“Dinner of the Century”

Do not miss this intimate, cosy and exceptionnal dinner at the Residence of the Ambassador of France on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 6:30PM.


Under the patronage of His Excellency, Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States, le Comité Tricolore is very proud to organize its very first Dîner du Siècle.
An unforgettable dinner by “Les Maîtres Cuisiniers de France” and Michelin Star Chefs from the US in memory of Paul Bocuse and Joël Robuchon.
Fifteen of the most talented chefs of the country will recreate Paul Bocuse and Joël Robuchon‘s most memorable recipes.

Your presence at “Le Diner du Siècle” will help us reach our goal.

50% of Tickets Purchased are Tax Deductible. 

Dress Code – Cocktail Attire

Reserve your table or ticket and be part of this once in a lifetime event:

For tables at $ 10,000, $ 20,000 and $ 25,000:

Contact us at : Event@Comite-Tricolore.org

Table 1 étoile
8 Guests

Special gift for each guest
Photos if each guest course and menus signed by the chefs



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Table 2 étoiles
8 Guests

Premier seating with Consul General of France,
Michel Charbonnier
Special gift for each guest
1 Chef’s coat signed for the table’s host
Photos of each course
signed by the chefs
Listed as sponsor
on the program


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Table 3 étoiles
8 guests

Premier seating at the table of Ambassador of France,
Gérard Araud
Private tour with the chefs and “amuse-bouches” in the kitchen of the Residence
Special gift for each guest
Painting fron French artist Bernard Vidal
Framed menu signed
by the chefs
Photo with the chefs
Listed as sponsor
on the program


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Discover the prestigious chefs that will be part of this wonderful event:

“Meilleur ouvrier de France” is a unique and prestigious award. It recognizes, following a contest organized every 3 or 4 years, the special abilities of the best craftsmen of France.
The awarding of medals at the Sorbonne, in Paris, during a large reunion followed by a ceremony at the Elysée Palace in the presence of the President of France.

Chef Residence of Ambassador of France, Washington, D.C.
Sous-Chef Régis Marcon.
3-star Michelin.
Steve BENJAMIN (Maître cuisinier de France)
Executive Chef Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills.
Former Executive Chef at l’Atelier by Joël Robuchon, MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Gérard BERTHOLON (Maître cuisinier de France)
CSO Cuisine Solutions.
Romain CORNU
Executive Pastry Chef Spago Wolfang Puck Las Vegas.
Chef/Owner Petit Bouchon, Embassy of France.
Former Executive Pastry Chef at Citronelle by Michel Richard.
Chef/Owner Unconventional Diner and Partner at Central by Michel Richard.
Former Executive Chef at Citronnelle by Michel Richard.
Jean-Louis DUMONET (President Maître cuisinier de France)
Chef/Owner Dumonet NY.
Marc EHRLER (Maître cuisinier de France)
Toque d’Argent (Award of excellence of distinguished culinary career).
VP Culinary Hilton Americas.
Olivier GAUPIN (Maître cuisinier de France)
Corporate Executive Chef Loews Hotels.
Claude LE TOHIC  (Maître cuisinier de France)
Meilleur Ouvrier de France
James Beard Winner
Chef/Owner ONE65, San Francisco
Former Executive Chef at Joël Robuchon, MGM Grand Las Vegas
3-star Michelin
Laurent MANRIQUE (Maître cuisinier de France)
Chef/Owner Café de la Presse, Blanc et Rouge, Aquitaine Wine Bistro and Herlen Place, San Francisco.
Chef/Owner Convivial and Mintwood.
Former Executive Chef of Citronelle by Michel Richard.
French Legion of Honor.
Doctor of culinary Arts 18 gold medals, 4 silver, 3 bronze for his pastry creations around the world.
Former White House Executive Pastry Chef for 26 years.
Chef/Owner, The Inn at Little Washington.
3-star Michelin.
Chef/Owner, Marcel’s Brasserie Beck Siren.
1-star Michelin.

Learn more about Paul Bocuse and Joël Robuchon’s legacies by clicking on their photos








This event would not be possible without the support of our friends and partners! Merci!

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