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Restaurant Week Specials

All Elgin Area businesses are able to submit food or drink specials to be promoted during the 2021 Restaurant Week: Take Out Edition.

Specials will be updated to this page starting the week of January 18th.

How Can  My Business Participate? 

  • Email the one or two promotions you would like Explore Elgin Area to promote for your business along with a photo or two to Krisilee at Krisilee@ExploreElginArea.com before Friday, January 22th.
  • Share the Facebook event page that has already been created. Event Link 
  • Share the branded image created to promote your promotion. This image will be emailed to you by the end of January (depending how many we have to create). 
  • Businesses are invited to participate in donating gift cards for the Foodie Photo Competition and receipt challenge. Just let our team know you would like us to pick up the gift cards, this is optional.

All details to participate can be found on this link. 

Enter to Win!

Our Elgin area community has proven time and time again their priority to support our local businesses. Now we want to reward you for doing so! There are two different ways to win a prize from participating in Restaurant Week: the Foodie Photo Contest and the Receipt Race.

Foodie Photo Contest

Entering into the Foodie Photo Contest is very easy!

  1.  Order takeout from any of the participating restaurants.
  2. Take a photo of your order and share it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the event hashtag #ExploreElginAreaTakeOut then tag us @ExploreElgin and the business’ account if there is one.
  3. Each post will be entered into a drawing for over $100 in local food gift cards throughout the area.
  4. Participants are encouraged to enter photos from all of the restaurants they try! 

The Receipt Race

This opportunity is all about ordering from as many restaurant week entries as possible!

To participate, submit photos of your receipts to Krisilee@ExploreElginArea.com with the subject of Local Receipts by Saturday, February 13th. The more receipt images you submit, the better your chances are of winning. The contest winner will be announced the week of February 15th on Explore Elgin Area’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

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