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Feb
20

Dine & Shop for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

February 20, 2019

KOP Restaurant Week features 44+ restaurants along with exclusive special events and 27+ retailers supporting KOP Shops for CHOP

King of Prussia, PA (February 20, 2019) – Shining a spotlight on King of Prussia’s diverse dining and world-class shopping scene while raising money for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)’s King of Prussia Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia District is proud to present the 5th annual King of Prussia Restaurant Week, March 11-17. This milestone event offers special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus from 33 fine dining restaurants, and donation days from 11 fast casual restaurants. Running concurrently, the 2nd annual KOP Shops for CHOP features 27+ retailers hosting donation days benefitting CHOP, with special deals and “pop-up” events offered throughout the week.

“Each year, thousands of diners and shoppers flock to King of Prussia for KOP Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP to take advantage of the incredible deals and support an important institution in our region,” said Eric Goldstein, Executive Director, King of Prussia District. “We are honored to work among a generous community of restaurants, retailers and sponsors who are committed to this cause, and support our mission to make KOP more vibrant, attractive and prosperous.”

KOP Restaurant Week celebrates the area’s ever-expanding culinary scene. Internationally-acclaimed steak houses, contemporary dining restaurants and the area’s hottest sports bars join in this annual event with exclusive lunch menus priced at $10, $15 or $20 and dinner menus at $20, $30 or $40. These generous restaurants, along with retailers participating in KOP Shops for CHOP, will donate a portion of proceeds to CHOP’s King of Prussia Specialty Care & Surgery Center. Many restaurants will also host CHOP Ambassador Families during the week, giving them a special gift of reprieve.

KICK-OFF CELEBRATIONS FOR KOP RESTAURANT EVENT FOLLOW:

Chef Demonstrations:
Chef Allen Lattany of Mistral and Chef Ted Iwachiw of Davios’s Northern Italian Steakhouse will launch the week by sharing LIVE culinary art demonstrations as per request. Chef Allen is available to offer a sneak peek of his infamous Salmon Poke and Chef Iwachiw reveals his perfected hand-rolled potato gnocchi recipe.

CHOP Ambassador Dinner on Friday, March 8, 6 PM, The Melting Pot
CHOP patient Emily Garrett (age 6) and her parents celebrate how far she’s come in her recovery.

RESTAURANT WEEK EVENTS FOLLOW:

Lunch Break for CHOP at Xfinity on Wednesday, March 13, 11 AM-1:30 PM:
Featuring delicious samples from KOP Restaurant Week participants District Taco, Founding Farmers, MidiCi, and B. GOOD and exciting Xfinity demos and giveaways. Free to attend.

Fashion Pop Up for CHOP at Mistral on Thursday, March 14, 4-6 PM:
Philadelphia Style Magazine Editor-In-Chief, Kristin Detterline, hosts a delectable fashion fundraiser with in-restaurant modeling, exclusive raffles and special retail selections from style arbiters and KOP Shops for CHOP participants Kendra Scott, Lilly Pulitzer, Paula Hian and Touché Accessories. $10 tickets, benefitting Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Healthy Running Talk & Sampling at Road Runner Sports on Friday, March 15, 6-8 PM:
Jessica Hoerr, PT, DPT, ATC, offers runners a quick guide to injury prevention through mechanical awareness along with sample tastings by KOP Restaurant Week participant Vitality Bowls. Free to attend.

Paint for CHOP on Saturday, March 16, 12-2 PM:
Private painting party at Muse Paintbar for CHOP Ambassador families.

“On behalf of the King of Prussia Specialty Care team, I would like to thank the King of Prussia District, sponsors and participating restaurants and retailers for their continued support and commitment in making this event such a success every year,” said Claire Bowers, Specialty Care Site Manager at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s King of Prussia Specialty Care & Surgery Center. “Your generous contributions throughout the past five years have enabled us to continue our mission of providing exceptional care to the children of this community. We look forward to maintaining our strong partnership for years to come.”

KOP Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP is produced by King of Prussia District and sponsored by: XFINITY (Platinum Sponsor); Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board and Crave Montco (Silver Sponsors); OpenTable (Media Sponsor); Conlin’s Digital Print & Copy Center (Print Sponsor); and King of Prussia Mall (In-Kind Sponsor).

Participating KOP Restaurant Week restaurants and KOP Shops for CHOP retailers are available at KOPRestaurantWeek.com and KOPShops.com.

ABOUT KING OF PRUSSIA DISTRICT RESTAURANT WEEK:

King of Prussia District launched KOP Restaurant Week in March 2014 to spotlight King of Prussia’s world-class dining and shopping scene, while raising money for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s King of Prussia Specialty & Surgery Center. Since its inception, this annual event has raised $58,000 for CHOP KOP. The weeklong fundraiser offers: prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus from contributing restaurants; KOP Shops for CHOP, during which participating retailers donate a portion of sales to CHOP; and excusive “pop-up” events targeting niche audiences.

King of Prussia District (KOP-BID) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, special services organization. KOP-BID engages public and private partners to collaboratively improve the economic environment in King of Prussia by making it more vibrant, attractive and prosperous. More information is available at visitKOP.com | Facebook @KOP-BID | Twitter @KOPBID | Instagram @visitKOP | #KOPRestaurantWeek | #KOPShopsForCHOP | KOPCares

MEDIA CONTACT: Rachel Ammon, KOP District | 610.585.8348 | Rachel@kopbid.com

LIST OF PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS AND RETAILERS

Prix Fixe Restaurants:
Bahama Breeze
Bonefish Grill
Cantina Laredo
The Capital Grille
City Works
Creed’s Seafood and Steaks
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
Eddie V’s
Fogo de Chao Brazillian Steakhouse
Founding Farmers
J. Alexander’s
Legal Sea Foods
Maggiano’s Little Italy
The Melting Pot
MidiCi
Mistral
Morton’s The Steakhouse
North Italia
Outback Steakhouse
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
Pepper’s Italian Restaurant & Bar
Ralph’s of South Philly
Revolution Chophouse Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Savona
Seasons 52
Sullivan’s Steakhouse
The Pub by Wegmans
Tiffin Indian Cuisine
True Food Kitchen
Valley Tavern
Yard House
Zodiac at Neiman Marcus

Fast Casuals:
B. GOOD
Chick-fil-A
Choolaah Indian BBQ
Dairy Queen
District Taco
The Habit Burger Grill
The Halal Guys
honeygrow
Shake Shack
Vitality Bowls

Retailers:
Alex and Ani
Athleta
The Body Shop
Calligaris Group
DICK’S Sporting Goods
iFly
Jedidiah Gallery
Kendra Scott
Kilwin’s Chocolates
Lilly Pulitzer
Marmi
Monnalisa
Muse Paintbar
Nic + Zoe
Paula Hian
Road Runner Sports
Robert Graham
Shinola Detroit
South Moon Under
St. John
Ted Baker London
Touché Accessories
Vera Bradley
Vineyard Vines
Waxing the City
Workhorse Brewing
Xfinity

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