Atlantic City, NJ –Le Dîner en Blanc, the popular Parisian-inspired pop-up picnic characterized by guests' all-white attire, will take place in Atlantic City for the first time this June. Atlantic City.
AC is known for its blue skies and beaches, is just 11.92 square miles long but boasts many historic firsts, including the world's first Boardwalk, Miss America Pageant, and salt-water taffy. This June, Atlantic City will add another first as it hosts the very first Le Dîner en Blanc to grace the Jersey Shore. Guests, get ready to hop on the Jitney and head over to the secret location!
The streets of Atlantic City, which famously inspired the Monopoly board, were abuzz this morning as the Atlantic City Mayor, Marty Small Sr., announced in a press conference his excitement about Le Dîner en Blanc coming to Atlantic City.
"Today is truly a Great Day here in The City of Atlantic City, as we let the World know Diner En Blanc is coming to Atlantic City." Says Mayor Marty Small Sr.
"I've been working for years to bring this event to our Great City. I couldn't be happier that it's now a reality under The Small Administration."
Atlantic City, just 60 miles from Philadelphia, has seen a metamorphosis in its culinary scene- attracting world-renowned chefs and nationally recognized restaurants - making it a perfect destination for Le Diner en Blanc.
Over the years, Le Dîner en Blanc has become one of the most sought-after culinary events worldwide. Thousands of guests are brought together from diverse backgrounds with a common interest in elegant dining at an unexpected public space.
Le Diner en Blanc is being brought to Atlantic City by the organizers of Le Diner en Blanc Philadelphia, celebrating its 10th Anniversary this summer.
"Le Dîner en Blanc is a celebration of fine food, friendship, community, and public space. Hosting the event in Atlantic City offers us the unique opportunity to highlight the city's rich history while gathering guests for an elegant meal", says Atlantic City and Philadelphia Organizer Le Dîner en Blanc Natanya DiBona.
It was announced at today's press conference that the first 500 guests to sign-up on the waitlist will receive a Phase One invitation. Registration during this phase will be guaranteed for those individuals, so make sure to sign-up!
To participate in this first edition, guests must be invited via the hosts' network or participating partners or get on the waiting list via the official website. To be part of this inaugural event, people can sign up now via the official website at atlanticcity.dinerenblanc.com and click on the Register tab.