Monthly Archive April 2015

Rain Doesn’t Dampen the Fun at The 7th Annual French Food Festival

    This year’s festival saw a great turnout of loyal supporters and newcomers alike, despite a not-so-pleasant forecast. Festivalgoers braved rain and chilly temperatures to savor classic favorites like Master Chef Paul Elbling’s Salmon Coulibiac or Chef Sean’s Gumbo Ya Ya and new delights like Chef Michael’s Poutine or Chef Sara’s Raspberry Almond Sponge Read more…

French Food Festival Guest Chef Michael Ledesma on CBS 6

  Guest Chef Michael Ledesma of Patina appeared on CBS 6 this morning to prepare a sample of his unique, flavor-filled version of poutine. Ledesma is one of SIX new chefs who are graciously donating their time and talents for the Little Sisters of the Poor for the French Food Festival. Along with poutine, he Read more…

Local Richmond Chefs Volunteer Talents for French Food Festival

  This year we are excited to feature the culinary talents of six new chefs at the seventh annual RVA French Food Festival. The Festival is held on April 25 and boasts the spectacular regional French entrees of Master Chef Paul Elbling and the zesty Cajun fare of Chef Sean Murphy of The Savory Grain. Read more…