Connecticut Restaurant Association press release:
April 29, 2021
The Connecticut Restaurant Association is teaming up with Governor Lamont and the State of Connecticut to launch the #CTDrinksOnUs campaign, where participating state restaurants will offer free drinks to patrons starting May 19. To take part in the promotion, customers will simply show that they ‘have received one or both doses of a COVID vaccine, in which case they can choose from a list of drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) compiled by each restaurant. participant. The promotion limits drinks to one per person and the purchase of food is mandatory.
“The local Connecticut restaurant industry is proud to work with the Governor on this initiative, which will hopefully thank both residents of the state who have been vaccinated, and also encourage more people. to go out and get vaccinated in the interest of public health and our local economy, ”said Scott Dolch, executive director of the Connecticut Restaurant Association. “Connecticut has been a national leader in the fight against COVID, which is why there are now plans to end trade restrictions other than the mask mandate on May 19. Helping get as many people vaccinated as possible is the best way to get clients vaccinated. back to restaurants, helping to create jobs and strengthen local economies throughout Connecticut. We thank the Governor and his team for their hard work in leading the state through this pandemic, and we are delighted to undertake this new promotion with them.
The #CTDrinksOnUs campaign will run until the end of May. The CT Restaurant Association encourages restaurants to register now to participate by visiting www.ctrestaurant.org/drinksonus. Once registered, restaurants will then determine which drinks (alcoholic or not) they will offer to customers as part of the promotion. Participating restaurants are encouraged to offer at least one non-alcoholic option, but may include as many different choices for customers as they wish.
A complete list of participating restaurants will continue to be updated at www.ctvisit.com/drinksonus.
This press release was produced by the Connecticut Restaurant Association. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.