Art de Vivre

FIAF French Food & Wine Week

May 1–8, 2020
Live on Zoom and Facebook


FIAF’s first virtual French Food & Wine Week features an exciting roster of culinary stars! Featured events includes a special wine tasting featuring Xavier Flouret’s distinctive boutique wines (May 1), a conversation with renowned pastry chef Dominique Ansel (May 5), a look inside Ladurée with Elisabeth Holder Raberin (May 6), and a cooking masterclass with D’Artagnan founder Ariane Daguin (May 8).





Past Events


Free Virtual Wine Tasting

A Wine Journey
with Xavier Flouret
and Hortense Bernard

LIVE on Zoom and Facebook
Friday, May 1, 2020
6:30pm ET

In English


Xavier Flouret, Founder of Xavier Flouret Wines, and Hortense Bernard, General Manager of Millesima USA, present an interactive masterclass featuring three of Flouret’s distinctive boutique wines: a rosé from Côtes de Provence, a white wine from the Loire Valley, and a complex red wine from South Africa.

Rendez-Vous LIVE

Dominique Ansel
Everyone Can Bake

Conversation moderated by Melissa Clark

LIVE on Zoom and Facebook

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
6:30pm ET

In English


James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel is joined by New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark to discuss the renowned chef’s just released book Everyone Can Bake.

Free Virtual Talk

A Look Inside Ladurée
with Elisabeth Holder Raberin

Conversation led by Florence Fabricant

LIVE on Zoom and Facebook

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
5pm ET

In English


Ladurée USA President Elisabeth Holder Raberin and New York Times food critic Florence Fabricant will discuss the art of macaron making in New York City, starting with the original maison on Madison Avenue.

Free Virtual Cooking Class

Cooking Masterclass
with Ariane Daguin, Founder
and CEO of D’Artagnan

Hosted by Adam Gopnik

LIVE on Zoom and Facebook
Friday, May 8, 2020
12pm ET

In English


Just in time for Mother’s Day, Ariane Daguin, native of southwest France, hosts an interactive cooking masterclass from her home kitchen featuring one of her favorite recipes: magret duck breast with apples and sautéed hen of the woods mushrooms. Daguin will be joined by Adam Gopnik, journalist at The New Yorker.