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Cadiz Restaurant Hosts Special SBIFF Edition of Santa Barbara Champagne Club

For Immediate Release - January 31, 2015, Santa Barbara, CAThe 2015 Santa Barbara Film Festival (SBIFF) is in full swing. With hosts of celebrities, film makers, and film lovers in town, the Santa Barbara Champagne Club is joining the fun with a special SBIFF edition of its First Friday tasting, sponsored by Forrest Lang and SB Therapy. This celebration of champagne, film and fine food will be held on Friday, February 6 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge, an Italian and seafood restaurant, located at 509 State Street in historic downtown Santa Barbara.

The Santa Barbara Champagne Club is a lifestyle group started and based out of Santa Barbara. With its ability to host a variety of corporate events, Cadiz has become a popular destination for the club’s monthly meetings. Music at the SBIFF Edition of the club will be provided by DJ Pat Swayzak and Calvin Riley. The three marques for the evening's tasting include Chandon Brut, Étoile Brut, and Dom Pérignon. Tickets, including entry and champagne tasting, are $25 (plus fees), and are available at

As one of the top Santa Barbara seafood restaurants, Cadiz is also a popular dinner destination for festival goers. The perfect combination of Italian cuisine and Mediterranean fare, Cadiz showers guests with savory Italian and Spanish seaside cuisine. “We love being part of the Santa Barbara nightlife scene, commented Dante DeRose of Cadiz.

“Having the Champagne Club meet here brings in a lot of people who love to try out different venues. What better way to celebrate Santa Barbara than by highlighting its famous Film Festival?”

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG® Australia, runs for eleven days, from January 27 through February 7. The 30th edition offers a vast array of films representing 54 countries, 23 world premieres and 52 US premieres, tributes with the year’s top talent, panel discussions, and free community education and outreach. Each year, SBIFF presents a diverse slate of more than 200 films to over 85,000 film enthusiasts including local and regional cinephiles, film students and independents, as well as filmmakers, industry professionals, leading reporters and critics from Variety, Hollywood Reporter and IndieWire. 

About Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge: Cadiz Restaurant & Lounge, located at 509 State Street, has been rated a Top 5 Restaurant in Santa Barbara by TripAdvisor. As one of the top restaurants and wedding reception venues in Santa Barbara, Cadiz delights guests with a savory combination of Italian cuisine, harbor-fresh seafood, and local farm-fresh produce. Romantic dinners are served from 5pm daily, with a Happy Hour offered Sunday through Friday from 5pm until 7pm in the bar/lounge room. From Thursday through Saturday, 10pm-1:30 am, Cadiz becomes part of the Santa Barbara nightlife scene, transforming itself into an upscale European style lounge/nightclub. Visit the website at to view the complete dining menu. “Like” the Facebook page for ongoing specials. Call 805-770-2760 to make a dinner reservations.


Dinner: Tues - Sunday, 5pm - close             (closed Monday)

Happy Hour: Tues - Fri, 5pm - 7pm
(bar-lounge room only)

Lounge: Fri - Sat, 10pm - 1:30am

Complimentary Valet Parking

509 State Street

Santa Barbara, Ca, 93101