County Executive Astorino to Kick Off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Iron Horse in Pleasantville

10/29 County Executive Astorino to Kick Off Hudson Valley Restaurant Week at Iron Horse in Pleasantville 11 AM

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — 

WHEN:Thursday, October 29 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:                   Iron Horse

                                20 Wheeler Avenue, Pleasantville

WHO:                         Robert P. Astorino, Westchester County Executive

Janet Crawshaw, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week founder

                                Natasha Caputo, Director of Westchester County Office of Tourism

                                Andrew Economos, Owner of Iron Horse in Pleasantville

                                Chefs and other representatives from Westchester County restaurant   

WHAT:                      The kick-off event for the most popular foodie celebration in the region, Fall Hudson Valley Restaurant Week, which will take place from November 2-15.

County Executive Robert P. Astorino will put on a chef apron and assist in preparing a signature entrée, “The Astorino Burger,” to kick off the annual event as Westchester County’s best chefs start firing up their kitchens to serve exceptional meals at discounted prices. Afterwards, Astorino and Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Founder Janet Crawshaw will help serve lunch to diners. Lunch will be served to all attendees.

From casual bistros to fine dining, Hudson Valley Restaurant Week brings together farmers, chefs and local purveyors to support the local economy and showcase the bounty that makes the region a nationally renowned culinary destination. More than 100 Westchester County restaurants are participating this year. For more information on restaurants participating in this event, visit http://www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com/home.php.

CONTACT:               Hope Salley, Thompson & Bender, (914) 762-1900, Ext. 25

                                Elena Rogliano, Westchester County, (914) 995-2933