MONTREAL — Tourisme Montréal has reported outstanding attendance numbers for MTLàTable 2018.
For this year’s instalment of the annual culinary event, approximately 120,000 people enjoyed meals at participating restaurants throughout the city, generating more than $7 million for local businesses. This marks a 22.6-per-cent improvement over 2016, when participation rates were comparable to 2018 (150 participating restaurants).
During the seventh edition of MTLàTable, at least 70 per cent of restaurant-goers tried more than two restaurants during the event and 42 per cent were first-time participants.
Montreal’s restaurant week is a Tourisme Montréal initiative presented by Aeroplan that aims to familiarize the public with locally grown food and showcase the originality and diversity of Montreal fare by offering fixed-price set menus during the month of November.