2012 Succes at the Art Institute

Posted by Lauren Haras on June 24, 2013 | 0 comment

Successful Inaugural Event -  Le Dîner en Blanc® Chicago in the South Garden of the Art Institute In 2012, a group of friends decided it was time for Chicago to join the prestigious ranks of cities like Paris, San Francisco, Milano, and Montreal by bringing Le Dîner en Blanc to the city. Working with Le Dîner en Blanc International and the son of the original founder, the Chicago event was born. Held on August 24, 2012 in the South Garden of the Art Institute of Chicago along the Magnificinet Mile, 500 guests enjoyed food, friends, fashion, and wine at a Chicago landmark not normally available for evening events. As an added treat, world-renowned Chef Tony ...

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More about Diner en Blanc Chicago

Posted by DEB-Chicago on May 22, 2013 | 0 comment

Welcome to Le Dîner en Blanc® Chicago! Please read below for information on the event & learn about how YOU can become apart of the event in 2013!                 Imagine attending a super-secret, elegant, pop-up picnic dinner to celebrate your city in a landmark outdoor location, wearing all white and enjoying food, wine, and friends! Well, you now can with Le Dîner en Blanc® Chicago. Beginning in Paris over 25 years ago, Le Dîner en Blanc was originally created to bring together a group of friends to eat, drink and be merry. Fast-forward to 2012, Le Dîner en Blanc International...

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Le Dîner en Blanc celebrates its 25th anniversary!

Posted by Sandy Safi on May 20, 2013 | 1 comment

Le Diner en Blanc, the worldwide epicurean phenomenon, is now celebrating its 25th anniversary! Launched by François Pasquier and his close friends 25 years ago, Paris’ Dîner en Blanc now brings together over 10,000 people each year in some of the most prestigious locations throughout the French capital.   In the summer of 1988, Pasquier had just returned to Paris after a few years abroad and held a dinner party to reconnect with friends. So many wished to attend that he asked them to convene at Bois de Boulogne dressed in white, so as to be recognizable to one another. Each attendee was also asked to bring a friend. The evening was such a hit that guests wanted ...

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