included bison, smoked cheddar cheese, arugula, beefsteak tomato, onion, truffle aioli and an olive tapenade on a house-made Bannock bun with a skewered grape tomato! $2 of every burger sold went directly toย Red Feather Women, Red Deer Alberta

Red Feather Women grew from the experiences of a group of women, indigenous and nonindigenous, working together, making connections during the ‘Walking With Our Sisters’ installation in June 2015 in Red Deer. Immersed in ceremony, the โ€œvampsโ€ – the pretty beaded and decorated tops of the unfinished moccasins, represented the unfinished lives of close to 2000 missing and murdered women, LGBTQ individuals and children that did not make it home from the residential schools.

After working side by side for nearly a year, Corky notes โ€œus women bonded and had greater understanding of each other. Together we guided Red Deer peeps through some pretty intense monthly community conversations. We also understood that after the Walking With Our Sisters ceremony left Red Deer for Comox, BC, the issues did not. It resulted in a strong desire for the group to make a difference, act on social/justice issues and continue the work of raising awareness.โ€

Thanks to your support of our beloved Burger of the Month Program Corky helped us hand over $1254 to Red Feather Women today!

Thanks to the amazing support we see from our guestโ€™s month after month, we have had the opportunity to give back over $115,000 to local charities over the past 69 months!

THANK-YOU!
๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก
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Working with Randy Rabena on our next Burger of the Month!

BEHOLD ๐Ÿ’ฅ our new RED DEER Burger of the Month for November! ๐Ÿ‘€
๐‘๐€๐๐ƒ๐˜’๐’ ๐๐€๐‚๐Ž๐ ๐‚๐‡๐„๐„๐’๐„๐๐”๐‘๐†๐„๐‘ ๐Ÿฅ“๐Ÿง€ created in collaboration with local guest chef Randy Rabena!
Two โœŒ๐Ÿฝ alberta beef smash patties, jalapeno jack cheese, peppered bacon, crispy fried onion strings, shredded lettuce, beefsteak tomato, house dijonaise, chipotle aioli on a brioche bun with pickle skewer!
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป $2 of every burger sold goes to Randy’s local charity of choice – Saving Grace Animal Society ๐Ÿพโค๏ธ
Some words from Randy :
“We chose Saving Grace as the charity to raise money for because we are big animal lovers. When we lost our beloved Bailey last summer, we realized how lucky we were to have had him for almost 15 years and what a great life he had with us. With that, we were also reminded of all the animals out there who unfortunately don’t have that safe home right from the start or the access to the medical care needed. We have so much respect for everything that this organization endures and strongly believe that Saving Grace is and continues to help make a big difference in our community”
Available for the month of NOVEMBER in our RED DEER ๐Ÿ“ location!
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Serving up Ice Cream Sandwiches and big smiles to support local schools!

So proud of Chef Ben and our Red Deer team for serving up our Chocolate Chip Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches today at our pop-up for Ecole Oriole Park School!! โค๏ธ
Ecole Oriole Park is our current local school selected with our Ice Cream Sandwich program, and today’s pop-up was an awesome way to raise more money for the school and these kids! ๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿฆ
You can help support job support our local schools by ordering our current Ice Cream Sandwich in either Cilantro and Chive location! ๐Ÿ’ฏ

“Pawsitively” awesome day giving back to Old MacDonald Kennels!

When you meet young people like 11-year-old Azaylia Dietz, you know weโ€™re in great hands!ย  This young Guest Chef has a BIG heart and a love of animals.ย  She was excited to help create a burger in hopes of helping all pets find loving homes.

Azaylia served as September Guest Chef at our Red Deer location, providing the creative juices for the โ€œChicken Shawarmaโ€ Burger.ย  It included a garlic buttered brioche bun, marinated chicken thigh, house-made tzatziki, red onion, olives, diced jalapeno, tomato slice, green peppers, feta cheese, lettuce, garnished with a double olive skewer!ย  $2 of every burger sold went directly to Azaylia’s charity of choice – Old MacDonald Kennels & Animal Services!

Old MacDonald Kennels is a safe place for stray and unwanted dogs.ย  They created a fun and safe environment for pet boarding dogs, and they use funds generated from boarding clients to help them operate a NO Kill Animal Shelter.ย  The shelter uses donations in a variety of ways, often towards veterinary expenses as many animals arrive requiring immediate veterinary attention.

Azaylia chose to dedicate her Burger of the Month funds to Old MacDonald Kennels after experiencing pet adoption firsthand โ€œI chose OMK as my charity because we adopted one of our Great Danes from there 2 years ago. She was very scared of all people including us, but now she loves us & has turned into such an amazing dog! Their kennel is full of animals that need adopting & I want every pet to get the chance to have a loving familyโ€.

Thanks to your support of our beloved Burger of the Month Program Azaylia helped us hand over $1232 to Old MacDonald Kennels today (Saturday, October 1st).ย  Thanks to the amazing support we see from our guestโ€™s month after month, we have had the opportunity to give back over $110,000 to local charities over the past 68 months!ย  THANK-YOU!

The October Burger of the Month in Red Deer is โ€œCorkyโ€™s Buffalo Burgerโ€ created in collaboration with local Guest Chef, Corky Larsen Jonasson!ย  It includes bison, smoked cheddar cheese, arugula, beefsteak tomato, onion, truffle aioli and an olive tapenade on a house-made bannock bun with a skewered grape tomato!!ย  $2 of every burger sold goes directly to Corky’s charity of choice Red Feather Women.

 

For more information contact:

 

Brandi Thompson

Old MacDonald Kennels

403.358.9387

omk.fundraising@gmail.com

 

Azaylia Dietz

Heidi Dietz (Mom)

Sept BOTM Guest Chef

403.318.1316

Heidi_ho01@hotmail.com

 

Kim Kay

Cilantro and Chive

403.597.2127

kim@cilantroandchive.ca

 

Supporting Red Weather Women with our new Red Deer Burger of the Month!

BEHOLD ๐Ÿ’ฅ our new October Burger of the Month for Red Deer, created in collaboration with local guest chef Corky Larsen Jonasson! ๐ŸŽ‰
๐‘ช๐’๐’“๐’Œ๐’š’๐’” ๐‘ฉ๐’–๐’‡๐’‡๐’‚๐’๐’ ๐‘ฉ๐’–๐’“๐’ˆ๐’†๐’“ ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿƒ
MSW Farms Bison, Smoked Cheddar cheese, Fresh Arugula, Beefsteak tomato, Onion, Truffle Aioli and an Olive Tapenade on a house-made bannock bun with a skewered grape tomato!
$2 from every Burger sold goes directly to Corky’s charity of choice, Red Feather Women, Red Deer Alberta
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๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก๐Ÿงก
Available for the month of October in our Red Deer ๐Ÿ“ location!
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Giving back to Jessie Duncan Elementary School!

โ€œReading is dreaming with open eyesโ€.

 

Weโ€™re thrilled to help Jessie Duncan Elementary School in Penhold continue to give opportunities for kids to read and dream, as well as keep them moving!ย  Jessie Duncan is the latest school on the receiving end of funds from our School Ice Cream Sandwich Program at our Red Deer location.

 

Every three months, the culinary teams at both of our restaurant locations create an out of this world ice cream sandwich and we select a local school to benefit from ice cream sandwich sales, kicking back $1 of every sandwich sold to a program or project of the schoolโ€™s choice.

 

The โ€œCherry Explosion Jolly Rancherโ€ ice cream sandwich landed on our Red Deer menu from June through August.ย  It included cherry explosion ice cream with Jolly Rancher pieces, between two monster cookies and topped with whipped cream and crushed Jolly Rancher candy. $1 from every ice cream sandwich sold will go towards the purchase of new gym equipment and library books at Jessie Duncan!

Our team was thrilled to team up with students to help assemble and deliver ice cream sandwiches to the school population through a pop-up ice cream sandwich sale in June.ย  High 5โ€™s all around to the parents that chipped in the cash to order these sweet lunch treats, affording us the opportunity to raise some additional funds for the school!

Today (September 19th) we handed over a cheque to Jessie Duncan Elementary for $956 which included $732 raised from the school lunch order (weโ€™re happy to kick back FULL lunch order proceeds)!

 

Our next Ice Cream Sandwich at our Red Deer location is the โ€œChocolate Chip Waffleโ€ Ice Cream Sandwich in support of Ecole Oriole Park School in Red Deer.ย  It includes house-made chocolate chip waffles, chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream and whipped cream topped with chocolate sauce. $1 from every ice cream sandwich sold will go towards a new outdoor garden at the school!

For more information contact:

 

Kim Kay

Community Relations

Cilantro and Chive

403.597.2127

kim@cilantroandchive.ca

 

 

 

Kory Sholdice

Principal

Jessie Duncan Elementary

403.886.2233

ksholdice@cesd73.ca

 

 

 

Giving back to the Kidney Foundation with our Burger of the Month!

When you have a tradition of #CaeserSundayFamilyFunDay and want to use it as inspiration to create a burger to give back, weโ€™re ALL IN!ย  Our August Burger of the Month Guest Chef in Red Deer Rene Rondeau has already used his Caesar making skills to give back to the Kidney Foundation, but he was ready to amp those efforts up by helping to create โ€œThe Dirty Caesar Burgerโ€.

It included two Alberta Beef Smash patties, white cheddar, sliced genoa salami, house-made teriyaki BBQ sauce and a (dirty) Caesar aioli, with fresh arugula, sliced tomato, fresh sliced onion, garnished with a pickle spear on a garlic buttered brioche bun.ย  $2 from every Burger sold is going directly to Reneโ€™s charity of choice The Kidney Foundation Northern Alberta & The Territories.

The Kidney Foundation hits close to home for Rene and his family, they have walked beside family friends with children impacted by the disease and have been doing their part to support them by participating in the 100 km Kidney Foundation March as well as local walks for several years.ย  โ€œWe have seen the effects that kidney diseases have taken on the kids and families we know, one battles cystinosis and the other family has siblings who deal with genetic polycystic kidney disease.ย  These kids and families have seen it all, from daily treatments of medication, numerous hospital visits outside of Red Deer, to ongoing health conditions that impact their day to day lives.ย  Whatโ€™s amazing with these kids and their families, no matter what they are dealing with, they keep pushing through the pain and fatigue that comes with battling a sickness.ย  Strongest kids I know that is for sure.โ€

Maureen Wade with the Northern Alberta & The Territories Branch of The Kidney Foundation says donations like this one support individuals throughout their kidney and transplant journey.ย  โ€œOur programs ensure patients have transportation access to attend lifesaving dialysis and medical appointments, to access sufficient and nutritious food that meet strict diets, to pay for prescribed medications, and an array of needs specific to each client. We also offer free Kidney Camp experience to children, provide hands-on peer support, educational resources, and more.โ€ย  She also notes the last two years have been extremely difficult for both kidney and transplant patients in Alberta due to the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing the reliance on The Kidney Foundation to help meet both basic and critical needs.

 

Because of your support of our beloved Burger of the Month Program Rene helped us hand over $1346 to The Kidney Foundation today (Tuesday, September 6th).ย  Thanks to the amazing support we see from our guestโ€™s month after month, we have had the opportunity to give back over $110,000 to local charities over the past 67 months!ย  THANK-YOU!

 

The September Burger of the Month in Red Deer is โ€œChicken Shawarmaโ€ created in collaboration with local guest chef, 11-year-old Azaylia Dietz!ย  It includes a garlic buttered brioche bun, marinated chicken thigh, house-made tzatziki, red onion, olives, diced jalapeno, tomato slice, green peppers, feta cheese, lettuce, garnished with a double olive skewer!ย  $2 of every burger sold goes directly to Azaylia’s charity of choice – Old MacDonald Kennels & Animal Services.

 

For more information contact:

Maureen Wade

The Kidney Foundation

Northern Alberta

587.416.1608

Maureen.wade@kidney.ca

 

 

Rene Rondeau

August BOTM Guest Chef

403.346.0180 ext. 5

rene@tourismreddeer.com

 

Kim Kay

Cilantro and Chive

403.597.2127

kim@cilantroandchive.ca

 

From L-R: August BOTM Guest Chef Red Deer Rene Rondeau, Cilantro and Chive Assistant General Manager Danika Foesier, and The Kidney Foundation Northern Alberta & The Territories Branch Community Development Coordinator Maureen Wade.

 

 

Local Guest Chef Rene Rondeau provided the inspiration for the August BOTM in Red Deer โ€œThe Dirty Caesar Burgerโ€.ย  It included two

It’s an epic NEW September Burger of the Month in Red Deer!

BEHOLD ๐Ÿ’ฅ our new SEPTEMBER Burger of the Month for Red Deer ๐Ÿ“
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“๐—–๐—›๐—œ๐—–๐—ž๐—˜๐—ก ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—”๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐— ๐—”” ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ…๐Ÿซ’๐Ÿง„
garlic buttered brioche bun, marinated chicken thigh, house-made tzatziki, red onion, olives, diced jalapeno, tomato slice, green peppers, feta cheese, lettuce, garnished with a double olive skewer
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Created in collaboration with local guest chef Azaylia Dietz! ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ
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๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ With $2 of every burger sold going directly to Azaylia’s charity of choice – Old MacDonald Kennels & Animal Services ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’™
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Available in our RED DEER ๐Ÿ“ location for the month of September!
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BEHOLD our August Burger of the Month for Red Deer!

BEHOLD ๐Ÿ’ฅ our new AUGUST Burger of the Month for Red Deer, created in collaboration with local guest chef Rene Rondeau!
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜† ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ฟ! ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ…
This one’s packin Two โœŒ๏ธ Alberta Beef Smash patties, white cheddar, sliced genoa salami, house-made teriyaki bbq sauce and a (dirty) caesar aioli, with fresh arugula, sliced tomato, fresh sliced onion, garnished with a pickle spear on a garlic buttered brioche bun!
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ $2 from every Burger sold goes directly to the Kidney Foundation โค๏ธ
Some words from Rene:
“The kidney foundation is close to our family, through our friends over the years. We have had close friends whose kids have been battling through their kidney diseases for years now. The two families have different types of kidney diseases impact their children. With so many different types of diseases affecting kidneys it peaked our interest to help those families in Red Deer by participating in several fundraisers throughout the year.
We have seen the effects that Kidney diseases have taken on the kids and families we know, one battles cystinosis and the other family has siblings who deal with genetic polycystic kidney disease. These kids and families have seen it all, from daily treatments of medication, numerous hospital visits outside of Red Deer, to ongoing health conditions that impact their day to day lives.
Whatโ€™s amazing with these kids and their families, no matter what they are dealing with, they keep pushing through the pain and fatigue that comes with battling a sickness. Strongest kids I know that is for sure!” โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ
Available in our RED DEER ๐Ÿ“ location for the month of AUGUST! ๐Ÿ™Œ
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