Incluginf New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Uptown Grand Central, will wrap their 13th season with Harlem Restaurant Week: A Guide to the Best Food You’ve Never Had! Starting November 1 through 15, 2022 across Harlem featuring up to 40 restaurants and bars.
“With this special edition of Harlem Restaurant Week: A Guide to the Best Food You’ve Never Had!, we wanted to offer a curated guide for residents and visitors to discover the many new eateries that have opened in the last two years, as well as highlight the innovation of our long-standing eateries; and the emerging restaurant row developing on East Harlem’s Lexington Avenue. Despite the challenges faced by small businesses during the pandemic, with restaurants among the hardest hit, it is truly exciting to showcase how Harlem’s hospitality industry has not only endured but continues to thrive as one of NYC’s premiere dining destinations,” says Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, Executive Director, Harlem Park to Park and Executive Producer of Harlem Restaurant Week. Harlem Restaurant Week encourages diners to experience new cuisine across Harlem from east to west with the brand-new Musette Wine Bar (Central Harlem) to Janie’s Life Changing Baked Goods (East Harlem) to Bird in Hand; diverse nightlife with cocktails, appetizers and live music from Harlem Hookah to Bixi to The Porch; and of course new menu items from award-winning, established bars and restaurants (Harlem Shake, Red Rooster Harlem and Sylvia’s).
Harlem Restaurant Week’s two-week dining promotional period will take place November 1 – 15, 2022, with dine-in, take-out and delivery options featuring 41 restaurants and bars in Central, East and West Harlem offering three dining categories: Best Bites for $10, Lunch for $25 and Dinner for $35. Please see the full list of participating restaurants here; All deals and list of participating restaurants can be accessed at www.harlemrestaurantweek.com.
Customers will also experience the fun-filled HRW Social Media ‘Spin the Wheel’ promotion with over 30 gift card prizes contributed by participating restaurants.
Harlem Park to Park
Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) is a social enterprise representing 300+ entrepreneurs committed to cultural preservation, small business and economic development in Central Harlem, NYC’s premiere cultural, dining, shopping, lifestyle and nightlife hub north of 110th Street. The membership of Harlem Park to Park is composed of premiere businesses located within the geographic area of Central Park North to 145th Street and Morningside Park to Marcus Garvey Park. HP2P produces strategic marketing and economic development initiatives designed to promote and ensure the sustainability of its member businesses; and celebrate the neighborhood’s historic CHARM. • Community and Culture • Heritage and Hospitality • Art and Architecture • Retail and Restaurants • Music and Media. For more information about HP2P visit us at www.Harlemparktopark.org.
Uptown Grand Central
Uptown Grand Central is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to transforming East 125th Street into a thriving corridor by delivering programs that put advocacy into action through collaborations with small businesses, residents and neighborhood organizations across East Harlem. Since we got our start five years ago as the New Harlem East Merchants Association (NHEMA), we have brightened hopes for the community via programs that include organizing our small businesses, hiring formerly homeless individuals to clean our streets, beautifying the commercial corridor with public art and holiday lights, sponsoring street festivals and promotions including Party On Park and Solstice Soul Train, and adopting the public space near the Metro-North tracks at 125th Street & Park Avenue as a community plaza that features a year-round farmers market and promotes local small businesses.
New York’s Women’s Chamber of Commerce
The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce (Women’s Chamber), established in 2002, is a not-for-profit charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to assisting women to achieve success and economic independence through business ownership and self-employment. NYWCC advocates for and actively works to create equal and fair business opportunities fostering an environment that nurtures the growth of women-owned businesses in the City and State of New York. We propel and support business success for our members through network building, educational resources, assistance with government contracting and advocacy. Since its creation, the Women’s Chamber has provided business services and training to more than 20,000 individuals, assisted with the creation of more than 5,000 new businesses and aided entrepreneurs in accessing 35 Million in the capital and 45 Million in procurement contracts. The organization has also assisted more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in applying for minority certification through its Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Center and its Women Microenterprise Institute.
About Empire State Development
The mission of Empire State Development (“ESD”)is to promote a vigorous and growing state economy, encourage business investment and job creation, and support diverse, prosperous local economies across New York State through the efficient use of loans, grants, tax credits, real estate development, marketing and other forms of assistance.
The Harlem Community Development Corporation
Harlem Community Development Corporation (“HCDC”), a subsidiary of the New York State Urban Development Corporation, d/b/a Empire State Development Corporation, was created in 1995 to serve the greater Harlem community, including Central Harlem, El Barrio/East Harlem, Washington Heights and West Harlem. Through various partnerships, HCDC plans and facilitates a wide range of community revitalization initiatives, strengthening upper Manhattan and its economically and culturally vibrant communities. Learn more here.