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Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner  

For No Kid Hungry

Join us at The Dana on Mission Bay for the first annual Chef Cycle Beer Dinner. We will be featuring unlimited brews and bites during the event from 6 pm to 9 pm.  Five top San Diego Chefs will be crafting small plates at 5 tasting stations to pair with our favorite local craft beers. We will also be showcasing four local favorite San Diego breweries. The proceeds from the evening will be donated to No Kid Hungry as part of the annual Chef Cycle endurance event. Come out and support our local chef's as they support a great cause! Don't miss it!

Event Price & Details 

Event tickets are available for purchase online and will be available for purchase at the door on the day of the event. 

Date: April 20th 2019 

Time: 6pm - 9pm 

Price: $40 per person 

Location: The Dana on Mission Bay | Mission Bay Ballroom & Firefly Terrace 

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About the Cause 

Chefs Cycle is a fundraising event featuring talented chefs and members of the culinary community cycling to help end child hunger. We are proud to announce that our very own Chef Eric Manuel of Firefly Eatery & Bar and Chef Christopher Spayde of our sister property, Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina's restaurant, Blue Wave Bar & Grill are both participating in this event taking place in Santa Rosa, California in May 2019. They are apart of Team Chef's Roll, and have already collectively raised $10,351 for No Kid Hungry. Donate here.

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Meet the Chefs   

In an effort to help boost fundraising for this wonderful cause, we are hosting a Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner here at The Dana on Mission Bay on April 20th, 2019. We will be featuring 5 chefs, including Chef Manuel and Chef Spayde, as well as 3 others who we had the pleasure of having on our culinary team once upon a time ago. We welcome back Chef Phillip Esteban who is now the Executive Chef for Craft & Commerce, Chef Giovanni Gadiano, Executive Chef for The Patio on Lamont, and finally Chef Craig Jimenez, Executive Chef for Social Syndicate, a restaurant development group responsible for revamping and creating some of the best eateries in town like The Local, The Rabbit Hole and Wonderland Ocean Pub.

Featured Breweries     

The 4 breweries we will be featuring are no strangers to The Dana on Mission Bay or Firefly Eatery & Bar. Groundswell Brewing Company, Coronado Brewing Company, Mike Hess Brewing, and Culture Brewing, are each teaming up with one of the above mentioned chefs to create the perfect food and beer pairing. We welcome you to join us and cast your vote! Best food and beer pairing wins. Tickets are $40 per person and the event will be held from 6 PM - 9 PM here at The Dana on Mission Bay. All proceeds will be going to No Kid Hungry.

Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt

Join us for our annual Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt on Sunday 4/21, the morning after our Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner. Firefly Eatery & Bar will be serving up brunch from 9 AM - 2 PM and we will be having TWO egg hunts that will take place at 11 AM and 1:30 PM. We will have a few special guests with us in the kitchen helping Chef Manuel and his culinary team whip up our phenomenal Easter Brunch offerings (hint: Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner). Offerings include house cured gravlax with accoutrements, brioche french toast & buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict, spring vegetable medley, citrus beurre blanc salmon, roast beef & ham craving station, omelet station, pasta station, assorted pastries, Easter cookies and SO MUCH MORE! The cost is $50/adults and $20/children. Reservations are strongly recommended so give us a call at 619-225-2125!

Chefs Cycle Weekend Room Package

Why not make a weekend out of it? Join us for both the Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner AND Easter Brunch with overnight accommodations! Book our Chefs Cycle Weekend Room Package and secure 2 adult tickets to our Chefs Cycle Beer Dinner and 2 adult tickets to our Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt. 

Chef Eric Manuel

Firefly Eatery & Bar

Chef Christopher Spayde

Blue Wave Bar & Grill

Chef Giovanni Gadiano

The Patio On Lamont

Chef Craig Jimenez

Social Syndicate

Chef Phillip Esteban

Craft & Commerce