Before the week-long dining deals for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week – Winter 2014 begin at over 50 restaurants across the region, the Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Kickoff Party gives restaurants the opportunity to woo diners into their restaurants for the week. The cocktail party-style event will include festive cocktails, free samplings from PRW-participating restaurants and charity raffles. The party begins on January 9, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bill Chisnell Productions located at 1111 Penn Avenue.
- Browse dining deal menus
- Make restaurant week reservations via OpenTable
- Experience restaurants circulating previews of their PRW tastings.
- Cast a vote for the #BESTPREVIEW Award
Advance Purchase tickets are $50 per person and available online. Tickets are available at the door for $60 per person.
Food tastings will be available from the following restaurants competing for the #BESTPREVIEW award:
Cornerstone Restaurant, Donato’s, Fukuda, Girasole, J Lynns Cafe, Kaleidoscope Cafe, Lola Bistro, Lombardozzi’s Restaurant, Marisqueira Bistro, Matteo’s, Merante Brothers Market, Nine on Nine, River City Grille, Savory Hill, Skinny Pete’s Kitchen, Terrace Room, The Capital Grille, The Carlton and Three Rivers
Charity raffles have been assembled with the help of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. Gift baskets, gift certificates will be available through raffles. Proceeds from raffles at Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Kickoff Party will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Transplantation Surgery Auxiliary.
Money raised from the raffles will support programming and research at the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.