The Ballantyne location of Grabbagreen® will welcome The Very Hungry Caterpillar on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10-11:30 a.m. Children and their families are invited to meet and have their picture taken with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and enjoy a live reading of the classic children’s book at 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. at Grabbagreen’s Ballantyne location in Toringdon Market at 3429 Toringdon Way, #104 in Charlotte.
Written and published in 1969 by Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar has sold over 30 million copies and was voted the No. 2 children’s picture book in a survey of School Library Journal readers. It has won numerous awards including the American Institute of Graphic Arts Award in 1970.
“We are thrilled to have this beloved children’s character as a special guest in our restaurant and invite children of all ages to come enjoy the fun,” said Jeff Adams, General Manager and Owner of Grabbagreen® in Charlotte. “This wonderful book not only teaches how caterpillars turn into butterflies, but also the value of healthy eating and a healthy diet.”
Grabbagreen® will also offer free very berry smoothie samples during the event along with their regular “Kids Eat Free” weekend special.
Founded in 2013, Grabbagreen® is a quick service restaurant where great tasting, healthy food meet the speed and convenience of traditional fast food. Grabbagreen’s Eat Clean® menu is semi-organic, preservative-free, and GMO free. The menu is based around super food ingredients and offers a full selection of grain and green-based bowls with hormone and antibiotic-free chicken and beef provided by local farms that can also be made into wraps. The menu also offers fresh-pressed juices, handcrafted smoothies and acai bowls, breakfast, and healthy kid-friendly items. All signature menu items are prepared fresh, made-to-order, and provide a delicious experience for customers that also meet some dietary needs. In Charlotte, Grabbagreen is located in Ballantyne’s Toringdon Market and at the Epicentre in Uptown. For more information visit, https://grabbagreen.com/. Stay connected with Grabbagreen® on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/GrabbagreenBallantyne/) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/grabbagreennc29/?hl=en).
Contact: Jenni Walker