Yep. It's that time of year. An assistant at my work skipped town without finishing some of his projects, like setting up the office holiday lunch. Which is in 3 weeks. For 55 people. And because we work for a nonprofit in San Francisco, the total budget is $27 per person, including tax and gratuity.
I'm not in charge or setting this up, but the person it fell to asked for my help, and I'm asking you. My first thought was Crossroads Cafe, which would have been perfect and within budget, but it's booked.
Other specifics include:
-A restaurant in the Mission or accessible via BART
-We will not drink any alcoholic beverages, so the budget need not cover it
-No Italian, specified by the big boss
Again, we work for a nonprofit, so we're looking for a place that has a nice feel to it, but doesn't need to be Financial District fancy (like Town Hall or Perbacco, which would also be too expensive and booked already).