Atlanta – The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) and the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) have partnered together to create the first ever Georgia Restaurant Week. This inaugural seven day culinary event is aimed at increasing awareness about Georgia’s culinary scene and highlighting the state’s unique and varied dining options.
“Restaurants play a key role for driving tourism and Georgia’s restaurants exhibit some of the best dining establishments that you can find in the country,” said GRA Executive Director Karen Bremer. “Through the GRA’s partnership with GDEcD, Georgia Restaurant Week will inspire diners to experience the exceptional dining that is available throughout Georgia and will showcase Georgia’s thriving culinary scene to visitors near and far.”
Leading up to the event, patrons will be able to view menu options, price details and make reservations online. Additionally, guests and participating restaurants can stay engaged and share their experiences via social media using hashtag #GARestaurantWeek on Explore Georgia’s various social media outlets.
All restaurants throughout Georgia are encouraged to participate in this highly anticipated event. For more information on Georgia Restaurant Week and to sign up your restaurant to participate, please visit www.garestaurantweek.com.
About the Georgia Restaurant Association
The GRA’s mission is to serve as the voice for Georgia’s restaurants in advocacy, education and awareness. The GRA is sanctioned by the National Restaurant Association to operate Georgia’s only not-for-profit representing the state’s foodservice industry. The GRA serves as the unified voice for over 16,000 foodservice and drinking places in the state of Georgia with total sales in excess of $17.1 billion which provides more than 421,800 jobs. From large chains to start-ups, the GRA helps make Georgia a better place for restaurants to do business and helps make restaurants better for Georgia.