Summer Wine Festival

"Everything French"

hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Chapter

Saturday, June 26, 2010


Level 3 in The Shops at Canal Place, located at the foot of Canal Street along the Mississippi River, was transformed into a French Market showcasing; on site-cooking, vendor displays of sweet delicacies, beers, wines, spirits, and a silent auction.  

  This was the scene for the Eleventh Annual Summer Wine Festival, "Everything French."




Aramark Convention Center

Pascal Beaute, Executive Chef

Quinoa Jambalaya

 Prepared at the table


Creole Delicacies, Chef Saundra  Green

Pralines at the table


Aurora Catering, Chef Emile Stieffel

Les pates de poulet de herbed

Herbal Chicken Pasta

at the table


Creole Cuisine

Shrimp Ya Ya Pasta


Degas House

Signature French Waffles

with Fruit prepared at the table



Aprons by the students of International School of LouisianaFlaming Torch Restaurant

 Moroccan Shrimp Cous Cous



Escargot in Garlic Hersaint Sauce

prepared at the table


John Besh's American Sector

Gino Capriotti

Chicken and Dumplings


La Boulangerie

Assorted  European Bread


La Cote Brasserie, Chef Chuck Subra

Shrimp & Mirliton Remoulade with Sweet Potato Crisp


Leidenheimer Breads

French Bread


Jean Lac of Maurice's Pastries and FriendMike's On The Avenue

Redfish Pate


Maurice French Pastries

 Jean-Luc's, Signature Pastries

 Montrel's Bistro

French Creole Etouffee



Signature,  Goat Cheese Crepes



Signature Crab Cakes with Crawfish Sauce


Royal Palm Restaurant

Grits and Grillades

Prepared  at the table


 Whole Foods

Assortment of French Cheese, Bread and Crackers


Bacardi USA

French Mojitos


Community Coffee

French Roast


Dorignacs / Select Brands

St Hilaire French Sparkling



Herbsaint Absinthe

The Absinthe Frappe


Sugar and the Absinthe Ritual

Featuring The Absinthe Museum



Majestic Wines

French Maid Pinot Noir

French Maid Sauvignon Blanc

Chayteau LaBaronne Blanc


Moet Chandon

Chateau Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc


Perrier Water


Pirates BloodRed Ale

Big Easy Brewing Co.



Republic Beverage Company

French Liqueur Tasting




Cointreau Noir

Grand Marnier

Grey Goose Flavors


Martell Cognac

Remy Martin Cognac

 St Germain Liqueur
 The St Germain Sparkling Cocktail

Southern Eagle

La 31


Armand St. MartinSurreal Vodka

Featuring Surreal Red Berry Crème Vodka

The essence of homegrown strawberries and raspberries from the Provencal region of France, coupled with a light crème undertone



We were entertained by local singer/artist Armand St. Martin, informal modeling by The Shops at Canal Place, along with a Jeanne d'Arc medeval parade with drums, costumes and candles.



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