ATLANTIC CITY – The annual Taste of Atlantic City Restaurant Week Exclusive Preview Event will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The event, sponsored by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, enables attendees to enjoy live entertainment, support a worthy cause and sample menu items from many of the finest restaurants in the area.

In addition to selections from participating restaurants, the event will include a cash bar and live music provided by the Kenny I Orchestra.

Only 300 tickets will be sold starting Monday, Jan. 14. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased in advance through a secure payment portal at www.acrestaurantweek.com, or in person at the CRDA’s Boardwalk Information Center at Mississippi Avenue and the Boardwalk in Historic Boardwalk Hall. Remaining tickets, if any, will be available for purchase onsite at the event (cash only).

Proceeds from the event benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey Southern Branch. Event attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the FoodBank.

The 11th annual Atlantic City Restaurant Week, March 3-8, will feature more than 70 of the area’s fine dining restaurants offering three-course lunches at $15.19 per person and three-course dinners at $35.19 (tax, gratuity and beverage extra).

Atlantic City Restaurant Week is produced by the CRDA and sponsored by Interstate Outdoor Advertising, The Press of Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Lloyd Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism, Equity Communications, Open Table, Greater AC Chamber and Tropicana Atlantic City.

Gift cards for Atlantic City Restaurant Week are on sale at www.facebook.com/ACRestaurantWeek.