HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — "More than a meal, more than a Restaurant Week." That's the slogan of this year's Huntsville foodie celebration, now expanded to Culinary Month. And while locally-owned restaurants will still be the focus, new events will add to the visibility of Huntsville chefs and eateries.
Restaurant Week is August 12-21, but sushi making classes, food truck rallies, cooking classes, and much more will take place throughout the month.
Some of the highlights:
Over 70 participating restaurants
- World Food Championships (WFC): HRW will serve as an official qualifying event for the WFC and will allow one local chef and team the opportunity to compete on the largest food stage in the world.
- #DineHsv: The CVB will be hosting ten days of giveaways through social media. Simply tweet or post to Facebook and/or Instagram using the official Restaurant Week hashtag #DineHsv with your best “foodie” photos. A winner will be chosen each day throughout the 10 days of Restaurant Week to win prizes.
- Foodie videos: The CVB will debut their new video series, “Just the Spot,” by highlighting local area dining districts.
- Free delivery: Rocket City Delivered is waiving the standard delivery fee for participating restaurants using the code HRW2022. Patrons will be able to choose from the wide variety of participating Restaurant Week establishments that currently offer delivery through their service.
Judy Ryals, President/CEO of the CVB, said, “Just as we have world class museums, outdoor recreation, arts, and more, Huntsville also has a world class dining scene. Our local restaurants are a part of our identity as a premier travel destination, and Restaurant Week is just as much a celebration for our restaurants as it is for visitors and locals. We’ve witnessed the incredible tenacity and hard work our restauranteurs have shown over the past few years, and this campaign is one way of expressing our appreciation for them.”
“Each year the variety within our dining scene grows, and it is exciting to celebrate,” said Pam Williams, who spearheads Huntsville Restaurant Week for the CVB. “Being home to Redstone, Marshall, and global companies attracts new residents from all over and their native flavors come with them. We encourage everyone to take advantage of “Culinary Month” by attending any of the special events happening throughout August; dining in, delivery, or ordering take-out – there are so many opportunities to support local this year.”