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Press Releases December is Smashing! Gather by D’Amico Pop-Up Pub Celebrates the British Arrows Awards and Chef Josh Brown Hosts a Tasting Event

Minneapolis, MN, October 8, 2013—To celebrate the Walker’s annual screenings of the British Arrows Awards, the Walker Pub takes over Gather by D’Amico with an expanded menu and hours. Executive chef Josh Brown offers a delectable twist on British tradition, along with classic ales, cider, and cocktail specials such as the Royaltea, featuring Prairie Organic Gin. Walker Pub menu items include Scotch eggs, Old English cheese, biscuits, and chutney, Quickes smoked cheddar soup, bangers and mash with onion gravy, chicken curry, and fish and chips. 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 5, 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
December 6, 2013–January 5, 2014

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.

Garden Café Hours
December 6, 2013–January 5, 2014

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 5, 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 tastingNamed “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.

2013 British Arrows Awards Screenings
December 6, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Walker Cinema and William and Nadine McGuire Theater
$12 ($10 Walker members)
Screening Schedule: http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2013/2013-british-arrowsawards

This holiday season, the Walker carries on the 25-year tradition as host to the ever popular British Arrows Awards—an eclectic mix of outrageous wit and aweinspiring innovation from the best television, online, outdoor, and cinema ads. From high-tech extravaganzas to down-and-dirty comedy, this celebration of commercial creativity brings people back year after year.

Opening-night screenings are introduced by Robert Campbell, chairman of the British Arrows. Program length 72 minutes.

Screenings Sell Out Quickly!

British Arrows Screening 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 612.253.3540 or e-mail events@walkerart.org.

Chef Josh Brown

Walker Pub