IETF 73 - Social Event


The IETF 73 Social Event is being hosted by Google, and is being held at, GameWorks Minneapolis.

GameWorks Minneapolis
600 Hennepin #110
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-656-7311
Fax: 612-656-7314
Map and Directions

Date and Time:
November 18, 2008
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
**Reminder: The skyways system closes at 10 PM. If you plan to stay past that time, remember to bring a jacket!

$10 per person. There is room for everyone so come on down - the more the merrier!

Event Info:
Unlimited gaming and bowling, plus dinner buffet and 3 drink tickets for premium beer and wine will be provided. Venue is a large video arcade and bowling alley with 2 floors, 2 bars, a restaurant, and a sound-proof room for people who don't care for beeps and bongs, crashes, squawks, and simulated explosions. (We will also be turning down the sound on the machines so people can talk while they play).



  • Steak & Thai-ed: marinated Thai beef, skewered and served with mint leaf and jalapeno sauce
  • Chicken Satay: served with a spicy peanut dipping sauce
  • Giant Shrimp Cocktail: served with Tabasco spiced cocktail sauce
  • Caprese Skewers: cherry tomato, mozzarella and basil skewers
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (Veg): served with sweet chili sauce
  • Mediterranean Platter (Vegan): hummus, pita chips, marinated olives, feta cheese and pickles
  • Chips and salsa.

Main Course:

Carved-to-Order Entrees:

  • Apple Wood Roasted Turkey* with cranberry mayonnaise and pommery mustard
  • Fire Roasted Prime Rib of Beef* with horseradish and au jus Fire Roasted Asparagus
  • Red Peppers & Zucchini with Asian Pesto and Chili Noodles (Vegan)
  • Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli topped with chunky tomato & basil sauce (Veg)
  • Caesar Style Salad with cheese on the side (Veg)

All entrees are accompanied by freshly baked French baguette and Italian ciabatta, with sweet butter, oven roasted fresh winter vegetable medley and seasoned rice.


  • New York Style Cheese Cake
  • Lemon Bars
  • Assorted Mixed Brownie Petit Fours


  • 8 assorted Minnesota MicroBrewers: Summit, Schell, Lake Superior, Finnegan's, and Brau Brothers.
  • Beers on tap: Guinness, New Castle, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Fat Tire
  • Bottled Choices: Heineken, Hardcore Cider, Sam Adams, Corona
  • Non-Alcoholic: Sodas, Waters, Juice, Freshly Brewed Coffee, Hot Tea and Decaffeinated Coffee

No transportation will be provided. The venue is approximately 10-15 minutes walking distance from all three hotels, and can be reached by using the elevated walkway system if the weather is too cold for comfort outside.