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Restaurants unveiled, reservations open for DFW Restaurant Week

DALLAS, TX (July 13, 2015) The official list of participating restaurants has been unveiled and reservations are now open for the summer’s hottest dining event, the 18th annual DFW Restaurant Week presented by Central Market.

Dine out to enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe dinners ($35 or $45) and two course lunches ($20), discover more than 125 restaurants participating in DFW Restaurant Week and give back to the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas and Lena Pope in Fort Worth. With 20% of every meal purchased going to help local families in need, supporters have the opportunity to change lives and enjoy the best food DFW has to offer while doing it! Make sure to share your culinary crusades on social media using #DFWRestaurantWk.

Dates to Savor

  • First Course: DFW Restaurant Week Kick-Off Party: Aug. 6 –  Kick-off summer’s hottest dining event on Thursday, August 6, at a new location with an exclusive “first taste” of DFW Restaurant Week at one of the Metroplex’s most celebrated parties, complete with craft cocktails and gourmet fare at Sixty Five Hundred. Ticket sales benefit the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope, so there’s even more reason to celebrate. Find more information and purchase tickets online.
  • Preview Weekend: Aug. 7 – 9
  • Main Week: Aug. 10 – 16
  • Extensions: Aug. 17 – 30

About DFW Restaurant Week

Celebrating 18 years in 2015, DFW Restaurant Week presented by Central Market (formally KRLD Restaurant Week), was founded by NewsRadio 1080 KRLD in August 1997. Since its creation, the event continues to flourish as a popular marketing and fundraising opportunity and has helped raise millions for the supported charity partners the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope Home.  For the full dish on Dallas/Fort Worth’s hottest summer food and wine event, please visit dfwrestaurantweek.com.

About North Texas Food Bank

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit relief organization. Leading the fight against hunger in our community, we distribute donated, purchased, and prepared foods through a network of more than 1,000 feeding programs and 262 Partner Agencies in 13 counties. Since 1982, NTFB has distributed more than half a billion pounds of food. NTFB supports the nutritional needs of North Texans through research, education, advocacy and strategic partnerships. In fiscal year 2014, NTFB provided access to 62 million nutritious meals. NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization (feedingamerica.org).

About Lena Pope

More than 80 years ago, Lena Pope Home began providing hope for North Texas children. Since its founding in 1930, the programs offered by Lena Pope have evolved to meet the changing needs of the community. Today, with early intervention and prevention programs, we help create hope, happiness, and success for children and families through two focused areas: counseling and education.

Information provided by Hendrika Rhoad, Lovell PR for North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope.

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