#NYCRestaurantWeek Photo Contest Encourages Diners to Share Their Experiences on Instagram—

New York City (July 21, 2016) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors and New Yorkers to dine out for NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2016 at one of the program’s record-setting 388 participating restaurants, from Monday, July 25, through Friday, August 19. In its 24th year, the event offers three-course prix-fixe lunches for $29 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $42 (excluding beverages, gratuities and taxes) Mondays through Fridays, with Saturdays excluded and Sundays optional. Diners can enter the #NYCRestaurantWeek photo contest on Instagram for a chance to win a $50 gift card to select NYC restaurants. For menus, photos and reservations, visit

Diners who snap a photo of their NYC Restaurant Week experience and tag the picture with #NYCRestaurantWeek on Instagram will be automatically entered into the contest. Official judges will choose winners every day of the program for four weeks to receive a $50 gift card to select NYC Restaurant Week participants.

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 $35 or more at any participating restaurant and get a $5 statement credit up to four times. To learn more and enroll in this offer, visit Terms apply.

NYC Restaurant Week is promoted through exclusive content on; out-of-home media in the five boroughs; print and digital advertising, including promotion through media partner Time Out New York; commercials running in NYC taxicabs and on Toshiba Vision in Times Square; and through social media posts using #NYCRestaurantWeek.

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




Contact: NYC & Company / Chris Heywood 212-484-1270
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