Team San Jose Launches Restaurant Week Promotion January 5-15, 2016

Posted December 29th, 2015

In celebration of California Restaurant Month, participating San Jose restaurants will offer 15 percent off from January 5 – 8, 2016 and January 12 – 15, 2016.

“This is San Jose’s first time participating in California Restaurant Month and it’s an incredible opportunity for our guests and locals to experience our destinations range of diverse cuisines,” said Karolyn Kirchgesler, Team San Jose CEO.

Here’s how it works. Below is a list of participating San Jose restaurants. Mention promo code: California Restaurant Month to your server and receive 15 percent off.

Affinity at Hilton San Jose – Affinity offers European-inspired cuisine made with rich, local ingredients available with casual table service, al fresco dining, or an easy 'to go' offering of tasty hot or cold options. *Offer valid during lunch and dinner

Billy Berk’s – Billy Berk’s features a large island bar with an open-air patio with specialty dishes including crab and artichoke hot pot, mojito skirt steak and cedar plank salmon with maple glaze. *Offer valid during dinner

Cafe Stritch – Cafe Stritch delivers on awesome food, craft beer and live music. Known for its great vibe, diverse clientele and genuine ambiance, this hip and casual place is packed and hopping until late. *Offer valid during dinner

Mezcal Restaurant – Mezcal serves up distinctive Oaxacan cuisines specializing in moles. They are also notorious for serving tasty Chapulines (fried grasshoppers). *Offer valid during lunch and dinner

Mosaic Restaurant & Lounge – Enjoy Eats, Beats and Brews at Mosaic Restaurant & Lounge, an Asian fusion restaurant located in Four Point by Sheraton in Downtown San Jose. *Offer valid during dinner

Nemea Greek Taverna – Nemea prides itself on the purity of their dishes that bring out each ingredient's distinct flavor with the best produce, wines, spices, honey, yogurt available. *Offer valid during dinner

San Jose Restaurant Week is part of California Restaurant Month, designated by Visit California. During the past five years, more than 50 destination partners have participated and contributed to its success.

“This year, we’re broadening the program to promote all things culinary across the Golden State, from farmers’ markets and chef tastings to progressive dinners and winemaker specials. Our restaurants are the gateway to California’s abundance of culinary experiences -- now it’s time to peel back the layers to let our visitors experience the talent behind the scenes, from farmers and producers to chefs and winemakers,” said Caroline Beteta, Visit California President & CEO.

In 2014, travelers in California spent $30.1 billion on food and beverages, consisting of 36 percent of all visitor spending (Source: Dean Runyan Associates). Nearly 36 million domestic visitors participated in fine dining throughout the state.

Please visit www.SanJose.org for more information on San Jose Restaurant Week.

Team San Jose (TSJ): Team San Jose, Inc. is an economic development organization and San Jose’s official Convention and Visitors Bureau, unifying the destination, hotels and venues to deliver an exceptional visitor experience. TSJ provides full management services for seven venues on behalf of the City of San Jose including the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Parkside Hall and South Hall and Arts and Entertainment venues including the California Theatre, the Center for the Performing Arts, Montgomery Theater and City National Civic. Fore more information about San Jose, visit www.SanJose.org.

About Visit California: Visit California is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop and maintain marketing programs – in partnership with the state’s travel industry – that keep California top-of-mind as a premier travel destination. According to Visit California, travel and tourism expenditures totaled $117.5 billion in 2014 in California, supporting jobs for 1,013,000 Californians and generating $9.3 billion in state and local tax revenues. For more information about Visit California and for a free California Official State Visitor's Guide, go to www.VisitCalifornia.com.