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“Hands down THE best kabob restaurant ever. If I could go here everyday I would! Their portions are big, the food is delicious and the service is great.”

— Jessica J., Yelp Review

Celebrate the 4th of July with Panini Kabob Grill

How PKG can improve your 4th of July

4th of July is almost here and PKG is ready to celebrate with you! First, we are not just your typical restaurant chain. Firstly, we’re a true scratch kitchen dedicated to serving the freshest and most delicious Mediterranean cuisine. In other words, we prepare our menu items from scratch right here in our kitchens. For example, our dedicated staff meticulously prepares each ingredient and follows recipes we’ve created and improved over the years. Furthermore, we take pride in marinating our meats to perfection, grilling them upon order, and cutting vegetables with precision for our dishes daily. Even, our dressings, tzatziki, and hummuses are made daily to ensure optimal flavor and quality. However, our specialty above all is our signature PKG kabobs, made with quality, antibiotic/hormone-free proteins (chicken, beef koobideh, flat iron steak, to name a few) grilled to perfection over an open flame.

Invite PKG to your 4th of July Festivities

This 4th of July holiday, leave the grilling to us and enjoy the holiday with fresh, quality Mediterranean food. Enjoy the holiday with PKG in one of three ways:

  1. Catering options: No matter what type of happy 4th of July celebration you’re hosting, PKG has you covered with catering options perfect for any party or gathering. From a casual backyard gathering to a full-blown holiday extravaganza, our fresh and delicious Mediterranean dishes will be the hit of your event.
  2. Extended brunch hours: As a result of this long weekend, we decided to serve brunch until 3 pm. To clarify, brunch will be served until 3 pm not only all weekend long, but including July 2-4. Furthermore, our brunch menu features a variety of delectable classics, from savory omelets to sweet French Toast sure to satisfy any appetite. As a note, brunch is only available at our Bakersfield, Corona Del Mar and Irvine Park Place locations. However, Bakersfield will only serve brunch until 2 pm from Friday through Sunday; not including July 2-4.
  3. Regular restaurant hours: Can’t get enough of our kabob entrees? All PKG locations are open during regular hours on the 4th of July so you can indulge in fresh and flavorful food anytime. However, the exception is PKG Bakersfield, which will close at 6 PM on the 4th of July. All other PKG restaurants open on the 4th of July during regular hours of operation, though.

In summary, whether you’re getting together with family or friends, hosting a party, or just looking for a delicious meal, PKG has everything you need to celebrate the 4th of July.

I. Catering Options for Independence Day

Family Combos

Are you looking for the perfect catering option to bring to your 4th of July party? Then, look no further than Panini Kabob Grill! Our affordable and delicious catering options make them ideal for any summer celebration. For families and groups, our Family Kabob Combos and Family Pasta Combos are a great choice. These combos easily feed up to 6 people; perfect for satisfying everyone’s appetite. To clarify, the Family Kabob Combo includes chicken kabobs and choice of rice and salad, while the Family Pasta Combo includes your choice of pasta and choice of salad along with grilled artisan bread. Furthermore, the Family Kabob Combo allows substitution of the chicken kabobs for other proteins, although additional charges may apply. As a result, the combos are perfect to easily satisfy your crowd despite their dietary preferences and tastes.

Appetizer Trays – Shareable Classics

In addition to our affordable combos, we offer a variety of appetizer trays that are sure to be a hit with your guests. Our homemade hummuses, crispy falafels, refreshing tzatziki, and fresh caprese are all customer favorites that are available in catering trays. These trays are perfect for snacking and sharing with friends and family.

Panini or Wrap Trays – Alternative Options

If you’re looking for something even more convenient, we even offer panini trays and wrap trays that can be customized to your liking. Choose from a variety of paninis or wraps, including vegetarian options, and create a tray that fits perfectly with your party’s menu!

We strive to provide a range of catering options that are both affordable and delicious. This 4th of July, let us help make your celebration even better with our fresh, scratch-made dishes. View our catering options or place your order in advance for pickup or delivery now.

III. Extended Brunch Hours

Whether you’re looking to fuel up before the 4th of July festivities begin or simply relax and indulge in delicious comfort food, our brunch menu is sure to satisfy. Hence, that is why we decided to not only serve brunch (at Corona Del Mar and Irvine Park Place) until 3 pm on the weekends, but also from July 2nd to 4th.

Our brunch menu, like the rest of our menu, is prepared fresh from scratch upon order. We include delicious, indulgent treats such as Traditional French Toast along with healthy classics like our protein-packed Steak and Eggs and refreshing Avocado Toast with Organic Eggs that will leave you feeling satisfied and energized.

IV. Regular Restaurant Hours

While the 4th of July is a time for celebration and relaxation, it can also leave some of us wondering if our favorite restaurants and eateries will be open to satisfy our culinary cravings. Well, fear not! PKG is excited to announce that we will be open regular hours during the 4th of July. However, the only exception is our Bakersfield location, which will close at 6 pm on the 4th of July.

We understand that you may have various plans and activities scheduled for this special day, whether it’s attending fireworks shows, hosting barbecues, or simply enjoying quality time with friends and family. That’s why we want to make sure that our doors remain open, ready to welcome you and serve you delicious food throughout the day and into the night.

Whether you’re craving our mouthwatering kabobs, savoring our delightful salads, or enjoying our flavorful paninis, you can count on PKG to be there for you. Our regular hours mean that you don’t have to worry about missing out on your favorite dishes or settling for subpar alternatives!

V. Conclusion

In conclusion, the 4th of July is a time for celebration and relaxation, and we at Panini Kabob Grill are excited to be a part of your day. Whether it’s enjoying a delicious brunch or dinner, or simply grabbing a quick bite in between activities, our regular hours mean that you don’t have to worry about missing out on your favorite dishes or settling for less on this special day.

As always, our commitment to providing exceptional service and serving high-quality, fresh, and scratch-made food remains our top priority. We wish you a happy 4th of July celebration and look forward to serving you at any of our locations.

Thank you to all our guests who may be part of the My PKG Rewards program, and thank you so much to all who joined and supported the program since its launch in 2019! Recently, you might have been shocked to hear that the My PKG Rewards Program will end officially on May 15th, 2023. At PKG, we want to take this opportunity to share several important updates with you regarding this decision:

Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you for being a part of My PKG Rewards. We are writing to inform you of an important update regarding the My PKG Rewards Program. We understand that our Rewards Program has been an excellent way to express our gratitude to loyal guests like you. However, unfortunately, we have had to make the difficult decision to end the program, effective May 15th, 2023 (midnight PST). 

As you know, we (and the rest of the restaurant industry) have been facing challenging times due to increased costs from our vendors and services. Our commitment since day one has always been to keep prices affordable for our guests without sacrificing the quality of our food or portion size. We have been exploring different options to keep our menu affordable but refuse to cut corners when using healthy ingredients like ABF proteins or preparing our dishes to order from scratch daily. The tough choices we have come to then are either removing the Rewards Program or increasing menu prices. We recently surveyed guests to see what they preferred, and the majority chose the former option. 

Therefore, we will end the Rewards Program effective May 15th, 2023, at midnight PST. You can still earn points and rewards until this date. And, of course, we will honor all rewards earned before May 15th, 2023, until it expires. For example, you earned a reward on April 29th, which expires in October. In that case, we will honor that, so you have plenty of time to come in before the expiration date without rushing.

We understand that this news may be disappointing, but we made this decision based on our guests’ valuable feedback and always want to be transparent about our changes and why.  

Thank you again for being a loyal member of My PKG Rewards. We appreciate your support and hope that you understand the difficult decision we had to make. We will continue to work very hard to provide you with the same quality food and service that you have come to expect from us. 

At PKG, we care about every guest, so if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected]. We appreciate your continued support!

Best regards,

Panini Kabob Grill (PKG)

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At Panini Kabob Grill (PKG), we are committed to taking actions that prioritize your safety and wellbeing at all times. As we navigate through these unprecedented times together, we are more dedicated than ever in finding ways to best care for our valued guests. 

Amid rapid changes, we continue to improve our operations daily to ensure the safety of both you and our employees whether it is through takeout, curbside pickup, delivery, or any in-restaurant experiences. You may experience new changes in the ways we have adapted to better serve you safely. 

At all times, we are reviewing the evolving situation and closely adhering to state and local health guidelines and ordinances to help protect the health of the communities we value. Please see some of the latest changes guests may experience:

Team Members 

– Our employees are required to wear company provided masks and gloves while working. We follow up with our staff daily to ensure they wear both masks and gloves safely. 

– We have enhanced protocols in place such as requiring employees to wash their hands every thirty minutes with warm soap and water as well as sanitizing and disinfecting high-touch surfaces often. 

– When clocking in for their shifts at PKG, each employee is given a wellness check which includes reviewing a list of symptoms (including those of COVID-19) and undergoing a quick temperature check. If employees are experiencing symptoms or otherwise feel unwell, they must go home. PKG employees are provided paid sick leave. 

– We are following all guidance provided to us from the CDC, local, state, and federal agencies. We make every effort to constantly inform our employees and train them thoroughly to ensure they are informed of the latest updated information related to COVID-19 and recommended safety procedures. 

PKG staff wearing masks and gloves as a safety precaution

Contactless Ordering

– We encourage guests to order online and pay ahead via our website or My PKG app for curbside pickup or contactless delivery to limit the amount of person to person contact. 

– For our guests’ safety and well-being, all restaurants have gone cashless to minimize the amount of person to person contact as well. Credit cards, debit cards, and gift cards are accepted. 

– Delivery orders are served in tamper-safe packaging to ensure orders have not been opened by anyone other than the guest.

PKG tamper evident packaging for delivery orders

Inside the Restaurant 

– We have new signage that directs guests on how to access our digital menus easily from their phones. 

– We have rearranged our dining rooms and patios to enforce social distancing both inside and outside the restaurant, This includes creating separation between delivery drivers picking up online orders and guests walking in to place their orders. Employees are monitoring both entrance and exit at all times to enforce limited capacity for guests’ safety. 

– Hand sanitizer stations are available for guests’ usage inside our dining rooms. 

– Contactless pay options are available via Apple Pay and Android Pay. 

We truly appreciate your support and patronage over the years, and we continue to be here for you. While we may serve you with new changes in operations, we will always remain committed to providing you a quality experience with delicious food – all while protecting your safety.