Downtown Cleveland Alliance Update with Michael Deemer - 2-17-21

Michael Deemer from The Downtown Cleveland Alliance spoke to Bill about Restaurant Week is back. What can we expect during this year’s Restaurant Week?

  • Restaurant Week takes place this Friday, February 19th through Sunday, February 28th
  • Offering prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner at $15, $30, $40 price points
  • Visit your favorites, and try some of the new restaurants just opened
  • This year, RW included opportunity for carry-out, delivery, and dining in.
    • All restaurants are clean and safe- following latest health and safety guidelines
  • For a list of the participating restaurants, visit
Tell us a little about why Downtown Restaurant Week is even more important than usual this year.
  • Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week has always been an opportunity to support restaurants during winter months.
  • Pandemic has made it even tougher for businesses, especially in the food service industry.
  • Driving business into the Downtown establishments when business is traditionally slower
    • Provide additional support, marketing and visibility to Downtown restaurants
  • Entrepreneurial restauranteurs investing in Downtown throughout the pandemic.
  • Need to support the new and our old favorites to make sure they are there when we reunite with our work colleagues and big events return later this year
    • For a list of participating restaurants visit
    • And also to see a full list of (140) restaurants and essential businesses visit 
For more information on Downtown Cleveland, or if you’re looking to relocate or expand your business, visit