The Chef’s Grille receives Murrieta’s first Back-to-Business grant

Murrieta City Council members Kelly Seyarto and Christi White, with Martin Corso, owner and chef of The Chef’s Grille, and Mayor Gene Wunderlich deliver the first Back-to Business grant from the city of Murrieta. The program offers support to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Valley News/Courtesy photo
MURRIETA – Murrieta issued its first Back-to-Business grant of $10,000 to Martin Corso, owner and chef of The Chef’s Grille restaurant on Jefferson Avenue in Murrieta. The funds will support lease and payroll expenses and are designed to strengthen small businesses impacted by COVID-19. “This is such a great help to us,” Corso said. “To see how you have responded to this for our community is outstanding. We are all part of this.” Through this partnership with Riverside County, the city has designated $250,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the Back-to-Business grant program. There is no impact to the city’s general fund. The Chef’s Grille has served Murrieta for three years, with a unique variety of gourmet casual foods and a strong following with r
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