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
Wear a beret or your favorite hat. "The Best Chapeau in Show " will be awarded.
Bring plenty of business cards for networking and a drawing for prizes!
A French Philadelphia tradition, the Savor Festival features 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 will enjoy 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 authentic French cheeses from Savencia. Fun and productive networking, culminating in a business card drawing for exciting prizes, and an award for the "Best Chapeau in Show" make Savor an evening to remember.
Globally-minded business professionals like you and your guests are welcome to join us to meet potential clients and make new friends, while expanding your network of trusted experts and international contacts. We look forward to toasting 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 can build momentum that leads to better cooperation, dynamic innovation, vibrant business development, and greater economic vitality. A votre santé! / To your health!
Age 21+ only. Do not delay, space is limited. Event will sell out! Smart casual attire suggested.
$85/person for Non-members / General Public
$65/person for FACC Members,
All Employees of FACC Corporate Member Companies, and
the guests they register
Not sure of your status? Email info@FACCphila.org for confirmation BEFORE registering.
Not yet an FACC Member?
New Corporate Members receive 1 Complimentary Admission when you confirm by 11/15 to info@FACCphila.org.
French-Inspired Buffet by
Executive Chef Sylva Sénat
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
Fabulous French Cheese Selection by
Maroilles Fauquet, Montagnard des Vosges, Esquirrou, Cayrol
Saint Agur, Saint André, Saint Albray, Chaumes, Etorki Réserve
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.