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Moveable Feast: A Sustainable Restaurant Tour of Berkeley

Wednesday, May 02, 2012
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Monique Isenheim
Location Details:
Gather Restaurant
2200 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Join Bay Area Green Tours for this delightfully delicious 3-Course Progressive Dinner with Cutting Edge Speakers. The January feast features extraordinary fare from 3 model sustainable restaurants: Gather, Five & Revival Bar + Kitchen, as well as live music by Dum Spiro Spero and an inspiring talk by Sibella Kraus from SAGE. Within 3 blocks, participants will meet award winning chefs and owners and savor their local, seasonal food. Network, make new friends, indulge yourself, and learn about Slow Money, Slow Food, local farms, sustainable food sources and more!

At Gather Restaurant participants will enjoy appetizers and a presentation by owners Eric Fenster and Ari Derfel, a founding member of Slow Money. At Revival Bar + Kitchen, they will savor a family-style meal while owner Amy Murray talks about the history of the restaurant and their sustainable practices. At Five Restaurant, located in the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Chef Banks White will engage in a discussion of shopping at local farmers markets while diners enjoy dessert with coffee or tea.

The full Moveable Feast menu includes: organic, locally sourced seasonal pizzas; McFarland Springs trout with tarragon cream, grapefruit gastrique, toasted walnuts and braised chard OR roasted Field to Family farm's chicken with ragout of butter braised spring onion and garlic with goat bacon and grilled asparagus; butterscotch pudding with peanut brittle and tastes of pecan pie, apple cinnamon cake and whoopie pie; wine or beer and coffee or tea. The cost of the event includes food, taxes, gratuities, presentations and networking.

Gift certificates and student/senior discounts online. $10 off for any one who registers before 4/19.
Please invite a friend, bring your camera, and wear comfy shoes.
Tickets are non-refundable but can be transferred. Tour departs rain or shine.
Stay tuned for news of our next Moveable Feast - July 18, 2012.
Added to the calendar on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 9:53PM
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