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

Saturday, September 17th, 2016 from 6-9 PM

The Platia

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The 10,000 square foot Platia overlooks a fabulous panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay and the evening sunset.

Entertainment

Your ears will be serenaded with melodic sounds by Pianist John Groves. Feel free to dance along to songs by composers Bacharach, Gershwin, Porter, and Lennon & McCartney, to name a few.

Delectables

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Enjoy chef-prepared treats offered as you pass each beautifully adorned station with its richly covered fabrics and stylish decor.

When & Where

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September 17, 20166:00pm - 9:00pm 4700 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CAGreek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension

Agenda

This year we have three wonderful raffle prizes, consisting of a variety of $100 gift certificates from our participating Panorama restaurants, a free standing wine cooler valued at $250 containing 24 bottles of wine from our participating Panorama wineries and an exquisite wine country dinner for 6 guests at a stately Napa Valley home.

Raffle tickets are 3 for $20 or 10 for $50.

Time

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension

4700 Lincoln Ave, Oakland CA

Participating Purveyors

Click on the categories below to view our participating purveyors.

Restaurants

Let's eat

Acapulco

The legendary Acapulco Restaurant has been serving quality meals since 1953. Building on that legacy, the Acapulco now offers a new and modern take on authentic Mexican cuisine – featuring fresh, locally-sourced, sustainable, organic, hormone-free and house-made ingredients whenever possible. In addition to fresh, delicious Mexican cuisine, you can also enjoy a full bar, fresh, artisan cocktails and gourmet tequilas.

Crogan’s

Irish-themed watering hole with TVs to watch the game, plus a menu of pub grub & homestyle food.

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!

Prima Ristorante

Dining at PRIMA is like taking a culinary journey throughout the regions of Italy. Executive Chef, Peter Chastain, changes the menu daily, using the freshest of nature's bounty - creating a dazzling mix of the finest ingredients, resulting in authentic Italian cuisine that is exquisitely pure and immaculately simple. Of course, dining at PRIMA wouldn't be complete without a choice of over 1,600 wines from international "artisan" producers.

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.

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.

Sabio

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Pleasanton, Sabio on Main combines the Spanish approach to food and drink as cultural and social bonds with a spirited contemporary ambiance and meticulous respect for the bounty of Northern California.

P.F. Chang’s

P.F. Chang's offers a casual dining atmosphere to experience authentic Chinese food & Asian Cuisine. Explore lunch, dinner, catering & takeaway options.

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.

Paradiso

Paradiso has consistently served a wide variety of quality foods in a family-oriented environment, with genuine care and attention to detail for over 10 years. They spice up every meal by offering delicious appetizers, signature entrees and a unique menu of specialty cocktails and wines to satisfy the ever-changing tastes of their guests.

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.

Sideboard

Sideboard neighborhood kitchen and coffee bar is dedicated to creating handcrafted comfort food from seasonal, natural, local, organic, and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. All menu items and condiments are house made or sourced from purveyors who share their vision and passion in creating products from the best available ingredients. Simply prepared, Sideboard’s rustic comfort food comes from the heart.

Wineries and Breweries

Renowned wineries of Northern California

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.

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.

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.

Prima Vini

With passion Prima chooses and presents their wines, just as their kitchen presents their food. The wines on their list are there for you to have in the most complementary way, with their cuisine or to stand on their own for your pleasure.

Desserts

Perfect finish

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.

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.

Batch Pastries

Batch Pastries, formerly Montclair Baking, is located in the Oakland hills in Montclair Village.

Sunrise Bistro

Glyka-Sweets

At Glyká-Sweets, we hand roll cookies and pastries in the traditional manner, with tender care and attention to detail. We make each batch of Glyká-Sweets’ cookies and pastries using Yiayiá Lilly’s original recipes, and with the freshest ingredients –just as she would pick, with no preservatives.

Buy Tickets

$75 per individual
$100 per individual at the door

Limited to a maximum of 300 guests.

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

Contact

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.