Special Events

Although the access to Taste of France is complimentary, there is a fee for some of the special events and grand tastings listed hereunder. Buy tickets to our Taste of France Special Events in advance of the show, on Eventbrite. Seats are limited and are available only on a first come first serve basis.


LE CAFÉ DU PARC

SATURDAY September 28, 2013 – Bryant Park Lounge (11-2pm) – Terrace area -$35 – TICKETS AVAILABLE

The lounge will transform into a giant French café/restaurant where the Maitres Cuisiniers de France will present some of the great French specialties paired with French wines and cocktails. The entrance fee will include great dishes, cheeses, wine and cocktails.


LE GRAND WINE TASTING

SATURDAY September 28, 2013 – Bryant Park Lounge (3:30pm-6:30pm) – Terrace area -$150 – TICKETS AVAILABLEMORE INFO

“Travel the roads of France to experience its great wines…in Bryant Park”. A one of a kind journey through French vineyards in the heart of Manhattan with 5,000 square feet dedicated to French Wine. If you are a wine lover, you cannot miss this unique event.

This GRAND CRU TASTING presented by wine experts George Sape, sommelier Jean Luc Le Dû, and Patrick Baugier will be led by some of the most prestigious sommeliers in New York such as Michel Couvreux from Per Se, André Compeyre from Benoit, Pascaline Lepeltier from Rouge Tomate, Justin Lorenz from Aureole, Philippe Marchal from Jadot, Bernard Sun from Jean-Georges, Raj Vaidya from Daniel and much more.

10 leading French Regions will be highlighted by exploring their wine heritage. Region by region, the visitor will discover the various provinces of France, rich in traditions and diverse customs, and be able to discover and learn about the nuances of their various wines. The trip will start in Champagne and continue through each of the 10 key regions producing world-class wines.

You will receive an all-inclusive 100 wine-tasting experience combined with signature dishes from D’Artagnan & President Cheeses and a complimentary guide listing the wines.


SOIREE OFFICIELLE

SATURDAY September 28, 2013 at 8:00PM – Bryant Park Lounge (8:00PM to 11:00PM) – $150 – TICKETS AVAILABLE

The official Launch event organized in partnership with Only Lyon. An evening of great food from the Lyon area, fun and discovery of the amazing 3D Dassault Systemes’ projection. Dassault Systèmes presents a 3D interactive visit of emblematic sites and monuments of Paris history: an educational and recreational journey narrated by Jean-Marc Leri, Head of Carnavalet Museum. This evening is reserved to VIPs and officials, but a few tickets will be available for sale on a first come first serve basis.


PARIS NOUVEAU SHOW & BRUNCH

SUNDAY September 29, 2013 – Bryant Park Lounge (11am-1:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm) – Terrace area -$75 – TICKETS AVAILABLE

Guests will experience special dishes from les Maitres Cuisiniers de France with a champagne bar and exclusive cocktails. Dassault Systèmes will present a 3D interactive visit of emblematic sites and monuments of Paris history: an educational and recreational journey narrated by Jean-Marc Leri, Head of Carnavalet Museum. Guests will then be entertained with a fun Cabaret performance by various artists.