Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau Announces The Return of dineLA Restaurant Week October 2-7 & October 9-14

RELEASE DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2011

September 22, 2011 (Beverly Hills, Calif) - Los Angeles' most highly anticipated gastronomic event, dineLA Restaurant Week, returns this fall with a ten-day run in Beverly Hills.  Dine-out for lunch and dinner, October 2-7 and October 9-14, and select a carefully crafted prix fixe meal from one of twenty-two restaurants in the city.  The array of restaurants span from newcomers like Taberna Mexicana to legendary standouts like Spago and The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills.  Lunches are $16, $22 or $28 while dinners are priced at $26, $34 or $44.

According to acclaimed Spago Chef/Owner Wolfgang Puck, "dineLA Restaurant Week will showcase the diversity of Beverly Hills cuisine and allow diners to see that our city is one of the great restaurant cities of the world."

"Beverly Hills excels as a culinary destination due to the close proximity of world-renowned restaurants and the wide variety of cuisine offered here," says Julie Wagner, executive director of Beverly Hills CVB. "dineLA Restaurant Week affords the opportunity for locals and visitors to discover new places or revisit iconic favorites."

Enjoy more than just lunch or dinner in Beverly Hills. Extend the epicurean experience with an overnight stay and meal at Montage Beverly Hills.  The hotel offers a free night stay with Scarpetta's "Be Our Guest" Getaway (courtesy of Scott Conant, Scarpetta's Executive Chef and host of 24 Hour Restaurant Battle) which offers an extra day and night to savor the best of Montage Beverly Hills - including the sparkling rooftop pool, rejuvenating spa and, of course, the fresh and inspired cuisine of the restaurants. Restrictions apply. One complimentary night per reservation. Valid through Dec. 29, 2011. Rates start at $495 per night. To book, use the Promo Code "SCOTT" and visit www.montagebeverlyhills.com. dineLA Restaurant Week accommodations can also be found at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills and The Peninsula Beverly Hills.

Learn more about all participating restaurants in Beverly Hills by visiting the Beverly Hills CVB website: /dineLARestaurantWeek

dineLA Restaurant Week offers three dining categories (Deluxe, Premier, and Fine Dining) with specially priced three-course meals for lunch and/or dinner at top restaurants throughout the city. Diners can choose from three options for each course including appetizer, entrée and dessert course.
  • Deluxe Dining:     Lunch - $16 | Dinner - $26
  • Premier Dining:   Lunch - $22 | Dinner - $34
  • Fine Dining:          Lunch - $28 | Dinner - $44
And just by dining at participating restaurants, American Express® Cardmembers will be able to enjoy exclusive, couponless savings as part of a new initiative between American Express and foursquare beginning October 2, 2011. Cardmembers can sync their American Express cards to their foursquare profiles at sync.americanexpress.com/foursquare, and check into participating dineLA Restaurants, using foursquare to load an exclusive $5 off Special from each restaurant directly to their card.  After spending a minimum of $21 per check-in with any synced card, members receive a push notification stating the Special has been redeemed and, in three to five days, are notified of the $5 credit on their American Express credit card statement.

dineLA Fall 2011 Restaurant Week Beverly Hills participants include:
  • Bouchon
  • Caffe Carrera
  • Coupa Cafe
  • Da Pasquale Trattoria
  • Gonpachi Beverly Hills
  • Il Fornaio
  • La Bottega Marino
  • La Focacceria Tra di Noi
  • La Seine
  • Lawry's The Prime Rib
  • Mr. Chow Beverly Hills
  • Nic's Beverly Hills
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House - Beverly Hills
  • Scarpetta Beverly Hills
  • Spago Beverly Hills
  • Taberna Mexicana
  • Tagine Beverly Hills
  • The Belvedere at The Peninsula
  • The Conservatory Grill at Montage Beverly Hills
  • The Farm of Beverly Hills
  • The Restaurant at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
  • The Roof Garden at The Peninsula


ABOUT dineLA RESTAURANT WEEK:

dineLA Restaurant Week is a two-week dining event, showcasing Los Angeles as a premier dining destination and highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences that LA has to offer. Presented by LA INC. and American Express, dineLA Restaurant Week is designed to stimulate business and introduce new customers to restaurants located in the many neighborhoods throughout LA County. For more information, please visit: dineLARestaurantWeek.com.

ABOUT Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau:

The Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau is dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of Beverly Hills through destination marketing.  Efforts target consumers, trade and media in key markets throughout the US and internationally.  For more information about Beverly Hills, visit the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau at www.lovebeverlyhills.com, or call (800) 345-2210.  Sign up to receive the latest news and offers at www.lovebeverlyhills.com.

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Media Contact: Kimberli Samuel

Email: samuel@lovebeverlyhills.com

Phone: (310) 248-1015 ext. 127