Orange County Restaurant Week Returns

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Orange County Restaurant Week, the region's most celebrated culinary event for more than a decade, returns Sunday, March 3th through Saturday, March 9th with nearly 150 restaurants participating offering diners a wide variety of options.

From casual and family friendly establishments, to upscale and fine dining, a complete list of the restaurants participating in the 2019 OC Restaurant Week can be found online at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/participating-restaurants.html.


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During the weeklong event, participating restaurants in Orange County will offer special three-course menus, many with a cocktail or signature item at no additional charge. Each restaurant will have the freedom and flexibility to showcase its best offerings by talented chefs who personalize each menu to reflect their individual culinary style. Participating restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus within the following price categories: lunch for $10, $15 or $20, and dinner for $20, $30, $40, $50.

Guests have the opportunity to search the list of participating restaurants by name, location and price point at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/participating-restaurants.html. This year, the Cocktails of Restaurant Week will be highlighted to complete dining experiences and many participating restaurants will offer Breakfast for Dinner options.


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In addition, restaurants will work to accommodate a wide range of diners by offering something for everyone – take a look at the varied options being offered this year:

Breakfast-For-Dinner Options: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/breakfast-for-dinner.html

Cocktails of Restaurant Week: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/cocktails-of-restaurant-week.html

Family Friendly Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/family-friendly.html

Vegetarian Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/vegetarian-dining.html

Date Night: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/date-night.html

Gluten-Free Dining: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/gluten-free.html

Girls Night Out: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/girls-night-out-.html

Dining with a View: http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/dining-with-a-view.html

"OC Restaurant Week has become our region’s most anticipated and treasured culinary event and it’s because of the diverse dining options represented in Orange County,” explained Pamela Waitt, president of the OC Restaurant Association. “It is because of the many creative and talented chefs that we truly have something for everyone!”


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COCKTAILS OF RESTAURANT WEEK
Many participating restaurants will be showcasing a special OC Restaurant Week cocktail for $11 (in honor of 11 years of OC Restaurant Week), featuring Chambord, Ketel One, Maker’s Mark and Hornitos. A full list of participating restaurants can be found at http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/cocktails-of-restaurant-week.html.

OC RESTAURANT WEEK LAUNCH PARTY
This year’s festivities will kick off with an official “CELEBRATING 11 YEARS” Launch Party on Saturday, March 2nd from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Marriott Irvine Spectrum.  Guests attending the launch party will have the unique opportunity to experience an array of bites prepared by some of the most innovative OC Restaurant Week participants. Tickets for the event are available for purchase on http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/launch-party.html. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend.


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ABOUT OC RESTAURANT WEEK
The 2019 Orange County Restaurant Week will be held Sunday, March 4th through Saturday, March 10th with more than 150 restaurants participating in the weeklong event. Restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus within the following price categories: lunch for $10, $15 or $20, and dinner for $20, $30, $40 or $50. Participants involved are listed online at http://www.OCRestaurantWeek.com.

Sponsors for this year’s event include Orange Coast Magazine, Melissa’s Produce, Chambord, Ketel One Vodka, Maker’s Mark, Hornitos Tequila, Celebrity Cruise, Spiked Agua Fresca Destination Irvine, Kynbo, Clementine, Greer’s OC, LA Times, KLOS 95.5, The Fork Report and OC foodies.

For general information, or to learn about participation or sponsorship opportunities during Orange County Restaurant Week, please visit www.OrangeCountyRestaurantWeek.com. To learn about or join the Orange County Restaurant Association, visit www.OCRestaurantAssociation.org.

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