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2019 Lincoln Restaurant Week's First Bite Event

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Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

2019 Lincoln Restaurant Week's First Bite Event

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird General Admission
This is your general admission ticket to First Bite. With this ticket, you receive access to the main ballroom with samples from all of the wonderful participating restaurants,live smooth jazz music, chef demo interactive area, and cash bar. Arrive Early. Doors open to general admission at 6:00 pm. Food Sampling ends at 8:00pm. Please have valid picture ID for drink ticket wrist bands. Silent auction to benefit the Food Bank of Lincoln.
Jul 25, 2019 $25.00 $0.00
VIP Experience
This is your VIP Admission ticket to First Bite. This exclusive lounge area includes a designated VIP bar, our event Signature Cocktail, ONE complimentary drink ticket, an exclusive Dessert Bar, and a VIP gift. Plus, you can skip the lines! Our VIP Guests are invited to enter early at 5:30pm to avoid the crowds. Doors open promptly at 5:30 pm. This is 30 minutes prior to general admittance. So, you must be prompt in arriving prior to 5:30 pm when VIP access begins. Food Sampling ends at 8:00pm. Please have valid picture ID for drink ticket wrist bands.
Jul 25, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
LJS Employee   more info Jul 25, 2019 $25.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Kick off Lincoln Restaurant Week with the First Bite Event on Thursday night, July 25 at the beautiful Graduate Hotel in Downtown Lincoln.

Taste one-bite dishes from some of your favorite local restaurants. Enjoy interactive chef demos and sophisticated cocktails! Local jazz favorite Darryl White will be entertaining the crowd.

For seven years in a row, this event has highlighted each of the participating restaurants of Lincoln Restaurant Week. Each restaurant will have a booth where they will provide a one bite dish for attendees to taste.

Regular tickets for the First Bite are available for purchase in advance or at the door on the night of the event. There will also be a limited number of VIP tickets.

Our exclusive VIP Lounge area includes a designated VIP bar, our event Signature Cocktail, ONE complimentary drink ticket, and a VIP gift. Plus, you can skip the lines! Our VIP Guests are invited to enter early at 5:30pm to avoid the crowds.

Our First Bite Silent Auction has raised thousands for the Food Bank of Lincoln since 2012. This year will feature a wide variety of gift baskets, products, travel and services from area businesses. 100% of the proceeds from the silent auction benefit the Food Bank of Lincoln.

Participating Restaurants

  • Billy's Restaurant
  • Carmela's Bistro
  • Granite City
  • Normandy
  • Miller Time Pub & Grill
  • Venue
  • Piedmont Bistro
  • Cactus
  • Screamer's
  • Graduate Hotel
  • Florios
  • Rodizio Grill
  • Wilderness Ridge
  • Issara
  • Stur22
  • Blue Orchid
  • High Society Cheesecake
  • Bourbon Street by Single Barrel
  • Mulberry BBQ by Single Barrel

 

 






2019 Restaurant Week: July 26 - August 1
There is nothing that brings people together like good food and great drinks!
Lincoln’s favorite locally owned restaurants will be dishing up delicious food at fantastic prices for one week only.
Enjoy a week of fabulous dining! Start planning your week of great eats at our fun and exciting First Bite event at the Graduate Hotel. This new and interactive event introduces you to participating restaurant owners and chefs to sample one bite of their featured Lincoln Restaurant Week prix fixe meals. Enjoy live chef demos, special creations from our featured chefs, cocktails, and smooth jazz from local Jazz great, Darryl White.

But, the fun does not stop there! Your local specialty drink bars are now in on the fun!
Try some of their specialty drink concoctions while you sample from our restaurant partners!

 


 For Sponsorship & Participation info Contact: Deanna Walz at dwalz@journalstar.com


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Graduate Hotel
141 N 9th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)


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