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by NYC Editor, 10/17/2008

 
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PR: NYC Restaurant Week 2007

Contact: Chris Heywood, NYC & Company, 212-484-5458, cheywood@nycvisit.com

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007 Celebrates
Dining Out in New York City

Over 200 Restaurants Offer Prix-Fixe $24.07 Lunches and $35 Dinners

New York, New York (June 19, 2007) – NYC & Company today announced the dates for NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007. From July 16–July 20 and July 23–July 27, New Yorkers and visitors alike can take advantage of fine dining at special prices when over 200 of New York City's best restaurants serve up three-course prix-fixe lunches for $24.07 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $35 (beverages, gratuities and tax are additional). Reservations can be made beginning June 18th at nycvisit.com.

"NYC & Company is proud to showcase the NYC Restaurant Week participants that are inviting visitors and New Yorkers to experience this exceptional value and discover the quality, variety and hospitality that has become synonymous with dining out in New York City," said George Fertitta, NYC & Company CEO.

Renowned restaurants of all cuisines and ethnicities take part in NYC Restaurant Week, representing a true cross-section of the New York City dining experience. Notable newcomers this year include Anthos, Gordon Ramsay's maze, Kobe Club, Park Avenue Summer, Wild Salmon and Zoë Restaurant. Meanwhile, Chin Chin Restaurant, City Lobster & Crab Co. and City Hall make a much-awaited return to the program. Among other sought-after restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007 are Chanterelle, Del Posto, Eleven Madison Park, Mai House and Tabla.

"Summer Restaurant Week, now in its 16th year, is an exciting event not only for diners but for the New York City restaurant community," said Tracy Nieporent, Myriad Restaurant Group partner and NYC & Company Restaurant Committee Chairman. "This unparalleled selection of restaurants gives visitors and New Yorkers the opportunity to dine more economically at the largest culinary event in the country."

"American Express is delighted to once again support NYC Restaurant Week and the exceptional restaurants that make New York City a culinary destination," said Dionne Rogers, Vice President, American Express Establishment Services.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007 is produced by NYC & Company and is supported by founding sponsor American Express and presenting sponsors The Coca-Cola Company, I Love NY, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Bravo.

For more information and a complete list of NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2007 participants, log on to nycvisit.com.


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