On Thursday, Serata of
Long Beach is providing Thanksgiving Dinner to local families that have
been affected by Hurricane Sandy.
There will be no charge
for this meal to any of the families that attend. Residents of Long
Beach are invited to come with their families and return to normalcy
with a delicious holiday meal provided by the Serata family and their
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We were blessed. Although we sustained storm damage, our
immediate family and friends are all healthy and safe. We have been
working around the clock to get the restaurant ready for Thanksgiving so
we can help those who lost their homes and let them forget their
troubles for at least a little while,” said co-owner Anthony Gironta.
Thursday the doors will be open at noon to 4 p.m. and families will
begin to be seated immediately for a festive buffet dinner. With 275
seats prepped and ready to be filled Serata is hoping to serve well over
“No matter what was ever going on in our home a good
meal always brought our family together. Our customers are our family
and we want nothing more than for them to at least enjoy their
Thanksgiving as they rebuild their lives,” said co-owner Vincenzo Ferrara.
is located at 777 West Beech St.
Sorrentino of MS*AS Restaurant Consulting, whose family has been
feeding Long Islander’s for years, formerly at the beloved chain of
family style restaurants, Matteo’s, and currently at 388 Restaurant &
Lounge in Roslyn and Chris & Tony’s Restaurant & Lounge in
“It’s not every day that we can bring so many
people together from the food industry to help and provide holiday
meals for family’s who can use a lift right now. As a property owner in
Long Beach (Sorrentino owns the building in which Serata operates) I am
glad I can help and will joyfully be serving food myself all day to our
neighbors and friends.”
Any Long Island business or individual that would like to donate or assist is welcome to call Serata’s Manager Anthony at 516-341-8322 or email email@example.com
would like to thank the businesses that have already chipped in to lend
a hand including 388 Restaurant & Lounge in Roslyn, Chris &
Tony’s Restaurant & Lounge in Syosset, Vincent’s Clam Bar of Carle
Place, Morgan Stanley, Cremosa, Landmark Diner of Roslyn, the Meat House
of Roslyn, the E-Cookie, SugarBees of South Huntington, Grassroots Bake
Shop in Glen Head, MS*AS Restaurant Consulting, KGG Enterprises &
the Harlan Group.
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