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.

Please join us on Thursday, September 28th as we present the next in our series of Virginia’s Best wine dinners featuring Paradise Springs Winery. Founded in 2007, the family-owned winery has already won a slew of medals, and recently established a west coast branch in Santa Barbara County in California.The Virginia winery lies on 36 (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $160.00 (USD)  

Please join Chef Jacques and our team at L’Auberge Chez Franҫois on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 6:30pm for our second full moon fête our beautiful outdoor terrace (weather permitting).We are also thrilled to feature the wines of Domaine Louis Latour with special guests Charles Ducker, Louis Latour Brand Manager, and Michel Veniat, Board of Trustees.Sip Simonnet-Febvre Crémant (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $153.00 (USD)  

Please join Chef Jacques’ and team on October 12, 2017 at 6:30pm as we welcome Wines of Substance, co-hosted by Kelly Smith, Global Brand Ambassador.   Wines of Substance (formerly known as K Vintners and Charles Smith Wines) was launched in Walla Walla, Washington by self-taught winemaker, Charles Smith. As a true artisan dedicated to his (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $140.00 (USD)  

You are cordially invited to join us on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 6:30pm for an evening of wine, food, fun and festivity featuring eight Burgundy wines of Jean Claude Boisset.  In 1961, a tenacious eighteen-year-old, Jean-Claude Boisset founded his namesake négociant winery in Nuits-St.-Georges. An artisan Burgundy producer with an audacious, authentic style, the winery is housed in a (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $318.00 (USD)  

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. Spend the afternoon at L’Auberge Chez François as the crisp weather arrives and you will enjoy the view our lovely grounds with the leaves changing colors. Vive la récolte!Le MenuAssorted (more…)

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All-Inclusive Ticket $76.00 (USD)