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Celebrate the 10th Annual Amelia Island Restaurant Week

Posted on January 02, 2018 |
Celebrate Amelia Island's 10th annual Restaurant Week, January 19-28!
For a decade, Amelia Island’s annual restaurant week remains one of the most anticipated events on the island. This January, try a selection of the Island’s irresistible, award-winning restaurants with special events and prix-fixe menus during the celebration of the 10th annual Amelia Island Restaurant Week! From January 19-28, guests can enjoy pre-fixe menus from 26 participating restaurants including a $12 lunch and $21, $31 and $41 dinner menus. Whether you’re looking to try a new spot or enjoy your tried and true favorite Amelia Island restaurant, Amelia Island’s Restaurant Week is sure to offer something for every taste.

Explore menus & reserve your table at AmeliaIsland.com/yummy

Yummy Events

AIRestaurantWeek_300x600.jpgThere’s no better way to celebrate the 10th anniversary than with tickets to one of many yummy events taking place across the island this month. (Don't wait long, these events usually sell out!) Kick off restaurant week at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island during their Tribute to Coastal Treasures dinner on Wednesday, January 17th. The evening starts with a 6pm reception before Executive Chef Sean Woods, Coast Chef d’ Cuisine Niko Anagnostou and Executive Pastry Chef Sheldon Millett present a tantalizing four-course dinner at Coast. (Tickets are $125/person plus gratuity. For reservations call 904-277-1087.)
Marlin & Barrel, Amelia Island’s local distillery, will be toasting to restaurant week during a new Cuban Night event complete with rum tastings, Cuban food pairings from Hola Cuban Café and cigars from WaterWheel Cigar on Thursday, Janary 18th. (Tickets are $30/person. For reservations call 904-330-5746 or visit online.
Throughout the week the Amelia Island Culinary Academy will Celebrate Florida Foods with a variety of demonstration and participation cooking classes. From hands-on courses cooking with Florida wine, beer and spirits to learning to prepare fresh, local ingredients, the Culinary Academy will help you take your Amelia Island Restaurant Week experience home with you. (Review class schedules and book online.)  
After you’ve eaten at one of the participating restaurants, walk off your meal with a mobile cocktail party in downtown Fernandina Beach. Amelia Island Downtown Tasting Tours will host 2-hour bar hopping tours featuring specialty made cocktails at four different stops. (Tickets are $45/person. Call 904-330-5746 or join the party.
Celebrate the end of the 2018 Amelia Island Restaurant Week during the Barrel & Ashes finale dinner at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation on Saturday, January 27th. Executive Chef Daven Wardynski’s themed reception and dinner will focus on the complexities behind smoked foods and coal-roasted vegetables while incorporating various barrel-aged ingredients, all made on-property, for each course. $25 of each ticket will benefit Barnabas, the largest food pantry in Nassau County. (Tickets are $100/person. Reserve your seat online or call 904-432-1467.) 

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This year, we're partnering with Barnabas, the largest food pantry in Nassau County, FL, to collect shelf-stable food items during Restaurant Week. We invite diners to bring canned and dry food goods to collection boxes at participating restaurants throughout the week to help stock the pantry for the community’s local food bank. 
Food Collection Boxes will be available at the following participating restaurants:
  • 29 South Eats
  • Amelia Island Coffee
  • Brett’s Waterway Café
  • Bulingame
  • Crab Trap
  • Espana Restaurant & Tapas
  • Gilbert’s Underground Kitchen
  • Horizons
  • Joe’s 2nd Street Bistro
  • LuLu’s at the Thompson House
  • Pepper’s Cocina Mexicana & Tequila Bar
  • Sliders Seaside Grill
  • The Amelia Tavern
  • The Salty Pelican Bar & Grill
  • The Sandbar & Kitchen 

Hungry? Prepare for yummy today and reserve your room for a tasty Amelia Island getaway!

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