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Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Affairs Manager
Office: (409)797-5121

Sarah Kinsler
Social Media Manager
Office: (409)797-5120

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
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Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Galveston Restaurant Week Returns Jan. 10-24

Event to Include 30+ Restaurants, Food Drive and New “Restaurant of the Year”

GALVESTON, TEXAS (December 29, 2014) - The fourth annual Galveston Restaurant Week, hosted by & Co., will return Jan. 10-24, 2015, bringing the island’s vibrant food scene to life for two full weeks of delicious dining. The event will showcase the tastiest culinary gems Galveston has to offer in addition to naming the island’s 2015 “Restaurant of the Year.” 

More than 30 restaurants will participate in this year’s event, which is a once-a-year opportunity for diners to try top dishes on prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus in attractive price points between $10 and $40. New this year, the public is invited to cast votes for their favorite participating eatery by indicating its unique keyword located here. To vote, patrons must text their favorite restaurant's keyword to 33733. At the end of the event, the winner will be named the 2015 Galveston Restaurant of the Year. 

This celebration of food also runs in conjunction with the Galveston Restaurant Week Food Drive benefitting the Galveston County Food Bank. During the event, the public is encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items at participating restaurants or at the & Co. offices located at 523 24th Street in Galveston.  

For more information on Galveston Restaurant Week visit

This year's event sponsors include Sysco, OpenTable, The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Galveston County Daily News, and CanvasPop. The Grand 1894 Opera House is offering special discounted rates for the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls, coming to Galveston for two performances Jan. 31. Use Galveston Restaurant Week coupon code GALVRW.  Visit  for details. 

Media Resources:  
Chefs from participating Galveston Restaurant Week eateries are available for in-studio or on-site cooking segments. Contact Ivette Wilhelm at or Leah Cast at for coordination assistance.

To download Galveston food and restaurant images, click here. 

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