President & CEO of Experience GR Doug Small announced this week the contributions from restaurants and sponsors participating in Restaurant Week GR 2018 totaled $16,322, which brings the endowed Restaurant Week GR Scholarship Fund at GRCC Foundation to $159,428.

The 9thannual Restaurant Week GR event took place from August 8 – 21 and included a record 80 participating restaurants who donated $1 for each Restaurant Week meal sold at their establishments.

Scholarships were presented to 8 students who each received $1,000 from the endowed fund to help support their continuing studies in GRCC’s SICE program. This year marks more students than ever before receiving scholarships from the fund.

 

In 2019, the 10th anniversary of Restaurant Week GR will be held from August 7 – 18, 2019, when more Secchia Institute for Culinary Education students at GRCC will continue to be supported by the event.