Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Lycée Français Presents Fall French Market This Weekend

www.LyceeFallFrenchMarket.com for more information

The Lycée Français de Chicago announces eight Chicago-area chefs who will hold cooking demonstrations at the 9th annual Fall French Market on Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10. Chef demonstrations will feature everything from pastries to gourmet French fare and vegan foods.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Fall French Market will feature some of Chicago’s finest chefs. Saturday guests will get a taste of delicious eats from Geja's Café’s Chef Jeff Lawler, Gur Sweets’s Chef Rubina Hafeez, LM Bistro Chef Ben Reaves, Oceanique’s Chef Mark Grosz, Bistronomic’s Chef Martial Noguier, and Linda Szarkowski of Green Spirit Healthy Living. 

On Sunday, visitors will savor specialties from Toni Patisserie & Café’s Chef Toni Cox and Nouveau Tavern’s Chef Norman Hargrove. Parents can participate in chef demonstrations or peruse the market while kids enjoy games and activities in the Children’s Pavilion.

The weekend-long event kicks off Friday night with an adults-only Mexican-themed preview party complete with a first look at this year’s vendors, sampling of appetizers and cocktails, and live music. Friday night guests will also be invited to participate in a luxury drawing for the chance to win items such as a pair of 100-level Chicago Blackhawks tickets, a Valentine’s Day dinner at Goosefoot or a ski vacation package.

The Fall French Market will take place at the Lycée Français de Chicago (entrance at 640 W. Irving Park Rd.) on 
  • Friday, November 8 from 7 to 10 p.m
  • Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Proceeds raised through the Fall French Market are dedicated to supporting student programs and resources at the Lycée Français de Chicago, including financial aid and extracurricular opportunities.

Tickets are available in advance and for discounted rates through Wednesday, November 13 at: http://www.FallFrenchMarket.com/buy-tickets.html.

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