El Jinete, situated at 770 Briarcliff Ave., is the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce’s Smaller Business enterprise of the Thirty day period for April 2022. The award is sponsored by Enrichment Federal Credit history Union.
Stroll into El Jinete cafe and you are going to probably be achieved by Gilberto Arellano. His delight in the cafe is evident as he greets every single purchaser as an outdated good friend. The Oak Ridge location of the Murfreesboro-centered chain opened in Might 2019 with an Oak Ridge Chamber ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate. Considering the fact that that time, the restaurant has turn into a well-liked accumulating place for lovers of fantastic Mexican food. The menu includes anything for everybody, from these who love tacos and burritos to those people who want a fish or shrimp taco, to small palates who could possibly be happier with macaroni and cheese, according to a Chamber information release.
Gilberto suggests the cafe is in particular happy of its commitment to support businesses within just the group. El Jinete frequently donates the proceeds from a day devoted to various universities, sporting teams or non-gains this sort of as the Absolutely free Healthcare Clinic or the United Way.
“We are generally keen to assist,” Gilberto suggests
In accordance to Naomi Asher, who nominated the business enterprise, “El Jinete and Gilberto are normally wanting for techniques to give again and support the group. Regardless of whether that is supporting community nonprofits or earning sure that foodstuff pickup was as safe and easy as probable by means of the pandemic. The easy generate as a result of, nonetheless in put, tends to make it so quick and quick to pull by means of and get lunch on your way back to the workplace or evening meal on your way house. Of class, it is well worth parking and likely in for a margarita!”
To nominate a business like El Jinete for the award, stop by Smaller Business enterprise of the Thirty day period below the Customers tab on the Chamber’s website: www.oakridgechamber.org. Businesses with 50 or fewer workforce, are present-day members of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce in excellent standing and show energetic involvement in the local community and/or the Chamber are suitable for the award.
This write-up originally appeared on Oakridger: El Jinete named Little Organization of the Month