Picasso's Cafe is celebrating 25 years, a Quarter of a Century - in business this year. They have received numerous business honors and recognition over the years including Entrepreneurs of the Year (2010) by Congresswoman Judy Chu and Small Business of the Year for the 57th Assembly District (2008) as well as for their environmental efforts to go green.
Since their founding, Picasso's founders have been active in the local communities. Operation PAINT (Picasso's Assistance In Necessary Things) was founded in 2009 to formalize their commitment to community involvement. Picasso's commitment is to be commitment is to express gratitude daily by being a shining example of the restaurant industry through our catering donations, monetary sponsorships, volunteer work and support of local non- profit groups and organizations and nationwide relief efforts. A few of the many organizations they support are LA's Walk for Hope to Cure Breast Cancer for City of Hope, the Irwindale Educational Foundation and Pacific Clinics.
Chamber of Commerce Activity
Picasso’s Café is a Charter Cornerstone Member for Irwindale Chamber of Commerce. Marissa DeRosa also serves on the Board of Directors. She and Vincent DeRosa have both served as Chair of the Board. They also support many of the other programs for Irwindale and other local Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Tournaments, Community Taste Events, and Business Networking Events.