Walnut Creek, California (EastBayDaily) — Presenting Partners Diablo magazine and Broadway Plaza Shopping Center jointly announce this year’s Gourmet East Bay dining event, the toast of the San Francisco East Bay. In partnership with Sysco San Francisco, the event will host 24 restaurants, spirits partner Pinnacle Vodka, and numerous wine, beer, coffee and dessert partners for the November 2, 2013, Gourmet East Bay event to be held at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, CA. Promotional partners include ABC-7 KGO TV, KGO AM 810 Radio, Yelp, and Open Table.
In addition to dining options and spirits tasting from the area’s leading restaurants, wineries, and breweries, the evening includes live music and dancing with the band Take 2 (TK2), a silent auction, and an exclusive raffle, with proceeds supporting event beneficiaries Project Open Hand and Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Prizes include two $500 shopping sprees at Broadway Plaza and 12 months of dining for two from participating Gourmet East Bay restaurant partners.
Gourmet East Bay brings to life Diablo magazine’s award-winning special food issue, the centerpiece of Diablo’s 2013 Food Award winners. This year’s November edition highlights seven Food Award winner categories, which include bests for New Restaurant, Wine List, Chef, Concept, Restaurant, Romantic Spot, and Buzz. The special food issue highlights the best of the East Bay eats and includes something for everyone.
"Diablo magazine’s signature event, Gourmet East Bay, offers our partners the opportunity to reach Diablo’s affluent readership and engage the community one-on-one, while also supporting important charities and the vital services they provide," states Barney Fonzi, Group Publisher for Diablo Publications.
Gourmet East Bay will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek. Complete event info and ticket info can be found at gourmeteastbay.com.
About Diablo Publications
For over 32 years, Diablo Publications has been creating award-winning publications, including Diablo magazine, Napa Sonoma magazine, The Diablo City Book Series, Diablo Arts, and the Tri-Valley California Visitors Guide. Covering travel, theater, lifestyle, and home design, Diablo Publications celebrates the people, places, and pleasures of the East Bay and North Bay. Diablo Publications’ custom content division, Diablo Custom Publishing (DCP), provides complete print and digital marketing communications and customer publishing services for corporate clients nationwide. For more information, visit diablomag.com or dcpubs.com.