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04-16 7:38 am Community Matters - Diner en Blanc

Apr 16, 2017|

The location is a secret: They won’t disclose where, but organizers of Diner en Blanc share a few details about this annual event that draws thousands of guests all dressed in white popping up for dinner and fun.

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And you're acting you're you see the seeds thousands. Of people dressed in white all in light. And they are popping up at the city's most prestigious public space. And it's a secret until then we're talking about the nay homegrown. New Orleans and we joined by Michelle to Rob Lowe with spears group this special events director. Talking about this year's event Michelle welcome to the show and you've granting me it sounds. And is even though the bug then today emblem. Show fires so at this hearing you morons are celebrating its fifth edition. Stan bond we have been. Doing this pop at dinner for five years in the first year it was barely around a thousand people and this you're expecting 4000 which makes us one of the largest in the country. Think for the third largest term in the country. We have a great group. Diners and guests here in new Marlins. Every year we try to outdo ourselves with application and we bring great entertainment we give people a reason to celebrate decent thing truly. On extraordinary. And unique we are excited about our date may thirteenth this year Saturday. And we're looking forward to the surprise. We'll good he's already tell me don't ask where is going to be that I will not be able crying at him for. The only thing she can't tell me but how you tend to choose a location. Well first thing is definitely size and whether or not it can comedy group that we're we're looking tempering and and as you know everyone brings their own tables and chairs there's. Every when meets at different pick up applications around the city and there's a large. Logistics and operation people get on these buses they have no idea their going the bus drivers only find out a couple of days prior. We get to vacationers. You know big load out senate process everyone brings that to core. The food amendment sets up and Tynes. Other things we look for our. Enid aesthetic things like their views you know last year at the Mercedes and super down eating. On the plaza with down long lit up in the background and we had champions square and in of course write them all downtown the sights and the sounds. New years before that Spanish plaza. A great part of this event and the locations that. Even and it's a private and it's always an application where other people can see is it has that you now. It adds you anywhere where people want to be included. We like great views cast via doors we like to do something uniquely always think of what parts of the city have people not seen yet where can we bring people totally outside the box that would. That they would lead prospects who gets to participate. Basically you can register and three phases for Jenner currently or unfazed you phase one is for everyone he went the previous year. So everyone who goes and and registers for the event gets an automatic invitation for the following. If you register for any of that unit to sponsor friends as people get invited in phase you. And the third phases. Waiting so currently if you've never been to dinner monkey could go. Register right now on our website www. New Marlins got dinner and dot com. And then the waiting list registration and then next Tuesday April 17. And that's how you get hadn't. Are waiting list is around 9000 people to misspoke it's OK. I know it's first come first serve but every doing it FEMA the same time and it's basically until it sells out that. Like I said in a great fan base here and in that's why do you think Michelle it works a study in France in was a little bit of the background. Why do you think it works so well in New Orleans citizens say about 2.5 years now and France. Has since then ran into cities all over the world. It is no way to get together with groups of friends that you currently have. And a way to meet friends in the city you live and that she might not have have met yet new line is is special for all the reasons you on now people. Love an occasion and people want to celebrate in term bond is something you need in and it's a pop at dinner we have lots of purchasing locations. He is really rallying around the experience that is more than just dressing in light and eating. And drinking it's about the community aspects like and mention we've got great entertainment. It's wants and that once they use thing and something that. We do big and we. Home care aids you know we we've been able to. Do that providers now are really looking towards the surprises for the it's Amber's story. Michelle Tehran is the special events director with spears group and they are putting on this year's then there amble all and New Orleans as you can hear is going to be. Spectacular at this location is secret but you do have to. Dressed in Hawaii great round table and chairs act as they have such a brain. Now this is the biggest thing is that we Jackson had to tell why ladies that means shoes and accessories as well doesn't have to be. Stark white but need Charles and staff. General men. Issues and as well. Tables chairs. For Lynne and Dick core China. We've been asked that you. Think about the coolers that you bring in that they you know be lighter that there's times and that table an area like that. Aesthetic to be very Chris. And then I would just 82. Come rain Havoc tight please give us again see the website and anyone would like to beyond the waiting lists I would imagine that. So www. New Orleans dot dinner ramble on dot com is our website you can find all of our information. About how to register are that day aids addressed had all of SATs you can ever imagine. And it's also a great way to chat and connect with salad dinner lung gas. And then nice numbers malls almost kind of like a FaceBook tape. In Iraq communication. On the forum from a very guests and again any questions feel free agents and that's the spears throughout Michel thanks a big with the saints for having me.