120th AES Convention - Paris, France - Dates: Saturday May 20 - Tuesday May 23, 2006 - Porte de Versailles

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Last Updated: 20060421, saj

Sunday, May 21, 21:30 — 23:30


The 120th AES Dinner Party goes on a cruise.

Combine the pleasure of a Gourmet Dinner with a cruise on the River Seine in a relaxing and convivial atmosphere !

The waters of the River Seine have always been the heart and soul of Paris. The Seine is crossed by many beautiful bridges. The oldest one, the Pont-Neuf near the Notre-Dame Cathedral, was inaugurated in 1607, and the exuberant Alexandre III bridge near the Invalides, was built for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris.

The gourmet menu features a five-appetizer course, with turban of plaice and smoked salmon and fresh spinach, goat cheese with flaky pastry topped with sesame seeds, vol-auvent filled with peppered duck foie gras, Oriental salad, and aubergine caviar.

The main course offers a choice of two dishes: braised veal with mushroom sauce and braised risotto, or sea bream coated with layers of scallops and courgettes. A vegetarian main course can be arranged on request.

The dessert is composed of a mini warm apple pie, fresh shortbread biscuit with pear and chocolate, and delicious Catalan cream with orange-flower water flavoring.

The menu includes aperitif, wine, water and coffee.
Price per person :
70 € (AES Members)
75 € (Non-Members)

Bus transportation to the "île aux Cygnes" and back to Paris Expo is included in the price.
The boat leaves at 21:30 and returns at 23:30.

“The Capitaine Fracasse,” named upon Theophile Gauthier's 1863 novel, is a cruise boat with traditional wooden interiors, catering for 250 seats. Seating can offer small tables for 3, 4 or 6 guests, or tables for 10. Due to seat capacity, early bookings are strongly recommended.

Interested in booking a company table? Please contact us for details.

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