Official AFTER PARTY 2015… Extend your DÎNER EN BLANC experience!!

Posted by Aymeric Pasquier on July 27, 2015 | 0 comment

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Join us for the Diner en Blanc New York AFTER-PARTY at Gilded Lilly (408 W 15th St, between 9th and 10th avenues), and enter for a chance to win 2 business class airline tickets to attend Le Diner en Blanc - London on September 3rd 2015. Courtesy of LA COMPAGNIE, the new all-business-class boutique airline offering flights from New York to Paris and London. To enter the sweepstake, simply attend the aft...


Posted by Kim Schulster on July 24, 2015 | 2 comments

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We’re celebrating five years of Diner en Blanc New York! An event that has brought together different New Yorkers from all walks of life. Throughout the years we have shared dinners, formed friendships, and captured beautiful moments of our guests embracing the magic of Diner en Blanc. Their passion and joy is one of the main driving forces to encapsulate the event's mystique. We would love to hear about an unforgettable and incredibly speci...

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Our delicious selection of picnic baskets catered by NYC’s premier catering...

Celebrity Cruises partners with Le Diner en Blanc 2015 U.S. Series

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Diner en Blanc International is thrilled to announce premium vacation brand Celeb...

Le Diner en Blanc - NYC 2015: WINE, CHAMPAGNE and PICNIC BASKETS closing soon

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Dear Members and Guests, Just a reminder to that the e-store for wine, champag...

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What are the membership and transaction fee for?

Membership and transaction fees are used to cover the inherent costs of training, support and technological services to all the organizers from around the world, to enable them to organize their own event, graciously offered by Diner en Blanc International. These services allow us to preserve the values conveyed by the concept, to sustain the corporate standards by regrouping them within a single network and, to develop these technical tools. The membership offers members a number of online services that will be multiplied in the coming years. Diner en Blanc International is working in updating its platforms - release planned for 2016 - in order for all participants of a Dîner en Blanc event to become members. In addition, this annual fee will allow members to register for as many Dîner en Blanc events in the world as they wish.

Where can i rent a folding table and white chairs?

Here is a list of rental companies where you can rent folding tables and chairs. : Square table 30x30”, any color, $12 + 2 white folding chair, $2.50 each; (1111 Rogers Ave Brooklyn) : Square table 30x30” + 2 white folding chairs $25 (132 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn) : Square table 30x30”, $15 + 2 white folding chairs, $2.75 each. (2255 59th Street, Brooklyn) Of course, you may find other locations and prices. Feel free to share your good deals with us by sending a message to your Table Leader and/or posting on our Facebook wall!

Where can i buy a folding table?

We’ve updated the list of places where you may Buy tables & chairs for the NYC 2012 event, as follows: • Search for “Tall Aluminum Table in a bag”, $40-$49.95 • Search for “Bistro Table”, $52 or “Personal folding table”, $40 • Folding table BOLLÖ, $29.99 / TARNO Folding table, $19.99 • 30x30” Outdoor compact table, $49.99 • Cosco Square Folding Table, $24.99 Suggested places where you can purchase white folding chairs: • HARO white folding chair $14.99 / TERJE white folding chair, $16.99 / MÄLARÖ white folding chair, $29.99 / NISSE white folding chair, $24.99 • Hercules Premium White Folding chair, $10.75 • White folding chairs, $17-$25 • Hercules, White Plastic Folding Chair, $9.95 (Website offers a variety of choices) Of course, you may find other locations and prices. Feel free to share your good deals with us by sending a message to your Table Leader and/or posting on our Facebook wall!

Where can i buy a rolling cart?

• FRAKTA rolling cart, $19.99 • Home Depot: Milwaukee Capacity Folding Hand Truck, $29.97 Please keep in mind that you will have to walk and ride the subway with your items so, the lighter they are, easier it will be!

Is it an illegal activity?

Le Dîner en Blanc - Paris is held on the most prestigious sites of the city, without authorization. The first editions were not easy to put in place. Today, the French authorities know the organization and know that it’s always well controlled. Moreover, the event’s photogenic quality adds to the city’s image of a modern and stylish city, open to the world. To ensure the safety of our International DEB guests, we require that the local hosts have the proper authorization, permits and insurances before proceeding with their event.

How many Dîner en Blanc events are there in the world?

There are close to 60 events scheduled, or in the process of being approved for 2015! Most take place in North America and Europe with a total of one hundred thousand members participating each year. The largest and most internationally recognized Dîner en Blanc, is the original event in Paris. Instigated over 27 years ago by François Pasquier and his close friends, it attracts today almost 15,000 people yearly. The second largest event is based in Montreal, Canada with 5,500 guests.

I have seen that many of your events worldwide are associated with certain brands, is there a possibility for sponsorship opportunities?

Dîner en Blanc International prides itself on being associated with some of the most exciting and elegant brands worldwide, however this event is first and foremost a dinner amongst friends and is not intended to be an event overly saturated with brand and marketing opportunities.

What are the key rules of the event?

Le Dîner en Blanc is quite different from other evenings. Seats are allotted on site in a very specific manner. - Once confirmed, the presence of each guest thus becomes essential and mandatory, whatever happens and regardless of weather conditions; - Colour: white only; - Bring a picnic basket, white table cloth, table (between 28”x28” and 32”x32”) and foldable chairs (white); - Arrive and depart by bus or organised public transit; - Bring one’s refuse when departing and leave the place as clean as it was upon arrival.
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