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.

Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant Dinner with Thomas Morgan


"Know Your Importers" Dinner with Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
Thursday, April 13 at 6:30pm

“Importers have played a central, even defining, role in the emergence and growth of American wine culture. Combining impeccable taste with evangelical zeal, people like Kermit Lynch, Robert Chadderdon, Robert Haas, and Terry Theise have not only introduced Americans to many of the greatest wines that Europe has to offer; they have helped cultivate several generations of palates. “ — Slate

Kermit Lynch has been a pioneer, introducing “wines made in the unadulterated, old-school traditional style aimed at accentuating terroir” (New York Times) by vignerons whose names are now iconic. He was also the first importer to have wines shipped in refrigerated containers to avoid heat damage, now standard practice.

The Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant label on the back of each bottle includes a quote from Thomas Jefferson, “Good wine is a necessity of life for me”, so it is apt that we invite you to join us at L'Auberge Chez François on Jefferson's birthday, April 13th, for a dinner featuring selections from their French portfolio, presented by Thomas Morgan of Kermit Lynch.

Seasonal Canapés
Pascal Janvier Jasnières "Cuvée Silex" 2014

Chesapeake Rockfish, Roasted Garden Vegetable Napoleon
André Ostertag Riesling "Vignoble d'E" 2015

Murray’s Roasted Chicken Breast with Garden Sorrel
Domaine Pierre Guillemot Savigny-les-Beaune "Les Grands Picotins" 2013

Loin of Spring Lamb, Twice Cooked Potatoes, Garlic Purée, Wilted Garden Kale
Domaine Marcel Lapierre Morgon 2015
Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Télégramme" 2012

Mango Mousse Gâteau

Gillette’s Locally-roasted Coffee, Selection of Harney & Sons Fine Teas

excluding tax and gratuity; f
or a total of 150.00

We are happy to adjust the menu to accommodate guests' dietary restrictions, please email with special requests. Patrons will have the opportunity to purchase these wines at a discounted price.

Date: April 13, 2017

Start Time: 6:30 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Price: $150.00
Inclusive of tax and gratuity

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