NOTE: The Brisbane French Festival at Southbank will not take place this year.
This year, we invite you to enjoy the following event ..
Welcome to the French dinner-ball:
Soirée Bleue de la Bastille
Celebrate LA FETE NATIONALE in style on:
Saturday July 13th, 2013
at the prestigious Sofitel Brisbane
Experience an authentically French event with an exquisite four course French menu, entertainment, Can Can, dancing and more.
The sit down gala dinner will feature a gourmet four course menu showcasing French gastronomy at its best.
Following pre-dinner canapés, guests will be served a choice of entrees:
Rare Beef Carpaccio
with Warm Goat Cheese on Walnut Bread Toast, Confit Field mushroom, Frisee Lettuce, Meaux Mustard and Honey Dressing.♦
Home Smoked Duck Breast and Pork Terrine
on du Puy Lentils Salad, Confit Baby Beetroot and Leaves, Green Peppercorn Jelly.
Followed by a choice of Main Courses:
Poached Rainbow Trout
with Fresh Herb Crust, Saffron and Mussel Risotto, Tomato Farcies, Asparagus and Lemon Butter Sauce.
Braised Coq au vin,
Gratin Potato, Green Beans and Speck, Baby Carrot, Shiraz jus.
Guests will be torn between the two French desserts:
Poire Belle-Helene Tartlet
(crispy Tart with moist chocolate and pear frangipane, pear William anglaise and white chocolate cigarette)
(delicious choux pastry crown filled with hazelnut cream, Angelico cream anglaise)
A selection of fine cheeses with crusty baguettes will also be served.
No French celebration is complete without champagne and wine carefully selected to match the menu courtesy of Discover Vin and it is included in the ticket price.
Guests will be treated to entertainment with a French twist including a dynamic show from Brisbane’s best cancan dancers. DJ Leztek will ensure the dance floor is packed with revellers keen to enjoy the beats of the best French music.
The evening will also feature a raffle and silent auction with an array of attractive prizes to be won.
7pm to 11.30pm
Tickets on sale now.
Tickets are just $125
Special accommodation deals for dinner guests at the Sofitel.
We look forward to your support for this year’s Soirée Bleue de la Bastille
The Brisbane French Festival and Sofitel Brisbane
encourages the responsible service and consumption of alcohol.