Togo's Surf Art Van Tour Brings Renowned Art Work of Drew Brophy to West Coast Beachgoers Togo’s Also Introduces A Masterpiece of Its Own: The New Bocana Beef Sandwich

August 03, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
(San Jose, CA) August, 2006 – Togo’s, a leading West coast fast casual brand — is returning to its roots in surf culture with the introduction of the Togo’s Surf Art Tour. The tour features the works of world-renowned artist Drew Brophy, whose surreal and lively artwork has added a new dimension to surf culture. The Tour coincides with the introduction of the new the Bocana Beef sandwich, named after a famous estuary surf break near San Jose Del Cabo in Mexico. The Togo’s Bocana Beef sandwich is filled with generous helpings of roast beef, chunky avocado red onions and spring mix.

Surf art enthusiasts will have the perfect chance to see the Brophy's work — and sample the delicious new Bocana Beef sandwich. With a Volkswagen Vanagon outfitted with Brophy’s work, the surf art tour will stop at beaches and sporting events up and down the California coast giving beachgoers a chance to see Drew Brophy’s artwork up close, and to try Togo’s new Bocana Beef sandwich. Brophy’s original works of art appear on surfboards, t-shirts greeting cards, beach towels, fabrics, tattoos, skim boards and skateboards. Brophy is a prolific artist who averages 100 new pieces each year, and whose custom-painted surfboards are coveted by celebrities, musicians and art collectors worldwide. Additionally, beachgoers can even test out a surfboard by shaper Barry Vandermeulen.

The Surf Art Tour is part of Togo’s return to its roots in the sand. Started in San Jose, California, in the late 60’s, Togo’s has grown to 283 locations and has stayed true to the concept’s core focus on freshly prepared, wholesome sandwiches with generous portions.

The Togo’s Surf Art Tour will be at the following beaches or events:

Aug 3 – 6 – 2006 Summer X-Games at Staples Center
Aug 6 – 33rd Annual Rough Water Swim, Santa Cruz
Aug 9 – Stonegate Skate Park, San Jose
Aug 11 – Redwood City Skate Park
Aug 12 – The Seen Festival, People’s Park, Berkeley
Aug 12 – 15 – Gillis Volleyball Invitational, Dockweiller Beach
Aug 16 – Pipe and C Street, Ventura
Aug 16 – Stockton Skatepar
Aug 18 – 20 – World Wake Surf Championships, Kelseyville/Clear Lake
Aug 18 — Beacons
Aug 19 – Cardiff Reef and Encinitas
Aug 20 – Upper and Lower Trestles
Aug 23 – County Line and Leo Carrillo State Beach
Aug 23 – Maverick’s , Half Moon Bay
Aug 25 – Black’s and Scripps, San Diego
Aug 25 – Black Point, Sonoma
Aug 27 – Mission Beach, Ocean Beach Pier
Aug 30 – Silver Strand, San Diego
Aug 30 – Fresno Skatepark
Sept 1 – Solana Beach
Sept 1 – 3 – Monterey Bay Reggae Festival,
Sept 1 – 3 – Hello Kitty BoardFest, Huntington Beach

About Togo’s
As a leading West Coast fast casual brand, Togo’s has grown to 283 locations predominately in California and a few locations in Arizona, Washington, Oregon and Utah. The Togo’s menu includes more than 25 sandwiches and salads, as well as soups and catering services. Togo’s is known for its signature sandwiches such as Avocado & Turkey and Hot Pastrami sandwich.

For more information about Togo’s or the Togo’s Surf Art Tour, visit

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