Chicago restaurant week is returning but with some changes:
Chicago Restaurant Week, the annual event designed to attract customers to restaurants during typically slow winter months with discounted special offerings, is back with a few changes. The event will run from March 19 through April 4, featuring special prix-fixe menus for $25 brunches and lunches, as well as $39 or $55 dinners, according to Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism arm. Despite the pandemic, a record-breaking number of more than 430 restaurants in the Chicago area participated, according to organizers.
Restaurant operators who want to get involved can register online through Friday, February 12. Organizers will announce the lineup and open reservations on February 24.
The program will include both dine-in and takeout menus in an effort to include operators who can’t or won’t reopen patio seating and indoor dining. Organizers have also waived participation fees for restaurants, but businesses are required to have a partnership with Choose Chicago. Indoor dining is permitted at a 25 percent capacity, or a 25-person limit per room.
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