4th Annual Gala Dinner on April 7th

For our fourth consecutive year, celebrate the Francophonie & the start of spring with special guests, French Consul General Arnaud Mentré, local and international dignitaries and the Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region on  Sunday evening, 7 April at 6:00pm at The Bearded Frog (5247 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT).

Savor a delicious French-inspired meal prepared by master chef Mark La Rivière and experience New England cuisine at its best. Dinner includes a 4-course meal, a cash bar, and the opportunity to mingle with others that enjoy French culture.

The cost is $80.00 per person and seating is limited. Please make your reservation at your earliest convenience by contacting Donna Gallas, Micheline Tremblay or Tom Avenia. Please make your check payable to “AFLCR”, and mail it to Alliance Française, 302 Dupont Building, 123 Ethan Allen Ave., Colchester, VT 05446.

Tickets may also be purchased with the online form below.

Menu* for the evening

*Note – a vegetarian meal can be provided.


Potage Poireaux-Pommes de Terre avec Panais Frit et Pesto de Roquette
[Potato leek soup with Fried Parsnip & Arugula Pesto]

Plat Principal

Steak au Poivre, Pommes de Terre Farcies aux Herbes, Asperges, Haricots Verts à l’Estragon
[Steak au Poivre, Twice Baked Potatoes, Asparagus & Green Beans with Tarragon]


Salade La Rivière avec Noix de Pignoli Grillées
[Green Salad with Toasted Pignoli Nuts]


Choux à la Crème, Garniture de Pêche & Fromage de Chèvre
[Crème Puff filled with Peaches & Goat Cheese]

Café & Petites Madeleines
[Coffee & Special French Cookies]



Event Registration - Gala Dinner

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