Restaurants to offer price-fixed menus
August 8, 2009
By: F. Andrew Taylor
Weeklong event to benefit Three Square food bank
Locals and tourists alike will get a rare opportunity to enjoy meals from some of the valley's best restaurants at greatly reduced prices, all while helping to feed the valley's hungry. Restaurant Week, which runs from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6, was conceived not long after the Three Square food bank, the charity it supports, opened for business.
"Three Square officially began in September of 2006," said Julie Murray, the non-profit organization's CEO. "Right after the first of the year in 2007, David McIntyre, the head of food and beverage for the MGM Grand, told us he loved our mission, loved what we were trying to do and wanted to do something to get restaurants engaged in our work to end hunger." Read more here.