Traditional French Cooking Series Features Croquettes de Veau
Communication & Cultural Programs Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2016
First Class in the 2016 Traditional French Cooking Series Features Croquettes de Veau, unique
part of Spring Cuisine in France: Le Printemps est dans l'assiette!
Brigitte Gomane became the cook in her family from a young age while growing up in France. A
former director of the Alliance here in New Orleans, Brigitte continues sharing her love of French
cuisine by leading these classes which feature regional French dishes, including 3 courses &
wine. Ms. Gomane has over 20 years of experience teaching French classes to adults and
children in both group and private settings, including cooking classes and demonstrations.
Learn how to make traditional, homestyle meals and enjoy them with a glass of wine and
All classes take place on Friday evenings from 6 PM to 8:30 PM in the brand new cooking demo
kitchen at The Southern Food & Beverage Museum.
WHAT: Traditional French cooking classes organized by the Alliance Française of New Orleans.
Includes class, dinner & wine. The April class, Le Printemps est dans l'assiette!, will consist of
dishes that feature spring favorites in French cuisine. The menu includes: Céleri rémoulade
avec croûtons (Celery with remoulade dressing and croutons), Croquettes de veau au bleu de
Bresse (Fried veal dumplings with Bleu de Bresse cheese), jardinière de petits legumes frais
(Fresh mixed vegetables), and Fraises Bourdaloue (Strawberry tarte with Bourdaloue cream).
WHERE: Demonstration Kitchen @ The Southern Food & Beverage Museum 1830 Martin
Luther King Blvd. (Side entrance of museum.) New Orleans, LA 70113
WHEN: Friday, April 8, 2016 6-8:30pm
PRICE: $70 for Alliance Française members. $85 for non-members. Annual membership to the
Alliance can be purchased for $50.
ABOUT THE ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE
The Alliance Française of New Orleans (AFNO), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is New
Orleans' leading French language and cultural center, dedicated to facilitating understanding
between the people of Greater New Orleans and those of French speaking lands and to the
appreciation and preservation of our unique French heritage in New Orleans, through quality
education and community involvement. The New Orleans chapter of the Alliance Française
belongs to a network of over 1,040 Alliance chapters worldwide.
The AFNO offers day, evening, and Saturday French classes taught by professionally-trained
native-speaking French teachers, as well as a variety of cultural and social events including
lectures, film screenings, cooking classes, an annual photo contest and exhibit, and discussion
groups. The AFNO also offers an in-house and online library with a selection of French films,
books, magazines, and podcasts.