Michelle Poteaux, Christophe Poteaux, and their teammate at the Beard House
Chilled Melon Gazpacho with Compressed Melon and Basil
Grilled Whole Sardines with Tomato–Olive Tapenade, Niçoise-Inspired Salad, and Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette
Pan-Roasted Moullard Duck Breast Magret with Grilled Peaches and Rosemary Jus
Goat Cheese Bavarois with Honey-Roasted Apricots and Micro-Herbs
Summer Berry Consommé with Almond Cake, Crème Fraîche Sorbet, and Summer Berry–Almond Croquant
Dinner

Bastille Day Fête

Christophe Poteaux

Bastille, Alexandria, VA

Pastry Chef Michelle Poteaux

Bastille, Alexandria, VA

Husband-and-wife chefs Christophe and Michelle Poteaux have helped revolutionize Alexandria’s restaurant scene at Bastille, their charming upscale bistro. The acclaimed duo—who also teamed up at Jean Louis at the Watergate and Acquarelle in D.C.—will present their modern, intensely seasonal French cuisine at our annual Bastille Day celebration.

Event photos taken by Tiffany Smith.

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Rock Shrimp Beignets
    • Duck Rillettes
    • Foie Gras Croquettes
    • Gougères
    • Kir Royale with Champagne Louis de Sacy Brut NV
  • Dinner

    • Chilled Melon Gazpacho with Compressed Melon and Basil
    • Gutiérrez Colosia Fino Sherry NV
    • Grilled Whole Sardines with Tomato–Olive Tapenade, Niçoise-Inspired Salad, and Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette
    • Domaine Bellevue Touraine Rosé 2011
    • Pan-Roasted Moullard Duck Breast Magret with Grilled Peaches and Rosemary Jus
    • Banshee Pinot Noir 2011
    • Goat Cheese Bavarois with Honey-Roasted Apricots and Micro-Herbs 
    • Domaine des Baumard Clos du Papillon Savennières 2008
    • Summer Berry Consommé with Almond Cake, Crème Fraîche Sorbet, and Summer Berry–Almond Croquant
    • Bernard Rondeau Bugey Cerdon Rosé NV

 

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  • Mon, 07.15.2013
  • 7:00 PM
  • The Beard House map
  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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