San Francisco

Dine + Discover, a Benefit for SPUR

6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
| Thursday, May 19, 2016

About

Dine + Discover at the Minnesota Street Project​ was a night to remember!

Thank you for joining us and helping to support SPUR’s mission to promote good planning and good government in the Bay Area.

See all photos from Dine + Discover 2016 >>

Dine + Discover, 
a Benefit for SPUR
May 19, 20166-10 p.m.
Minnesota Street Project
1275 Minnesota Street
San Francisco
 

Check out the one-of-a-kind urban experiences, custom-designed for SPUR under the "DISCOVER" tab above.
Urban experience items include:
  • A Flight Into the Future
  • An Opinionated Walk Through of Tumultuous Change in the Transbay District
  • SOLD OUT! - Central Subway Tunnel Alignment Tour + Overview With Ed Reiskin
  • Ferry Building: Past, Present and Future
 

Sponsorship + Tickets


Please note: there is no formal seated dinner; guests are encouraged to enjoy culinary delights throughout the space at a number of seating locations over the course of the evening.

 

INDIVIDUAL Ticket $250
 

CORE LEADERSHIP CIRCLE $10,000 (up to eight tickets)

  • Name(s) featured on publicity for the event, including email and print invitation, website and in SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist
  • Name(s) featured on event signage
  • Name(s) featured in printed program
  • One-year membership in the Urban Leaders Council, SPUR’s major donor society. This includes invitations to Urban Leaders Council special events.
  • Complimentary invitation to SPUR's annual Benefactor Dinner
  • Special recognition as a SPUR Benefactor on our annual donor wall and in our annual report

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE $5,000 (up to four tickets)

  • Name(s) prominently listed on publicity for the event ,including email and print invitation, website and in SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist
  • Name(s) prominently listed on event signage
  • Name(s) prominently listed in printed program
  • One-year membership in the Urban Leaders Council, SPUR’s major donor society. This includes invitations to Urban Leaders Council special events
  • Recognition on SPUR’s annual donor wall and in our annual report

PRINCIPAL $1,500 (two tickets)

  • Name(s) prominently listed on publicity for the event, including email and print invitation, website and in SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist.
  • Name(s) listed on event signage
  • Name(s) listed in printed program
  • One-year membership in the Urban Leaders Council, SPUR’s major donor society. This includes invitations to Urban Leaders Council special events.

SUPPORTER $750 (one ticket)

  • Name listed on publicity for the event, including email and print invitation, website and in SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist
  • Name listed on event signage
  • Name listed in printed program
  • Six-month membership in the Urban Leaders Council, SPUR’s major donor society. This includes invitations to Urban Leaders Council special events.

 

Host Committee + Supporters

Host Committee:
Andy & Sara Barnes
Supervisor Malia Cohen
Paula Collins
Rob Evans & Terry Micheau
Diane Filippi & Ephraim Hirsch
David A. Friedman & Paulette J. Meyer 
Matthew & Jason Goldman
Anne Halsted & Wells Whitney
Amanda & Vince Hoenigman
Lara & Antony Ritch
Dan & Jackie Safier
Paul & Lynn Sedway
V. Fei Tsen & Wayne Lew
Susan C Weeks
 
Principal Sponsors:
Anonymous
Nathan Dunn, Plant Construction Company
Oz Erickson & Rina Alcalay
Walter Estay, IBI Group Architecture & Planning
Gary & Jane Facente
Bonnie Fisher & Boris Dramov
Linda Jo Fitz
David & Jane Hartley
John Kriken & Katherine Koelsch Kriken
Richard & Marilyn Lonergan
Jacinta McCann & Joe Brown
Paul Sack
Charles & Trudy Salter
Libby Seifel & Pierre Capeder
 
Supporter Sponsors:
Jim Chappell
Gretchen Cotter
Mr. & Mrs. Costolino Hogan
Jeanne Myerson & John Cate
Glenn Rescalvo
 
Sponsors as of 5/17/16

DINE

Menu

Little Green Cyclo
Sweet Potato Bites
Fresh sweet potato, flash fried and served with a tamarind plum dipping sauce
(vegan, gluten-free)

Garlic Noodles: Shaken Wagyu Beef
Green onion oil, Vietnamese kimchi & roasted crushed peanuts with shaken wagyu beef
*Vegetarian version available with Lemongrass Organic Tofu
(contains oyster sauce)

Lobsta Truck
Lobsta Roll
Fresh Maine Lobster over an authentic New England split top roll with melted butter and seasoned aioli

Dabba
Papadum & Hummus
Toasted Papadum, hummus, vegetable crudité, seasoned oil
(vegan, gluten-free)

Chicken Taco Sliders
Slow cooked boneless chicken dusted spice wrapped in paratha flatbread
(dairy-free upon request)

Frances Delices
Wild Boar Sausage
Wild boar sausage flavored with apples and cranberries, topped with blue cheese and mushrooms, sautéed with garlic and parsley

Vegetable Brioche 
Vegetable brioche filled with French brie cheese, grilled onions and toasted almonds​
(vegetarian)

 


 


Dessert

Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos
Fudge Cake Pop
Frozen Banana
Ice Cream Tacos


Rocko’s uses barley and wheat flour from a farm in Caypay Valley California to craft waffle cone batter and mold it into taco form. Waffle cone taco shells are filled with Three Twins ice cream then dipped in gourmet chocolate from TCHO Chocolate Factory and Mama Ganache Artisan Chocolates.

To finish it off, these famous ​Ice Cream Tacos will be flash frozen in liquid nitrogen right before your eyes!
 

DISCOVER

For those of you who didn’t get the chance to book one of our popular Urban Experience Tours, don't worry! For a limited time, you can still secure your spot for these one-of-a-kind tours custom-designed for SPUR.

Choose your adventure:


Central Subway Tunnel Alignment Tour + Overview with Ed Reiskin
Get a once-in-a-lifetime peek at San Francisco’s big dig on a walking tour of the alignment of the new tunnel underneath.
SOLD OUT!
 

 

 


Ferry Building: Past, Present and Future
Who wouldn’t want a little history witha private breakfast from Boulette’s Larder? Journey through the iconic Ferry Building with, Michelle and Chris Meany of the Ferry Building development team, for a historic overview of the site from its inception in 1897 to the flourishing market place it is today. 

Date: Saturday, September 10
Tour includes private breakfast.
Per Ticket Price: $150
BUY IT NOW!




An Opinionated Walk Through of Tumultuous Change in the Transbay District
Join John King, urban design critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, for a truly one-of-a-kind walking tour of the rapidly transforming Transbay District.

Date: Thursday, September 15
Tour followed by reception.
Per Ticket Price: $180
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Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

 

Auxiliary Services

If you are interested in participating in any SPUR meetings, seminars, conferences, programs and/or walking tours and require auxiliary aids or services for your disability (e.g., qualified interpreter, qualified reader, written materials, taped texts), please submit your request to SPUR at least five (5) business days in advance of the SPUR event by contacting the Public Programming team at publicprograms@spur.org or 415-781-8726 x132. SPUR will work with you in identifying effective auxiliary aids or services that it can provide. If you need to cancel your request, please notify SPUR at least two (2) business days in advance. SPUR reserves the right to deny specific requests for qualified interpreters or qualified readers to individuals who repeatedly submit requests for auxiliary aids/services and fail to cancel at least two (2) business days in advance.​

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