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Treva Takes on Charitable Causes

Restaurant to participate in three fundraisers.

, which celebrated its one-year anniversary in December, has become a popular dining and drinking establishment in West Hartford center. Chef-Owner Dorjan Puka is now bringing Treva’s creations outside his establishment into the community by participating in charitable events.

First up is Top Nosh, a food and beverage event benefiting the Yachad Greater Hartford Jewish Community High School. At the event, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 15 at the Chase Gallery in West Hartford, Treva will serve its warm $30 Rooibos Cocktail, which features Blueberry Rooibos Tea along with two premium spirits and a blend of fruits, nuts and spices. The drink was developed by Mike Giardino, Treva’s bar chef. Reservations are required; call 860-236-5611 or e-mail office@yachad.net.

Then on March 17, Treva will provide food for , a fundraiser presented by the Rotary Club of West Hartford to support its charitable causes. This event will also be held at the Mandell Jewish Community Center, and runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at , 17 Sedgwick Road or by contacting Kyle Egress at 860-313-7144.

Come spring, Puka will be one of the chefs participating in Flavors of Connecticut 2012, an annual fundraiser for the American Liver Foundation presented by Hartford Hospital. Each chef will prepare a signature five-course gourmet meal tableside, complemented with wine pairings, for a table of twelve guests. The event is scheduled for April 3 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. For ticket information, contact Lisa Martino at lmartino@liverfoundation.org or call 203-234-2022.

For information on Treva, call 860-232-0407 or go to www.trevact.com.

This information was submitted in a news release.

John H. Church March 10, 2012 at 02:34 PM
Treva also supported CitySingers' holiday concerts by offering free dessert coupons for people who came to our voluntary offering Jubilo concerts last December. Mr. Puka sets a fine example as one of West Hartford's true business 'neighbors'. Hats off, Treva! John Church, Co-Manager, CitySingers of Hartford
Keith Griffin March 10, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Plus, he's a West Hartford resident, too. He's a great example of a business owner who supports his community in so many ways.
Carin Buckman March 10, 2012 at 08:05 PM
And that's not all! Treva donated delicious food to Lynn Evans Potpourri Designs in West Hartford Center in October for the Barbara Delinsky book signing event to raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer. In addition, Mr. Puka is supporting the UConn Health Center White Coat Gala on April 21st by donating an elegant dinner for four plus a wine pairing to the Gala's fundraising auction. Not only is Treva's food delicious beyond compare, but I agree with Mr. Church. Dorjan Puka exemplifies the true spirit of "community". If you have not yet experienced Mr. Puka's warmth and hospitality, please make your reservations now. The experience is well worth the wait! Carin Buckman Lynn Evans Potpourri Designs White Coat Gala Committee

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