Fall Food Events


San Francisco’s only Greek food festival, A Taste of Greece, will be held at Annunciation Cathedral at 245 Valencia Street (between 14th and Duboce Streets) in San Francisco’s Mission District.The festival offers the opportunity to enjoy freshly made spanakopita, mousaka, kotopoulo, gyros and other Greek specialties.You can also savor Greek wine and homemade Greek pastries, and sit back and enjoy live Greek music and dancing.This is one of the oldest Greek food festivals in the country, attracting visitors from around the world.The event is easily accessible via public transportation and admission is free. Each day the festival begins at noon and runs through the evening.


On October 8, 2017, to celebrate the bounty of Half Moon Bay, The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay will host the inaugural Half Moon Bay Sea Urchin Celebration. Held on The Ritz-Carlton’s Mar Vista Lawn, the sea urchin soiree will offer the opportunity to taste a panoply of urchin-centric dishes created by the resort’s own Chef de Cuisine, as well as a host of other renowned chefs from restaurants up and down the California Coast. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Project Open Hand as well as Coastside Land Trust an organization dedicated to the preservation, protection and enhancement of the open space environment, including the natural and agricultural resources of Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo County coast. 

On October 3rd 2017 celebrate the eco-cultural health of the San Francisco Bay Area with Savor The Greenbelt, a farm-to-table dinner held at the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco. Greenbelt is the term used in policy and land use designation that refers to areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding urban centers. At the lively locally-sourced meal guest will be encouraged to discuss the connections between the nature and health of the local Greenbelt and associated issues such as water, food, effects of climate change. The event also benefits the nonprofit Greenbelt Alliance, which has helped to save 2.1 million acres to date with its conservation measures and environmental policy advocacy. For inquiries about the event, feel free to contact Megan Toth at mtoth@greenbelt.org or (415) 543-6771 x302