NYC & COMPANY ENCOURAGES DINERS TO BOOK RESERVATIONS FOR THE LARGEST NYC RESTAURANT WEEK®EVER

—Reservations Open Today at More Than 360 Restaurants for Dining Deals July 20–August 14—

New York City (July 13, 2015) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced that NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2015 reservations open today. Diners can enjoy three-course prix-fixe lunches for $25 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $38 (excluding beverages, gratuities and taxes) at a record-setting 368 New York City restaurants from July 20 through August 14, Mondays through Fridays, with Saturdays excluded and Sundays optional. For menus, photos and reservations, visit nycgo.com/restaurantweek.

“Year after year, NYC Restaurant Week continues to grow, and this summer New Yorkers and visitors will find phenomenal dining deals at more than 360 of NYC’s top restaurants,” said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company. “Whether diners are looking to try a new restaurant or to enjoy a perennial favorite, we are thrilled to give everyone another reason to celebrate NYC’s dining scene and ‘Eat Up’ at the City’s best restaurants.”

The first dining program of its kind, NYC Restaurant Week continues to attract new and noteworthy restaurants in the 23 years since its inception, when it was started to welcome the Democratic National Convention to the City. This summer’s iteration, the largest NYC Restaurant Week ever, features 37 new participants including Asia de Cuba, Chefs Club by Food & Wine, Élan, The Gorbals, Haveli, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria and Zuma, and welcomes back 331 restaurants such as the following notable participants: ‘21’ Club, All’onda, Gallaghers Steakhouse, Nobu New York, Tavern on the Green, Tribeca Grill, Victor’s Cafe and Water’s Edge.

“NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2015 is an exciting and meaningful celebration of dining. You can travel all over the City to 33 neighborhoods and sample nearly 30 cuisines,” said Tracy Nieporent, chairman of NYC & Company's Restaurant Committee. “Our restaurant community is ready to welcome you with the quality, variety, hospitality and diversity that make New York City the restaurant capital of the world.”

Returning this summer is an exclusive offer for American Express® Card Members. Card Members can enroll any eligible American Express Card, use their Card to spend $25 or more at any participating restaurant and get a $5 statement credit up to four times. To learn more and enroll in this offer with an eligible American Express Card, visit amexnetwork.com/nycrestaurantweek. Terms apply.

NYC Restaurant Week is promoted through exclusive content on nycgo.com, out-of-home media in the five boroughs, print and digital advertising, commercials running in NYC taxicabs and on the Toshiba screen in Times Square and through social media posts using the hashtag #NYCRestaurantWeek.

Visitors who come to New York City this summer to experience NYC Restaurant Week will encounter a diversity of hotel offerings, giving travelers more opportunity to not only visit but stay in the many vibrant neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs. With more than 103,000 rooms to choose from at every budget and style, travelers can stay longer and explore more during the warmer travel months. For the best available rates, visit nycgo.com/hotels and reserve through NYC & Company’s exclusive hotel booking partner, Booking.com.

About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit nycgo.com.
 

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