Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Blue Lemon Launches Breakfast Menu With Charity Event

Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes served at Blue Lemon restaurants.
 Blue Lemon restaurants are launching a new breakfast menu in June by hosting a week-long charity breakfast to benefit the Utah Adoption Exchange. 
Blue Lemon owners Aaron and Lychelle Day, who are adoptive parents themselves, will donate $1 to the non-profit for every breakfast entrée item bought next week, June 17 – 22. 

“We picked the Utah Adoption Exchange as a recipient of our charity breakfast event because we are personally very passionate about the need to find loving and supportive families for all children,” said Lychelle Day, co-owner of Blue Lemon.

In addition to being the mother of three daughters, Day and her husband have adopted two brothers, aged three and four. The Utah Adoption Exchange recruits families to adopt children ages eight to 18 years old.  According to Lindsay Kaeding of the Utah Adoption Exchange, 154 children are waiting to be adopted in Utah. The average child is an 11-year-old boy, and many children are victims of abuse and neglect. The Utah Adoption Exchange is the only adoption recruitment agency registered with the state of Utah. The organization contracts with the Utah Division Child and Family Services to match children who need a home with suitable parents.

Blue Lemon, with locations in Cottonwood Heights, City Creek and Highland,added six new entrees to the breakfast menu including: 
- Artisan breakfast sandwich with eggs, broiled tomatoes, fontina cheese, and a choice of black forest ham, grilled peppercorn turkey bacon or turkey sausage
 - Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes topped with homemade buttermilk syrup and fresh blueberries
 - Bananas Foster French Toast made with cinnamon walnut bread and topped with buttermilk syrup and fresh cream
 - Eggs Florentine with poached eggs, broiled tomatoes, fresh sautéed spinach, grilled ham on a freshly baked English muffin, topped with house made hollandaise sauce
 - Berry Orange Crepes filled with orange-zested sweet cram, topped with fresh berry orange compote and finished with mint coulis
  - Grilled Steak and Eggs. 
  Several entrees are accompanied with new rosemary grilled potatoes. 

Blue Lemon is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Breakfast is served from 7 to 11 a.m. at all three locations: at 55 W South Temple in Salt Lake City, in Highland at 11073 North Alpine Highway, and in Cottonwood Heights at 6910 South Highland Drive. For more information visit www.bluelemon.com, @blue_lemon on Twitter and on Facebook.

About Blue Lemon
Blue Lemon was founded in 2009 by Utahns, Lychelle and Aaron Day, with fresh, seasonally-driven food with a unique twist of flavors and textures at an affordable price. Its mantra is “Pure, clean food with a twist.” 
Blue Lemon uses organic foods and hormone-free meats in its menu, and eco-friendly tactics such as recycling, sourcing from local providers and using recycled materials. 

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