LONG ISLAND WELCOMES THE INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON DINER EN BLANC

Diner en Blanc the World Renowned Pop Up Picnic Debuts in Long Island Friday, October 6. There is still time to get tickets to this exclusive event.

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Sept. 28, 2017 – From global phenomenon to highly sought-after “secret“, Le Dîner en Blanc will take over one of Long Island’s public spaces on Friday, October 6, 2017 for the first ever refine pop-up epicurean event. You can be part of this epic event.  For  limited time, until Monday at Noon if you register for the waitlist you will be granted immediate membership to the event.  Visit longisland.dinerenblanc.com/register to get access to the most elegant and talked about party that Long Islanders will be buzzing about for a long time.

Over 100,000 foodies and cultural enthusiasts around the world have already embrace this unique event. As stated very eloquently by the New York Times: “There are picnics and there are Picnics“. This très chic picnic is equal parts mystery tour, pop-up feast and je ne sais quoi! Launched in Paris nearly 30 years ago by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris now attracts over 10,000 people each year. What began as a “friends and word-of-mouth only” event has grown into an international epicurean sensation in over 70 cities in more than 25 countries. While the technology behind the event may has changed over the years, the principles fuelling this fantastic event have not: guests continue to gather at a secret location for the sole purpose of sharing a gourmet meal with good friends in one of their city’s most beautiful locations.

“We felt Long Island was primed for such a dazzling event as an increase of interest in fine living has been noted over the years,” says, Donyshia Boston Hill co-host of Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island, who has been working in the Events and Branding for over many years and hopes to make this very first edition a success that will pave the way towards establishing a long-standing tradition.

In essence, Le Dîner en Blanc promotes friendship, elegance and gallantry. Over the course of the evening, guests experience the beauty and value of one their city’s public spaces by participating in the unexpected.
To maintain its uniqueness as well as staying true to tradition of Le Dîner en Blanc, guests must observe certain requirements and follow a few key rules:

• Dress code: elegant and white only. Originality and creativity are encouraged as long as it is stylish and tasteful.
• Table setting: all white!
• Champagne and/or wine must be purchases through the  Long Island Diner en Blanc website . Beer and hard liquor are prohibited.

• As per Long Island, NY alcohol laws/regulations, guests cannot bring their own alcohol. Guests wishing to enjoy some wine or Champagne, must reserve online through the Dîner en Blanc’s e-store. However, guests are welcome to bring their own non-alcoholic beverages

• To ensure that the location secret is kept secret until last minute, guests meet at assigned departure location and are escorted by Dîner en Blanc
• In order to leave the event location as clean as when they arrived, guests are required to leave with all their belongings, leftovers and litter.

Guests must bring:

• A table, two (white) chairs, white tablecloth.
• A picnic basket comprising fine food and proper stemware and white dinnerware.

• An option to pre-order food, which can be picked up at the site, will be available for those who do not wish to pack their own picnic baskets. Guests wishing to do so must reserve online through Le Dîner en Blanc website during the initial ticket registration.

For full details on the rules and regulations, please visit longisland.dinerenblanc.com/about.

About Dîner en Blanc International
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in close to 80 cities in more than 30 countries around the world. Each event is headed by passionate local organizers who fell in love with the concept and wanted to bring it to their city, giving this rendezvous a local flair. For more info, photos and videos of Le Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit dinerenblanc.com.

About Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island Hosts
Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island hosting team is composed Donyshia Boston-Hill, Bridget O’Brien and Shanoy Skeete. Donyshia Boston-Hill is CEO of Keeper of the Brand Marketing & Digital Agency, a Long Island based firm specializing in integrated marketing engagement for entertainment, sports, corporate, government, non-profit and technology brands. Bridget O’Brien is the CEO of Bridget O’Brien PR & Events a multiple award winning full service Public Relations and Event Production Firm. Her clientele is diverse and international, from brands, non-profits, celebrities to professional services. Shanoy Skeete is a Professional Lifestyle & Event Production Director with over 15 years of experience. Shanoy “Mr. Lifestyle & Nightlife” has produced some of New York Cities most elegant and memorable events.

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Tomorrow Join Dîner En Blanc Long Island Press Conference About the Long Island Premiere

 

Join The Le Dîner en Blanc Long Island Hosts for a press conference Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1PM at the Garden City Hotel
Diner en Blanc Long Island October 6, 2017
Diner en Blanc Long Island October 6, 2017

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Sept. 18, 2017 — The International Pop Up Picnic Phenomenon Le Diner en Blanc is coming to Long Island. An informative press conference will take place tomorrow at 1PM at the Garden City Hotel 45 7th Street Garden City, NY. Light refreshments will be served.

Speakers include, Le Dîner en Blanc Long Island Hosts Donyshia Boston Hill, Bridget O’Brien and Shanoy Skeete.  Partners and Collaborators for the event, Justin Hayes GM Audi Of Lynbrook, Jamie Claudio Discover Long Island, Phyllis Papagianopoulos of Lord & Taylor, Vera Moore of Vera More Cosmetics, and Sara Anne Fingerman of the Garden City Hotel.  Topics will include Grand Premiere on October 6, the economic impact on Nassau County, and plans for the future of Diner en Blanc in Long Island.

Le Dîner en Blanc, the popular Parisian-style pop-up picnic characterized by its famous all-white dress code, will take place in Long Island for the first time this fall. The exact date will be announced later on.  If you want to be part of this inaugural event, sign-up now on the waiting list at longisland.dinerenblanc.com/register.

Le Dîner en Blanc began in Paris in 1988 when François Pasquier, returning from a long stay abroad, had the idea to gather friends for a picnic. As the number of guests grew, he decided to hold the dinner in a public space and ask everyone to dress in all white to easily recognize one another. Nearly thirty years later, over 10,000 Parisians participate each year. In 2009, the first ever export of Le Dîner en Blanc took place in Montreal, Canada, followed by a first American edition in 2011 in New York City. After its successful New York debut, Diner en Blanc International was created to bring the Parisian secret to more cities around the world. Le Dîner en Blanc is now held in over 70 cities all over the world including London, Sydney, Tokyo, Mexico City, Toronto and Los Angeles, with over 100,000 annual guests.

To uphold Le Dîner en Blanc’s tradition, guests of around the world must dress head-to-toe in white and are requested to bring their own portable tables, white chairs, white table linens, tableware, and a gourmet meal.

A large part of the excitement surrounding Le Dîner en Blanc is the secrecy surrounding the event location, which is kept secret until the very last moment. Guests are given rendezvous to a departure point when they purchase their tickets.

For full details on the rules and regulations, please visit the official website at longisland.dinerenblanc.com/about.

About Dîner en Blanc International

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in over 70 cities in more than 30 countries around the world. Each event is headed by passionate local organizers who fell in love with the concept and wanted to bring it to their city, giving this rendezvous a local flair. For more info and photos of Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit dinerenblanc.com.

About Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island Hosts

Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island hosting team is composed Donyshia Boston-Hill, Bridget O’Brien and Shanoy Skeete. Donyshia Boston-Hill is CEO of Keeper of the Brand Marketing & Digital Agency, a Long Island based firm specializing in integrated marketing engagement for entertainment, sports, corporate, government, non-profit and technology brands.

Bridget O’Brien is the CEO of Bridget O’Brien PR & Events a multiple award winning full service Public Relations and Event Production Firm.  Her clientele is diverse and international, from brands, non-profits, celebrities to professional services.

Shanoy Skeete is a Professional Lifestyle & Event Production Director with over 15 years of experience. Shanoy “Mr. Lifestyle & Nightlife” has produced some of New York Cities most elegant and memorable events.
To keep up to date on event announcements:

Facebook:   DinerEnBlanc.LongIsland

Hashtags: #dinerenblanc #DEBlongisland2017 #dinerenblanclongisland

For all official videos of Dîner en Blanc around the world, visit YouTube Le Dîner en Blanc.

For media requests, interviews or images, contact:

Bridget O’Brien – Bridget O’Brien PR & Events

t. 917-780-5589 – e. bridget@bridgetobrienprandevents.com

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Long Island to Host Its First Ever Dîner en Blanc October 6.

Registration for the international sensation is now open for registration.
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LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – September 15, 2017– Le Dîner en Blanc, the popular Parisian-style pop-up picnic characterized by its famous all-white dress code will take place in Long Island, for the first time October 6, 2017. The exact date will be announced later on.  If you want to be part of this inaugural event, sign-up now on the waiting list at longisland.dinerenblanc.com/register.

Le Dîner en Blanc began in Paris in 1988 when François Pasquier, returning from a long stay abroad, had the idea to gather friends for a picnic. As the number of guests grew, he decided to hold the dinner in a public space and ask everyone to dress in all white to easily recognize one another. Nearly thirty years later, over 10,000 Parisians participate each year. In 2009, the first ever export of Le Dîner en Blanc took place in Montreal, Canada, followed by a first American edition in 2011 in New York City. After its successful New York debut, Diner en Blanc International was created to bring the Parisian secret to more cities around the world. Le Dîner en Blanc is now held in over 70 cities all over the world including London, Sydney, Tokyo, Mexico City, Toronto and Los Angeles, with over 100,000 annual guests.

Now for the first time ever, Long Island will host its own Dîner en Blanc, thanks to local hosts Donyshia Boston Hill, Shanoy Skeete and Bridget O’Brien.  “Le Diner en Blanc captures the spirit of friendship, glamour, and European elegance,” states Bridget O’Brien. “We love the history and anticipation of the Diner en Blanc events around the world. We’re excited to bring a little piece of Europe to Long Island and to add some Long Island flair to Diner en Blanc.”

To uphold Le Diner en Blanc’s tradition, guests of around the world must dress head-to-toe in white and are requested to bring their own portable tables, white chairs, white table linens, tableware, and a gourmet meal.

A large part of the excitement surrounding Le Dîner en Blanc is the secrecy surrounding the event location, which is kept secret until the very last moment. Guests are given rendezvous to a departure point when they purchase their tickets.

For full details on the rules and regulations, please visit the official website at longisland.dinerenblanc.com

About Diner en Blanc International

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Dîner en Blanc International is responsible for developing this secret posh picnic in over 70 cities in more than 30 countries around the world. Each event is headed by passionate local organizers who fell in love with the concept and wanted to bring it to their city, giving this rendezvous a local flair. For more info and photos of Dîner en Blanc events from around the world, visit dinerenblanc.com.

About Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island Hosts

Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island hosting team is composed Donyshia Boston-Hill, Bridget O’Brien and Shanoy Skeete. Donyshia Boston-Hill is CEO of Keeper of the Brand Marketing & Digital Agency, a Long Island based firm specializing in integrated marketing engagement for entertainment, sports, corporate, government, non-profit and technology brands. Bridget O’Brien is the CEO of Bridget O’Brien PR & Events a multiple award winning full service Public Relations and Event Production Firm.  Her clientele is diverse and international, from brands, non-profits, celebrities to professional services. Shanoy Skeete is a Professional Lifestyle & Event Production Director with over 15 years of experience. Shanoy “Mr. Lifestyle & Nightlife” has produced some of New York Cities most elegant and memorable events.

To keep up to date on event announcements:

Facebook:   DinerEnBlanc.LongIsland (https://www.facebook.com/DinerEnBlanc.LongIsland/)

Hashtags: #dinerenblanc #DEBlongisland2017 #dinerenblanclongisland

For all official videos of Dîner en Blanc around the world, visit YouTube Le Dîner en Blanc (https://www.youtube.com/user/DinerEnBlanc).

For media requests, interviews, or images, contact Bridget O’Brien