We donated $15,000 to a local non-profit, Community Servings. boloco team members also volunteered in Community Servings kitchens and we donated portions of Late November burrito sales and Presidents’ Day sales to CS.
We also donated $5,000 to the Prouty event, supporting the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Hanover, NH.
After 39 presentations over a six-month period, we raised expansion capital from Winona Capital for growth. We won “Best of Boston” from Boston Magazine for Best Neighborhood Takeout. Naturally raised carnitas were re-introduced as a permanent menu item, after having been a successful special in years past. Steak was converted to a naturally raised product as well. “Naturally raised” at boloco is defined as vegetarian fed with no added antibiotics or growth hormones.
Boston Red Sox won their 2nd World Series in four years! Somerville (187 Elm in Somerville) (#12) location opened. Natick, MA (#13) location opened. Congress Street (#14) location opened. Water Street (#4), a few hundred feet away, became the boloco Catering Center.
Boloco location total = 13 (not including Catering Center)