Venue Details

33 Star Starred
Embassy of France
Across Reservoir Road from Georgetown University 4101 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007
202-944-6400
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35 events
5 reviews
18 stars
attended Feb 10 2012

It was OK. It was very crowded and the food lines were really long. Not enough tables to sit down.

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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 10 2012

This event was a lot of fun but my husband and I spent a lot of time waiting in lines for food and drinks. There wasn't enough dinner for everyone and we got the last bits. We never got dessert. I'd go again but I would eat dinner before going....continued

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 10 2012

Over all this was a very nice event. The food was decent but not great. The desserts were by far the best part. The music was nice and really added to the atmosphere. The biggest issue was the number of people there. There was WAY more people than...continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.la-maison-francaise.org/start.htm

Description

Admission to La Saint-Valentin includes:

- A special Moët & Chandon Impérial Rosé Champagne open bar

- Special Grand Marnier cocktails from master mixologist Jason Strich

- An open bar with French wine, sparkling wine, spirits, soda, and coffee

- An extraordinary selection of savory French cheeses and hors-d’oeuvres

- A delectable desert buffet with authentic French pastries and crêpes

- Live music provided by Aaron Myers and the Black Fox Jazz Ensemble

- DJ dance mixes

- An intimate Roche Bobois lounge area

- Photo mementos in front of famous Parisian landscapes (for purchase)

- A luxurious silent auction

The full buffet will include:

Appetizers: Pains Surprises (assortment of mini bites), Gougères (choux pastry with cheese)

Main course: Grilled Salmon, Bouillabaisse, Chicken Marsala, Creamy Polenta, Saffron Risotto

Desserts: Crêpes Suzette, Champagne Sorbet, Ice Cream & Chocolate, Pièce Montée (cream filled pastries), Macaroons

Please note: Parking will be available on Reservoir Rd. and across the street from the Embassy of France at Georgetown University Hospital’s pay lot.