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4.27.17 / Charleston, South Carolina

Le Dîner en Blanc – Charleston

Once again, the elegant white wave of dinner guests will invade one of Charleston’s storied public locations. Le Dîner en Blanc returns to Charleston, on Thursday, April 27. For this second edition, more than 1,000 revellers are expected to descend on the new and secret location. The 2015 inaugural picnic attracted close to 800 cultural enthusiasts for a memorable evening at the Brittlebank Park.
This secret affair promises another unforgettable evening of elegance, beauty and magic, as it takes over an undisclosed public space whose location is revealed only minutes prior to the commencement of the event.

Launched in Paris nearly 30 years ago, the original essence of Le Dîner en Blanc remains: friendship, elegance and gallantry. Now, more than 100,000 revellers around the world give this international event an exciting platform for participants to exhibit their fashion sense, showcase their fine taste for design and elegance and share their gastronomic delights.
5.17.17 / The Market Place Restaurant & Lounge in Asheville, North Carolina

James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour 2017 – Asheville

Join Asheville’s The Market Place Restaurant as the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour comes back to Asheville, and Chef William Dissen brings in an A-Team of chefs to create what is sure to be one of the city’s best meals of the year. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktail reception followed by a six course dinner with wine pairings.

This year’s participating chefs include:

  • Vishwesh Bhatt – Snackbar – Oxford, MS
  • Nina Compton – New Orleans, LA
  • David Bancroft – Acre – Auburn, AL
  • Eric Gabrynowicz – Tupelo Honey – Asheville, NC

The James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour dinner series brings a taste of what happens at the James Beard House in New York City to more than 20 cities across the country each year. Each dinner begins with a cocktail reception followed by a one-night-only, multi-course dinner with wine pairings featuring a diverse group of JBF Award winners and local chefs, and ending with a decadent dessert course and a Q&A session with the evening’s chefs.

Buy tickets here.