Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Midtown Event: Ecco's Sunday Share

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
I always love hearing about new events and specials in Atlanta that are hosted by incredible restaurants. So I am thankful that Melissa Libby and Associates always sends me some of the most talked about events in Atlanta (you can subscribe to their newsletter at http://www.melissalibbypr.com/ ) Oh and if you ever need a date for these, feel free to give me a call :)

Fifth Group Restaurant Combines Creative Fare with Great Company

ATLANTA (February 26, 2010) – Ecco, Fifth Group Restaurants® popular Mediterranean-inspired eatery in Midtown Atlanta, continues their “Sunday Share” tradition for 2010 beginning on Sunday, March 7. The Sunday Share gatherings are available in addition to the restaurant’s regular menu and are served family-style. Each dinner has a theme and is specially prepared for that night only. The dinners begin at 6:30 p.m. and cost $35 per person, excluding alcohol, tax, and gratuity.
Reservations are required for guests that would like to participate as seating is limited to 45 guests. To reserve a spot, visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/100622. Guests will be asked to pre-pay for their ticket to ensure attendance and can either add their name to a will call list and bring identification for admittance or have a physical ticket shipped to them for an additional charge. Ticket sales will close 48 hours prior to the event. Ticket is non-refundable, but is transferrable. Guests can call 404.347.9555 to transfer their reservation to another name. Here are The Sunday Share dates and accompanying themes for 2010:

· March 7 – Cassoulet – classic cold-weather bean casserole from Gascony with duck confit and sausages made from scratch at Ecco

· April 11 – Easter Lamb – whole roasted local lamb with springtime vegetables

· May 2 – Rome Ghetto – classic cuisine from the Jewish ghetto in Rome, one of the oldest Jewish enclaves in Europe. This meal will feature carciofi alla giudia, crisp fried fresh artichokes.

· June 6 – Street Food – casual fare perfect for the European summer backpacker

· August 1 – Summer in Lyon – a meal to celebrate the "capital of French gastronomy" at the height of summer's bounty

· September 12 – Food from the Fjords – a taste of Scandinavian specialties and ice-cold aquavit. Skål!

· October 10 – Vesuvius – an old-fashioned (think 79 AD) meal from Pompeii on the eve of the massive eruption

· November 7 – Breton Coast – the hearty cold weather fare from Brittany in far Northwest France, including oysters, mussels, buckwheat galettes, apples and crisp hard cider

Ecco Sunday Share 2010
Ecco is located at 40 7th Street at the corner of Cypress Street in Midtown. Operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.; and Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The bar opens everyday at 4 p.m. and has extended hours along with the patio. Valet parking is available, and all major credit cards are accepted. For more information, call 404-347-9555 or visit http://www.fifthgroup.com/.
Fifth Group Restaurants is the privately owned company that operates Atlanta restaurants South City Kitchen® Midtown, South City Kitchen Vinings, La Tavola Trattoria, Ecco and The Original El Taco, as well as Bold American®, a catering and events company with onsite services at Studio 887 and the Event Gallery at the King Plow Arts Center and offsite at private homes, offices and Atlanta's premier venues. For more information, call 678-302-3251 or visit file://mla01/Company_Data/CURRENT%20CLIENTS/mccall/Local%20Settings/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Local%20Settings/mccall/Local%20Settings/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/OLKB7/www.fifthgroup.com.
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For more information, contact:
McCall Mastroianni
Melissa Libby & Associates


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