POSTPONED: 5th Annual Gala Dinner at the Bearded Frog

For our fifth consecutive year, celebrate the Francophonie & the start of spring with special guests, Lise Veronneau, Madame le Chevalier (Ordre Nationale du Mérite), along with local, state and international dignitaries and the Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region on Thursday evening, 19 March 2020 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 Micheline Tremblay or Tom Avenia or by filling out the event registration form below. If you wish to pay with a check, please make it payable to “AFLCR” and mail it to Alliance Française, 43 King Street, Burlington, VT 05401.

Menu for the evening

Note – a vegetarian meal can be provided.


Bisque de Tomates avec Chèvre et Croutons

[Tomato Bisque with Chevre and Croutons]

Plat Principal

Steak au Poivre, Purée de Pommes de Terre au Raifort, Asperges, Haricots Verts à l’Estragon

[Steak au Poivre, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus & Green Beans with Tarragon]


Salade La Rivière avec Noix de Pignoli Grillées

[Green Salad with Toasted Pignoli Nuts]


Gâteau au Chocolat sans Farine, Sauce Fraise-Grand Marnier, Crème Fouettée et Caramel aux Amandes

[Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberry-Grand Marnier Sauce, Whipped Crème & Almond Toffee]