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Bastille Day Party in Montclair
July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm$50 – $85
Celebrate France’s fête nationale — commemorating the storming of the Bastille and the birth of the modern French nation — with a fun and festive party hosted by FIAF at the beautiful Van Vleck House & Gardens in Montclair.
Michelin-rated chef Nicolas Houlbert (Boulud, Ze Kitchen Galerie, and Mavrommatis) and local owner/chef boulanger Arben Gasi (Le French Dad Bakery & Café), will oversee this year’s gourmet buffet campagnard with a New Orleans twist. The evening will begin with a Cocktail Hour from 5-6pm featuring cocktails and a selection of amuse bouches. The buffet from 6-9pm will feature paté, charcuterie, crudités & crostinis, tartlettes, Louisiana salad, artisanal breads, and cheese; as well as miniature versions of classic French cakes and tartes for dessert, and of course refreshing French wine.
GUMBO ROYALE, New York’s favorite one stop shop for all New Orleans Jazz / Dixie Swing lovers, will play a tasteful blend pop, jazz, blues and world classics with a unique Southern spice.
Take home fabulous French-themed prizes! Each guest will receive one complimentary prize drawing ticket. Additional prize drawing tickets can be purchased on site.
A special cocktail hour will take place from 5 to 6pm. The garden party will be from 6 to 9pm.