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Example of a newsletter: APRIL 2012

 

« As the season is picking up, our April news letter focuses on very nice and private experiences in our Capital and present you a beautiful and intimate place for a private tasting in the heart of Bordeaux as well as a special encounter in Antibes with a Michelin starred Chef!
As usual, do not hesitate to contact us if you are looking for unique experiences: whatever your needs are, we will fulfill your clients’ dreams whatever the region!

April selection

 

1- Visit of the Carnavalet museum with a lecturer and meeting with the representative of the association “Les Amis du Musée Carnavalet”

 

Located at the heart of Le Marais, the Carnavalet Museum (and its gardens) is one of the most charming museum of Paris. Discover the history of Paris through a thematic visit of one of the areas devoted to one particular period of the French history with a specialist.

 

At the end of the tour, we invite you to discover a more intimate vision of the museum

 

Why booking through Peplum?

– We advise and book for you the best specialized lecturer in the fields or period of the French history requested for a private tour.

– After the tour, a special welcome by the representative of the association “Les Amis du Musée Carnavalet” in their office inside the museum. Around a glass of wine, you will have an inside view of the museum’s life and above all missions: the museum lives thanks to the sponsorship of art lovers from all over the world!

 

2- Have dinner in total intimacy in the kitchens of the Ritz hotel before closure!

 

If you want to have dinner in an unusual place, the kitchens of Chef Michel Roth open their doors each night to some happy few for a dinner elaborated by the awarded Chef, Heir of Escoffier’s know-how.

 

3- After-hours tour when the Opera Garnier shuts to the general public

 

Led by a tour guide, you will be amazed by its rich architecture and the abundant decor. Your visit will begin with the “Rotonde des Abonnes” (Members’ Rotunda) which was formerly used to welcome the audience, where you will be able to discover amongst the arabesques, the unique signature of the architect. The disconcerting Pythonisse will greet you before you take the majestic “Grand Escalier” (Main Staircase), bringing you to the auditorium, the lounges and the foyers. The abundant decor, the splendor of the various foyers and the variety of materials used will take your breath away. The numerous paintings and sculptures allow the Opera Garnier to be not only a theatre but also a museum at the same time.

 

4- Gourmet tour in Saint Germain des Prés

 

We offer you an original walk in Saint-Germain, the blend of Parisian chic intellectual attitude and history with a Gourmet expert. He will guarantee you a personalized welcome in a selection of the most renown Gourmet Boutiques including tastings in each place (delicatessen, artisanal oil, gourmet pastry shops, chocolate shops etc..). At the end of the tour, you will be offered an elegant booklet including all the addresses visited. A pleasure for the palate and for eyes!

 

5- The Backstage of the Lido

 

Don’t judge a book by its cover! Behind this cheery, superficial Parisian image of the Lido lies an extremely complex organization. The backstage tour of this legendary cabaret will take you where few people go, into the costume rooms full of flamboyant costumes, reserved for its dancers, costume designers and makeup artists. Your guided tour will then show you around the building with its unique architecture. You will be stunned by the complex set of pulleys, plates and giant elevators used to widen the stage and transform the sets. It’s simply magical!

 

6- Private visit of Fondation Yves Saint Laurent and breakfast

 

Yves Saint Laurent sensed, better than any other designer, the movements of society. If Chanel gave liberty to women, Saint Laurent gave them power. By making use of masculine codes, he brought women security and audacity whilst accentuating their feminity. 40 years after opening their haute couture fashion house, Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Berge decided to create a foundation to « transform these memories into projects ». The Foundation set itself 3 objectives: The conservation of 5000 haute couture garments and 15000 accessories, sketches…
Upon request, an exclusive tour and breakfast in the Fondation can be organized for small groups.

 

7- Private encounter with French Chef Philippe Jégo (Michelin starred Chef) in Antibes

 

Meet one of the most talented Chefs during your stay in the Riviera. He is the creator of culinary delights for which “Les Pêcheurs”, the restaurant of Cap d’Antibes Beach hotel, is renowned. Philippe Jégo is a Michelin-starred chef and has been elected “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” in 2000.

The man is very accessible and is always willing to spend time with People to talk about gastronomy and his cuisine.

 

8- Bordeaux private tastings

 

Enjoy personalized tastings in the heart of Bordeaux in a very discreet lounge hidden in an elegant historic building from the center. There, you will have the possibility to taste in total privacy, with your family or a group of friends, the best wines selected especially for you. Professionals from the region will welcome you there, giving you the best advices and addresses to buy your bottles.
Our local guides are also here to build for you the most exclusive itineraries including the best first growth from the Bordeaux and St Emilion region.

 

9- Fancy a gastronomic sit-down home dinner with the Best Chefs! (All over France)

 

Host an elegant event where you and your guests would be able to relax in a sumptuous gastronomic atmosphere.
No matter how appropriate your kitchen is, our chefs are equipped with everything to adapt to any conditions. Chef will do everything: menu suggestions, market of the day, preparation, service and cleaning.
For more than 8 persons we recommend you our butlers’ services.
None of the menu is customized in advance, because we work a la carte to fit your individual needs and seasonal offerings. We also cook kosher and vegetarian food.

 

To host a home event with a Chef allows you to relax and enjoy a cozy moment with your guests, without worrying about the process. Appeal to our service is a certain style of life, this performance will please all the guests and they will remember it for a long time.

Our Chefs has followed different ways but always in posh and starry places.

 

10- VIP Visit at Versailles and exclusive encounter with a passionate gardener!

 

Have the privilege to enter a world of hidden marvels …
We open especially for you the doors of Mme de Tourvel private apartments, The Queen’s private apartment, and the gallery hidden above the world famous Galerie des Glaces… Some of the hidden treasures of the Castle normally closed to the public.

 

…Discover the garden’s beauties through professional eyes
The Palace of Versailles and its Park is a huge structure sheltering numerous temples, grottoes, and may other decorative structures & gardens…. We give you the opportunity to discover another aspect of Versailles though an interactive meeting with a passionate gardener.

 

 

For more information and reservation, email us at: dmc@peplum.com.