(April 25, 2018 – Tampa, Fla.) – Creative Loafing’s Tampa Bay Restaurant Week is back for it’s 11th year from Thurs., June 14th, through Sun., June 24th, this year presented by Tampa International Airport, with three-course prix fixe menus at participating restaurants throughout Tampa Bay. To kick off the annual foodie week, Creative Loafing will host the fourth annual Meet The Chefs on Thurs., June 14th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Vault (611 N. Franklin St. in downtown Tampa). Tickets to Meet The Chefs are on sale now; this event sells out every year.
In celebration of Creative Loafing’s annual Food Issue on stands June 14th, participating Tampa Bay area restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe menus (and additional special menu offerings—like exclusve Tito’s Handmade Vodka drink specials) for only $30 or $45 per couple or person for a limited time from from Thurs., June 14th, through Sun., June 24th, as part of Tampa Bay Restaurant Week presented by Tampa International Airport. It’s a great way for foodies to dine at restaurants they’ve been dying to try or can’t get enough of.
Tampa Bay Restaurant Week presented by Tampa International Airports’s kickoff event, Meet the Chefs, provides attendees an exclusive opportunity to participate in a meet and greet and sampling opportunity with more than 10 of the chefs behind favorite local Tampa Bay area restaurants and menu items. Each of the chefs will be sampling a soup, appetizer, or main course to make up a small plates meal. Stay tuned for more details, including the chef lineup and menu details. This is an intimate, cocktail-style event with a limited number of tickets available. This event sold out in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Tickets for Meet The Chefs are on sale, featuring a flash sale now through Fri., April 27th. GA Flash Sale tickets are on sale now for $50. GA includes small plates by each chef and one complimentary drink at the bar. VIP Flash Sale tickets are on sale now for $70. VIP includes small plates by each chef, access to a private VIP area featuring complimentary drinks at a VIP-only bar by CW’s Gin Joint, and more. To purchase tickets, visit meetthechefstampabay.com
Those interested in staying up-to-date on all things Tampa Bay Restaurant Week presented by Tampa International Airport, Meet The Chefs, and CL’s Food Issue, including participating restaurants and chef announcements, should RSVP to the Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2018 Facebook digital event here.
More information on Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2018 at tampabayrestaurantweek.com
Please use the following hashtag for Restaurant Week digital promotions: #CLRestaurantWeek
More information on Meet The Chefs 2018 at meetthechefstampabay.com
Please use the following hashtag for Meet The Chefs digital promotions: #CLChefs
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