Chandler Restaurants, Arts Patrons and Corporate Sponsors Join Forces for Support of the Arts in Chandler

CHANDLER, AZ – [February 24, 2012] – Local residents and employees can dine out for a cause with Eat Your Art Out Chandler, an all-day event conceived and soon to be executed by Chandler Center for the Arts.  The February 28th fundraiser combines efforts of community arts enthusiasts, corporate sponsors and local eateries in support of various programs at the Center, including the Free Summer Concert Series, headline entertainment and the Connecting Kidz initiatives.  


Restaurants participating in Eat Your Art Out will contribute to the funding of programs at Chandler Center for the Arts through donating a percentage of their proceeds on Tuesday the 28th directly to the Center.  Families, friends and workers in the area complete the puzzle simply by eating breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner at any of the participating locations.  


Essentially, anyone in the Valley can show support of the arts just by choosing to grab breakfast at D’Vine Gourmet, stopping for lunch at Pittsburgh Willy’s and enjoying dinner at Bernard’s at Ocotillo Golf Resort.  


A total of 17 of Chandler’s favorite eateries have signed up with Eat Your Art Out Chandler, including Chandler BBQ, Irish Republic Public House, SanTan Brewing Co., Serrano’s Mexican Food Restaurant, Venezia’s Pizzeria and Latitude 8.  


“We’ve received a tremendous amount of support from so many restaurants here in the Valley, and without any hesitation.  Donating 25-50% of the day’s proceeds to our programs is huge to us here at Chandler Center for the Arts and we couldn’t be more appreciative,” says Katrina Pappas, General Manager at the Center.  “We’re looking forward to a great event with our very first Eat Your Art Out.”


The full list of restaurants participating in Eat Your Art Out Chandler on Tuesday, February 28th can be found here.



Event: Eat Your Art Out Chandler

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Venue: Various restaurants in Chandler





Venue Contact: Judi Johnson, Marketing Coordinator 

Phone: 480-782-2674


Located on the northwest corner of Arizona Avenue and Chandler Blvd, the Chandler Center for the Arts is Arizona's leading collaborative arts institution dedicated to reaching out to audiences of all ages with the highest quality of artistic work to continuously inspire audiences and artists to dream, to discover, to create and celebrate. 

The Chandler Center for the Arts serves as a creative driving force, educational resource, and economic engine of entertainment vitality in Chandler by making visual and live performance arts accessible to the entire population.



About Chandler Center for the Arts


The Chandler Center for the Arts is jointly owned by the City of Chandler and the Chandler Unified School District.  The Chandler Cultural Foundation was contracted in 1989 by the City of Chandler as a means to facilitate programming and fund development for the Chandler Center for the Arts.   

As a nonprofit organization, the Center relies on a variety of funding sources to help underwrite internationally acclaimed artists, educate young audiences, create important community programs and maintain our remarkable facility. Ticket sales and other earned income do not completely cover the costs of the Center’s numerous programs and education offerings. Only support from individuals, corporations, foundations and our public partners can make these programs possible.

Membership contributions sustain a spectacular array of services and programs and make Chandler a better place to live and visit. To become a member or to purchase tickets with no per-ticket fee, visit the Web site at