“What a sensational evening!”
- East Bay Loop
BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL FUNDRAISING DINNER
Tuesday, April 24
Come meet the people who make the Bay Area Book Festival happen and raise a glass of “By the Book” (aka The Secret Cocktail) to their efforts to promote Literature and Literacy. Our feast of Springtime favorites is available two ways: Individual a la carte dishes or 4-course Prix Fixe Menu with options including a choice of event cocktail or glass of house of wine. $60 per person. Must be ordered by entire table.
PIZZA LOVERS MONTH
February doesn't just have to be the month for romantic love. Join us in celebrating the pizza lovers of the world as Gather joins the other pizza powerhouses in Downtown Berkeley for 'Pizza LOVERS Month'
Over the month of February, all patrons are encouraged to try pizza from participating pizzerias in the downtown area. At each restaurant, customers will get their 'Pizza LOVERS' Punch Card punched for their purchase. At the end of February, patrons with at least 8 punches will drop punch cards off at participating restaurants to be entered in a drawing to win prizes (or submit the maximum of 16 verified punches to win an extra prize automatically)!
Come into Gather on or after 2/1 to collect your punch card and for more info.
VALENTINE'S DAY AT GATHER
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018
The theme is "love" and we'd love to have you!
Stay tuned for details.
Walk-ins welcome, but be sure to reserve ahead of time to guarantee a table.
DOWNTOWN BERKELEY RESTAURANT WEEK
JANUARY 18 – 28, 2018
The 6th Annual restaurant week is always a great celebration of our local culinary culture and this year is an important one for Gather as it is Chef Anthony’s opportunity to introduce his fine , sustainable fare to a whole new audience.
Come enjoy a 3 course prix fixe dinner featuring our Crispy Brussels Sprouts, a choice of Roasted Half Chicken or Hand Cut Fettuccine, and ice cream for dessert.
Reserve by clicking here. We also accept walk-ins.
WINEMAKER VISIT WITH VERVEINE CELLARS
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018
Verveine Cellars is a family-owned and operated winery committed to producing small-lot, single-vineyard, handmade wines.
Join us at the Gather Bar for our first Winemaker visit of 2018. The winemakers will be pouring complimentary tastes and are available for intimate conversation about all things wine-related.
NEW YEARS EVE-N BETTER WHEN SHARED!
Whether you're a couple on a romantic date, a solo diner in need of some great grub, or a group of friends looking for a stellar spot to eat and imbibe, Gather is the perfect place to stop by on your way to ring in the new year.
Moving into our eighth year we are encouraging more sharing at our tables. To start the year off with this concept, we're offering a special complimentary glass of sparkling wine per small plate (limit one glass per guest). So, if you're a party of four, order four small plates and we'll send you four glasses of bubbly!
Reserve by clicking here. We also accept walk-ins.
New Year's Eve Hours: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
RAISE A GLASS WITH LUSU CELLARS
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 5-7pm
Mark your calendar for December 6 when we welcome David Teixeira of Berkeley’s Lusu Cellars for another special winemaker edition of Wine Wednesday. Join the conversation as David pours complimentary tastes from a lineup including his 2015 Stonecutter Zinfandel, 2016 Rose, and 2016 White Blend (our house white on-tap). David will be available at the bar from 5-7pm to chat about his family history of Portuguese winemaking, methodologies garnered at wineries up and down the California coast, and his mission to develop a deep connection between the land and the wine. All bottles are 25% off all night long.
Learn more at lusucellars.com
MEET THE WINEMAKERS OF DANCING CROW VINEYARDS
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5-7pm
Join us for another special Wine Wednesday as Tony and Stefan Cartlidge of Dancing Crow Vineyards share complimentary tastings of their Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The father and son duo will be pouring side-by-side comparisons of their 2015 and 2016 vintages of each varietal, and will be available to chat about their family’s experience, sustainable practices, certified organic techniques, and the effects of having an estate on Lake County’s unique volcanic terroir. Come by from 5-7pm to meet the winemakers, then enjoy 25% off all wines by the bottle all night long!
WINE TASTING WITH IDLE CELLARS
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017, 5-7pm
Come join us for a special wine Wednesday with Berkeley native Ari Heavner and his business partner Ben Larks of Sonoma’s Idle Cellars. These micro winery specialists in single vineyard varietals will be in our bar area to answer your questions and hear your views on what makes a wine great, why sustainable vineyard farming is important and how they came up with their very cool logo. Enjoy complimentary tastes of wines from their current portfolio from 5-7pm as well as 25% off all wines by the bottle all night long.
Learn more at idlecellars.com
WINE COUNTRY OCTOBER FUNDRAISER
WINE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017, 5-9pm
WINE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017, 5-9pm
As our hearts go out to our Wine Country neighbors, we invite you to join us in supporting them. For the next two weeks we will suspend our regular Wine Wednesday 25% discounts and instead will we will donate 50% of all wine sales - by the bottle and by the glass - to North Bay Fire Relief, a fund dedicated to distributing 100% of all proceeds to help the victims of this unprecedented tragedy. Half of Gather’s wine list is from the counties affected by the fires and as one vintner told the press: “The best thing (way to help) would be to feature local wines. If we can continue to sell wine, we can continue to pay our employees and get back to ‘normal,’ as quickly as possible.”
PLUS BETWEEN NOW AND OCTOBER 31, EVERY DAY AT LUNCH, DINNER AND BRUNCH WE WILL BE DONATING 5% OF ALL “WINE ON TAP” SALES. Please join us in raising a glass to hope, resilience and healing.
Learn more at www.redwoodcu.org/northbayfirerelief
WINE TASTING WITH DANCING CROW
AUGUST 23 • 5:00-6:30pm
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, August 23 when we will have the pleasure of hosting Stefan Cartlidge of Dancing Crow Vineyards, a family owned winery in Lake County. Cartlidge will be pouring complimentary tastes of various vintages and will be available to chat about his family’s experience, philosophy and methodology. Dancing Crow uses estate fruit and takes a sustainable approach to planting and maintaining their property; employ all organic techniques.
Learn More at www.dancingcrow.com
AN EVENING WITH RANDALL GRAHM
AUGUST 9 • 6:30 no host cocktails, 7pm dinner
Mark your calendar for August 9 when we will have the great pleasure of hosting the legendary Randall Graham, founder and winemaker at Bonny Doon Vineyards. Gather’s Chef Charis is cooking up a special 5 course feast to be paired with 5 wines.
$130 per person ( exclusive of tax and gratuity), credit card is required. Reservations are limited and accepted only by calling 510.809.0400.
WINE TASTING WITH MUSCARDINI
SEPTEMBER 20 • 5:00-6:30pm
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, 9/20 when we will have the pleasure of hosting winemaker Michael Muscardini of Muscardini Cellars, a Sonoma winery inspired by its Italian family roots. We will be pouring complimentary tastes of their new release Rose of Tempranillo and Tesoro, an award winning blend in the super Tuscan tradition. Michael will be available in the bar to chat about his experience, philosophy and methodology.
Learn More at www.muscardinicellars.com
BEES KNEES WEEK
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017
Barr Hill Gin (made from raw, natural honey, base spirit of corn, and juniper) and Liquor.com have teamed up to help save the bees and the future of agriculture as we know and love it. And Gather is right there with them!
Join us Monday, September 25 - Sunday, October 1 for “Bees Knees Week” when we will give a portion of sales from our “Late Bloomer” cocktail ( $12) – inspired by the historic Bees Knees cocktail of the 1920s - featuring Barr Hill Gin, Dolin Blanc, Honey, Lemon, Bergamot Tincture, Egg White, and Bee Pollen. We’ll also be donating a portion of sales of Barr Hill’s honey-based vodka and their Tom Cat Gin aged in oak barrels and flavored with honey; so be sure to ask for Barr Hill by name when ordering any of our bar offerings.
Learn More at www.drinkbeesknees.com/
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