Tuesday, December 1, 2020

How do you honor a veteran on Veterans Day?

 

 

Marco Polo restaurant has a special way to pay tribute, free dinner! For the last few years, Marco Polo has opened their doors and provided free dinner to veterans on Veterans Day. The selected entrée this year, especially prepared by the culinary team, a delectable Surf and Turf combination featuring Baked Stuffed Shrimp and Chateaubriand.

Tom Naifeh, who has been with Marco Polo since it opened, said, “My father was a tail-gunner. That’s led to a special appreciation for veteran’s contributions. I grew up understanding the importance of veterans. Fortunately, we’re in a position we can do this. We can provide a wonderful fine dining experience for those who served our country. ”

Dinner is completely gratis for any veteran. Spouses, family, and friends are welcome to join them at regular menu selections and prices. Three seatings will be available on November 11th, 5:00 PM, 6:30 PM and 8:00 PM. Reservations are highly recommended as 200 plus, dinners are expected to be served. Don Barber will be entertaining at the piano.

Jim Lang, Commander of VFW, said, “We appreciate what Marco Polo is doing for the veterans. Tom has always displayed patriotism. He’s always been very generous. Many of our vets will be here for dinner including Major General Guest, the featured speaker for our Veterans Day Ceremony.”

Marco Polo is known for their commitment to a quality dining experience, from exquisite food to elegant décor. This tradition has continued for 25 years.

Like Marco Polo, many restaurants and businesses offer specials in honor of Veterans Day.

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