One of the most delicious weeks of the year has almost arrived. Applications for Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week 2023 are now open.

According to KCRG, the event will take place February 17-26 and will feature up to 20 select items from each restaurant. Here's what's required of each applicant, according to the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance website:

  • Restaurant is located within the Cedar Rapids metro area, includes neighboring communities
  • A member of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance
  • Restaurant is independently owned and operated, no franchises or chains allowed
  • Agreeable to the event timeline dates outlined below
  • Active participation in promotion of Restaurant Week 2023 before and throughout the week
  • Provide special Restaurant Week carry-out and/or sit-down menu for patrons throughout entire duration of Restaurant Week
  • Provide menu item and any necessary logos, graphics, and photos by January 20.
  • Promote Restaurant Week, as well as specific menu items, on all available channels (in-house, website, social media, etc.) from February 13- February 26.
  • Agree to provide net food sales revenue for Restaurant Week, February 17 - 26, 2023. (This information is confidential and used strictly to determine economic impact of Restaurant Week.)
  • Include restaurant week punch card with bill
  • Agreeing to provide punch cards, and stamping punch cards with a purchase during restaurant week to customers

If your restaurant is not yet a member of the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance but would like to participate, you can become one before January 20. Sign up and get more details here.

We will have news about the restaurants selected when they are announced.

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