FAQs - Restaurant Weeks - Taste of Rockport-Fulton
Q. What is a Restaurant Weeks - a Taste of Rockport-Fulton?
A. Restaurant Weeks is the most delicious time of the year, giving local, regional and national food lovers the opportunity to enjoy the menus at participating local restaurants. This is our first restaurant week's promotion. We are hoping to do this annually. Restaurant Weeks gives local food aficionados and visitors a great opportunity to discover and enjoy the unique restaurants of the Rockport-Fulton area.
Q. When are the Restaurant Weeks?
A. Restaurant Weeks - a Taste of Rockport-Fulton takes place April 5-30, 2021.
Q. Why is it called Restaurants Weeks - Taste of Rockport-Fulton?
A. COVID changed the way the Rockport Rotary Club normally does the Taste of Rockport-Fulton … a one night event. Earlier, the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, teamed up with the Rockport Rotary Club to bring you the popular Taste of Rockport-Fulton with a unique twist.
Q. How do I take part and dine out during Restaurant Weeks?
A. There are no passes, tickets or coupons required. Instead, simply visit participating restaurants throughout the 25 days (April 5-30, 2021). Play Restaurant Bingo, visit a minimum of 10 restaurants, and turn in your card at the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center for a chance to win the Mystery Box filled with more than $2,000 worth of prizes.
Q. What’s Restaurant Bingo and How Do I Play?
A. Simply stop in to eat or carry out at any of the participating restaurants during Restaurant Weeks - Taste of Rockport-Fulton and pick up a Restaurant Bingo Card. Restaurant Bingo Card play begins April 5. After that, you have until the end of April to visit a minimum of 10 different participating restaurants and have them sign your Restaurant Bingo Card. All Restaurant Bingo Cards will be submitted for a drawing. The Rockport Rotary Grand Prize will be a Mystery Box of items valued at more than $2,000. One will turn in his or her Restaurant Bingo Card to the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center (319 Broadway St., Rockport, TX 78382) before 5 p.m. April 30 for his or her chance to win the Grand Prize, a Mystery Box filled with more than $2,000 worth of prizes, on May 3.
Q. What’s the deal with the Scholarships for Rockport-Fulton High School Students?
A. Rockport Rotary Foundation over the years has contributed more than $300,000 to help local students with college and trade school scholarships. When you are at the restaurant or order to go, look for a table tent card or flyer with a QR code setup for donations to the Scholarship Fund. The students have had a tough time this year and need our support now more than ever. Click here to make a donation. Total Donations will be announced May 3. Our goal is to raise $10,000 to be given directly to deserving students.
Q. Do any of the proceeds from my sale go towards the scholarship fund?
A. No. You have to scan the QR code and give online. You may also mail in your donation to: Rotary Foundation, P O Box 66, Rockport, TX 78381 or drop your donation off at the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center located at 319 Broadway St. Rockport, TX 78382. Help us raise $10,000 in scholarship funds.
Q. Should I make reservations?
A. Reservation requirements are left up to the discretion of the individual restaurant.
Q. How can I learn about each participating restaurant?
A. Participating restaurants are listed here.
Q. Are there special prices and offerings during Restaurant Weeks - Taste of Rockport-Fulton?
A. Although we encourage restaurants to be creative in their offerings during this timeframe, it is totally up to the participating restaurants.
Q. Are there special menus during Restaurant Weeks - Taste of Rockport-Fulton?
A. No. Most of the participating restaurants will be offering their standard menus. Some have listed popular items and specialities.
Q. Do all of the restaurants in a city/town participate?
A. No, although, all restaurants are asked and welcome to participate.
Q. How can I help spread the word to make Restaurant Weeks a fantastic success?
A. Share links to restaurant week, favorite menu, or just our website on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The more we can help promote these events the more popular they’ll become. Support your local restaurants! Support Our Students! Use hashtags: #RFRestaurantWeeks #VisitRockportFulton #FindYourselfinRockportFulton #RockportRotary #Scholarships #TasteofRockport