Forsythia Industry Night Series Last Monday of The Month

PHILADELPHIA – Forsythia, Chef Christopher Kearse’s contemporary French restaurant and bar in Old City, is extending its popular Industry Night Series well into 2023 with a line-up of exciting food and beverage collaborations with local restaurants and bars, beginning with an Oloroso takeover on Monday, November 28 from 7 – 11 pm.

 Forsythia Industry Night Series Last Monday of The Month
Photo: Forsythia GM Rory Wright.

Held the final Monday of each month, Forsythia welcomes restaurant industry pros to unwind with discounted beverages, complimentary bites, and a rotating selection of fun-filled elements such as DJs, karaoke, films on the projector, demos, and much more.

For the upcoming installment of Forsythia’s Industry Night Series on Monday, November 28, Philadelphia’s premier Spanish-influenced restaurant and bar, Oloroso, will handle the food and beverage element of the evening. Executive Chef Jason Peabody will present a menu of complimentary Spanish tapas. At the same time, guest bartender Bohdan Darway will mix up an array of spirited cocktails in addition to local brews and Spanish wines for imbibers to sip on.

In the past, Industry Night participants have included Fergie’s Pub, Southwark Restaurant, Cry Baby Pasta, Bridget Foy’s, Liberty Kitchen, Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen, and more, with demonstrations from Philly Cheese School and Steel & Stone. Looking ahead, Forsythia is keeping the series going with an impressive mix of locales, including:

  • Monday, November 28: Oloroso 
  • Monday, December 19: Fork and a. kitchen + bar 
  • Monday, January 30: Martha 
  • Monday, February 27: Khyber Pass Pub  
  • Monday, March 27: Community 

“It’s been such a blast collaborating with our restaurant friends and folks in the industry we admire and have always wanted to work with,” said Rory Wright, General Manager of Forsythia. “This Industry Night Series is an opportunity for people to enjoy a night on the town (on a Monday) while mixing and mingling with their co-workers and friends while enjoying great food and cocktails.” 

Forsythia’s Industry Night Series is open to the public and free to attend, with complimentary bites and pay-as-you-go libations. Walk-ins are welcome. Click HERE for more information on Forsythia, including current menus, The French AF Series, and special events.

FORSYTHIA is a modern French restaurant by Chef Christopher Kearse in Old City, Philadelphia.  A bright and airy décor creates inviting environs for guests enjoying dinner and drinks indoors, outdoors, or to take home. A wood-burning oven and open kitchen overlook a dining room that’s stylish, refined, casual, and comfortable — all at the same time. Intimate European cafés inspired the restaurant's design but with a thoroughly modern interpretation via Philadelphia-based interior designers PS & Daughters. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner from 5 pm to 10 pm and brunch service on Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am – 2 pm. | 233 Chestnut Street • Philadelphia | 215-644-9395 |

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