Save the Tabard

Help Employees Save the DC Institution - The Tabard Inn!
Small Business
$10,485USD
raised of $564,000 goal
2%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jul 01 and closed on August 15, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on August 15, 2013
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  • $25USD
    Sounds of Tabard

    Tabard originals- Barkeep Extraordinaire Chaim Rubenstein -"Rube", Sinbrand new albums; "Afging Server Shannon Carey - "Luray", and Hotel Hero Jared Wilayto of "Hatfield McCoy" will offer you exclusive downloads of their ter the Fire" by Rube, "straight forward rock and roll heaven" (released 2/9/13) and "The Wilder" by Luray, "banjo-driven, dreamy indie folk" (set to release 8/27/13) and "Western Skies" by Hatfield McCoy, "perfectly classic blend of blues, rock and americana (released 4/28/13).

    13 claimed

  • $75USD
    The Tabard Inn Sketch Print

    Limited edition Tabard Inn sketch print. Our very own sketch artist Tim Burt will draw a classic black on white sketch of the Tabard Inn building. Don't be surprised if there's a bit of our Tabardesque character included. While you may recognize Tim Burt as one of the creative geniuses behind the Tabard bar, his creativity spills onto just about everything from a cocktail napkin to a receipt slip.

    26 out of 150 claimed

  • $125USD
    1 Hour with Tabard Designer

    Having trouble figuring out the right place for that family heirloom? Have DC's small and strange spaces forced you to throw your design talents out the window? Let Tabard's Design & Project Manager, Irene Mayer, visit your space for 1 hour and help you make the most of it. Sites must be in Washington, DC or within 20 miles.

    0 out of 12 claimed

  • $300USD
    "Rooms of the Tabard" Print

    Always wanted to peak into the Tabard's hotel rooms? Now you can display Tabard's charm and character at home with a "Rooms of the Tabard" Print. "Rooms of the Tabard" will feature one photo from each of the Tabard's 38 uniquely designed hotel rooms. Photos will be taken by Attic Fire Photography's Eric Prine who's work has been published in Architectural Digest.

    1 out of 300 claimed

  • $500USD
    Tabard Monthly Recipe Club

    Each month for 1 year you'll receive a recipe from the bar, another from the pastry kitchen, and still another from our main kitchen. Nationally recognized mixologists will send you seasonally appropriate cocktail recipes. Expect secret recipes to some of Tabard's most mouthwatering deserts and pastries. Tabard's kitchen will hand over protected recipes of our most classic dishes.

    1 out of 300 claimed

  • $600USD
    Reserved Lounge & Patio Space

    Our policy has never allowed it, but we're getting a little crazy! Always wanted to secure prime setting in front of the fireplace? Love having cocktails on the patio, but find the first three tables are always occupied? This package gives you four reservations for 6 people in our lounge or patio. Space will be reserved for an entire evening. Not just that, but we'll even reserve it on a weekend night! *Dates determined on a first-come, first-served basis.

    1 out of 20 claimed

  • $800USD
    Tabard Wine Tasting Club

    Shh! We're going to tell you a secret! The Tabard has an importer's license. You know what that means? It allows us to partner with small vineyards to bring you rare wines. Sip, swirl, and explore the world of wine on the 1st Monday of every month for 1 year. Each class will feature tastes of 5-6 wines. Our wine connoisseurs will teach you everything you need and want to know. Plus, you'll get to meet some new faces. Who knows who you'll be sipping Pelaverga with...

    1 out of 40 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Personalized Tabard Cocktail

    Consult with one of our award-winning bartenders to design your own personalized cocktail catered to your taste. Once we've created the right mix, we'll work with you to develop a catchy name. Finally, bring all your friends to order and sip your creation. Your cocktail will be printed on Tabard's cocktail menu with a special recognition for your contribution to the Save the Tabard campaign. Personalized cocktails will be printed on the menu for 1 year. Names have to possess some class.

    1 out of 4 claimed

  • $2,000USD
    Expert Wedding Coordination

    Need some help planning the big day? We've got just the gal. Our very own Special Events Manager & Wedding Director Erin Claxton will provide 20 hours of wedding consultation prior to your special day. She'll also give you complete attention and coordination on the day of your wedding so you won't have to worry about a thing. Available at off-site location in DC or within 20 miles.

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $3,000USD
    Tattoo a Tabard Employee

    Your contribution will be permanent. In ink. On someone's body. Tabard mixologist and DC famous chalk artist Patrick Owens, affectionately called Patso by his friends and regulars, will tattoo the Save the Tabard logo on his body.

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $4,000USD
    Tabard Salon Networking Series

    Think of the great salons of the Enlightenment. The Tabard invites the great and open minds, movers and shakers, decision-makers and message-shapers to join the Tabard Salon Series. Salons will cover a variety of topics and feature guest speakers sought to inspire participants. Each Salon will also give participants an opportunity to meet and network. The Salon will be held for 3 hours on the 3rd Tuesday of the every month for 1 year. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres included.

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  • $5,000USD
    Penthouse Weekend Getaway

    We've got your romantic getaway covered. Includes a 2-night weekend stay in our penthouse suite. Chilled champagne upon arrival and a $300 Tabard gift card. *Dates will be determined upon availability.

    0 out of 6 claimed

  • $5,500USD
    Own a Step

    Tabard is full of nooks and crannies, staircases and hallways, hidden rooms and even hidden doors! Leading guests from the main floor up the steel staircase to the east row house, we notice their eyes widen just a little. It's the realization that Tabard constantly unfolds with new experiences around every corner and up every staircase. You can be part of that experience! Own one of those prominent steps and your name will be displayed in Tabardesque fashion for all to see!

    0 out of 6 claimed

  • $6,000USD
    Seat at the Chef's Table

    Pull up a chair for a year's worth of the chef's table, or divide it up among friends! The chef's table will convene the 1st Thursday of the month for 1 year. Each gathering will include a 4 course dinner with wine and cocktail pairing. Tabard chefs will make extremely rare public appearances and discuss the dishes you devour.

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  • $7,500USD
    Private Dinner at Tabard

    Board Meeting? Birthday Dinner? No sweat! Reserved private space for 4 hours. Three course meal. Wine and beer included. Service included. Up to 20 guests. *Dates will be determined upon availability.

    0 out of 7 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Permanent Seat at the Bar

    Bar stools come and go, but, if you help us save the Tabard, then your name belongs on the permanent fixture - the bar. Have your name put into the bar at one of the 10 seat placements. Now, sadly, this doesn't give you the right to kick someone out of their seat, but it does allow you to say, "Hey, you’re sitting in my seat!" Don't expect some boring brass plate. We'll apply the Tabardesque design style to make sure your name gets the attention it deserves.

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $20,000USD
    Bring Tabard Home With You!

    Let us put on a private party in your home for you and 25 of your friends! Package includes a Tabard bartender, 2 servers/bussers, and one of our chefs. Bar will include wine, beer, and rail liquors. Menu to include passed hors d'oeuvres and a 3-course dinner. Service style (buffet, family or table) will be determined with the host. Plan for a 4-hour event. *Dates will be determined upon availability.

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $30,000USD
    Say I Do with a Tabard Wedding

    All wedding planning and coordination. Patio ceremony with ceremony guitarist. Three course dinner. Wedding cake. Open bar for 4 hours. Reception DJ. Centerpieces and personal flowers. Wedding favors. Service included. 6 hour event maximum. Up to 56 people. Or, maybe you and your loved one were married at the Tabard years ago and wish to renew your vows for that meaningful anniversary coming up. *Dates will be determined upon availability. May be used redeemed within 5 years.

    0 out of 3 claimed

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