Press Release 7-7-2009

Press Release 7-7-2009


Contact:     Sarah Chavez, El Pinto (505) 898-1771, ext. 123

El Pinto Spices Up Maloof Money Cup

World Famous Salsa Sponsors Skateboarding Competition

Albuquerque, NM – El Pinto Foods announced today that their award-winning salsa will be the Official Salsa of the Maloof Money Cup – the world’s premier showcase of professional skateboarding.

A three-day competition, the Maloof Money Cup kicks off Friday, July 10 at the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California and culminates on Sunday, July 12 with the awarding of over $450,00 in prize money – the largest purse in the history of professional skateboarding.

While enjoying the competition, the athletes will be able to take advantage of free burritos, as well as complimentary chips and salsa provided by El Pinto in their lounge for the duration of the event. Spectators will also be able to enjoy a sampling of El Pinto Products at a booth where the El Pinto PT Cruiser and giant salsa balloon will be displayed. The winners in each skateboarding category will receive a year’s supply of salsa with their photo on the customized label.

El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina, El Pinto’s Salsa and Green Chile Sauce are all a part of the El Pinto Family.  The world famous and award-winning chile and family recipes are served at the famous El Pinto Restaurant in Albuquerque’s north Valley, a fixture since 1962.