The City Kitchen is a boutique culinary company that specializes in unique, elegant, and creative events. We can design a brunch, lunch, dinner or cocktail party for you and your guests at select venues and private homes throughout the Bay Area. Choose from one of our many pre-designed menus, or have us customize a menu for your event. Based on the size of the venue, we offer sit-down meals for 10 to 200 guests and cocktail parties for up to 300.

Each of the venues that we work with has their own rental rate. We work with all of them closely and are happy to reach out to them if you have a specific date in mind for your event. All of the venues begin around $800 for a private event and can go up to $3500, depending on date, time and number of guests. This does not include the cost of the food, staff, beverages, and any additional items.

We work hard to make your event special, and therefore we include an 18% service charge on all final bills. No additional gratuity is expected. We also (whether we like it or not), have to include sales tax.

Our pricing ranges, depending on the type of event that you’re interested in and number of guests. Please fill out this form and let us know if you are planning a breakfast, brunch, lunch, cocktail party or dinner and we can send you pricing.


Planning an event doesn’t have to be stressful or time-consuming. At The City Kitchen we care about your event as much as you do and are dedicated to ensuring that everything goes perfectly. If you are interested in options and pricing for your upcoming event, please fill out this form and we will be in touch soon!

Click here to see a blog post with a menu and photos of a bridal shower we catered.


Corporate Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner
Birthday Party
Anniversary Party
Engagement Party
Bridal Shower
Baby Shower
Bachelorette “Hen” Party
Bachelor “Stag” Party
Retirement Party
Holiday Party
Festivus Party
Wine Maker Dinners


We have tons of sample menus that we can send you, or we can design a new menu for your event based on a certain cuisine, or your favorite foods. We can accommodate any dietary restrictions or allergies and will make sure that all guests feel like they’re part of the same event. Click here for our current Hors d’Oeuvres Menu. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see more sample menus.


CookhouseCookhouse – 253 Columbus Ave. San Francisco, 94133
A beautiful spot located in the heart of San Francisco with views of Coit Tower and the Trans America Building. The open kitchen has a large gas range and a marble center island with a 5-burner induction cooktop. This space is perfect for cooking classes and private events where the food is the star. Wine and beer can be purchased by the bottle or case.

Naked KitchenNaked Kitchen – 945 Valencia St. San Francisco, 94110
Naked Kitchen is housed in a Queen Victorian built in 1870 located in the heart of the Mission on Valenica Street. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a large Chef’s Table that seats 10 guests in direct view of the action in the kitchen. Inside the venue there are two dining rooms able to seat up to 40 guests, or can be transformed into a reception area able to accommodate 60 guests.

SF Wine CenterSF Wine Center – 757 Bryant St. San Francisco, 94107
Located in SOMA, this venue feels like a wine library, with lots of dark wood and city views. Owner Brian McGonigle imports wines from around the world, and offers bottles from over 50 small production, artisanal wineries – many of which aren’t available anywhere else. Wine experts are available for wine tastings and food & wine pairing events.

Firehouse-8Firehouse 8 – 1648 Pacific Ave. San Francisco, 94109
A historic firehouse located in Russian Hill. This building was left vacant for 30 years and is now revived into an event space with multiple floors. Their upstairs Skylight Room can accommodate up to 127 banquet style or 280 standing. The downstairs Engine Room can accommodate up to 100 seated or standing. Penthouse and Mezzanine each accommodate 20 guests. The space is truly unique and perfect for our larger events and cooking classes.

SF Studio SmithSF Studio Smith – 1440 Bush St, San Francisco, 94109
Their 3,650 sq. ft studio has 2 north facing large windows which bring in lots of sunlight, a professional kitchen, lounge, and a spacious dining room. This venue is perfect for both small and large events, with room for up to 175 guests for a cocktail party and plenty of seating options for sitdown brunches, lunches and dinners. SF Studio Smith is conveniently located on Bush St. between Van Ness & Polk St., off U.S. 101 and walking distance from BART.
The space is available for rental at an all inclusive rate of $1,000 per day.

Ampersand #3Ampersand Flower Shop & Design Studio – 80 Albion St. San Francisco, 94103
This charming, little flower shop can be rented in the mornings, from 7am to 11am and in the evenings, from 7pm to 11pm, for smaller events and gatherings. The flowers remain in the room during the event and they give the room a magical feeling. We can only serve room temperature food here and small bites seem to work best. Wine and beer can be brought in for private events.

Additional Services

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Stationery – Invitations, Place Cards, Menu Cards
Flower Arrangements
Rentals and Specialty Linens
Custom Embroidered Aprons and Chef Coats
Hostess Gifts and Party Favors
Business Rentals: Lavalier, Microphone
Valet Parking

sample menus

 SUMMER 2016
Baby Shower
Southern Summer Luncheon
Summer Farmers Market Luncheon
Modern Mexican Dinner Party
Anchor Brewing Beer Pairing Party
Summer Steakhouse
Summer in Japantown
Spanish Tapas
Summer in Italy
Summer in Provence

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