The German Wine Society’s next event will be a catered buffet dinner event held at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. We will start the evening off with a reception featuring three different hors d’oeuvres with Sekt (sparkling wine) followed by a three course dinner consisting of appetizers, a main course and dessert. Accompanying the three courses will be a selection of five German wines ranging from dry to sweet chosen by GWS’ Cellar Master Angela Carlson and Chapter President Barry Boothe.
Date & Time: Saturday, May 19 – Reception 6:30-7:00 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Building C, Room 210 (2nd floor), at Fort Mason – Room C210 is behind the elevator.
Cost – $79/person for a member and one guest and for any first-time guest; the cost for others is $90/person
Menu (When sending in your positive RSVP, please tell us your choice for main course entrée.)
Reception ― Cheese Board, German Sausages, Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Appetizer Course ― Shrimp and Swedish Meatballs
Main Course ― Caesar Salad and Fruit Platter
Entrée Options [CHOOSE ONE]
Spiral Sliced Baked Ham w/Potatoes Au Gratin or Grilled Salmon Fillet w/ Rice
Vegetarian Option – Pasta Primavera
Dessert Bar ― Bundt Cake, Lemon Bars, and Brownies
RSVP is Required!
Please note that
an additional fee of $10 per person will be charged for any RSVP’s after the initial deadline of May 11, but all RSVP’s must be received by May 15 with late RSVP payments received by May 17.
Please send a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ response to
Barry Boothe by the initial deadline of May 11.
Barry‘s email (preferred): firstname.lastname@example.org
To confirm your attendance, send a check made payable to the German Wine Society-SF to our Treasurer: Harris Holzberg – 24 Hawthorne Lane, Corte Madera, CA 94925
To avoid the $10 per person late fee, checks must be received by the initial deadline payment date of Tuesday, May 15, at the latest.
Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.
All Society members and guests are reminded that alcohol consumption can lead to intoxication and therefore Society members and their guests are expected to drink in moderation at Society events. We suggest those attending either utilize designated drivers or other modes of transit where available, or mostly taste rather than consume alcohol when such drivers or alternative means of transportation are not available.
Judy Van Austen, Secretary – email@example.com Harris Holzberg, Treasurer – firstname.lastname@example.org
From East Bay
Bay Bridge to Fremont Street Exit; on Fremont (100 yards north) take first right on Howard; left on Embarcadero & go 2 miles; left on Bay, about 2 miles, right on Buchanan. Cross Marina Blvd. & sharp right into Fort Mason Center.
From North Bay
Golden Gate Bridge (US 101) to Marina Exit; go 1.5 miles. Turn left at Buchanan & turn right into Fort Mason Center.
From Peninsula/South Bay
US 101 North to 9th St. Exit; 9th across Market & left on Hayes; right on Franklin; about 2 miles. Turn left on Bay St, right on Buchanan. Cross Marina Blvd. & sharp right into Fort Mason Center.
There is ample pay parking ($10 for three hours) in the area around Building C. Previously, parking in the area Just prior to reaching the Gatehouse was free, but now that area is also pay parking.
Public Transportation Information
Bay Area-Wide: www.511.org or call 817-1717 or 511 from any area code
East Bay BART: www.bart.gov (510) 465-2278
North Bay Golden Gate Transit: www.goldengate.org (415) 455-2000
Peninsula/South Bay CalTrain: www.caltrain.com (800) 660-4287
San Francisco MUNI: www.sfmuni.com (415) 673-6864
For additional information go to the Fort Mason website – http://www.fortmason.org