openPR Logo
Press release

Chef Roy Yamaguchi at Roy’s in Pasadena to Benefit Hillsides

09-01-2010 03:01 PM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Press release from: Hillsides

Chef Roy Yamaguchi will make a special appearance at Roy’s Pasadena during a four-course dinner September 14 to benefit Hillsides

Chef Roy Yamaguchi will make a special appearance at Roy’s Pasadena during a four-course dinner September 14 to benefit Hillsides

(Pasadena, CA)—Chef Roy Yamaguchi will make a special appearance at Roy’s Restaurant in Pasadena during a four-course dinner on September 14 to benefit Hillsides. Donating partial proceeds from the evening to the children’s charity, Roy’s will take table reservations for seating between 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“Having partnerships with businesses like Roy’s Restaurant in the community is significant to our mission,” said Joseph Costa, Hillsides chief executive officer. “Community donations help us offer life-changing programs to vulnerable children and their families and continue creating safe places for them.”

The restaurant Founder/Chef Roy Yamaguchi will join Hillsides’ supporters for an island inspired benefit while experiencing Hawaiian Fusion® Cuisine. The evening’s festivities will include entertainment, a lei and Mai Tai welcome.

“We’ve always tried to partner with children’s charities in the community,” said Managing Partner Chris Kadohiro. “For us, it’s been a partnership with Hillsides and we continue to nurture this relationship as we celebrate our second anniversary in Pasadena.”

Guests wishing to make table reservations for September 14 can call the restaurant in Pasadena at 626-356-4066. Roy’s is also giving guests a $20 gift card to be used at their next visit to the restaurant. Roy’s Restaurant is located at 641 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. Visit to learn more about Roy’s and its cuisine.

Founded nearly a hundred years ago, Hillsides is a Pasadena residential treatment center and community-based social service agency that serves vulnerable children and families living in Los Angeles County. To learn more about the foster care children’s charity, visit

As a Pasadena foster care charity founded in 1913, Hillsides creates safe places for children at risk and their families by providing residential care, mental health services to break the cycle of domestic violence, special education, and advocacy. To learn more about Hillsides, visit

940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
(323) 254-2274
Contact: Marisol Barrios
(323) 254-2274 ext. 274

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Chef Roy Yamaguchi at Roy’s in Pasadena to Benefit Hillsides here

News-ID: 143300 • Views: 1548

More Releases from Hillsides

Two Los Angeles Child Welfare Agencies Announce Official Affiliation
(PASADENA, CA, July 6, 2016)—The boards of directors of Hillsides and Bienvenidos announced the creation of a parent-subsidiary relationship as of June 30. Both Hillsides and Bienvenidos will retain their individual names with Bienvenidos becoming the subsidiary and an affiliate of Hillsides. Prompting this initiative is recent legislation, the Continuum of Care Reform (AB 403), that calls for providers like Hillsides and Bienvenidos to develop a comprehensive array of services
Individualized Engagement is Key to Reducing Medicating Children in Foster Care
(PASADENA, CA) Medication should never be used to manage a child but rather to assist with a clearly diagnosed psychiatric disorder, according to Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa. “More often than not, what helps reduce the utilization of medication is a greater level of individualized engagement, which includes educating the child and the family on the specific effects of any medication. Education, behavioral supports, and constant monitoring
Hillsides Encourages the Reduction of Medication for Children and Youth in Foste …
(PASADENA, CA) Hillsides encourages the reduction of medication for its clients, Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa said in response to an article in the Los Angeles Times addressing the over medication of children in the Los Angeles County foster care system. “The introduction of positive behavior reinforcement, an engaging individualized routine, strengthening of social skills, and cognitive therapies usually result in lessening the need for medication
Hillsides Gives Thanks to Its Nursing Staff in Honor of National Nurses Week
(PASADENA, CA) Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa used National Nurses week as an opportunity to thank the Hillsides nursing staff, acknowledging the tremendous contribution they make to assure that those Hillsides cares for are empowered and prepared to make better, healthier choices after experiencing trauma. Costa noted that many children in Hillsides Residential Treatment Services are admitted with some sort of psychotropic medication. A number of effective medications

All 5 Releases

More Releases for Roy

Radio's Roy Gray Thanks Mom
Popular Weekend Radio Personality Roy Gray Thanks Mom For Helping Hold The Exceptionally Blessed Gray/Toliver/Campbell/Hicks Family Together Amid Grief And Other Challenges \"I believe my mother, Mildred Myers, is the proverbial tower of strength, built on a strong Christian foundation. She is always encouraging our huge, diverse and divinely blessed family to continue to enhance our relationships with God, and to eat better and exercise regularly, and I thank her
Roy, Joy, Ernie And Joe
Popular Weekend Radio Personality Roy Gray Describes Joy Of Playing R&B Legends Like Ernie Johnson And Joe Simon On Gospel Radio \"If Hollywood were to make a movie about my life, much of the soundtrack for the \'back-in-the-day\' scenes would be full of R&B tunes sung by Ernie Johnson and Joe Simon,\" Popular Weekend Radio Personality Roy Gray supposes. Gray said, \"To have these two gurus of R&B singing Gospel is just
Roy Gray: "Make Whoopie"
Weekend Gospel Music Radio Personality Roy Gray Is Urging All Married Christian Couples To Enjoy Marital Relations The First Saturday Night Of Each Month At 7:57 "I want millions of married Christian couples to make their beds squeak at the same time," said Weekend Gospel Music Radio Personality Roy Gray, who is quick add, "I want all married Christian women who are not truly sick or cycling to
Radio's Roy Gray Tastes "Delecia"
Popular Weekend Radio Personality Roy Gray Treats Concert Audience To Comic Delecia White "I feel like I'm missing something" said Gospel Music Radio Personality Roy Gray, giving fast-rising comic Delecia White her cue bring him a bottle of mouthwash. When Gray dismissed himself to go rinse, Delecia launched into her "bad breath" and full general routine, which was well received, as the capacity audience awaited the appearance of "Sandy