NYC RESTAURANT WEEK WINTER 2009 EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 20


More than 130 of NYC's Top Restaurants Continue To Offer Diners the City's Best Cuisine at a Great Value

New York City (February 25, 2009)—NYC & Company, New York City’s marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced that NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2009 will extend through Friday, March 20. The promotion will continue at more than 130 participating restaurants, some including Sundays. Prices for the program remain the same with three-course prix-fixe lunches for $24.07 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $35.00 (excluding beverage, tax and gratuity). Reservations are open to the public and can through nycgo.com.

“NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2009 was a success, and we are excited to extend the program through the end of the winter,” said NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta. “This is our way of continuing to make fine dining affordable for New Yorkers and visitors, but to also provide a boost to many of the City’s restaurants in a tough economic climate.”

Now in its 18th year, NYC Restaurant Week brings together some of the City’s most celebrated, time-honored fine dining establishments that include Payard and One if by Land, Two if by Sea, with some of the City’s most contemporary and sought-after hot-spots like Café Boulud, Morimoto and Nobu Next Door. Notable newcomers this year include Apiary, Bar Breton and Bar Stuzzichini.

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2009 is produced by NYC & Company and supported by Founding Sponsor American Express, Participating Sponsors Coca Cola and JetBlue, and Partner I Love NY.

For more information, a complete list of participating restaurants and a selection of this year’s prix-fixe menus, call 311 or visit nycgo.com/restaurantweek.

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 information on visiting and experiencing New York City, go to nycgo.com or visit the Official New York City Visitor Information Center at 810 Seventh Avenue, between 52nd and 53rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan.

Contacts
Carli Smith
NYC & Company
212-484-1270
csmith@nycvisit.com

Tiffany Townsend
NYC & Company
212-484-1270
ttownsend@nycvisit.com