Passport to France 2016

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Thank you for making Passport to France 2016 a success! Over 800 guests and 43 chefs & vendors and their teams gathered to enjoy an excellent evening in support of the FACC-Chicago.


Thank you to our sponsors, chefs, restaurants, vendors, wine & spirits distributors, silent auction donors & volunteers for creating a wonderful atmosphere for our 32nd edition of Passport to France. 


Thanks to you, we are able to continue our mission to foster a thriving economic relationship between the United States and France and to welcome and support French businesses and entrepreneurs in the Chicago region, as well as women in career transitions.

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More about Passport to France 2016

For decades, this annual soirée has been planned the third Thursday of November. It began as a celebration of the Beaujolais Nouveau vintage and has since grown into a celebration of fine gastronomy, French Chefs, wines and spirits, culture and entertainment. Nearly 1,000 of Chicago’s Francophiles gather for live entertainment, our silent auction and the chance to experience the finest cuisine and wine in this toast to France. Pick up your Chicago French Food Guide during the evening. View the Chicago French Food Guide distributed at Passport to France 2015.

                                  PASSPORT TO FRANCE 2016
                                 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th

The Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard 
Chicago, IL 60604
VIP Reception (5:00 - 6:00 pm)
Early Access tickets (6:00 pm)
General Admission tickets (7:00 pm)



After-Party at Untitled
111 W. Kinzie Street Chicago | 10:00 p.m. 
One drink ticket (wine or beer) upon arrival with your Passport to France wristband

  More than 50 restaurants, chefs and vendors are participating


VIP Reception


Thank you to our sponsors

[ Platinum Sponsor ]



[ Silver Sponsors ]        

[ Entertainment Sponsors ]

[ Board Sponsors ]


We have many possibilities for your company to benefit from Passport to France’s large and selective audienceVisit our page dedicated to [ Sponsorship & Brand Awareness ]

SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS                                                                                                                                       
Visit our page dedicated to  Donations ] 

PARTICIPATE [ Chefs, Restaurants, Food & Beverage vendors ] 
Chefs, restaurants, fromagers, pastries and food vendors representing classic bistro fair, contemporary haute cuisine, patisseries, boulangeries, cafés, caterers, as well as wine and spirits vendors, and non-alcoholic beverage vendors. For more information contact us at 
Benefits:  Why participate in Passport to France as a chef, or wine distributor?  

Visit the Passport to France 2015 websiteVideos: 2015 video. [ Learn more about Past editions ]

- Thank You to our Passport to France 2016 Silent Auction Donors -


- Thank you to our Passport to France 2016 Partners -


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