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Mendocino Farms Hosts Grand Opening Celebration At Del Mar Highlands Town Center

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San Diego, California---Mendocino Farms, the famed sandwich market known for its food, freshness, and sense of community will host a grand opening celebration at Del Mar Highlands Town Center on Thursday, August 24th at 11 a.m.  This location features an updated kitchen that will allow them to serve exclusive items not available anywhere else.  Additionally, a wider variety of craft beer will be featured including local San Diegan beers from Bitter Brothers, Modern Times, and Karl Strauss, to name a few.  In celebration of the grand opening, Mendocino Farms will be offering an exclusive collaboration salad created by Campfire restaurant chef, Andrew Bachelier. All proceeds from this salad will benefit The Farm Lab at Encinitas Union School District. Additionally, the first 100 people in attendance for the grand opening this Thursday will receive promotional items.   


Mendocino Farms’ menu consists of a wide-variety of sandwiches and salads, everything from the classics, to foodie favorites and seasonal artisanal creations. Their core values are reflected in extensive efforts to source fresh produce and ingredients from local farms. Favorite menu items include the Chicken MBT, Kurobuta Pork Belly Banh Mi, The Farm Club, Avocado and Quinoa Superfood Ensalada, and more. 


The eatery is a family business, founded by husband-and-wife team, Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen. A part of their mission statement reads as follows: “Your neighborhood Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market is so much more than just a place to get a great sandwich. It is a gathering place for coworkers and friends, where each person who walks through the door is treated like family. It is a place to learn about new ingredients and trust where the food came from and how it was prepared.”  


This will be the largest Mendocino Farms location in the San Diego area. Mendocino Farms at Del Mar Highlands Town Center is located at 12873, El Camino Real, San Diego, 92130, between Tilly’s and Urban Plates. 



Del Mar Highlands Town Center, anchored by Ralphs Fresh Fare, Rite-Aid, Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, Jimbo’s…Naturally, and a wide-variety of fine eateries, shops, and services, is a top-grossing 281,040 square-foot retail destination. The center is located at the intersection of Del Mar Heights Road and El Camino Real in the heart of Carmel Valley. For more information about the shopping center, visit

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