Pittsburgh, PA, June 24, 2013: Before the week-long dining deals for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week – Summer 2013 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 August 8, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the National Aviary on Pittsburgh’s historic northside.
Party-goers who attend the event will be provided the opportunity to browse menus and make restaurant week reservations, while experiencing a casual “foodie” atmosphere as participating restaurants circulate a preview of their PRW tastings. Online ticket sales for the party begin Monday, July 1, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Early ticket buyers will enjoy 30% off the $50 ticket value.
Restaurants, including Alma Pan-Latin Kitchen, Atria’s, Center Plate, Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar, Fukuda, James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy, Kaleidoscope Café, Marty’s Market, Hambone’s, Pino’s Contemporary Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, River City Grille – Pittsburgh Marriott North, Root 174, Sausalido, Skinny Pete’s Kitchen, The Capital Grille, and The Elbow Room are excited to offer previews and compete for the title of “Best Summer Preview 2013” as voted by party-goers.