Houston Restaurant Weeks Returns In August

  • Posted by astoundz
  • July 30, 2020

Houston Restaurant Weeks Returns In August

HOUSTON — Good news Houston foodie lovers! Houston Restaurant Weeks is still a go this year.

The event will start on August 1 and run through Labor Day.

This comes as a surprise to many as several restaurants are operating under new rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. And recently the founder and owner of Houston Restaurant Weeks, Cleverley Stone, passed away from cancer.

Stone’s final wish was that Houston Restaurant Weeks continue in her honor knowing that this year would be the most important ever because of the grave impact COVID-19 has had on the restaurant industry.

Her daughter Katie will now take over Houston Restaurant Weeks.

“This has been a very difficult time dealing with the grief of my mother’s passing and at the same time wanting to take up her baton,” said Katie. “I have been overwhelmed by the support I have received and words of encouragement to keep HRW alive.”

You can visit Houston Restaurant Weeks website as early as July to see a list of eateries participating this year.

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This article was published by KHOU 11/Chloe Alexander

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About Houston Restaurant Weeks’ Founder
Houston Restaurant Weeks was established in 2003 by restaurant correspondent and volunteer philanthropist Cleverley Stone, host of “The Cleverley Show,” a talk show about food, wine and dining on CBS Sports Radio 650/KIKK-AM and food segment contributor to Fox 26/KRIV Morning News in Houston. To date, the event has raised over $9.6 million to fight hunger in Houston, providing almost 29 million meals for those who are food insecure. For event information, email her at: cleverley@HoustonRestaurantWeeks.com.

Event web site: www.HoustonRestaurantWeeks.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/HoustonRestaurantWeeks
Twitter: www.Twitter.com/HouRestaurantWk
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/houstonrestaurantweeks

Personal web site: www.cleverley.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/cleverley
Twitter: www.twitter.com/cleverleys
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/cleverleys

About the Houston Food Bank
The Houston Food Bank is a solution to both hunger and food waste, nationally recognized by Feeding America as Food Bank of the Year in 2015.  The largest source of food for hunger relief charities in 18 southeast Texas counties, the Food Bank feeds 800,000 individuals each year through a network of 600 food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers and other charities.  Fresh produce, meat and nonperishables are distributed from the 308,000 square-foot warehouse at 535 Portwall Street, Houston, Texas, and meals for kids are prepared and distributed from Keegan Center, a 15,000 square-foot industrial kitchen.  We rescue food before it reaches the landfill through our Retail Pickup program with area grocery stores.  Additional community services include nutrition education, school-based programs and food stamp application assistance.  Founded in 1982, the Houston Food Bank is a certified member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network, with a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.
Web site: www.HoustonFoodBank.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/HoustonFoodBank
Twitter: www.twitter.com/HoustonFoodBank
Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/houstonfoodbank 
Instagram: @houstonrestaurantweeks
Snapchat: @houstonfoodbank
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Event Contact:
Katie Stone
katie@cleverley.com

Media Contacts:
Melissa Stevens / Nicole Kornhauser
Stevens Group
713-419-0000
melissa@stevensprgroup.com
news@stevensprgroup.com
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