An International Food and Wine Experience

Enjoy Exquisite Food, Wine and Dessert on our Outdoor Plaza, while Experiencing the Breathtaking View of San Francisco Bay

The Platia

The Platia overlooks a fabulous panoramic view of the Bay and the evening sunset – the perfect setting for snapping a selfie or two!


Pianist John Groves can most often be found serenading harried passengers that find themselves in or around Cat Cora’s Kitchen in Terminal 2 of SFO. His repertoire consists of many beloved songs by the composers George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Burt Bacharach, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Lennon & McCartney, Miles, Monk, Dave Brubeck, and Bill Evans.


Sip and savor delectable wine and bites on our “Platia,” a 10,000 square foot outdoor plaza.

When & Where

december, 2015

Sunday, October 4th, 20155:00pm - 8:00pm 4700 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CAGreek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension


5:00 pm  – Doors Open and Entertainment Begins

5:30 pm  –  Silent Auction Opens

7:30 pm  –  Silent Auction Closes

8:00 pm –  Panorama On The Hill Ends


5:00pm - 8:00pm


Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension

4700 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CA

Amazing View

Participating Purveyors

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Let's eat

Alpha Catering

Greek Cuisine

Demitri’s Taverna

Demitris Taverna is one of the most exciting places to be when you are in livermore. Authentic greek food which will make you feel like you are in Athens. Popular menu items include: Dolmathes, Sliders, Souvlaki and Mousaka!

Everett & Jones BBQ

E&J's barbecue delights patrons with crispy crusted yet tender and meaty pork ribs, coarse-ground and housemade beef links, chicken that's smoked to perfection - all with their secret sauce blend of smoky tomato, tangy vinegar and cayenne.


Grilling meat by open flame has been a culinary tradition in Southern Brazil for centuries. Experience the best of South Brazilian cuisine made healthier and more naturally flavorful with Galeto's special attention to quality and sustainability -right here in the Bay Area.

Handles Gastropub

Handles neighborhood Gastropub features the best of local food and drink in a casual and friendly atmosphere. The menu is seasonally driven comfort food with an emphasis on a farm-to-table approach, and the Public House showcases 30 craft beers and 16 wines on tap.

Ikaros Greek Restaurant

Authentic family-style Greek cuisine. Our menu items are made from scrtach with only the freshest quality ingredients. Many of our recipes duplicate the foods, fresh herbs & spices from the island of Ikaria, which is know for its healthy diet, life style and longevity.

Jack’s Restaurant

Jack's is the place you come to for an omelet and coffee before work, a cocktail and appetizers after, a quick bite for lunch or dinner, or a burger and a beer before or after a movie. Jack’s is the place where you know good food, friends and family await.

Kokkari Estiatorio

Kokkari Estiatorio celebrates cuisine fit for the gods. Experience the old-world charm of a rustic Mediterranean country inn, while enjoying traditional Aegean dishes of seafood and game and other selections modernized through the innovative blending of cultures and techniques.

Otaez Restaurant

Otaez Mexican Restaurant is named after a small town in Durango, Mexico. Originally named Otaez Mexicatessen of Oakland - a small market with a kitchen - is known for serving traditional Mexican favorites to the locals of Oakland's Fruitvale District.

Pathos Organic Greek Rest.

Melding the organic bounty of California with the traditional foods and flavors of Greece - honey, olive oil, herbs, classic cheeses - and drawing upon family recipes, Pathos is a truly genuine representation of the food you would find being enjoyed by everyday Greeks.

Postino Restaurant

Postino welcomes guests with the celebration of food, family, friends and life around the dinner table. Executive Chef Stewart Beatty is known for creating seasonal dishes using fresh local produce and artisanal products in the tradition of Postino‘s rustic Cal-Ital fare.

Saki’s Spin a Yarn

Spin a Yarn began In the early 1950s as a friendly little place where local farmers and families could meet and share stories. Over the years, we've become known for our splendid Greek, Italian, and continental cuisine. We are committed to quality and your complete satisfaction.

Wineries and Breweries

Renowned wineries of Northern California

Banshee Wines

Banshee Wines was founded by three friends from the Midwest and East Coast who shared a passion for wine. The Banshee guys are passionate about creating benchmark wines from California’s iconic vineyards as well as crafting soulful blends that don't break the bank.

CRAFT Beer & Wine

Formerly Du Vin Fine Wines, Craft Beer and Wine offers an extensive array of wine produced by small, independent winemakers and a growing selection of American craft beers and ciders and select imports from Belgium, Germany and other great beer countries.

E. & J. Gallo Winery

E. & J. Gallo Winery offers a broad array of products that include table and sparkling wines, beverage products, dessert wines and distilled spirits. E. & J. Gallo Winery is one of the most highly acclaimed wine companies in the world, and the largest exporter of California wine.

Kissos Wines

Kissos produces fine handcrafted classic Bordeaux style wines with an American flair typical of the Napa and Sonoma Valley terroir. Their focus is small lot production with a passion for quality.

Jeff Cohn Cellars

Jeff Cohn Cellars is a premier urban based winery located in historic Jack London Square in Oakland, California. They specialize and produce small lot single vineyard designate wines as well as Rhone inspired red and white blends. Their fruit is sourced from the most interesting and intriguing vineyards in California. They welcome you to their winery and hope you enjoy their wines.

Lagunitas Brewing Co

Lagunitas Brewing Co. is known for iconoclastic interpretations of traditional beer styles, and irreverent descriptive text and stories on its packaging. The company is the fifth top selling craft brewery in the U.S.

Nottingham Cellars

Nottingham Cellars is passionate about producing world class Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varieties and blends from the Livermore Valley. Their mission is to produce premier wines by partnering with vineyards that have tailored farming regimens.

Lolonis Winery

For over 20 years, our family has been producing handcrafted, organically grown wines that epitomize the Redwood Valley style: robust and intensely flavored, yet complex and long on the palate.

Omega Vineyards

Omega Cellars wines are crafted to reflect our family's passion and dedication to quality. Our philosophy is simple: quality, quality, quality.  Our estate vineyards produce small quantities of grape clusters.  The result is wines that embody intense color, concentration and depth.

Padis Vineyards

Padis Vineyards offers three wines made by winemaker Robert Foley: Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and our proprietary Cabernet blend, Sintilation. They all share the trademark Foley style: big flavors, aromatic density and balance. Padis wine is a true labor of love.

Rock Wall Wines

Rock Wall Wine is founded on the philosophy of the right grape in the right place and is the result of many long-term relationships with acclaimed vineyards. Grapes are sourced from all over California, complete with different grape varieties, styles and regional flavors.

Stama Winery

Stama’s wines have won awards in many competitions. Winemaker Franck Lambert takes pride in creating great wines. Though Stama is a large scale winery which offers custom crush and storage for clients, it has an old world charm and feel.

Trinchero Family Estate

At Trinchero Family Estates, our passion for winemaking and delivering the most inspiring flavors from around the globe began almost 70 years ago. Trinchero Family Estates represents over 40 brands in the United States and imports from around the world.


Perfect finish

Go to Chocolate

Your journey with Go To Chocolates begins with all natural ingredients, fresh herbs, fruits, nuts and superb chocolate, hand-crafted by Chocolatier, Michael Hohenthal. You'll enjoy exploring his exciting seasonal collections and delicious specialties.

Peerless Coffee and Tea

Like fine wine grapes, coffee comes in many varietals-each with its own characteristics that are enhanced by the correct roasting. This art of specialized roasting & blending is a practice that has been passed down and remains a hallmark of Peerless Coffee & Tea.

Sweet & Savory Café & Bakery

For a homemade meal that's better than fast food, visit Sweet and Savory. We take care in preparation and presentation to offer you the finest and freshest of ingredients on all of our sandwiches, artisan-baked breads, salads, homemade soups and delicious desserts.

Three Twins Ice Cream

Three Twins in Petaluma makes inconceivably delicious organic ice cream from a special made-from-scratch mix. By carefully mixing and freezing each batch to ensure a smooth texture, they dish up the freshest and tastiest flavors on the market.

Buy Tickets

$100.00 per individual; $1,000.00 for party of 12 ($200 savings).

Limited to a maximum of 300 guests.

Proceeds benefit Ascension Cathedral
and the George Mark Children’s House.


For more information, call the church office at (510) 531-3400.

Purchase tickets online, or call Thalia at (925) 376-3849.

Click here for directions to the Panorama.