The Frederick County Economic Development Authority will soon launch a county restaurant awareness campaign.
From Jan. 31 to Feb. 31 On the 6th, the EDA will organize its first FredCo Eats Restaurant Week. During this period, 15 participating restaurants will offer special multi-course menus, meal offers and/or promotional discounts. Menus and promotional details will be posted on FredCoEats.com the week of January 24. The EDA will also use the website to showcase local county cuisines, neighborhood hangouts, creative chefs and restaurant families.
EDA marketing manager Wendy May said in a press release that the county “has a strong food economy, including generational farms, thriving agribusinesses, large-scale food manufacturers and a food scene. growing restaurant business”.
“Restaurant Week will showcase and celebrate the unique restaurants we have in Frederick County, an economic sector that adds so much to the overall vibe and success of our community,” she added. “We look forward to rallying together and supporting our locals. restaurants this winter.
May said she’s wanted to start a restaurant week for some time.
“I grew up in Frederick County and have always been a big fan of Winchester Restaurant Week,” May said. “And there’s only a ton of restaurant weeks in the state of Virginia in general. Seeing how big the restaurant industry has grown in Frederick County, I really thought that the area could support a week of restoration for Frederick County.
According to the EDA, Restaurant Week will showcase the uniqueness of the Frederick County dining experience. Participating businesses include Bam Bam’s BBQ, Chinatown, Daily Buzz Café, Fizzle’s BBQ, Jordan Springs Market BBQ, Nonni’s Eats & Sweets, P2 @ Woolen Mill, Paco’s Tacos, Paladin Bar & Grill, Pan D Endz Cuisine, Shaffer’s BBQ, Taqueria Guadalajara , Taste of India, Vault & Cellar and West Oaks Farm Market.
Olivia Synnott, owner of Jordan Springs Market BBQ, notes in the release that Frederick County is home to “a wide variety of independently owned and operated restaurants.”
“We’re excited to join other restaurants in sharing our stories and favorite dishes, providing insight into the many kinds of food available locally,” she said.
FredCo Eats Restaurant Week is part of the FredCo Eats umbrella, which is an effort by the EDA to cultivate and elevate the full reach of the county’s food economy.
The EDA will launch a hashtag campaign during Restaurant Week where attendees will photograph and post their Restaurant Week experience on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #FredCoEatsRW. Participants will be entered into draws for gift packs, which will include a FredCo Eats t-shirt, stickers and gift certificates.
For more information, visit FredCoEats.com, facebook.com/FredCoEats or instagram.com/FredCoEats.