D-Day 75th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate our History, Honor our Heroes

On June 1st, 2019, the Consulate General of France in Houston and the French American Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the longstanding friendship between France and Texas. 

June 6th, 2019 will be the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and with it, a wonderful occasion to celebrate our heroes from WW2.
Join us for a festive celebration of the freedom and way of life that were made possible by the Greatest Generation, 75 years ago.

Veterans, American and French official representatives will participate in this honoring of our shared values and history – an important heritage.
The proceeds of the fundraising activities will be donated to The Lone Star Veterans Association.

The event will be a festive celebration, balancing the solemn nature of the memory, and the importance to happily embrace the freedom and way of life that was offered by the greatest generation to us 75 years ago.

The Gala & Venue
Upon your arrival, you will walk through the Lone Star Flight Museum where you can discover the History of the Texas aviation.
The gala dinner will take place at the Heritage Hangar, amongst a collection of rare aircraft, including a few WW2 models.

Dress code
Black tie or 40’s outfit

 

SOLD OUT

FACC Member
$138
 
General Admission
$250

 

Menu 

“Le Menu Célébration”


– Les Hors D’Oeuvres –

Shaved, House Cured Lamb on a Roasted Pear and Blue Cheese
Petite Cauliflower Quiche with Texas Pecan Pesto
Black Pepper Spices Pommes Frites served in Bamboo Cone with Cheese Fondue
Baked Camembert Crostini with Blueberry Compote

– Le Diner 

Le Potage Aux Fruits de Mer
Creamy Seafood Chowder
Crispy Leek, Fresh Dill, House Bacon

La Caille
Pan Seared-Cider Quail
Sweet Pea Purée, Fig Compote, Flax Seed Crisp

Le Trou Normand
Calvados Apple Sorbet
Sweet Basil

La Viande
Herb Crusted Beef Filet Mignon
Roasted Root Vegetable, Camembert – Potato Tart
Red Currant Demi-Glace

– Le Dessert –

Poached Pear
Toasted Almond Mousse, Crispy Tuile Cookie

Sponsorship Levels

Become a sponsor 

CONSTANCE BOST
Executive Director, FACC Houston
constance.bost@facchouston.org

 

Want Visit Us?

Visit by appointment at FACC Houston
1301 Fannin Street, Suite 2440
Houston, TX 77006

contact@facchouston.org