Team Member thankfulness

On this Thanksgiving Eve, a few Team Members are sharing what they are most grateful for about the Berkeley City Club.

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Most of you have virtually met Sarah Williams before, our Sales and Events Manager, who is thankful for awesome (hardworking, diligent, respectful, funny) co-workers,  excited clients, Thursday & Friday doughnut days and warm lunches.

Next up is Melissa Guillory, our Executive Administrator, and go to for managing many behind the scenes tasks and projects. She is said to always bring a ray of sunshine when the Team is in need of support and is seen below on the left supporting the Events Team this year at Caltopia.

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Melissa is most thankful for the beautiful space the Berkeley City Club is, a great group of co-workers that give her an unexpected laugh and is blessed to call the BCC her employer.

Madison August is a new addition to our Events Team and such a star in her role.  Always armed with a smile and fresh ideas, Madison is a joy to have our our Team.  She is pictured below, showcasing her creativity on our gorgeous Julia’s sign.

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She shares that she is thankful for I’m thankful for a fun position that allows her to express my creativity. She is grateful to work in such a positive space and with supportive co-workers on a daily basis.

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In closing, from Mary McGarry, a Front Desk Team Member.  She is a true asset and support to her co-workers and all patrons of the Club.  She assists everyone with grace, confidence and ease.  Mary shares that she is truly grateful for our beautiful Julia Morgan building.

What are you grateful for this year?

Share with us in the comments below.

From our Team to you, Happy Thanksgiving!

Truly thankful – Part one

As Thanksgiving approaches, it is reminder of things in life that we are grateful for.

For many, the Berkeley City Club is a home away from home and we truly relish in the beauty.

We come to work everyday where this is our reality…

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A quick pop into the viewing deck of the pool is a moment of tranquil peace…

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Or, a step into our favorite garden to be surrounded by timeless beauty…

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And, it is always a treat to peer out of a window and see a stunning pop of color.

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Our thankful series will continue in the coming weeks.

What are you most thankful for?  Share with us in the comments below.

We love Thanksgiving

November is upon us and we have some great events coming up around food and wine.

On November 11th, join us to decide which wine pairs best with Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Simply bring along a bottle of any price or varietal and we decide which pairs best alongside a small buffet of delicious Thanksgiving favorites.

Secure your reservations on Eventbrite by noon on November 6th.

If a full-on feast is more your speed, join us for a Thanksgiving Eve buffet inside Julia’s.

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Chef Wolfgang has an amazing menu prepared, sure to dazzle you and your guests.

View the menu and book your reservations on Eventbrite by Friday, November 20th.

Cheers to a happy holiday season!

Thanksgiving Eve

Through the beautiful doors of the Berkeley City Club, our Team Members are ready to put on an amazing event for you and your family.

From Food & Beverage to Marketing, Housekeeping to Maintenance, Events to Administrative Support – we are all working hard with a common goal – to bring service, joy and food to our guests in a building loved & treasured by many.

Thanksgiving Eve is one of our great traditional buffets at the Club. Chef Alaun began brainstorming and designing a menu for tonight weeks ago.  Our hope and intention is to dazzle our guests with traditional Thanksgiving dishes with fancy touches to make them special.

The beauty of the Club is complemented with fresh flowers by Team Member, Lupe Marquez.

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The details shine in a room already stunning as is, but add dazzling red linens, decadent food, colorful flowers and a committed Team and you have the makings of a successful evening.

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If you have never treated yourself to one of our buffets at the Club, they are simply delicious.  All ages are welcome and the events are open to members and non-members.  It is a great way to soak up the beautiful building and create a special memory with your loved ones.

The doors are about to open for our 5pm reservations – it’s time to shine!

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We would like to thank our talented Team Member, Trevor Johnson, for the beautiful photography highlighted in this post.