Norma’s Cafe, a Dallas dining icon, is making the best of its “birthday” with celebrations throughout the month of June in honor of the restaurant’s 63rd year of existence. In addition, Norma’s Cafe has partnered for the fourth year with local non-profit, The Birthday Party Project (TBPP) an organization dedicated to celebrating the magic of birthdays by working with homeless and transitional shelters in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to throw birthday celebrations for children living in the shelters.
On Monday, June 24￼, Norma’s Cafe will be rolling back its prices to $1.79 on three of its classic dishes: Chicken & Dressing, Meatloaf, and the diner’s famous Chicken Fried Steak.
“Norma’s Cafe has seen thousands of birthdays throughout the decades, from our guests and their families to our own cafe and team,” said Ed Murph, owner of Norma’s Cafe. “We are thrilled to share our 63￼ birthday with the birthday enthusiasts at The Birthday Party Project and the greater Dallas-Fort Worth community.”
Each of these classics will come with fresh green beans and homemade mashed potatoes, and are available for dine-in guests only from 10:30am to 8pm at all 5 locations. There are no dish substitutions and a one plate per person limitation. There will not be any tickets or reservations.
The cafe is also bringing back its limited editionBirthday Cake Pie to celebrate. All locations will be serving the famous pie, as well as the classic Mile-High Pies™ such as Coconut, Chocolate, Lemon, Oreo and Peanut-Butter Chocolate Swirl. Please call 24 hours in advance if you would like to purchase an entire pie to ensure availability.
Looking to start celebrating early? OnWednesday, June 19￼, Norma’s Cafe and TBPP will be hosting a fundraising day, and a portion of the day’s sales from all five locations will be donated directly to TBPP. Can’t make it to fundraising day, or want to celebrate all month long? Norma’s will be collecting cash and credit donations throughout June. In addition, a portion of sales from its limited edition Birthday Cake Pie and Birthday themed shirts will also be donated to TBPP at the end of the month.
“We have been celebrating birthdays for seven years, and the team members at Norma’s Cafe are birthday professionals,” said Paige Chenault, CEO and founder of TBPP. “It is a joy and a pleasure to celebrate with them and share their passion for birthdays and for giving back to the community for the fourth year in a row.”
Since its launch in 2012, TBPP has thrown more than 8,500 birthday parties with more than 50,000 children in homeless shelters across the DFW Metroplex. Each party is made possible with volunteer birthday enthusiasts, and is complete with decorations, crafts, games, cakes, party favors and personalized gifts for each child.
Guests can find more information about the fundraising day and anniversary celebrations on the Norma’s Cafe Facebook event page.