Author Archives: Gene Jenkins

la Célébration de la Fête Nationale – July 9, 2021

On the evening of July 9, 2021, 22 members and guests celebrated “la Fête Nationale” (Bastille Day/French Independence Day) at Café Normandie, with a delicious 3-course meal especially prepared by Chef Anthony.

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La Table Française via Zoom – May 3, 2021

On May 3, 2021, Pres.  Jenkins led La Table Française via Zoom with seven (7) other Alliance Française de Naples members.  We hope to see you again, and other members, at our next meeting on May 17, 2021, at 2:30 … Continue reading

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Assemblée Générale/Annual Business Meeting – April 24, 2021

11 members attended the Assemblée Générale/Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, April 24, 2021, preceded by a delicious 2-course lunch at Chez Guy Parisian Bistro in North Naples.  Denyse Jenkins was re-elected President for the 27th year in a row.  Julia … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Dinner – February 16, 2021

We celebrated Mardi Gras 2021 with superb French cuisine and delectable desserts (Crêpes Suzette and Profiteroles) at Blue Provence in Olde Naples.  

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Dîner de Noël – 16 décembre 2020

Members and guests celebrated our annual Dîner de Noël at MiraMare Ristorante on Venetian Bay in Naples, where we savored a delicious four-course meal.  We welcomed new member Kevin McDermott.  After dinner we had the traditional holiday gift exchange.

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Beaujolais Nouveau Dégustation – 21 novembre 2020

The wine choices were excellent.  The French tastings were copious and delicious.  Un grand bravo et merci to Maris and Peter Moriarty for opening their gorgeous and spacious home in The Moorings to host this annual event.   Watch your mail for … Continue reading

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Benefactor Barbara Carnrick

It is with deep sadness that we share the passing on July 18th of one of our Benefactors, Barbara Carnrick, at the age of 95.   Barbara joined Alliance Française de Naples in 2015, and she has always been an ardent … Continue reading

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Bastille Day 2020 Message from Fr. Thomas Boyer

On July 14, 2020, Fr. Thomas Boyer delivered an eloquent message at St. William Catholic Church regarding Bastille Day and the influence of our French friends on American culture and institutions over the past 250 years.  His message, delivered entirely … Continue reading

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La célébration du 14 juillet (Bastille Day) 2020

On July 14, 2020, six (6) members and guests celebrated la Fête Nationale du 14 juillet at the French restaurant Chez Guy, where we enjoyed a delicious 3-course menu that Chef Guy created especially for us … escargots over angel hair pesto sauce, … Continue reading

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Déjeuner et Défilé de Mode – March 14, 2020

30 members and guests enjoyed our 27th Annual Fashion Show & Fund Raiser, held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Moorings Golf & Country Club, Naples. This year’s theme was “Une belle journée à Paris” Co-Chairs:  Denyse Jenkins & Carol Payot … Continue reading

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