Remembering Jose

Remembering Jose Hernandez

Donate To Help Jose on GoFundMe

When he applied for a job at Christos Union Depot some seventeen years ago, we weren’t sure what to make of him. He giggled a lot, often for no apparent reason, and it was difficult to have a proper conversation with him. But he had a disarming demeanor, so we gave him a try. In no time, it became clear that this was no ordinary worker. Not only was he strong as an ox, which meant that he could move banquet furniture with great ease, he was always early and never complained about the work. In fact, he thrived on it. He had an amazing sense for the flow of the work, and during the rush he would slide effortlessly from salads to the line to dish. He loved to work, enjoyed being helpful, and thoroughly relished the interaction with co-workers.

But what made Jose special was his great sense of humor. He knew how to tease co-workers, just enough to get a smile out of them without offending them. For a man of few words, he had a superb understanding of the people around him. There was always laughter when Jose was at work.

Jose, the compassionate, funny, hardworking man who brought joy to those around him, was tragically injured by a hit and run driver as he rode his bike home from work two nights ago. The reaction amongst our employees, present and past, has been overwhelming. The outpouring of concern and support speaks volumes about the love felt for him. We pray that he recovers from his grave injuries, and truly hope that the guilty person Is brought to justice.

A link is provided below to a Go Fund Me site set up by Jose’s friends at Brasa where he last worked.


Donate To Jose’s Campaign Now


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Christos Minnetonka Is Open

Christos Minnetonka Is Open

After a power outage on Sunday, Christos Minnetonka is open again and serving all your favorite greek dishes and, of course, our signature daily specials

Christos Minnetonka Happy Hour

Monday – Friday 4 – 6 PM
Sunday 11am-9pm
Buy A Drink* and get a Half-Priced Appetizer

* Soft Drinks Do Not Apply

$4.50 SALMON CREEK® House Wines
$1 Off Tap Beers

Stella Artois Odell IPA
Surly Bender Mich Golden Light
Summit EPA Alaskan Amber


$1 Off All Liquor & Cocktails
Gyros Tyropita
Hummus Koupepia
Melintzanosalata Calamari
Crab Cakes Feta Cheese
Spanakopita Oregano Wings


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Christos Minnetonka Bar

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Happy Hour Chicken Wings Appetizer at Christos

Oregano Wings

Calamari Appetizer

Calamari Appetizer

Mediterranean mussels are back!

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Our Famous
Mediterranean Mussels
Are Here!

(Served With Our Delicious Aioli Sauce)

Available After 3pm Today!
Come and Get ‘Em.


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Mother’s Day at Christos


Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  Make your plans now to treat mom to a great meal. Christos is the perfect place for the family to gather and celebrate Mothers day. Our menu has something for everyone.