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Le Bailliage du Greater Washington, DC Chapter

Upcoming Events

Bailliage of Greater Washington DC Turns 50!
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Please join the Bailliage of Greater Washington in Celebrating our 50th Anniversary at our Grand Induction Gala and Dinner

The Ritz Carlton Hotel
1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

You are invited to join the Bailliage of Greater Washington, D. C. for its most elegant and important event of the year – the Grand Induction of New Members at one of Washington, DC’s most elegant five star venues, The Ritz Carlton Hotel.

This year, we are being joined by Bailli Délégué Hal Small (USA National Chaîne President) who will be our inducting official.

You only turn 50 once, and the DC Chaîne will make sure that this is an event to remember!

7:00 p.m. Champagne Reception followed by the Anniversary Program, Induction of new members, and Dinner

Black Tie with Decorations

Registration Deadline is October 20, 2017, or earlier if sold out

2017 Holiday Gala at the Willard!
Thursday, December 07, 2017

The Willard Hotel

You are invited to join the Washington, D.C. Chaîne for our holiday gala event!

Decorated for the holidays, the Willard Hotel is one of Washington’s most historic and beautiful venues. Once again, the private room for our champagne reception and dinner will be the Crystal Room, known for its rich architecture and exceptional beauty.

Our own Maître Hotelier and Willard’s General Manager, Markus Platzer is making sure that this is a holiday event to remember. Maître Rotisseur, Executive Chef Peter Laufer is creating an amazing menu just for us!

It is the perfect way to end another fabulous year for the Washington, D.C. Bailliage.

7:00 P.M. – Champagne Reception in the Willard Room followed by dinner

Registration Deadline is by November 30, 2017 or until sold out

Bring Clarity to Your Palate for the First Event of 2018!
Monday, January 22, 2018


Jonathan Krinn, Chef/Owner at the acclaimed Clarity Restaurant in Vienna, Virginia, will be hosting the DC Chaine for our first event of 2018!

More details to follow. Please mark your calendars!

Enjoy Rice Paper, a Taste of Vietnam on the Ides of March!
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Please SAVE THE DATE for an exciting Chaine on the Edge exploration of Vietnamese Cuisine at Rice Paper. Rice Paper Restaurant is located in the Eden Center, where you will feel like you've traveled to an exotic location, but won't need a passport to get there!