Events

Dec
18
Wed
Community Night Wednesday Dec 18 Dine for VIM @ Chez Nous
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

December 18: VIM: Volunteers in Medicine (https://www.vimberkshires.org/)

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires provides access to free, comprehensive healthcare for those in the Berkshire region who are income-qualified and uninsured or under-insured.

January 8: Shout Out Loud Productions, Inc. A nonprofit organization committed to the elimination of, and education about, sex trafficking.

January 15Berkshire Immigrant Center Berkshire Immigrant Center assists individuals and families in making the adjustment to a new land, meeting basic needs, helping them to become participants in our community. The Center builds bridges of understanding across cultures, to fight racism and discrimination in all forms, and to advocate for the rights of immigrants from all backgrounds.

January 22Community Health Programs CHP is the health care home to more than 32,000 Berkshire region residents. Family Services program impact the lives of hundreds of families throughout Berkshire County.

January 29: Soldier On: Catherine A. Doherty Veterans Community Residence The new project in Pittsfield, MA, will provide fourteen affordable one-bedroom supportive housing units in a small community setting, which is best suited for serving female veterans who have experienced higher levels of trauma, including military sexual trauma, post traumatic stress, or residual effects of early childhood trauma.

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Dec
19
Thu
Manger! Boire! Eat! Drink! Thurs Dec 19, 6:30pm: Annual Holiday Extravaganza @ Chez Nous
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

For the last Manger! Boire! Eat! Drink! of the year, we don’t like to mess around; we make an extra-special menu with extra-special wines.  This year we’re inspired by 2 delicious wines from Burgundy to make a Bourguignon Menu suitable for any Holiday Feast.  Escargot or Wild Mushroom Ragout with Champagne over House-made Brioche, Burgundy-Braised Lamb Shank, and Chocolate Souffle with Grand Marnier Creme Anglaise Foam.  Wine, food, recipes and a cooking demonstration for only $45. We hope to see you there!

Dec
31
Tue
New Year’s Eve 2019 Menu @ Chez Nous
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Happy New Year Chez Nous Style!

Join us for an elegant and delicious dinner to ring out 2019.  The menu*:

Starters

Parsnip Soup   herb pastry straws   10.50

Half Dozen Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell   18.

Champagne Mignonette & Gingered Cocktail Sauces

Organic Mixed Green Salad   13.

Tartare of Beets, Roasted Apple, Walnuts, Apple Cider Vinaigrette

House-made Ballottine of Foie Gras & Truffles with Pain D’Epices  19.

Quince Chutney, Spice Bread Toast

Frog’s Legs Tempura & Escargot Ragout   17.

Garlic & Herb Butter, Tomato, Champagne, Flambée Pastis

 

Main Plates

Roasted ME Lobster in Garlic-Herb Butter   m/p

Crispy Arborio Squid Ink Risotto Cake, Spinach

Roasted New Zealand Rack of Lamb    38.

Potato Boulangere with Pancetta 

Braised Navarin of Venison  36.

Mushroom-Stuffed Cabbage, Root Vegetable Mash

Grilled VT Chicken Breast  30.

Crawfish Sauce, House-made Spinach Tortellini

Grilled Creekstone Farms Certified Black Angus Filet Mignon   36.

“Risotto” of Potatoes & Porcini Mushrooms

Poached Market Fish in Red Wine   m/p

Cauliflower Purée, Bok Choy, Butternut Squash, Red Wine Sauce

House-made Spinach & Ricotta Tortellini 28.

Pine nuts & Gorgonzola Sauce

 

DESSERTS, $10.50*  gluten-free dessert (or can be)

La Buche de Noël, French Christmas Log Cake Traditional Garnishes

*Chocolate Mousse, Hazelnut Praline Crunch, Chocolate Cake

*Molten Chocolate Cake

House-made Blackberry Soft Serve

Spiced Poached Pear & Fig Croustade

Cidre & Calvados Sabayon, Einkorn Sablée

*Blondie Sundae with Sea Salted Caramel  

Warm Blondie, Rum-Soaked Raisins,

House-made Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Cream, Whipped Cream

*Key Lime Cheesecake Cranberry-Orange Curd & Meringues

*Sweet Bites:  Dessert Tasting Plate, $12.50

Rachel’s choices: chocolate silk square, passionfruit

macaron, fudge brownie cookie, pistachio/almond rum

financier, homemade soft serve ice cream & sprinkles 

*menu may be subject to change based on availability

Jan
8
Wed
Community Night Wednesday January 8 Dine for Shout Out Loud Productions @ Chez Nous
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

 

Shout Out Loud Productions, Inc., is not-for-profit organization focused on raising global awareness of sex trafficking, socially sanctioned abuse, and poverty in the lives of women, men, and children; through artistic expression, education, advocacy, and collaboration with like-minded individuals and organizations.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

January 8: Shout Out Loud Productions, Inc. A nonprofit organization committed to the elimination of, and education about, sex trafficking.

January 15Berkshire Immigrant Center Berkshire Immigrant Center assists individuals and families in making the adjustment to a new land, meeting basic needs, helping them to become participants in our community. The Center builds bridges of understanding across cultures, to fight racism and discrimination in all forms, and to advocate for the rights of immigrants from all backgrounds.

January 22Community Health Programs CHP is the health care home to more than 32,000 Berkshire region residents. Family Services program impact the lives of hundreds of families throughout Berkshire County.

January 29: Soldier On: Catherine A. Doherty Veterans Community Residence The new project in Pittsfield, MA, will provide fourteen affordable one-bedroom supportive housing units in a small community setting, which is best suited for serving female veterans who have experienced higher levels of trauma, including military sexual trauma, post traumatic stress, or residual effects of early childhood trauma.

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Jan
15
Wed
Community Night Wednesday January 15 Dine for Berkshire Immigrant Center @ Chez Nous
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

 

The mission of the Berkshire Immigrant Center is to assist individuals and families in making the economic, psychological and cultural adjustment to a new land, not only by meeting basic needs, but also by helping them to become active participants in our community. The Center also aims to build bridges of understanding and cooperation across cultures, to fight racism and discrimination in all forms, and to advocate for the rights of immigrants from all backgrounds.

The Center offers comprehensive services for individuals from more than 80 countries to promote civic engagement, facilitate cultural integration, and assist in navigating the complex U.S. immigration system.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

January 15Berkshire Immigrant Center Berkshire Immigrant Center assists individuals and families in making the adjustment to a new land, meeting basic needs, helping them to become participants in our community. The Center builds bridges of understanding across cultures, to fight racism and discrimination in all forms, and to advocate for the rights of immigrants from all backgrounds.

January 22Community Health Programs CHP is the health care home to more than 32,000 Berkshire region residents. Family Services program impact the lives of hundreds of families throughout Berkshire County.

January 29: Soldier On: Catherine A. Doherty Veterans Community Residence The new project in Pittsfield, MA, will provide fourteen affordable one-bedroom supportive housing units in a small community setting, which is best suited for serving female veterans who have experienced higher levels of trauma, including military sexual trauma, post traumatic stress, or residual effects of early childhood trauma.

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Jan
17
Fri
Warming Winter Reds Wine Dinner with Steve Dixon, Vineyard Road @ Chez Nous
Jan 17 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a delicious, cozy winter menu featuring wines curated to warm you on a winter night! A great opportunity to tour Europe without leaving the Berkshires.  We hope to see you there!

Warming Winter Reds Wine Dinner

With Steve Dixon, Vineyard Roads Wines

Friday, January 16, 2020 6:15pm

Welcome: Crispy, Spicy Crab Fritter

Pere Mata, Cava Brut Reserva Rose, NV.

Heirloom Einkorn Salad, Olives, Walnuts, Currants, Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

Tio Uco, Toro 2017 (Garnacha/Tempranillo)

Duck Confit, Potatoes Sardalaise

Vincent Paris, Crozes-Hermitage, 2018

Grilled Steak Bordelaise, Red Wine & Bone Marrow Sauce

Chateau d’Issan, Le Haut-Medoc d’Issan, 2015

Caramelized Apple Kouign Amann

Domaine Huet, Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu, Moelleux, 2018

$78. per person, excluding tax & gratuity

Jan
22
Wed
Community Night Wednesday January 22 Dine for Community Health Programs @ Chez Nous
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

 

CHP is the health care home to more than 32,000 Berkshire region residents. Our Family Services program continues to impact the lives of hundreds of young families throughout Southern Berkshire County.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

January 15Berkshire Immigrant Center Berkshire Immigrant Center assists individuals and families in making the adjustment to a new land, meeting basic needs, helping them to become participants in our community. The Center builds bridges of understanding across cultures, to fight racism and discrimination in all forms, and to advocate for the rights of immigrants from all backgrounds.

January 22Community Health Programs CHP is the health care home to more than 32,000 Berkshire region residents. Family Services program impact the lives of hundreds of families throughout Berkshire County.

January 29: Soldier On: Catherine A. Doherty Veterans Community Residence The new project in Pittsfield, MA, will provide fourteen affordable one-bedroom supportive housing units in a small community setting, which is best suited for serving female veterans who have experienced higher levels of trauma, including military sexual trauma, post traumatic stress, or residual effects of early childhood trauma.

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Jan
29
Wed
Community Night Wednesday January 29 Dine for Soldier On: Women’s Residency Program @ Chez Nous
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

The women’s program at Soldier On has been providing services to women veterans since 2005. We foster a supportive environment of peers as women prepare for their transition to independent or family life. The program provides our women veterans with a safe, structured environment that gives them a chance to regain a stable footing after returning from active duty.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

 

January 29: Soldier On: Catherine A. Doherty Veterans Community Residence The new project in Pittsfield, MA, will provide fourteen affordable one-bedroom supportive housing units in a small community setting, which is best suited for serving female veterans who have experienced higher levels of trauma, including military sexual trauma, post traumatic stress, or residual effects of early childhood trauma.

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Feb
5
Wed
Community Night Wednesday February 5 Dine for Community Access to the Arts @ Chez Nous
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

Through a rich array of arts workshops—in painting, dance, theater, singing, drumming, juggling, yoga, creative writing, and more— CATA artists tap into their potential, explore new talents, and share their unique points of view. Public events including our annual performance and year-round art exhibits bring our whole community into the act—shining a light on the ability within disability.

CATA’s vision of inclusion takes work. Our arts workshops take place weekly so that our artists have the chance to build on their talents, class after class. We forge strong partnerships with other organizations — social service agencies, day-habilitation programs, residences, and schools— so we can reach as many people with disabilities as possible. We hire professional faculty–all working artists themselves–to lead our programs. Because that’s what our CATA artists deserve. And, we work closely with prominent cultural organizations to showcase the talents of our CATA artists for our whole community, in art exhibits, performances, and poetry readings.

CATA is about creating the community we all believe in: one that recognizes the value of ALL of its members.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

 

February 5Community Access to the Arts CATA nurtures and celebrates the creativity of people with disabilities through the arts.

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.

Feb
12
Wed
Community Night Wednesday February 12 Dine for Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative @ Chez Nous
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesday Nights through the winter, Dine at Chez Nous to Support Organizations Working to Improve Lives in the Berkshires

Each evening will be devoted to a different non-profit organization with 15% of the night’s net profit given directly to support their work in our community

The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

BFMC:

  • Develops courses, lectures and seminars at our local colleges, universities and high schools
  • Creates job opportunities for local professionals in the film and media industry
  • Networks our local professionals and introduces them to local businesses who need film/video for their marketing, promotion and social media.
  • Acts as a resource for visiting productions providing connections to local cast, crew and services.

Please join us for our Community Nights this winter. Each week we will partner with a local nonprofit to highlight their cause. While we have always partnered with local organizations with different donations, including cooking classes, Chef for a Day, or gift certificates for dinner, recently we have been thinking about how to integrate our work more directly with the community that has supported us for almost 14 years. We are looking forward to giving back by doing what we do best, feeding people!

Here is what you can do to help: bring your friends and family and enjoy an evening out while supporting a good cause. It’s a great combination. In addition, everyone who attends to support Community Night will have their names entered into a raffle for a chance to win a dinner for 2 at one of our popular wine dinners!

Please mark the following nights on your calendar if you would like to enjoy a delicious meal at Chez Nous and take advantage of this easy opportunity to contribute to some of the community organizations doing important work to strengthen the Berkshires and beyond:

 

February 12: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) creates educational, workforce and production opportunities in the film and media industry as an economic initiative for the western Massachusetts region.

February 19 Flying Cloud Institute programs promote creative thinking, problem solving, and mastery learning in STEM discliplines through an integrated approach. They provide children from kindergarten through high school with opportunities to engage in real world experiences under the supervision of professionals in these fields who inspire them to reach their full potential.

February 26 Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention (BCSP) was established as a regional coalition of the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP) in 2009 with a mission of reducing self-harm and suicides. The mission of Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is for everyone to find an alternative to suicide and self-harm, to find relief from unbearable psychological pain, and for our community to meet their needs. BCSP is part of a network of regional coalitions throughout Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

March 4: Music In Common Empowers youth & communities against hate through dialogue, collaborative songwriting, multimedia and performance.