Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Returns: May 31st – June 9th, 2019!

The most-anticipated and flavorful culinary event in Southern California, Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week or “dineGPS” for short, returns to the lush oasis May 31 – June 9, 2019. Dining enthusiasts can plan a self-guided culinary tour with family and friends, getting a little taste of this year’s inventive menus at participating restaurants throughout Greater Palm Springs.

There’s something for every palate at every price point throughout Greater Palm Springs! Participating restaurants include: The Nest in Indian Wells, Kaiser Grille in Palm Desert, Jackalope Ranch in Indio, Acqua California Bistro in Rancho Mirage, 533 Viet Fusion in Palm Springs, Daniel’s Table in Cathedra City, and French Rotisserie Cafe in La Quinta.

“Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity for food lovers, locals and visitors alike, to celebrate a sampling of what local eateries are cooking up,” said Scott White, President & CEO of the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau. “Thanks to our dineGPS partners and creative chefs, we’re excited to showcase all the innovative culinary options that our region offers. Whether it’s fine dining in midcentury retro or contemporary surroundings, cozy bistros, urban-inspired gastropubs, global cuisine, casual hangouts, stylish eateries with indoor/outdoor dining—we really have it all.”

During the 10-day event, many of the region’s finest restaurants and eateries will showcase their menu offerings with prix fixe menus. Restaurant Week Lunch menus offer 2 courses at $15, $20 or $25, and Dinner menus offer 3 courses at $29, $39 and $49. Some restaurants may offer wine pairings and/or supplemental dishes for an additional charge.

A new component to the event this year will be focused on giving back to the community. For every reservation booked via the dineGPS website, $1 will be donated to FIND Food Bank – an organization that distributes 10+ million pounds of food assistance annually to an average 85,000 individuals each month across the Coachella Valley. For every $1 donated, FIND Food Bank is able to provide 7 meals.

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) serves as the producing partner of Restaurant Week in collaboration with presenting sponsors Sysco™ and Agua Caliente Casinos.

DineGPS is open to the general public and does not require purchasing tickets or passes to attend. Diners participating in the event are encouraged to tag social media posts with #dineGPS and @dineGPS.

To learn more and see the list of participating restaurants, please visit www.dinegps.com.

About Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Showcasing our culinary oasis, Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week puts a spotlight on this nine-city destination’s varied dining experiences, celebrating the most beloved to some of the newest to hit this thriving local food scene. With special lunch and dinner menus at set prices, the week-long event encourages diners to explore new restaurants, menus and dishes and share great meal moments with friends, family and colleagues. The annual event, founded in 2007, has grown from fewer than 30 participating restaurants to more than 100. For more information, visit www.dineGPS.com. For each Restaurant Week reservation booked on dineGPS.com, $1 will go to FIND Food Bank.

About FIND Food Bank 
Founded in 1983, FIND Food Bank is The Desert’s Regional Food Bank serving eastern Riverside County and southern San Bernardino County. From the high desert and Morongo Basin across the Coachella Valley, to the Salton Sea, up to Anza and on to Blythe, FIND Food Bank is dedicated to relieving hunger, the causes of hunger, and the problems associated with hunger through awareness, education, and mobilization of resources and community involvement. Currently, FIND distributes approximately 10 million pounds of food annually (approximately 50% in fresh fruits and vegetables) through 140+ distribution sites, which includes 16 FIND mobile pantries and non-profit agency partners. Together, we feed an average of 85,000 people every month across our service area. FIND Food Bank is the desert’s Feeding America partner and is a member of the California Association of Food Banks. To learn more about how you can help, please call FIND Food Bank at 760-775-3663 or visit FINDFoodBank.org.

About Kate Buckley

Kate Buckley is a brand strategist, premium domain broker and consultant, interviewer, storyteller, visual artist, and award-winning poet & writer. She’s worked in media and marketing since 1997, holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and is the author of A Wild Region (Moon Tide Press) and Follow Me Down (Tebot Bach). A four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her awards include a Gabeheart Prize and the North American Review’s James Hearst Poetry Prize. She was most recently shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. A ninth-generation Kentuckian, she’s made her home in Southern California since 1998.

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