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August 3rd at the Commonwealth Club: “San Francisco’s 2011 James Beard Award Winners: What Makes a Restaurant Great?”

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

OMG, famous Paolo Lucchesi, Charles Phan, and Michael Tusk will all be on hand at the Commonwealth Club on August 3rd, 2011!

This is going to be mega. Get your tickets right now.

All the deets:

SPEAKERS:  

Joshua Aidlin, Architect, Designer and Owner, Aidlin Darling Design; Owner and Designer, Bar Agricole; James Beard Award, “Outstanding Restaurant  Design”

Paolo Lucchesi, Author, “The Scoop,” SF Chronicle; James Beard Award, “Best Food Section”

Charles Phan, Owner and Chef, The Slanted Door; James Beard Award, “Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America Inductees”

Michael Tusk, Owner and Chef, Quince; James Beard Award, “Best Chef in the Region”

Marcia Gagliardi, Founder, Tablehopper.com and DeepDishing.com; Author, The Tablehopper’s Guide to Dining and Drinking in San Francisco - Moderator

 

TITLE:           SF’s James Beard Award Winners: What Makes a Restaurant Great?

DATE:            Wednesday, August 3, 2011

TIME:             6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 reception

PLACE:          SF Club Office, 595 Market St. 2nd Floor

PRICE:           $12 members, $20 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)

To buy tickets call 415/597-6705 or register at www.commonwealthclub.org

Several of this year’s San Francisco winners of the James Beard Award, “the Oscars” of the food world in the words of Time magazine, will reveal the secrets of their success and discuss their views on what makes a restaurant great. This panel of chefs, restaurant owners, critics and designers represents some of the brightest stars of San Francisco’s restaurant scene, widely regarded as one of the nation’s richest culinary centers.

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Jesse Jackson Returns to San Francisco – To Star at “Heart of SoMA” Benefit at Terra Gallery on October 26th

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

If you pony up enough of your hard-earned for the Ham Fam Center, you’ll soon be above it all chilling with celebs up on the 53rd floor of One Rincon, gazing at Sutro Tower almost eye-to-eye.

Like this, looking westward from Floor 53, 1RC:

Or, you can skip the VIP reception and just go to the Heart of SoMA 2010 benefit for less than 100 bones, your choice.

Heart of SoMA is:

Celebrating community in San Francisco’s SoMa District with a gala evening of music, dance, art and culinary discovery. Join us for a sensational evening of music, dance and art, complimented by creative culinary offerings from SoMa’s finest restaurants. Emcee Mary Murphy of “So You Think You Can Dance” will oversee the festivities, special guest Rev. Jesse Jackson will salute the community and introduce the efforts of Hamilton Family Center, the beneficiary of the event. Acclaimed musicians and champion dancers will entertain all night long. VIP dignitaries and patrons will have an opportunity to eat, drink and mingle with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Mary Murphy and other guests at a special reception on the 53rd floor of One Rincon Hill, San Francisco’s landmark residential tower from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Renowned jazz pianist Ricardo Scaleswill perform. Art Installation courtesy of ArtHaus. Heart of SoMa 2010 promises to be a memorable occasion capturing the spirit — and the heart — of San Francisco’s vibrant South of Market (SoMa) District.

 

See you there!

Heart of SoMa 2010:  fall’s premiere community event. Variety gala to feature Emcee Mary Murphy, entertainers and restaurants, as well as an appearance by Rev. Jesse Jackson — all to benefit Hamilton Family Center

SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 12, 2010) – The big event happening this fall, Heart of SoMa 2010 promises to be a memorable occasion capturing the spirit – and the heart — of San Francisco’s most vibrant neighborhood. A sensational evening of music, dance and art, complimented by creative culinary offerings from the City’s finest restaurants, Heart of SoMa 2010 takes place Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 from 7-10 p.m., at Terra Gallery, 511 Harrison St., in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) District. 

Emcee Mary Murphy of Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” fame will oversee the festivities; special guest Rev. Jesse Jackson will salute the community and introduce the efforts of Hamilton Family Center, the beneficiary of the event; and, acclaimed musicians and champion dancers will entertain all night long.  Hospitality sponsors include many of San Francisco’s most acclaimed new restaurants and nightspots including: Boulevard, Prospect, Epic Roasthouse, Waterbar, Town Hall, Fifth Floor, Chez Papa Resto, Thermidor and Bar Agricole, as well as exclusive wine sponsor Vezer Family Vineyards.

“The SoMa community has really come together to put on a one-of-a-kind variety spectacular,” said Charmane Crain, concierge at One Rincon Hill and spokesperson for the San Francisco Residential Concierge Association (SFRCA), which has rallied to help organize this event. “Terra donated the space, restaurants jumped aboard and other community leaders, residents and merchants have given generously to make this happen and support a good cause.”

Heart of SoMa 2010 will raise money to benefit the Hamilton Family Center (www.HamiltonFamilyCenter.org), which has been working for 25 years to end homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is the largest provider of shelter, eviction prevention assistance, rapid re-housing, youth programming, and support services for homeless families in San Francisco. 

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