CAVA has announced the opening of its second Orange County restaurant - located near The Shops at Mission Viejo. The restaurant will officially open on Wednesday, March 28th at 10:45 AM and will build on the brand’s momentum in Orange County following the open of its first location in Irvine in November 2016.
CAVA will host a “Community Day” on Tuesday, March 27th, providing free lunch between the hours of 11am-1pm and dinner from 5pm-7pm. Along with the free meals CAVA will take donations to benefit local non-profit partner Kid Healthy whose mission is to address health and wellness by engaging school children and families from the most underserved communities of Orange County through culturally appropriate health and wellness programs that measurably improve nutrition and fitness levels.
CAVA Mission Viejo will open with a menu featuring the brand’s Spring Menu, which includes: seasonal roasted vegetables of carrots, cauliflower, and yellow beets; a seasonal topping of sumac radishes; and lastly a new savory dressing - spicy lime tahini.
CAVA was founded in 2011 by childhood friends Ted Xenohristos, Ike Grigoropoulos, and Executive Chef Dimitri Moshovitis and now has more than 45 restaurants in eight states. CAVA was created to bring modern, authentic, and vibrant Mediterranean food to a wider audience, using ingredients made from scratch in-house every day. The menu is specially created to deliver an ultra-personalized experience for each and every guest – featuring over 50 offerings and 58 million possible combinations of bold ingredients and flavors. In Southern California, CAVA has partnered with Larder Baking Company to offer a delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie which will be available at CAVA all locations.
This opening marks CAVA’s second restaurant in Orange County and eighth in Southern California. CAVA will open also open an additional restaurant in Costa Messa this summer.
CAVA Mission Viejo is 2,510 square feet and will seat 42 people and will feature additional outdoor patio seating. It’s located at 27750 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92691. Hours: 10:45AM to 10:00PM.