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New Storefront at Catrachos Restaurant


Chelsea— 8/31/2020— On July 30th Catrachos Restaurant celebrated their re-launch with a new storefront signage and outdoor seating. As such Catrachos new sign and storefront showcases the new program effectiveness in rebuilding a city that is prospering and thriving despite the pandemic. At the event officials from the City of Chelsea, the Chelsea Business Foundation and the media were able to admire the improvement of this restaurant.

Johanna Mateo, co-owner of Catrachos said, “We are so happy with the results of our new signage, the storefront looks amazing and the outside seating is helping by making us more inviting to the community…our customers. Despite the COVID-19 situation across the city Catrachos is a thriving business and is all thanks to the strong support we have received from the Chelsea Business Foundation and the City of Chelsea. We expanded our dining inside last year but during these times the most important is the outdoor seating and signage which is bringing more customers. The new outdoor seating space is inviting and allows our customers to enjoy the city while enjoying a delicious authentic Honduras meal.”

“The Storefront Improvement Program strives to encourage aesthetic enhancements and promote small businesses in the Broadway Corridor. Highlighting the diverse culture of Chelsea, the updated signage recently installed by Catrachos Restaurant is an eye catching example of the impact of the program. We’re extremely thrilled with the outcome of this project. ” said Thomas G. Ambrosino, City Manager.

“The CBF as the City’s agent is proud to be assisting businesses be more successful by refreshing their branding in a manner that speaks to the entrepreneurial spark that led them to start a business and to showcase their unique cultural flavor which they seek to share with long time customers and use to attract new ones.” said Carlos D. Matos, CEO of the Chelsea Business Foundation.

Located near the Police headquarters at 140 Broadway you’ll find a part of Honduras with Catrachos Restaurant. An authentic Honduran Restaurant that offers its patrons a taste of Honduras on every plate offered. This restaurant brings Honduras culture, ethnicity to Chelsea rebuilding to include the best of Latin America.

Their redesigned sign showcases their brand and what they are known for – the Baleadas. “There’s nothing like a Catrachos Baleada,” said an unidentified patron ordering a baleada before heading to work. His favorite restaurant near home, and particularly for Honduran Baleadas, which he reiterated there are no others like Catrachos. Catrachos owners and employees provide their customers the best on each visit. If you live in Chelsea or ever visit Catrachos Restaurant is a must try restaurant and specially their Baleadas, after all they are known as “La Casa de Las Baleadas” as such their new storefront signage says.

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The Chelsea Business Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 Charitable Foundation located at 308 Broadway, Chelsea, MA, 02150 proudly serving Chelsea businesses. Our goal as a social entrepreneur is to promote a healthy business economy and to support the growth and prosperity of Latino and Small businesses.

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Contact: Jenny Cepeda