The 29th Annual
Celebrating International Business Connections
The Arrival of the 2019 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau & Wines of the World
A French Philadelphia Cultural Tradition
Thursday, November 21st, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In partnership with
Guests enjoyed networking and a drawing for prizes!
"The Best Chapeau in Show" was awarded to Irina Polikarpova!
A French Philadelphia tradition, the Savor Festival featured table-to-table tastings of wines from around the world and the first release of the 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau in Philadelphia, direct from the pre-eminent French Winemaker, Georges Duboeuf. Guests enjoyed a splendid buffet of French-inspired savory hors d'oeuvres and delectable desserts, prepared by the Pyramid Club's Executive Chef Sylva Sénat of Top Chef fame, as well as a selection of imported French cheeses from Savencia. Fun and productive networking, culminated in a business card drawing for exciting prizes, and an award for the "Best Chapeau in Show" made Savor an evening to remember.
Globally-minded business professionals joined us to meet potential clients and make new friends, while expanding their network of trusted experts and international contacts. We toasted to new connections, unlimited business opportunities, and the FACC's mission to strengthen French-American business relations and cultural understanding throughout the United States. Together, we are building momentum that leads to better cooperation, dynamic innovation, vibrant business development, and greater economic vitality. A votre santé! / To your health!
French-Inspired Appetizers by
Executive Chef Sylva Sénat
Beef Wellington Puffs
Tuna Tartare Avocado Cone
French Pâté Mousse Cone
Wild Mushroom Tart
White Truffle Potato Croquettes
Brie and Raspberry en Croûte
Crudité with Green Goddess & Blue Cheese Dressings
Savencia French Cheese Board - French Bread & Crackers
Petits Eclairs, Macarons, Chouchous
Proceeds from this event help sustain the FACC's Mission to promote trade with France, foster cross-border business development, and strengthen the economic vitality of our region. The FACC educates, assists and mentors French companies ready to launch in the US, and guides US companies interested in doing business both with and in France. Additionally, we provide a warm and welcoming forum for the mutual interests of local French, American and international business professionals, who seek new business connections and opportunities through frequent networking and the cultivation of a broader base of trusted contacts, experts, clients, and friends.
About the FACC Philadelphia Founded and incorporated in 1989 by local French and American business leaders, the FACC Philadelphia is a 350-member-strong, non-profit business association, supported and funded by the Corporate and Individual Members we serve in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey. Our programs and events are conducted in English to attract the broadest audience possible. Speaking French is not a requirement to join our organization, however, all of our local French Members, management, and many of our American and international Members are bilingual.
The FACC Philadelphia ranks among the largest and most dynamic of 12 binational Chambers of Commerce in our tri-state region. Other binational Chambers of Commerce promoting international business in our region include the Asian, British, Chilean, Eur-Asian, German, Irish, Israeli, Norwegian, and Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce.
The FACC Philadelphia is part of a network of 21 Chapters in major cities throughout the United States. Our French-American Chambers of of Commerce have joined forces with the CCI France International, which unites 124 French Chambers of Commerce & Industry (CCI) located in 93 countries with the French Chambers of Commerce & Industry within France.