The Glendale Chamber of Commerce and the Glendale Young Professionals gathered at the new 9021Pho flagship restaurant located at the recently renovated Glendale Galleria on Thursday, January 17 to celebrate with a ribbon cutting for their new restaurant opening and membership into the Glendale Chamber.
Joined by City Council Member Laura Friedman and the Glendale Chamber Board of Directors, 9021Pho President Greg Aghamanoukian and Executive Chef Kimmy Tang gave their appreciation to the community leaders for their support and great assistance in helping to bring 9021Pho to the Glendale community. Aghamanoukian applauded the city officials by saying, “The building process and opening of 9021Pho’s largest, flagship restaurant was quite smooth. The Glendale City Officials and community members were extremely helpful throughout the entire process. We are grateful to be part of a thriving community like Glendale!”
The ribbon cutting ceremony was followed by the Glendale Young Professionals (GYP) Mixer, which brought it’s ever-growing membership of highly talented, innovative professionals for a night of delicious food, wine, and business networking. GYP Chair, Louie Sadd, welcomed the GYP members, Glendale Council Members, Glendale Galleria Executive Staff, and guests to the Mixer sharing his passion for building a strong community of business professionals who want to make an impact in the community by leading in excellence through quality work and business relationships.
Sadd then introduced 9021Pho President, Greg Aghamanoukian, who expounded on his experiences and valuable lessons learned throughout his business career in Canada and the United States. Aghamanoukian was followed by a profound, brief speech from 9021Pho Founding Executive Chef Kimmy Tang, who shared her excitement for growing the 9021Pho brand and becoming part of a legendary community like Glendale.
The evening concluded with more delicious appetizers and wine served by the charming 9021Pho staff as the room filled with excitement for the business growth of Glendale. It was a night of celebration for both the accomplishments of the past and the great goals for the future.
Written by: Jennifer Bittinger, 9021Pho Marketing Director