St. Pete Beach Restaurant Presents “Hakuna Matata” to Benefit Big Cat Rescue 

Tampa Bay, FLA (June 28, 2019) – Boulevard Burgers & Tap House is teaming up with Big Cat Rescue to help raise funds and awareness for abused and neglected big cats this July. The burger restaurant, located on St. Pete Beach, is featuring the “Hakuna Matata” burger in recognition of the live action Lion King movie premiere on July 19th. The ferocious burger is crafted with half-pound Boulevard beef and topped with melted provolone cheese, roasted red pepper, arugula, and a red wine garlic aioli. A $1 from each burger sold will benefit Big Cat Rescue. Guests can order the Hakuna Matata with choice of sidewinder fries, tater tots, or coleslaw for $12.95; available through July 31st. 

Additionally, when guests order the Hakuna Matata burger they can be entered to win a Big Cat Experience for 4 (Day Tour or Kids Tour). The experience includes a walking tour of the sanctuary with sightings of lions, leopards, tigers, servals, and more. A winner will be selected on July 31st and will be contacted by Boulevard Burgers & Tap House. 

Boulevard Burgers & Tap House is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The restaurant features all day happy hour and $6 bloodies every day, 15 local crafts on draft, half-price appetizers on Mondays, trivia and tacos on Tuesdays, free meals for kids on Wednesdays, and live music on the weekends. The Boulevard is pet-friendly, offering a Yappy Hour every Saturday afternoon. Private dining is also available in the nautically-acquainted dining room.

Every weekend, guests can tune in to live music on the patio with Irish folk by The Bawdy Boys on Fridays at 8:00pm, Sinatra favorites with Felix Peyton on Saturdays at 7:00pm, and live jazz with Le Jazz Trio on Sundays at 11:30am. 

ABOUT BOULEVARD BURGERS & TAP HOUSE: Boulevard Burgers & Tap House is a casual dining, indoor/ outdoor restaurant serving American cuisine. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, and breakfast on Sundays. The Boulevard is located at 5905 Gulf Boulevard, St Pete Beach, FL 33706. | 727-201-4906 | fb @blvdburgers + insta @boulevardstpete

ABOUT BIG CAT RESCUE: Big Cat Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and one of the largest accredited sanctuaries in the world dedicated to abused and abandoned big cats. Big Cat Rescue’s mission is to provide the best home we can for the cats in our care, end abuse of big cats in captivity and prevent extinction of big cats in the wild including tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, bobcats, lynx, servals, ocelots and caracals. 

EVOLVE & CO: Evolve & Co is a full-service advertising agency located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The company is a collective of brand strategists and creatives, specializing in the lifestyle vertical. The firm is located at 475 Central Avenue Suite M7, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701. 

Editors: For details, or to schedule an interview contact Lisa Williams or 727.490.9835.

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