Celebration of Normandy D-Day


Both chefs will pull from their Normandy roots to create a four course dinner at the Multnomah Athletic Club on the anniversary of the pivotal Invasion of Normandy

PORTLAND, Ore. (Apr. 24, 2013)- The world came together on a beach in Normandy during World War II on June 6, 1944, a battle now known as D-Day. On its anniversary, two Normandy chefs, Philippe Boulot, executive chef at the Multnomah Athletic Club (MAC) and Dominique Geulin, master baker and owner at St. Honoré Boulangerie, come together at the MAC to create a special dinner event honoring the people, the place and the event that changed the course of history. Members of the public are welcome to join the celebration and enjoy four courses of dishes from Normandy. Tickets are $55 per person plus gratuity and can be purchased by calling 503-517-6601. Advance reservations are required. World War II veterans that served at the D-Day battle are encouraged to call MAC at 503-517-6601.

Celebration of Normandy D-Day
June 6, 2013

Croquant normand, salade du jardin (potato cheese crepe with spring salad)

Sole dieppoise (local petrale sole cooked in white wine cream sauce with mussels and bay shrimp)

Petit ragout D’agneau (lamb stew with spring vegetables)

Grand Ma’s Cheese plate (Philippe’s Grandmother’s favorite cheeses)

Livarot, Pont L’eveque, Calvados apple terrine

Le dessert de St. Honoré

Tarte Pomme au sucre d’yport, caramel ice cream (Normandy apple tarte from the town of Yport)

Mignardises Normandes

Galette Noix Caramel, Financier Framboise, Truffe Benedictine (small Normandy pasteries)


About Multnomah Athletic Club    www.themac.com

MAC is a private, not-for-profit athletic and social club located in downtown Portland, Oregon, at 18th and SW Salmon streets.  Formed in 1891 by 26 football players, Multnomah Athletic Club means as much to families as it does to athletes. A complete club, with first-rate facilities, superb cuisine, and fun social activities, MAC is a second home to many of our 17,000-plus resident members. The club’s mission is “to enrich lives, foster friendships and build upon our traditions of excellence in athletic, social and educational programs.”



MAC’s eight-level main clubhouse overlooks JELD-WEN Field and is within walking distance of downtown Portland. Covered parking for more than 600 autos is provided across the street in the club’s garage. Activities are offered for all club members: young and adult; girls and boys; and women and men. Short-term child care is available while parents use the club. Top-rated instruction and coaching is available in many sports. The clubhouse is also host to a variety of local, regional, and national sporting competitions throughout the year, and has been a venue for international championships on multiple occasions.

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