March 1-14 , 2015

Maine Restaurant Week Culinary Events

Our events highlight the food and drink professionals who make Maine's restaurant scene one of the best in the country. MRW culinary events support Preble Street and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine. Order your tickets and thank you again for supporting Maine Restaurant Week!



Maine Restaurant Week's Kick-Off
The Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off 
Friday, February 27, 2015 
Doors open at 7 a.m.  
Winner announced at 8:45 a.m.
At Sea Dog Brewing Company (South Portland)

Taste some of Maine’s best breakfast dishes and vote for your favorite. Captain and Celeste from WBLM 102.9 FM's morning show will broadcast live and crown the champ!
Order Incredible Breakfast Tickets now

Presented by:



Chef-Am Bowling Tournament at Bayside Bowl
Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2-5 p.m.

All skill levels are invited. Each team of four is paired with a restaurant professional -- but we don’t tell you who until you arrive at Bayside Bowl! This is a Bakers-style tourney. 

Register your team toda

Made possible with the thoughtful support of:


The Pancake Races
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
6:30 p.m. start time
(Location to be announced)

"Pancake Tuesday" races take place all over the world and MRW brought the tradition to Portland. Teams race head to head, relay style. We supply the skillet and pancakes to flip throughout the race; come in costume, win prizes! 

Call Emily at (207) 775-2126 for more details

Made possible with the thoughtful support of:


The Signature Food and Cocktail Pairing Event
Sunday, March 8, 2015    
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Winners announced at 8:00 p.m.
At Prime Mercedes-Benz

Maine Restaurant Week's Signature Event celebrates the priceless individuality behind Maine's master cocktail shakers and chefs. Come ready to sip and taste your way through the pairings, cast votes for your favorites and help choose Maine's top bartenders and chefs. 21+

Buy Signature Event tickets today

The Signature Event is presented by:


Coffee and Food Pairing Event 
Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2-5 p.m.
At Coffee By Design (One Diamond Street, East Bayside)

You are of course familiar with our legendary Signature Pairing Event, but this year we're taking the pairings concept to a new level. The coffee experts of Coffee By Design will host many of our favorite local dessert makers and matching their creations with CBD coffees. Come and discover the array of flavor, aroma and body among varieties of coffee beans and brewing techniques.

Buy Coffee Pairing Event tickets today

The Coffee and Food Pairing is presented by:

Other ways to celebrate during MRW

The Maine Dish 
A Feast of Plays about Food
Performances Thursday - Sunday, March 5-8.

At Snowlion Repertory Company (Portland Ballet Studio Theater)

Snowlion Repertory Company is presenting "The Maine Dish: A Feast of Plays about Food" at Portland Ballet Studio Theater March 5-8. The “Feast” is twelve courses, each written by a different local playwright. 

More details and get tickets

Photo Credits
Breakfast Photo: Courtsey Portland Press Herald
Pancake Race, Bowling and Signature Event: MRW


Celebrate Maine Restaurant Week

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