Week of January 14 proclaimed to be “Winter Pittsburgh Restaurant Week” by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh

At the Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Kickoff Party on January 10, 2013, Pittsburgh City Councilman William Peduto was in attendance to enjoy the festivities and mingle with food lovers and restaurant week partners.

In the first ever proclamation Peduto has read by iPad, “the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare January 14 to January 20 to be “Winter Pittsburgh Restaurant Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.”

Read the complete proclamation:

WHEREAS, Pittsburgh was recently named one of the best food cities in America by Eater National, a prominent dining blog; and

WHEREAS, Pittsburgh Restaurant Week is a biannual event that invites residents and members of surrounding communities to come to the City to discover new restaurants and support our small businesses; and

WHEREAS, Winter Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, which takes place from January 14 to January 20, aims to highlight the delicious and wide-ranging dining options that Pittsburgh has to offer; and

WHEREAS, more than 50 restaurants from across the City will join in the festivities, offering discounted menus and special dishes; and

WHEREAS, on Thursday January 10, the Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Kickoff Party will launch Restaurant Week and showcase dishes from participating restaurants; and

WHEREAS, charity raffles at the Kickoff Party will raise funds to support Garfield Community Farm, which restores abandoned city property through urban agriculture for the benefit of low-income residents, and the Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, which distributes over 27 million pounds of food per year to alleviate hunger in our region; and

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby commend Pittsburgh Restaurant Week for supporting the Pittsburgh restaurant scene and joins with them in celebrating the City’s burgeoning food culture; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare January 14 to January 20 to be “Winter Pittsburgh Restaurant Week” in the City of Pittsburgh.

Sponsored by Councilman William Peduto

Co-sponsored by Council President Darlene M. Harris and Councilmembers Theresa Kail-Smith, Natalia Rudiak, Bruce A. Kraus, Corey O’Connor, R. Daniel Lavelle, Patrick Dowd, and Rev. Ricky V. Burgess

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