The ‘Man’ Statue – Pacific Stock Exchange Tower

The City Club of San Francisco is such a treasure trove of Art Deco inspired art and architecture and for those of us that live and breathe the art day and day out, we love it when we have visitors who have ‘ties’ to the original artists that stop in to enlighten us!


Congratulations Sharon & Bryan! 4.13.14

Another beautiful City Club wedding!  Sharon and Bryan celebrated their ceremony and reception at the Club on Saturday, April 13, 2014. The details of their big day were planned by Alfredo Biralde, who said, “It was a wonderful celebration of tradition and love. It was a pleasure working with both of them to make great […]


Who’s Who at The City Club? Meet Sean

Sean Costella is a recent addition to our stellar catering team. Like a few other team members, he has some Santa Barbara roots and most recently joins us from a boutique hotel in San Francisco.  We’re delighted he’s now ‘ours’. How did you get into the hospitality industry?  I started working in a beachfront hotel […]


Who’s Who at The City Club? Meet Cassie.

Cassie Harris, Associate Club Director of Catering, has been with The City Club for over six years!  Read more about who she really is here…


Easter Entertaining: Rosemary and Garlic Roast Leg of Lamb

Executive Chef Michael Munoz shares his favorite recipe for spring lamb.  We hope you enjoy the bounty of the season!


Wedding Traditions: Hora

hora By Alfredo Biralde III While there are many wedding traditions ranging from the bouquet toss to cake cutting the one I find most fascinating is the hora. The hora which symbolizes unity and tradition is often present at many Jewish Weddings that are hosted at The City Club. It starts off with everyone joining […]


Wine “Learning” & Tasting with Sequoia Grove

On Wednesday, March 12th The City Club hosted a Diego Lifestyle Networking event featuring Dean Busquart, the Senior Wine Educator from Sequoia Grove Winery in Rutherford. Dean introduced the group of 25 City Club Members and guests to five separate limited release Cabernet Sauvignon wines, and then led a wonderful, entertaining and delicious seminar on […]


Who’s Who at The City Club? Meet Alfredo.

Q&A with Alfredo Biraldi III, Catering Services Manager. Known around The City Club as “#AskAlf” How did you get into the hospitality industry? Both my parents worked in the hospitality industry my father who is still a server at the Olympic Club and my mother who worked at Hotel Nikko as Front Desk and eventually […]


From the Chef: Cajun Corn Maque Choux

Executive Chef Michael Munoz shares one of his Mardi Gras favorites – a big hit at the Mardi Gras Masquerade!  Super easy preparation…so easy, you should make it tonight! 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cups frozen shoepeg corn, thawed 2 plum tomatoes, diced 1/4 pound andouille sausage, cooked and […]


Who’s Who at The City Club? Get To Know Gwenn.

Q&A with Gwenn Stroman, Associate Director of Membership: How did you get into the hospitality industry? My mother had a Restaurant Marketing & Design Company when I was growing up, it is in my DNA. Who is your favorite figure in the Diego Rivera mural, and why?  Califia – the central figure. Because she is large […]