Posted by Roger H on November 03, 2017 |
Thanks to you, Chicago, Dîner en Blanc Chicago 2017 was a resounding success! With nearly 3700 guests joining us at the lawn at the Theater on the Lake, Chicago once again showed how much we have come to love this French import and embrace it as our own. Amongst our very special guests that night we had both the incoming and outgoing French Consul generals and the founder and creator of our event, François Pasquier and his family. Our French Consulate guests marvelled at how well the event went and how much fun all of the guests were having, while François Pasquier, taking time between photos with guests and chatting with the press, told our hosts that this may be the bes...
Posted by Lauren Haras on July 27, 2017 |
Dîner en Blanc - Chicago proudly presents the 2017 menu developed by Chef Cleetus Friedman. Chef Cleetus has shared his passion for creating regionally and seasonally-inspired food with restaurant guests and event attendees in Chicago for over 20 years. From City Provisions and Fountainhead to the Chicago Botanic Garden Farm Dinner Series, Chef Cleetus connects guests with their food through story telling - highlighting the farmers, ranchers, and producers of the thoughtfully sourced ingredients.
A Note from Chef Cleetus Friedman:
Over the past 20 years I have executed my cooking style while supporting local food systems. It’s my personal mission to understand where our...
Posted by Annette Dalloo on July 06, 2017 |
Your loyal Le Dîner en Blanc Chicago team is ready to welcome you back for another night of revelry and elegance at a secret location in our beloved city.
CHICAGO – Celebrating its sixth straight year in Chicago, Le Dîner en Blanc – Chicago will host its annual event on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Held at an undisclosed public space, the location is revealed only when you arrive at the start of the event. This unique experience is one of the world’s most elegant large scale “picnics.”
With the sole purpose of sharing a unique experience in good company, Le Dîner en Blanc was launched by François Pasquier nearly 30 years ago in Paris...
Posted by Lauren Haras on August 01, 2016 |
Tells us why you want to attend Dîner en Blanc - Chicago on our Facebook page here by Thursday, August 4th for a chance to win one of two sets of tickets to the 2016 sold out, 5-yr anniversary event!
Winners will be announced on Friday, August 5th. The hosts will select winners based on the passion of their response as it relates to the concept of the event and celebrating our city. #DEBchicago
Restrictions: Registered 2016 members already attending the 2016 Chicago event are not eligible for this giveaway. Limit one winner per household. If you are unavailable to attend the event the hosts have the right to select an alternate winner.
Thank you to our sponsors ...
Posted by Lauren Haras on July 20, 2016 |
For the third year in a row, the Dîner en Blanc - Chicago event is sold out - with this year setting a record of just over an hour! We look forward to celebrating with you and toasting our 5-years in this great city.
For those who were unable to register for this years event, there's always hope something may still pop up - last minute business trip, family unexpectedly in town....So make sure to monitor our social media accounts to see if anyone may be looking for a good home for their tickets. Just remember, membership is not transferable so you would have to work with the rightful member registered in the system for e-store purchases, etc.
See you all in 22 days!
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Registration to Le Dîner en Blanc ® takes place in 3 phases:
Phase 1: Dîner en Blanc ® members from previous years, and close friends of the organization
Phase 2: Friends recommended during the Phase 1 registration process
Phase 3: Guests who have signed up to the waiting list.
By signing up to this waiting list, you will receive an invitation to register in Phase 3.
In phase 2 and 3:
The number of places is limited, and take place on a "first come, first served" basis.
Invitations will be sent out 48 hours prior to the opening of each particular registration phase.
Best of luck in your registration and we look forward to seeing you in 2012!