East Greenwich Restaurant Week has its official kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the East Greenwich Yacht Club with Savor EG, a party celebrating EG’s great restaurants.

Several restaurants will be offering free samples Thursday evening, including Besos, Clementine’s Ice Cream, Finn’s Harborside, Four Brothers Pizzaria, Fresco, Jigger’s, Rasa, Red Stripe, Safehouse, Silver Spoon Bakery, Tavern on Main, The Revival, Tio Mateo’s and Twisted Pizza. In addition, there will be live music and an opportunity to socialize on beautiful Greenwich Cove.

Tickets for Savor EG, an East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce event, are $30 but are only $25 per person through Sept. 17. Proceeds will benefit Clothes to Kids, R.I., a nonprofit that provides full wardrobes to school children in need.  Savor EG tickets can be reserved at www.eastgreenwichchamber.com.

East Greenwich Restaurant Week goes from Sept. 20 to Sept. 29 and more than 30 participating restaurants will feature special menus and offerings.

“East Greenwich Restaurant Week traditionally attracts many people from all over the Southern New England area who come to experience and enjoy our wonderful restaurant scene,” said EG Chamber Executive Director Stephen M. Lombardi. “We are excited to showcase everyone’s favorite restaurants and we expect plenty of excitement for our new restaurants that have just opened here in the last year.” 

Savor East Greenwich and East Greenwich Restaurant Week are presented by Whalers Brewing Company and are sponsored by Bank Newport, Cox Business, Greenwood Credit Union, Harbor One Bank, Swipe for a Cause, MIXX 99.3 and 1540 WADK Newport.