Author Archives: Gene Jenkins

La Causerie – Presentation by Elaine Sciolino – 6 décembre 2019

Elaine Sciolino is a former Paris bureau chief for The New York Times.  She will discuss her new book, THE SEINE: The River That Made Paris, the follow-up to her New York Times best-selling book The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des … Continue reading

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Board Meeting – November 5, 2019

Planning many exciting events and programs for the 2019-2020 Season, and enjoying a delicious French lunch at Chez Guy Parisian Bistro, Naples.

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“Piano Recital by Frazar Henry” – October 25, 2019

Frazar Henry is a 13-year old composer/pianist who performed selections from Chopin, Mozart and Schubert for 25 members and guests at Grain de Café in North Naples.  Proceeds of the event funded a scholarship for Frazar to continue his study … Continue reading

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November 23, 2019 – Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Tasting

Our annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Tasting will be held on Saturday, November 23. 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at a private residence in Vanderbilt Country Club, North Naples.   For directions only, call ahead 630-209-8376. At one past midnight on … Continue reading

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First Board Meeting of the 2019-2020 Season (October 1, 2019)

On October 1, 2019, owner Philippe Cousin of Grain de Café (our Business Partner) welcomed the Board of Directors to our first meeting of the 2019-2020 season.  President Denyse Jenkins, Secretary Paula Smith, and Treasurer Gene Jenkins welcomed Viviane Morin … Continue reading

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La Table Française (French Speaking Table) – August 9, 2019

On August 9, 2019, we welcomed Sharon DeLaura, Naples Managing Partner of The Laser Lounge Spa, as our newest Business Partner at La Table Française.  There were eight (8) members and guests attending at The French Brasserie Rustique in Olde Naples.  … Continue reading

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La Table Française (French Speaking Table) – July 25, 2019

We welcomed Chuck and Betty Wilson as new members at our “La Table Française” (French Speaking Table & Luncheon), on July 25, 2019, at La Colmar in Naples, which included 2-hour conversation in French, led by President Denyse Jenkins.  We … Continue reading

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la Fête Nationale/ Célébration du 14 juillet (Bastille Day Dinner ) – July 14, 2019

Fifteen (15) members and guests attended our Bastille Day Celebration Dinner on July 14, 2019, at The French Brasserie Rustique on Fifth Avenue South in Olde Naples.  We were treated to a presentation by guest speaker Alain Rabault about food … Continue reading

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La Table Française (French Speaking Table) – July 11, 2019

Four (4) members and guests attended “La Table Française”, our French Speaking Table & Luncheon, on July 11, 2019, at Chez Guy in Naples, which included 2-hour conversation in French, led by President Denyse Jenkins.  We enjoyed delicious, authentic French … Continue reading

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La Table Française (French Speaking Table) – June 27, 2019

Eight (8) members and guests attended “La Table Française” (French Speaking Table & Luncheon) on June 27, 2019,  at Grain de Café in North Naples.   Everyone enjoyed the French food, and especially their dessert.  Those attending were Pres. Denyse Jenkins, … Continue reading

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