A celebration of contemporary French food, wine and the art of living October 19th-30th, 2016
CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- From October 19th-30th, the Midwest will be celebrating the French table with the à la carte French Food Festival. This exciting 11-day event will feature exclusively crafted prix-fixe menus and special offers in 30 (and counting!) French and French-inspired restaurants and businesses in Chicagoland and cities all over the Midwest including in Kansas, Indiana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Food lovers and French enthusiasts are also invited to attend many events taking place throughout the Midwest including cooking workshops and demos, wine tastings, food-themed film screenings, gastronomy and nutrition lectures by professionals.
Additionally, à la carte will be holding a raffle with amazing prizes including a trip for two to Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy and winner of Europe's Leading City Break Destination 2016 by World Travel Awards. The Lyon trip consists of round trip tickets to Paris on Air France, round-trip 1st class high speed train (TGV) tickets from Paris to Lyon, 2-day guided visit of Lyon, with a private tour of l'Institut Bocuse, 2 nights at the luxurious Royal Hotel, and a dinner for 2 at Le Sud Restaurant (a Restaurants & Brasseries de Lyon Bocuse®.)
Follow à la carte on social media to discover every delicious thing that France has to offer!
When: October 19th-30th 2016
Where: Throughout the Midwest (full list of participating businesses and events on à la carte website)
Save the Date: à la carte Launch Party - Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 – 4-6 PM at 360°Chicago
à la carte 2016 Sponsors: 360°Chicago, Air France, Bel Brands USA, Boisset Collection, Bridor, Kronenbourg/Lakeshore Beverage, Le Royal Hotel, Les Amis de la Place Antonin Poncet, Restaurants & Brasseries de Lyon Bocuse®, Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, Rail Europe, Sasa Demarle
Organized by: Alliance Française de Chicago, Bistronomic, Business France, Chez Moi, Consulate General of France in Chicago, French-American Chamber of Commerce, Shaw's Crab House, Sofitel, Watel / Davis
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