Johnny Rockets On Third Street Promenade To Celebrate Presidents Day With Ketchup Mural

Monday, 18 Feb 2013, 9:09:00 AM

Mitch James

Johnny Rockets in Santa Monica and Heinz Ketchup are celebrating Presidents Day with the painting of a mural in ketchup.
Courtesy photo
Johnny Rockets in Santa Monica and Heinz Ketchup are celebrating Presidents Day with the painting of a mural in ketchup.

Award-winning artist Cynthia

Kostylo will create murals of Mt. Rushmore and a “We Salute You”

military homage – using Heinz Ketchup – at the Johnny Rockets restaurant on

Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica today, Feb. 18. 

The patriotic holiday event will take place from 4pm to 6pm

at the restaurant, located at 1322 Third Street Promenade.

Other family-friendly activities will round out this special

Presidents’ Day event including Johnny Rockets American Fries sampling with

Heinz Dip & Squeeze Ketchup packages, patriotic coloring sheets for kids

to create their own art masterpieces, shake

costume appearance for photo opportunities, Johnny Rockets servers dancing to classic tunes, and cinematographer

Matthew Givot capturing

time-lapse video of Cynthia creating her ketchup murals.

Kostylo is a multiple award-winning Madonnari (street

painting artist) who travels throughout North America participating as a chalk

artist in festivals. 

She was part of a five-artist U.S. delegation that

introduced the art of street painting to launch the Beijing Olympics.

Givot is a cinematographer and photographer whose time-lapse

work has been featured on NBC and in many films. 

Most recently, it was utilized in the arrival of the space

shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles.

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