NYC & Company Kicks Off NYC Restaurant Week

NYC & Company (New York City’s tourism, marketing and partnership organization) visited the NYSE to kick off the 20th year of NYC Restaurant Week, which runs from July 11 through July 24. In honor of the occasion, NYC & Company CEO George Fertitta, rang The Closing BellSM.


NYC Restaurant Week began in 1992 as a one-time program to welcome the National Democratic Convention to town. Since then, the City’s largest gastronomic event has grown from 95 restaurants to more than 320, and has developed to include exclusive dining benefits, sweepstakes, consumer events and products.

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2011—the City’s original culinary celebration and world’s first Restaurant Week—will feature more than 320 restaurants. The two-week event will take place July 11–24, Mondays through Fridays; Saturdays are excluded and Sundays are optional.

About NYC & Company:

NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide.