Events / Dinner

Bastille Day Fête

Mon, July 15, 2013

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Christophe 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.


  • 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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