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Culinary Event Returns For 11th Year

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Philippe Caupain and his kitchen crew at Si Bon in Rancho Mirage are participating in Greater Palm Spring Restaurant Week Philippe Caupain and his kitchen crew at Si Bon in Rancho Mirage are participating in Greater Palm Spring Restaurant Week

TASTE News Service, May 3, 2017 – Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week, is set to return June 2-11, 2017.

First introduced 11 years ago, restaurant week was a way to help boost restaurant sales during what was then a slower time of year. Some 30 Palm Springs restaurants participated in the inaugural event. This year, more than 100 restaurants, located throughout the nine cities comprising Greater Palm Springs, will showcase their menus.

The event is a ten-day showcase that highlights the diverse dining and leisure opportunities of the Greater Palm Springs area. Participating restaurants included some of the Oasis' most beloved eateries as well as some of the newest venues to hit the culinary scene. Each participating restaurant offers multi-course lunch and dinner menus at pre-set pricing, designed to encourage exploring new items and sharing a great meal with friends, family and colleagues.

“Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is a highly-anticipated event in the oasis,” said Scott White, President & CEO of the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. “I am looking forward to seeing what inventive menus our restaurant partners will feature every year. Whether you're looking for throw-back dining, a la Frank Sinatra, a cozy neighborhood experience, a trendy hangout or even the best locally brewed beer in California, Greater Palm Springs culinary scene is exploding and Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is a great time of year to sample the region's eclectic offerings.”

“The number and quality of participating restaurants continue to grow every year,” said Eric Morcus, President of the Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Association. “Restaurant week is an excellent way to showcase the diverse dining and culinary options located throughout the Greater Palm Springs.”

To see the list of participating restaurants, visit www.dinegps.com.