Alliance Française

Holiday Dinner

59th Holiday Dinner of the Alliance Française!

Thursday December 6, 2018 from 7pm to 9:30pm

BISTRO LA BON  1322 Central Avenue Charlotte NC28205

Join us at the Holiday Dinner for a Champagne aperitifs, delicious 3 French style courses menu, and more!

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The dinner is set at $55 for AF members, and $80 for non members all inclusive (tax and gratuities inclusive) and an apéritif with Champagne and Petits Fours.

Be aware that no other drinks during the meals are inclusive. You are free to order. All wine (glass or bottle), soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and tea are available on demand at the bar on private separated bills.

Set the mood for the festivities of end of year with the Holiday dinner of the Alliance Française of Charlotte, Get ready for a gourmet dinner! 

Enjoy the evening. Wear some RED color to the festive dinner! A surprise awaits you.

Gourmet menu

Apéritif: from 7pm to 8pm allowing the arrival of all attendees

Sparkling wine: - NV Cava Brut Nature, Prelada Stars, Emporda, Spain

Appetizers - Olives, goat cheese stuffed peppadew peppers, fresh hummus with lavash

DINNER served: from 8pm on 

1st course (served family style):

Crispy Brussels Sprout - Sweet corn velouté

Spicy Shrimp and Chorizo - Israeli couscous, white wine, garlic, European butter

Burrata Salad - heirloom tomatoes, baby Aragula, dried cranberry, toasted almonds, aged balsamic, toast points

2nd course (choice of):

- Saffron Risotto Primavera - Cipollini onions, zucchini, squash, roasted fennel, asparagus, beets

- USDA Grilled bone-in Filet Mignon - chives mashed potatoes, cremed spinach au gratin, port wine reduction

- Maple Leaf Farms Duck 3 ways - House cured and confit duck leg, pan seared breast, local mushroom and fig risotto, blueberry duck demi

- Pan-seared Scottish Salmon - Israeli couscous primavera, preserved lemon puree, cucumber agrodolce

3rd course (served family style):

Flourless Chocolate Cake - Milk chocolate mousse, cocoa chips, seasonal sorbet

Bourbon Brioche Bread Pudding - house made caramel, vanilla bean ice cream

Coconut Macaroons