A career opportunity

Are you looking for a great food & beverage opportunity working at a historic venue, in the heart of downtown Berkeley?

Great news, job seekers, you are in luck!

Look no further than these doors.

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We are looking for a candidate that will excel as our Food & Beverage Manager.

The candidate must have 5 years of supervisory experience in a Fine Dining restaurant, Member Club or 4-5 star hotel, resort or event venue with strong leadership, communication and supervisory skills

This position is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of food & beverage perform to the highest caliber of Member and guest satisfaction while delivering an experience with great food, service and experience.

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Does this sound like something you would be passionate about?

If yes, we invite you to apply!

More details are available on our HCareers posting or we invite you to apply by sending you resume to jobs@berkeleycityclub.com.

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Tasting Julia’s wines

Have you wanted to taste many wines on the Julia’s list all in one fell swoop?

Your opportunity has arrived.

Next Wednesday, May 11th, join the Grapevine Wine Club to taste 5-10 wines and enjoy a buffet of wine-friendly finger foods.  (sounds amazing, right?)

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 Upon arriving for the evening, each attendee will be issued 10 tickets.

There will be 20 wines to choose from and they will be “priced” at one or two tickets, depending upon their price on the Julia’s wine list.  A taste of wines that cost less than $40 will be one ticket.  A taste of wines above $40 will be two tickets.

You may taste between five and ten wines, your choice.  Each pour is two ounces.

Pair our stunning wines with a buffet of wine-friendly finger foods and you are set for one amazing evening.

Reservations are still available on Eventbrite, but close to bookings on Friday, May 6th at 12 noon.

Cheers!

Terrace Lunch

Did you know that a long-time Club tradition on Wednesdays during the Summer are lunches on the Terrace?

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We take a departure from our day-to-day routine at Julia’s and head outside for Bay area breezes, freshly grilled meats and sumptuous sides that are created using fresh and flavorful ingredients.

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Pricing is $26 for adults and $16 for children and if you are a BCC Member, your discount applies.

We invite you to book on Open Table or give us a call at 510.280.1547 to speak to one of our Julia’s Team Members.

Happy Summer!

A feast for the eyes

A real treat about coming to Julia’s is the beauty you can observe while in route to your drink or meal.

How many restaurants have this beautiful facade welcoming you?

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You can’t beat a walk up to the Second floor when this is your view up above.

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A meaningful glance over to this gorgeous view upon entering the Second Floor…

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Image by Anna Wu Photography

And, then, you are transported into the restaurant.  It has a unique beauty, preserved with historic elegance.

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Now, time to relax at your table with views through these stunning windows…

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Image by Anna Wu Photography

A meal with a view, if we say so ourselves!

Cheers!

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day…

It is the perfect day to celebrate the special women in your life.

On Sunday, May 10th, we will have two seating times & an array of delicious food.

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Come enjoy the beautiful setting of the Berkeley City Club and treat yourselves to a memorable occasion.

Reservations are available on Eventbrite until Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

We hope to see you soon!

Understanding Julia’s

With a room and building with such a beautiful, rich history, lets peek in and learn a little more about this special place.

The room sure is stunning with its high ceilings and shiny (original) floors…

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Image by Matt O’Brien

Did you know that the ceilings are concrete, but designed to look like wood?

Thank you Julia Morgan for your architectural and (sturdy) mastery!

The fireplace sure looks inviting, but rest assured in our dry California atmosphere that we are not starting any roaring fires.

Candles are usually lit to set a warm, engaging space…

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Image by Matt O’Brien

Rave reviews tend to come in frequently for the floral arrangements adoring each table and the large one in the center.

Not only does our center table hold flowers, but all the essentials we need to pamper you during your meal – extra plates, silverware and water are ready and waiting.

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Do you love a meal with a view?  Take it all in as you soak up the beauty of the Courtyard below.

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Or, to watch the sun set off of Durant.

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Image by Anna Wu

Cheers!

Feel free to contact us to book a reservation at 510.280.1547 or do so simply via Open Table.

A step back in time

Before Julia’s became a favorite fine dining restaurant in Berkeley, it served as the Dining Room, exclusive to Berkeley City Club Members.

When the building opened in 1930, until 1962, when men joined, women enjoyed the space while they feasted on favorites prepared in the Club’s Kitchen

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The Dining Room – Circa 1936

The original tables and chairs are still pieces of furniture present today.

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The Dining Room – Circa 1972

The beautiful doors and stunning mirror are still part of our current repertoire.

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The Dining Room – Circa 1982

The natural light that the room provides also highlights the room with ease.

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Julia’s – Circa 2013 / Image by Anna Wu Photography

How beautiful is this space?

Think of all the memories the room has seen in our decades of existence.

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Julia’s 2014 / Image by Anna Wu Photography

Pretty amazing…

We invite you to book a reservation to come see us for a stunning meal.

Easter Brunch

In the spirit of great food enjoyed within stunning architecture, consider joining us this Sunday, April 5, 2015, for our annual Easter Brunch Buffet.

A sumptuous buffet of favorites is planned starting with delicious salads, fresh fruit and freshly made baked goods.

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You will also enjoy a variety of meats, fresh fish, seasonal sides and more.

It is a great opportunity to treat yourself and let our Team work their magic (both in the Kitchen and table side)

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Reservations still available until midnight tonight.

Secure your bookings on Eventbrite.

We hope to see you soon!