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Press Releases December is brill! Gather by D’amico Pop-Up Pub accompanies The Britist Arrows Awards and Chef Josh Brown hosts a tasting event

Minneapolis, MN, November 1, 2012 — For one month only, the Walker Pub takes over Gather by D’Amico, with an expanded menu and hours November 29–December 29. Celebrating the Walker’s annual screenings of the British Arrows Awards, executive chef Josh Brown offers a delectable twist on British tradition with Scotch eggs, fish and chips, bangers and mash with onion gravy, prime rib and lamb korma—plus sweet finishes such as English sticky toffee pudding and treacle tart. Gather’s regular menu is available throughout the month as well. Also in December, chef Josh Brown is Gather’s featured Chef-in-Residence, serving two complimentary samples of his British Arrows-inspired menu on Thursday, December 6, 5 – 9 pm.

Reserve a table before or after your British Arrows Awards screening: 612.253.3410 or opentable.com. Walker members save 10% on dining.

Gather by D’Amico Hours

November 29–December 29

Lunch: Tuesday–Sunday, 11:30 am–2:30 pm;

Dinner: Thursday–Saturday, 5–9 pm

Garden Café by D’Amico: British Fare and More

Located in the Bazinet Garden Lobby, the Garden Café is open before all and after most British Arrows Awards screenings. Offerings include a full complement of casual fare, snacks, and kid-friendly selections, plus British-inspired sandwiches, salads, and sweets—look for the Union Jack label. Classic ales, cider, and cocktail specials such as the Ginger Cup and the English Bulldog are available along with beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. (And yes, you can bring your beverages into the Walker Cinema or McGuire Theater!)

Garden Café Hours

November 29–December 29

Tuesday–Sunday, 11 am–5 pm; evenings until a half-hour after start of last British Arrows Awards screening

Chef-in-Residence: Josh Brown

Thursday, December 6, 5 – 9 pm

Gather by D’Amico

Top talents from Twin Cities restaurants create limited-edition small plates exclusively for this ongoing series—meet them on the first Thursday of every month for a tasting. On December 6, Gather executive chef Josh Brown shares tastes from his British-themed menu, which complements the British Arrows Awards screenings throughout December. As with the first Thursday of every month, guests can sample two complimentary menu items. Chef Brown will be present throughout the evening to chat with guests and answer any questions. Named “One of the Best New Restaurants of the Year” by Mpls./St. Paul magazine, Gather features a happy hour and full bar with an innovative specialty cocktail menu by mixologist Josh Rigert.

2012 British Arrows Awards Screenings

November 30 – December 30

Walker Cinema and William and Nadine McGuire Theater

$10 ($8 Walker members)

Screening Schedule: http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2012/2012-british-arrows-awards

This holiday season, the Walker carries on a 24-year tradition as host to the ever-popular British Arrow Awards. An eclectic mix of compelling mini-dramas, outrageous wit, and awe-inspiring innovation, the dozens of winning spots come from all across the UK’s multimedia advertising platforms. From high-tech extravaganzas to down-and-dirty comedy, this celebration of commercial creativity brings people back year after year.

Tickets

Purchase British Arrows Awards tickets online, by phone at 612.375.7600, or in person at the Walker box office. For special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 612.375.7569 or e-mail groups@walkerart.org. Tickets include one free gallery admission (up to $12 value; valid for one week following the screening); $5 off a $25 purchase in the Walker Shop (details in store; may not be combined with other offers); and $1 off an alcoholic beverage on event date.

Festivity with Flair: Parties at the Walker

Add a legendary crowd pleaser—the British Arrows Awards—to your holiday affair. Private screenings are available for events in the Walker Cinema, McGuire Theater, Skyline Room, and Garden Terrace Room. For more information, call 612.375.7553 or e-mail events@walkerart.org.

December is brill!