BROOKFIELD, Wis. – North Shore Bank today announced the debut of Milwaukee’s first-ever Southside Dining Week. The week, organized and presented by the community bank that has a significant presence on the south side, will take place Oct. 23 – 30 and will feature over 20 restaurants from eight southside neighborhoods. Additional restaurants can still participate by committing by no later than Oct. 1.
“Milwaukee’s southside features some amazing hospitality and culinary establishments representing cuisines from around the world and through this coordinated effort we wanted to help support those businesses and neighborhoods where we do much work,” said Alfredo Martin, Area Branch Manager for North Shore Bank.
North Shore Bank’s Southside Dining Week will kick off Saturday, Oct. 23, with a live band brunch at Zócalo Food Park from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Zócalo’s current food entrepreneurs participating in Southside Dining Week include Anytime Arepa, Dairyland, Foxfire, Mazorca Tacos, Modern Maki, Ruby’s Bagels and Scratch Ice Cream. The brunch will feature performances from local musicians and is presented by Mastercard®.
Following the kick-off event, participating restaurants will feature a signature dish for under $15 throughout the week. Participating establishments signed on thus far include MobCraft Beer, Screaming Tuna, Tacos Los Gemelos and more.
Neighborhood restaurants interested in participating to increase traffic, sales and visibility following the challenging year for the hospitality industry can sign up at www.southsidediningweek.com/#involved. Participating neighborhoods include Silver City, Burnham Park, Miller Park Way, Walker’s Point, Layton Park, Cesar Chavez, The Gateway to Milwaukee and Jackson Park.
To help produce the event, North Shore Bank retained the services of NEWaukee and is working with multiple local organizations, including the Latino Chamber of Commerce of Southeast Wisconsin, VIA Community Development Corporation, Walker’s Point Neighborhood Association, The Gateway to Milwaukee and Historic Mitchell Street BID #4.
North Shore Bank will provide a $5 statement credit to its customers when they spend $15 or more at participating restaurants with their North Shore Bank Debit Mastercard®. Restrictions may apply.
A final list of participating restaurants and qualifying menu items will be announced leading up to the event. To learn more, visit www.southsidediningweek.com to register and enter to win a $500 Mastercard gift card.
North Shore Bank, headquartered in Brookfield, is a mutual savings bank and has assets of over $2.5 billion and 45 offices throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Wisconsin locations are in metro Milwaukee, Germantown, Ozaukee County, Racine, Kenosha, Appleton, Menasha, Green Bay and surrounding areas, Burlington, Union Grove, Muskego, and Door County. Locate a North Shore Bank office. You can also connect with the bank on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.