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Help us fund our innovative and community-focused fine-dining restaurant and urban garden opening in Ivy City, D.C. #GravitasDC
Help us fund our innovative and community-focused fine-dining restaurant and urban garden opening in Ivy City, D.C. #GravitasDC
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    Virtual Hug

    SPREAD THE WORD.
    Any contribution counts toward the opening of Gravitas. Includes a Twitter and Facebook shout out from the Gravitas Team, along with our sincere appreciation!

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    NEW! Gravitas T-Shirts

    Just made, Gravitas T-Shirts with our logo on the front and our name on the back. When you order, you can select which size you would like.

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    Gravitas Rooftop Garden Basket

    HARVEST BASKET - FALL.
    Chef Matt and Gardener Tim can't wait to share their rooftop bounty. Includes a medium-sized farmers market-style basket of fruits, vegetables and herbs grown on our urban rooftop garden. Ivy City's finest. Pickup at Gravitas - dates TBD, or we'd be happy to ship them to you at an additional cost. Just let us know!

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    Gravitas Rooftop Garden Basket

    HARVEST BASKET - SPRING.
    Chef Matt and Gardener Tim can't wait to share their rooftop bounty. Includes a medium-sized farmers market-style basket of fruits, vegetables and herbs grown on our urban rooftop garden. Ivy City's finest. Pickup at Gravitas - dates TBD, or we'd be happy to ship them to you at an additional cost. Just let us know!

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    Afternoon with Gardener Tim

    GREEN WITH ENVY.
    Enjoy the literal fruits (and vegetables) of your labor. Spend the afternoon working with Tim, our full-time gardener, on the urban rooftop garden at Gravitas. Includes a chef-prepared 3-course lunch, that utilizes some of the ingredients you helped harvest! Food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity.

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    Cooking Class and Lunch at Gravitas

    SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS.
    Chef Matt really likes to cook. So much so he'd like to invite you into the Gravitas kitchen to learn a few tricks of the trade so you can show off at your next dinner party. Includes admission for one to an upcoming cooking class at Gravitas and a chef-prepared 2-course lunch. Dates and details to follow. Food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity.

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    Chef's Tasting Menu for Two

    EARLY BIRD - SPECIAL PRICING.
    Special pricing for our Chef's tasting menu for two.Come enjoy a super special meal on us! Includes a 4-course dinner for two at Gravitas. Food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity.

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    Chef's Tasting Menu for Two

    DINE WITH US.
    Come enjoy a super special meal on us! Includes a 4-course dinner for two at Gravitas. Food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity.

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    Opening Party Ticket for One

    SNEAK PEEK.
    Picture this. You are attending one of the most anticipated DC restaurant openings surrounded by chefs, bartenders, sommeliers, and other restaurant industry insiders. You're enjoying thoughtfully-prepared, locally-sourced appetizers and snacks while your super envious friends follow Your Story on Instagram. Dream = Reality. Includes one ticket to the Gravitas friends and family opening party. Date and details to follow.

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    Chef's Counter Dinner for Two

    EARLY BIRD - SPECIAL PRICING.
    Special pricing of our Chef's Counter.
    Interactive dining experiences your thing? Thrilled by the heat, energy and excitement of a new restaurant? Join Chef Matt and his team in the most intimate of settings, the Chef's Counter at Gravitas. Includes an 15-course dinner for two, food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity. Give the gift of (really good) food to friends and family!

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    Chef's Counter Dinner for Two

    TWOS COMPANY.
    Interactive dining experiences your thing? Thrilled by the heat, energy and excitement of a new restaurant? Join Chef Matt and his team in the most intimate of settings, the Chef's Counter at Gravitas. Includes an 15-course dinner for two, food and non-alcoholic beverages included. Inclusive of tax and gratuity. Give the gift of (really good) food to friends and family!

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    Private Chef Dinner for Eight

    CHEF - AT HOME.
    Question: Who wants a chef-catered, 4-course dinner in the comfort of their own home?
    Answer: You.

    Experience a 4-course vegetarian or chef's tasting menu for you and seven of your closest friends, colleagues, mere acquaintances, Tinder dates, whomever. Regardless, it will be a good time. Includes food and non-alcoholic beverages. DC-area only unless you'd like to fly our team to your location. Have bags. Will travel (especially to Italy).

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    Private Party at Gravitas

    PARTY TIME.
    So, we were thinking. There might be a few of you who'd really like to spoil your employees for Christmas this year. Maybe there's an upcoming celebration you'd like to host at the hottest new DC restaurant. Or perhaps it's just a Tuesday and you wanted to ball out of control. Trust me. We all do. Includes a 12-course vegetarian or chef's tasting menu for sixteen. Includes food and non-alcoholic beverages. Pinky rings optional.

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    Winner Winner Chef's Tasting Dinner

    NEW BEST FRIEND.
    Use your Gravitas credit to:
    A - Host a private event on our rooftop garden.
    B - Attend cooking demos, charity events, exclusive previews, and other Gravitas-sponsored ticketed events.
    C - Impress your Mother.

    Your reward includes $10,000 to spend on food experiences (food and non-alcoholic beverages) at Gravitas... and an eternally grateful Chef. We weren't kidding about the bestie part. Come hang out with us at the pass any time. Instant VIP status. Inclusive of tax and gratuity. Never expires but cannot be redeemed for cash.

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