DFW Restaurant Week returns benefiting North Texas Food Bank, Lena Pope

Restaurant Week runs August 9 through September 5, 2021

Participating Restaurants Revealed on “Reservation Day” July 12

Dallas | Fort Worth – June 30, 2021 – North Texas’ largest culinary event, DFW Restaurant Week presented by your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers, returns again this summer, supporting local restaurants and charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) and Lena Pope with every delicious prix fixe meal for a deal.

Mark your calendar for a full month of dining in or taking out for lunch and dinner with top restaurants across the Metroplex: Aug. 9 – Sept. 5, 2021!

DELICIOUS DETAILS

Returning to its traditional August timing, DFW Restaurant Week 2021 officially kicks off the week of Aug. 9–15, with most of the nearly 100 participating restaurants extending dining for additional weeks, offered through Sept. 5. Select restaurants will also provide a head start on DFW Restaurant Week with Preview Weekend, Aug. 6-8.

The official list of participating restaurants will be revealed when reservations open on Reservation Day, Mon., July 12.

This year’s campaign again features both dine-in and take-out options for three-course prix fixe dinners for just $39 or $49, and two-course lunches for just $19. For each meal purchased during the campaign, 20 percent of the cost will be donated to NTFB (Dallas area) or Lena Pope (Tarrant area).

“DFW Restaurant Week is the ideal way to celebrate the North Texas dining scene and support our community,” said NTFB President and CEO Trisha Cunningham. “Needs remain extremely high with the lingering economic impact of the pandemic. With every DFW Restaurant Week meal you purchase, the North Texas Food Bank can provide up to 30 meals since every dollar we receive can provide three meals for hungry North Texans.“

SPECIAL OFFERINGS

• FedEx Office | DFW Restaurant Week Fourth Course – Diners can enjoy a free DFW Restaurant Week Fourth Course, thanks to FedEx Office. Starting July 12, spend $10 at a local FedEx Office location and
receive a certificate for an additional dinner course at participating restaurants!

• DFW Restaurant Week Ultimate Dining Experience presented by your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers – Enter to Win! – Now through July 11, diners can enter to win an exclusive dinner-for-four dining experience with their favorite Audacy radio personalities!

• DFW Restaurant Week Cocktails – Start you meal with a signature cocktail crafted with DFW Restaurant
Week Official Cocktail Sponsor Garrison Brothers Bourbon for a special value at participating restaurants.

BENEFITING NTFB & LENA POPE  

“Whether you dine in or take out, DFW Restaurant Week is a great way to enjoy a delicious meal for a deal while also giving back. Right now the mental and emotional health needs of kids are skyrocketing. In the Tarrant area, every meal during the campaign supports Lena Pope’s efforts to help children overcome the negative effects of this past year,” said Lena Pope CEO Ashley Elgin, Ph.D.

DFW Restaurant Week 2021 is presented by your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers and is an Audacy event. The
campaign is proudly sponsored by Metroplex Cadillac Dealers, Atmos Energy, Beef Loving Texans (Texas Beef Council), FedEx Office, Garrison Brothers Distillery, OpenTable, Society Insurance, 214 Interactive and The Lovell Group.

Mark your calendar for July 12, 2021, when the list of participating restaurants will be revealed at
dfwrestaurantweek.com and reservations open for DFW Restaurant Week dining starting with Preview Weekend, Aug. 6-8.

ABOUT DFW RESTAURANT WEEK

DFW Restaurant Week presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers is North Texas’ largest culinary event. Each summer, diners enjoy delicious prix fixe meals at fine dining restaurants across the area, with a portion of the price donated to the North Texas Food Bank or Lena Pope. Over the past 24 years, DFW Restaurant Week has raised more than $10 million in donations for its charity partners, including $1 million in 2019 alone. DFW Restaurant Week presented by Your Metroplex Cadillac Dealers is an Audacy event. For the full dish on DFW Restaurant Week, please visit dfwrestaurantweek.com and follow on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

ABOUT NORTH TEXAS FOOD BANK

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit hunger-relief organization operating a state-of-the-art volunteer and distribution center in Plano, the Perot Family Campus. Last year, the Food Bank worked hard in partnership with member agencies from our Feeding Network to provide access to almost 97 million nutritious meals across a diverse 13-county service area, exceeding our goal by five years to provide access to 92 million annual meals by 2025. But the need for hunger relief is complex and in order to meet the continued need, the NTFB is always working to increase our food distribution efforts and bridge the hunger gap for children, seniors, and families in North Texas.

NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger-relief organization.

ABOUT LENA POPE

Lena Pope believes that children are an asset with unlimited potential deserving of investment. Since 1930, Lena Pope has worked to improve child well-being in Tarrant County. Lena Pope provides evidence-based, research-tested programs focusing in prevention and early intervention services that support child development and improve the behavioral and mental health of children and families. Lena Pope uses investment from the community to change lives, families and Tarrant County.

Submitted press release, edited for publication in Blue Ribbon News. 




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