When you’re looking for something other than a gift card, consider these options from a select group of our exceptional restaurant partners. From gift box subscriptions to activities that support local communities, the ideas gathered here are a jumping off point for creative gifting. 

Have an idea for something not shown below? Reach out to the Dinova restaurant partners near you. They’re eager to work with you on your 2020 Holiday dining needs. Or visit  search.dinova.com to find additional in-network restaurants.

Boudin Bakery

Tasty Team-Building Experiences + Monthly Subscriptions

From virtual bread-baking classes to monthly subscription boxes, Boudin Bakery’s Corporate Offerings give you tantalizing alternatives for all your gift-giving needs this year. Choose among the following:

  • Breaking Bread Package – a 30-minute live Zoom instructional and educational session with Boudin’s famous Master Baker, Fernando Padilla; also includes Boudin sourdough rounds, gourmet butter and jam, Boudin-logoed apron 
    See more on Breaking Bread  (PDF)
  • Make-Your-Own Sourdough Pizza Party – Boudin sends the supplies, recipients bake the pies; includes Boudin sourdough pizza shells, gourmet sauce, cheeses and pepperoni, Boudin-logoed oven mitt
    See more on Make-Your-Own-Sourdough-Pizza (PDF) 
  • Fresh Dungeness Crab Feast – available during San Francisco’s fresh, local crab season, starting mid-November; includes whole, cooked fresh Dungeness Crab, Boudin sourdough loaf, disposable cutlery and crab bibs, Boudin-logoed kitchen towel 
    See more on Fresh Dungeness Crab Feast (PDF)

Boudin also offers 6- and 3-month Corporate Gift Box Subscriptions:

Boudin holiday bread club promo

Looking for more ideas? Boudin Bakery Gift Cards are available for purchase at any Boudin Bakery location. Drop by one of our stores, or head over to our online gift catalog to learn more.

Visit Boudin Bakery’s Corporate Gift Catalog/online storefront HERE

WHO WE ARE: We are The Original San Francisco Sourdough™. Today, we still bake our sourdough fresh every day using the same mother dough cultivated from a gold miner’s sourdough starter. We have extended our love of San Francisco and our place in its culinary history to offer a full range of the dining options—from specialty breads and casual breakfast, lunch and dinner—to a full-service dining experience at Fisherman’s Wharf.

HERITAGE: We are San Francisco’s oldest continuously operating business. Much has changed since our boomtown beginnings, but one thing hasn’t: our commitment to honor and preserve the art and science of The Original San Francisco Sourdough™.

THE ORIGINAL SAN FRANCISCO SOURDOUGH™: In 1849, Isidore Boudin struck gold with four simple ingredients: flour, water, salt, and mother dough. See how San Francisco’s history is baked into every bite.

Boudin Bakery locations participating in the Dinova preferred business dining network include:

  • Corte Madera, CA
  • Fremont, CA
  • Orange County, CA
  • Roseville, CA
  • Sacramento, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • San Marcos, CA
  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Stockton, CA
  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • Walnut Creek, CA

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Houses for Charity, Building Big + Building Small

This holiday season, Lazy Dog is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity. For a limited time*, you can order a DIY Gingerbread House kit to build at home. 100% of the net proceeds from every gingerbread house purchased helps build homes in our community.

*11/12/20-12/31/20 or while supplies last

Learn more about Lazy Dog’s Houses for the Holidays HERE

Lazy Dog gingerbread house kit

Lazy Dog has become a neighborhood culinary destination providing memorable food & small-town hospitality to each and every guest. Come on by and give us a try!

Lazy Dog has 39 locations across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, Texas and Virginia that are participating in the Dinova preferred business dining network. Go to search.dinova.com or download the Dinova restaurant locator mobile app to find in-network locations near you.  

Pressoir.wine

At-Home Privé Wine Tasting + Curated Wine Gift Sets

Pressoir.wine brings simply the best wine experiences that can be conceived to you and your clients. Unparalleled in the realm of creating bespoke, curated experiences, join us for a virtual wine tasting and conversation led by one of our award-winning sommeliers or have Pressoir.wine select a special gift of wine for your clients this holiday season.

Options include:

  • Pressoire.wine At-Home Privé Wine Tasting – includes a pre-event consultation with our sommeliers and how to curate the wine selection according to your personal preferences. This is a one-hour, guided wine tasting hosted on Zoom for your clients and colleagues, with no limit on the number of connections. Pressoir.wine has suggestions for multiple themes, budgets and wines.
  • Pressoir.wine Wine Gift Sets + Virtual Cocktail Parties – Let our team select a gift set of fine, artisanally crafted wines that allow your guests to discover labels that are not widely available. Insider tips, sommelier secrets, trade favorites – we will share our insight and offer a lovely, educational gift for the holidays that will surely impress your clients and colleagues. Once everyone has received their gift, Pressoir.wine will confirm a virtual Cocktail Party, including a brief presentation from a member of the Pressoir.wine team to introduce the wines and the tasting notes.

View all Pressoir.wine Holiday Gift options (PDF)

laptop showing Pressoir.wine online tasting

The combined experience in the world of fine wine from the team of wine professionals and sommeliers behind La Paulée and La Fête du Champagne, brings a unique set of perspectives, access and expertise to the table at the Pressoir.wine events. We specialize in fine wine consulting, be it in event production, tastings, corporate gifting or entertainment. Thanks to decades of consumer facing expertise at the elite level of the hospitality industry, we are unparalleled in the realm of creating bespoke, curated experiences for our clients and their customers.

Pressoir.wine events comprises a team of experienced fine wine professionals and sommeliers. They have teamed with the Dinova preferred business dining network exclusively for the Q4 2020 Holiday season for the purpose of offering Dinova participating enterprises an elite corporate gifting option. 

Smith & Wollensky

Bringing the S&W Experience Home

Share Smith & Wollensky with friends, family and colleagues! Give Gift Cards, Prime Steak, Steak Knives, Steak Sauce or Wine and let your friends and family experience Smith & Wollensky at home. Just point, click and confirm your order and we will take care of the rest.

Shop for Smith & Wollensky Gifts HERE

Smith & Wollensky wine gift box

As the Holiday season approaches, it is difficult to make plans with certainty. We have many options to facilitate your business and dining needs when you are ready to get back to work or celebrate the Season. We are happy to work with your Team to ensure flexibility in planning fantastic events, offering enhanced cancellation and rescheduling policies to ease concerns. And at Smith & Wollensky – size matters! Our large spaces provide plenty of room for meetings and Holiday events while keeping safe and socially-distanced.

We also offer alternatives to the traditional activities that keep your employees and clients connected to your business:

  • Delivered lunch or dinner featuring our full menu and wines, or USDA Steaks for grilling, can keep you connected to your clients and employees during the Holidays or any time of year. Contact the Smith & Wollensky location of your choice to order your Team meal.
  • Gift Cards allow your recipients to dine safely and in smaller groups at our various locations across the country and across the globe. We offer discounts on large purchases and our annual Holiday promotion returns with a $40 Bonus Card with each $200 Gift Card purchase.
    Visit www.smithandwollensky.com/our-shop to order Gift Cards, S&W Steak Sauce, or S&W Steak Knives for great client or employee gifts.

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse locations participating in the Dinova preferred business dining network include:

  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Columbus, OH
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Miami, FL
  • Wellesley, MA

For the Q4 2020 Holidays, all Smith & Wollensky locations are offering:

  • Group/Private Dining Accommodations that Support COVID-safety Precautions
  • Holiday Meals
  • Gift Cards
  • Creative Gifting

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STK Steakhouse

STK Meat Market

Give the gift of Steakhouse Quality Steaks this holiday season, and order your family, friends and employees specialty curated STK Meat Market Boxes; offering exceptional steakhouse cuts at an exceptional value! OR give the gift that gives all year long with STK Meat Market Monthly Subscriptions. Virtual Cooking Lessons also available for larger groups.

Shop for STK Gifts HERE

STK steakhouse giftcards

BONUS: STK HOLIDAY GIFT CARD SALE! Give the Gift of Vibe Dining at STK Steakhouse! Buy $100 – Get $25 Bonus Dollars | Buy $50 – Get $10 Bonus Dollars. Bonus Cards are valid starting 01/01/2021 through 3/31/2021. Bonus Card is one-time use only and can be redeemed for any menu items during a single visit to any STK Steakhouse in the United States. Gift Cards, eGift Cards, or Bonus Cards may not be redeemed for cash. Not valid on 2/14/2021.

Purchase STK gift cards HERE

Make STK Steakhouse your home for the holidays. As the leader in VIBE DINING, STK is ready to elevate your expectation of what holiday dining should be; featuring new seasonal menu, holiday specials for Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Eve, as well as our very own Gifting Guide (STK Holiday Gift Card Sale & STK Meat Market Subscriptions).

STK Steakhouse locations participating in the Dinova preferred business dining network include:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Denver, CO
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Miami, FL
  • New York City, NY
  • Orlando, FL
  • San Diego, CA

For the Q4 2020 Holidays, STK Steakhouse is offering:

  • Group/Private Dining Accommodations that Support COVID-safety Precautions
  • Holiday Meals
  • Gift Cards
  • Creative Gifting

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