Folks who took the effort to doll themselves up in white from head to toe will have to get ready soon! Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018, the elegant and secret summer dinner party in Paris for the past 30 years will be back on the Little Red Dot for its 6th edition! On Saturday, 12 May 2018, Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 will take place at a secret location that is only known to the privileged who make the effort to sign up and prepare for the event. Want to get in on the event? There are rules to be followed so make sure you read until the very end.
Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 – The History
Every year in cities worldwide, folks doll themselves entirely in white to assemble at a secret landmark, equipped with everything they need for an elegant soirée in tow, including folding table and chairs, gourmet picnic food, fine china, silverware, table décor, flowers and white tablecloth. Over the course of the evening, you and your loved ones will feast and celebrate amidst live music, dance and good company. Many may spend weeks in advance to plan out delicious menus and their white ensemble. Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 will offer you the perfect occasion to express their unique fashion and style; often in elaborate and creative outfits, fantastical hats, and decorative table settings for a night of fabulous spectacle.
“Le Dîner en Blanc – Singapore 2017 was a tremendous success and we owed it all to the attending guests, volunteers, and team who made it possible,” says Guillaume Chabrières, Co-host, Le Dîner en Blanc -Singapore. “Over the years, we have seen a rise in the number of guests interested in being part of this exciting yearly event. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Le Dîner en Blanc, and we plan to make the Singapore event one of the biggest celebrations outside of Paris.”
Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 – 3 Stages Participation
If you want in, you must read this very carefully. Participation to this unique event happens in three stages: Phase 1 is for members from the previous year; Phase 2 is for guests referred by Phase 1 members; and Phase 3 is for people who are new to the event and have signed up on the waiting list. For a chance to experience this unique night, you are invited to sign up now here: singapore.dinerenblanc.com/register.
“We are honoured to host Le Dîner en Blanc in Singapore once again and be part of this global epicurean phenomena. The event is now an eagerly-anticipated culinary event of the year. Guests can expect the experience and live entertainment to be again very special. This year, we hope to attract more than 2,000 guests to join in this wonderful pop-up dining experience that is celebrated in almost 80 cities worldwide,” says Alexis Lohyer, Co-host, Le Dîner en Blanc – Singapore.
“Le Dîner en Blanc is more than just an epicurean experience. The event promises to be both picturesque and memorable, as friends, families, and the local community come together for one evening only; and indulge in an elegant meal under the stars dressed to the nines, in all white, no less. Le Dîner en Blanc is a celebration of life, friendships, and community spirit through team effort, good food, and great hospitality,” adds Jasmine Tuan, Co-host, Le Dîner en Blanc – Singapore.
Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 – Key Rules For Participation
A super-secret culinary event, Le Dîner en Blanc is one of the most highly-anticipated culinary events of the year. To maintain the uniqueness of Le Dîner en Blanc as well as staying true to tradition, you must observe certain requirements and follow a few key rules:
- Once confirmed, your participation becomes mandatory, regardless of weather conditions. This is a rain or shine event.
- Dress code: Elegant and white only. Originality is encouraged as long as it is stylish and tasteful.
- Table setting: All white! Be creative!
- Champagne and/or wine. Beer and hard liquor are prohibited.
Obeying Singapore’s alcohol laws and regulations, you are not allowed to bring their own alcohol. If you wish to enjoy some wine or Champagne at the event must purchase online through Le Dîner en Blanc’s e-store prior. However, you are welcome to bring your own non-alcoholic beverages.
To ensure that the secret location is kept undisclosed until the last minute, you are to meet at assigned departure locations and will be escorted by Le Dîner en Blanc volunteers. In order to leave the event location as clean as when they arrived, you are required to leave with all your belongings, leftovers and litters.
You are required to bring:
- A table (70cm x 70cm), two white chairs, white tablecloth, white napkins and biodegradable trash bag in white preferably.
- A picnic basket comprising fine food and proper stemware and white dinnerware. A catered picnic basket option, which can be picked up at site, will be available for those who do not wish to pack their own. If you wish to do so, you must reserve online through Dîner en Blanc website during the initial ticket registration.
For full details on event rules and regulations, please visit singapore.dinerenblanc.com.
Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 – Your Hosts
The Hosting team behind Le Dîner en Blanc – Singapore is composed of Jasmine Tuan, Alexis Lhoyer and Guillaume Chabrières.
Founder of brand consultancy firm Brandmama and nominee of The Singapore Women’s Weekly “The Great Women of Our Time” Design and Style category in 2012, Jasmine Tuan is a multidisciplinary creative with a keen eye for detail. She is especially passionate about all things fashion, luxury, food, entertainment, travel, and conscious living. A positive spirit who loves spreading good news and great vibes, call on her for any brand conceptualisation, development or enhancement services. Rest assured with this vivacious mama, your brand is in the best hands to be nurtured like a baby.
With a penchant for travel, adventure and a good bottle of wine, Alexis Lhoyer is the founder of Wanderwine and a co-founder at Chab Events. He is a true-blue entrepreneur at heart but also doubles as a crazy DJ, terrible fencer, world traveller, and amateur chef in his free time. An avid wine advocate with a thirst for fine dining, Alexis is the go-to person for any fine-dining or exceptional events,
The jet-setting CEO and co-founder of Chab Events, Guillaume Chabrières is full of zeal when it comes to creating exceptional event experiences across the globe. From extravagant parties to elegant corporate affairs for the biggest luxury brands, his flair for imaginative ideas knows no boundaries. Standing tall at 2 metres, Guillaume is probably the easiest person to spot in the crowd at Le Dîner en Blanc. Don’t be shy to start a conversation with him if you like to know more about how he can help in crafting your next event, be it for 10 or 10,000 people.
Singapore Le Dîner en Blanc 2018 – 30th Anniversary Of Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris
On 3 June 2018, Le Dîner en Blanc de Paris will mark its 30th anniversary! Launched in Paris in 1988 by François Pasquier and a handful of friends, Le Dîner en Blanc has become a worldwide epicurean phenomenon. To mark this year special occasion and for the first time in its history, Le Dîner en Blanc enthusiasts from all over the world are invited to take part in this unique soiree by signing up on the waiting list at international.dinerenblanc.com/paris2018.