Our Bastille Day event is the most fun you will have this summer.
Rarely will you have such an opportunity to dine with all these French Chefs!
An exceptional program
A "Menu Vendéen" from the best D.C. area French Chefs
Auctions catering to every taste
Our Bastille Day sponsors
This year sail down the Loire valley to where the river meets the Atlantic.
An exceptional evening awaits you...
Register today for the most fun you will have this year…and the incredible items that you will be able to bid on.
La Vendée is a land of sandy beaches, charming coastline, wilderness and a way of life, with culinary traditions that our area’s best French Chefs are preparing just for you.
Imagine the conviviality of the seated dinner, the music, the décor, meeting new and old friends.
Don’t miss the Live Music of Ensemble Veronneau’sAcoustic Jazz with a global twist fronted by French Canadian vocalist Lynn Veronneau and her English husband guitarist Ken Avis.
Menu Vendéen from the best D.C. area French Chefs
Yes, you could make the trip and visit La Vendée, but you would not have a chance to taste all the culinary treats the best Chefs from our area are preparing!
Chef Matthew Cockrell from Brasserie Liberté
Chef Fabrice Guinchard - Bridor
Chef Xavier Deshayes, Executive Chef, Washington & Lee University
Chef Cédric Maupillier from Convivial DC
Chefs Gerard Bertholon and Olivier Geyer - Cuisine Solutions
Chef Michelle Poteaux from Bastille Brasserie & Bar
Chef Michael Cornu - Cornu Traditions
Chef Hugh Cossard - FoodExpression
Selection of breads by Boulangerie Christophe
The Menu Vendéen that is being prepared for the evening encompasses many of the flavors from the region.
And, of course, the Champagne and wine list will enhance your palate!
An auction catering to every taste
A Silent Auction on the night of the event:
You will enjoy live entertainment as you stroll the Embassy and tented areas, dance, visit our on-site artist, and be able to bid on our Silent Auction with special items reserved just for the evening.
Meanwhile check out our On-line Auction:
Our auction is full of some truly amazing items with more being added regularly. There is art, food, travel, sports, wine, dining and lots of certificates to set aside as birthday or Christmas gifts (when you don’t know what to give to those who already have everything). We are adding new items each week, so be sure to bookmark and monitor your bidding.
CLICK on the link below to go directly to our Online Auction: