Cooking Demonstrations & Wine Dinners

Chef Jacques Cooking DemoJoin Chef Jacques Haeringer at the award-winning L’Auberge Chez François for one of our lively and entertaining cooking demonstrations combined with a delightful meal.  At each event, Jacques will share his passion for classic and contemporary French cuisine by teaching expert cooking techniques and tricks of the trade, and sharing these recipes for the home chef, while guests sip specially chosen wine. 

After the demo, our guests will then enjoy their “just demonstrated” five-course luncheon in our garden room, paired with wines selected by our sommelier.  Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase these wines at a special “trade” price. Bon Appetit, merci beaucoup et à bientôt.

As always, we will be able to accommodate dietary concerns, given advanced notice.  Please email me at with any special requests. 

Prices include the demonstration, luncheon/dinner with fine wines, written recipes for the home chef, and all taxes and gratuities.

Join us on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 11:00am for a festive Harvest Sunday Brunch on our outdoor terrace (weather permitting) as we toast the fall season. We have just added our resident performer and guitarist, Alexander Barnett, to entertain you while you dine. Spend the afternoon at L’Auberge Chez François as the crisp weather (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $76.00 (USD)   Sold Out

Please join us Thursday, November 2nd at 6:30pm at L’Auberge Chez François as we host a dinner featuring the wines of famous winemaker Paul Hobbs. Dubbed “the Steve Jobs of Wine” by Forbes, the exacting Hobbs has worked with producers such as Robert Mondavi (where he helped launch Opus One), Simi Winery and Peter Michael, as (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $225.00 (USD)  

Our popular Wine Festival and Luncheon returns on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Please join us as we sample twelve wines from Spain, Oregon, Argentina, Virginia, and of course, France. Arrive anytime between 11:30 and 1:00pm for a walk-around tasting of these fine wines paired with Chef Jacques’ seasonal canapés. Our sommeliers will be on-hand to guide you through (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $98.00 (USD)  

You are cordially invited to a special edition of the Musique et Cuisine series on Sunday, November 12 at 6:00pm. In honor of Chef Jacques’ birthday, we will be welcoming back Steve Lauri of The Hollies, his favorite band. The group has been recording and touring for over fifty years and includes hits like “”Just (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $160.00 (USD)  

Join us at L’Auberge Chez François on Friday, November 17 at 11:00am for a Cheese Lovers Cooking Demonstration and Luncheon. Cheese Monger Karen Dee will be presenting local and imported cheeses that will be incorporated into some of Chef Jacques’ favorite recipes. After the demonstration, enjoy a fromage-inspired luncheon paired with 3 delectable wines. ~ (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $140.00 (USD)  

Please join us on Sunday, November 19 at 11:00am for another installment of our Musical Brunch featuring pianist Wade Beach. He is widely respected for his harmonic sophistication, superb command of the piano, and a broad stylistic palette. He has been a key pillar of the Washington jazz scene for decades. Enjoy your afternoon feasting on Chef (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $76.00 (USD)