Eat a Dish for Make-A-Wish

Last night I had the to opportunity to dine at Maggiano’s Little Italy, sampling their fabulous brunch menu and learning about their amazing partnership with the Georgia Make-A-Wish foundation.

Make-A-Wish | Fiddle-Dee-Dee

Maggiano’s has partnered with MAW for fourteen years now and raised over $7 million dollars in the process!  This year Maggiano’s is offering the opportunity for everyone to help raise money by offering “Brunch with a Purpose”.

Who doesn’t love a casual brunch on the weekend?

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With each brunch entree purchased $1 goes directly to the Make-A-Wish foundation.  With the funds raised this year, Maggiano’s is looking to grant their 1000th wish for a child whose life has been affected by life-threatening medical conditions.

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Last night at “Brunch with a Purpose” we were able to learn much about the partnership Maggiano’s has with MAW, meet one of the children they have granted a wish to, and sample much of the brunch menu.

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Ellie, an eleven year old MAW child, was on hand to assist Chef Thomas Wenning making lemon ricotta pancakes… Oh my goodness these were fabulous!

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Beside the Lemon Ricotta pancakes, we also tasted the crab-cake eggs benedict, meatball eggs benedict, creme brûlée French toast, a spinach frittata and the most heavenly bacon I’ve ever tasted!

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Check out a glimpse of this fabulous brunch menu that reflects the Italian cuisine Maggiano’s is know for, combined with all your favorite brunch delights!

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And if you want more pancakes, you can click right on Maggiano’s Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Recipe  and make them for the family every weekend!

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 Now head out to your nearest Maggiano’s and “Eat a Dish for Make a Wish” before August 2nd!

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