Bay Area Green Tours Announces: The Moveable Feast Takes Over Berkeley

Berkeley, California (EastBayDaily) — Bay Area Green Tours (BAGT) and BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) are hosting their scrumptious Moveable Feast on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The Moveable Feast is a unique walking tour visiting 3 model sustainable restaurants located within 3 blocks for an intimate and informative progressive dinner in the heart of downtown Berkeley.

BAGT’s pioneering tour in downtown Berkeley, in a city some consider the epicenter for the US food movement, visits Gather Restaurant, Revival Bar +Kitchen, and Five Restaurant.

The tour is designed for participants to meet new friends, while indulging in locally sourced (mostly organic) courses at each restaurant. Along the way, feasters will learn about notable organizations that are making a mark in the sustainable food movement and guests will enjoy presentations by the award-winning restaurant owners and chefs behind these dishes.

Cost: Early Bird Special $ 89.00 (Until May 15) General Admission $ 99.00 Includes 3 Courses, Beverages, Tax, Entertainment and Gratuity

Purchase tickets here!

Tour schedule:

5:30pm     Gather Restaurant – Gourmet Pizza, Beer or Wine & Live Brazilian music.     Meet your guides and other locavores at Gather Restaurant's patio for live entertainment and meet owners Ari Darful or Eric Fenster, who paved the way to creating a model green restaurant from the seats to the sauce.

6:45pm     Revival Bar + Kitchen – Entree                                                                     Enjoy a sumptuous meal (vegetarian options) in this beautiful restaurant across from Berkeley Rep Theater with chef/owner Amy Murray who will share her story of running two restaurants and cultivating relationships with farmers, ranchers, coffee-roasters, and winemakers for more than fifteen years.

8:00pm     Five at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza – Dessert, Coffee or Tea                         Meet chef Stephane Tonnelier, who was most recently executive sous-chef at Boulevard Restaurant in San Francisco. He has worked as a saucier at the world-renowned Hotel Georges V in Paris, and as a sous chef under Michelin-star chef Denis Schneider.

BALLE is the fastest growing community of more than 30,000 Localists: entrepreneurs who are rethinking their industries, funders who are investing in the local economy movement, and network organizers who are mobilizing on a broad scale. BALLE supports the emergence and promotion of Localism through independent retail, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, green building, local zero-waste manufacturing, and community capital.

Bay Area Green Tours (BAGT) is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is to provide educational tours that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives. BAGT shines the spotlight on the local green economy by offering educational tours for the public and specific to companies, groups, schools and other organizations. For more information, please call 510 704-0379, email info(at)bayareagreentours(dot)org or visit


Lee Richter



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