From July 7th to July 14th, while enjoying delicious reduced price cuisine for French Restaurant Week®, locals and visitors were also invited to take part in the numerous events held to celebrate Bastille Week®.
Friday, July 11 started with the Bastille Day Ball at Club 404, organized by the Committee of French Speaking Societies, under the Patronage of His Excellency Francois Delattre, Ambassador of France to the United States.
July 11 continued with Petanque tournaments organized by Paris Gourmet for the restaurant industry trade at Cercle Rouge.
Sunday, July 13 held the French Institute Alliance Française’s annual street fair on 60th street, with delightful eats, refreshing beverages and live music. It also offered a prize drawing and fun activities for children, such as face painting and arts & crafts.
July 12 also presented a wine tasting in FIAF’s Le Skyroom, with over 25 extraordinary French wines, savory hors d’oeuvres from Le Cirque’s very own Raphael François, and delicious Président Specialty cheeses. Celebrated sommeliers and wine experts guided the guests throughout their journey of tasting.
Monday, July 14 at Le Parigot offered guests live music and 2 special menu options for a reduced price dinner.
Finally, Bastille Week presented those who liked their Facebook page the chance to enter into a sweepstakes sponsored by Air France®. The winner received 2 round-trip economy class tickets on Air France® operated flights between New York – JFK and Paris, France, along with a dinner and show at the famous Moulin Rouge®.