Chez Panisse set to open kitchen June 21 with fundraiser

Famed chef Alice Waters surveys damage at her Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley.

May 26, 2013 3:15:51 PM PDT
The iconic Bay Area restaurant Chez Panisse will reopen its kitchen with a fundraiser on June 21 after an electrical fire on March 8 forced it to close.

The Bay Area News Group reports reservations will cost $1,000 per person for café seating and $2,500 per person in the main dining room.

The event will raise money for education programs at the Berkeley-based Edible Schoolyard project.

The reservation phone line opens tomorrow at 9 a.m.