Tuesday

LE TASTE OF FRANCE SHOW NYC



LE TASTE OF FRANCE SHOW – NEW YORK 2012

Presented by French Media Events

TICKETS ON SALE!

Le Taste of France Show makes its New York premier September 29-30, 2012 at Pier 54. A two-day exhibition dedicated to French cuisine and the French way of life in New York City. In celebration of the "Fête de la Gastronomie," Le Taste of France Show aims to promote France by highlighting its regions through their different culinary specialties and lifestyle.

Le Taste of France Show will feature live, contemporary and signature French Music; Pétanque Exhibitions, a French Flea Market symbolic of Paris’ famous “Marché aux Puces”; a French Bulldog Dog Show and French cuisine: from the Crêpes and Ciders of Brittany to the Pastis and Bouillabaisse of Provence. Guests will have a choice to either sample dishes with a "Tasting" plate or indulge in a "Dégustation" plate. All food and drink will be available for purchase with Mariannes, the official currency of Le Taste of France Show.

Chefs participating in Le Taste of France Show:
Jacques Pépin - Legendary Chef and T.V. personality
Marc Murphy - Executive Chef and Owner of Benchmarc Restaurants (Landmarc and Ditch Plains)
Jean-Louis Gerin - "Chopped" Champion 2012 - TV Food-Network
Jean-Louis Dumonet - Executive Chef of the Union Club
Claude Godard – Chef/Owner of Bistro Madison and Jeanne et Gaston restaurants
Ariane Daguin - Food maven and Founder of D'Artagnan
Karine Bakhoum - The Iron Palate, frequent Judge on Iron Chef America - TV Food-Network. Members of Les Maîtres Cuisiniers de France and l’Académie Culinaire de France, two organizations representing the top French chefs in the world.

Tickets for the Day Events of Le Taste of France Show start at $10 www.LeTasteofFrance.com

Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 11:00am to 6:00pm

“La Soirée” Saturday, September 29th, 2012 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm - $149
"La Soirée" is the grand, all-inclusive, extravaganza of Le Taste of France Show. Music will be louder, the food richer and the mood a little more epicurean.

Monday

The Peninsula Hotel NYC: CINÉ SOUS LES ÉTOILES


SALON DE NING ROOFTOP BAR AND TERRACE PRESENTS 

“CINÉ SOUS LES ÉTOILES: A FRENCH FILM SERIES”


Monthly rooftop film series provides a glamorous “Cinema Under the Stars” experience complete with delicious cocktails and theater-style gourmet snacks this summer, Salon de Ning rooftop bar and terrace presents Ciné Sous Les Étoiles: a French Film Series (Cinema Under the Stars) screened outdoors on the West Terrace. Beginning July 30, 2012, the monthly program will feature four French films in honor of the newest property of The Peninsula Hotels that is set to open in Paris in 2013. The film screenings will take place under the stars on the last Monday of the month from July through October on Salon de Ning’s West Terrace, where a large outdoor screen will be set up and tables arranged for guests to be comfortably seated for an optimal viewing experience. From 8:30 pm onwards, guests will enjoy cocktails, a delectable appetizer menu and a French film en plein air. In addition to the regular Salon de Ning menu, the Ciné Sous Les Étoiles menu includes caviar with traditional garnishes and vodka; freshly-popped popcorn; nachos with jalapeño cheese; hot dogs with traditional condiments; ice cream, assorted candies and chocolates from Dean and Deluca and more. The bar’s signature cocktail, the “Ning Sling,” will also be available and is a refreshing creation featuring Absolut Mandarin, Soho French Lychee and fresh mint leaves shaken with lychee and passion fruit juice. Dates and films: Monday, July 30 – Amélie Monday, August 27 – Chocolat Monday, September 24 – A Very Long Engagement Monday, October 29 – The Artist Time: 8:30 pm

Reservations are not required for each Ciné Sous Les Étoiles screening, however a minimum purchase of one cocktail per person is required; seating is based upon availability. In the event of forecasted rain, the film screening will be canceled with 48 hours’ notice. Salon de Ning is located on the 23rd floor of The Peninsula New York and is open daily from 4:00 pm until 1:00 am. For inquiries, please contact (212) 903 3923 or visit www.peninsula.com/newyorkdining