Green Acre serves not only as a restaurant for tenants of the Alexandria Real Estate Campus and the public, but also a stunning event space. It features private meeting rooms, state of the art electronics, lush landscapes, inspiring outdoor venues and the expertise of Executive Chef Brian Malarkey at the helm of the kitchen. The eatery utilizes two innovative gardens. A terraced garden features amphitheater steps and groves of trees, where much of the produce that goes into the recipes is pulled, creating seasonal dishes and specials. The second, is a succulent and grass roof top garden which also ground level on the campus. Green Acre is a destination for excellent food and events, in addition to its stunning landscape architecture. The various spaces within Green Acre can accommodate intimate dinners for eight and large parties from 200-650 people. Each location within Green Acre can be customized, as are the menus to create a one-of-a-kind event.
Located just a few miles from Green Acre near Torrey Pines is The Farmer & the Seahorse, the latest development between Alexandria and Brian Malarkey. An ideal spot for gathering and celebrating, guests can expect the inventive dishes for which celebrated chef Brian Malarkey is known. Expertly crafted groups and meetings menus are inspired by the bounty produced by local farmers, the freshest catch from Pacific coastal waters, and more. The Farmer & the Seahorse, like its sister restaurant Green Acre, is open for breakfast and lunch Monday-Friday, Happy Hour Thursday and Friday, and seven days a week for events. The collaborative meeting and event spaces include unique spaces. There’s a custom Airstream for private dining that is also conference-ready with a flat screen/AV and in-house audio call system. And, the Illumina Theater, which can seat 209 guests, has three screens that can display separate images on each. The state of the art capabilities mixed with stunning design and excellent food and drinks make the Farmer & the Seahorse a winning event location that is unparalleled in San Diego.