A Special Evening: Wine, Cheese & Hors D’oeuvre Tasting at Roquette Cafe & Bistro in Santa Ana, CA
Our August Wine & Cheese event was such a hit, we are bringing it back on September 13, 2013 and the first Wednesday of each month moving forward. Wednesdays are perfect for a little mid-week break to treat yourself to a hint of French charm on our patio. Join us for Wine, Cheese & Hors D’Oeuvre Tasting on September 13, 2023. When the whirlwind of life calls for a pause, Roquette Cafe & Bistro in Santa Ana, CA, answers.
Roquette Cafe & Bistro, acclaimed for its authentic French culinary adventures, is hosting a Wine, Cheese and Hors D’Oeuvre tasting event once per month. The magic of this experience is found not just in the exquisite selection of wine and cheese but also in the warm ambiance and our knowledgeable staff.
Date: September 13th, 2023
Time: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Roquette Cafe, 201 East Sandpointe Avenue, Suite 150, Santa Ana CA
As you step into the bistro, it’s hard not to be drawn in by the warm lighting, rustic wooden accents, and softly playing French melodies. The ambiance is reminiscent of a classic Parisian bistro, whisking you away to the charming alleys of Montmartre, with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingling with the intoxicating scent of baked bread and melting cheese.
Meet Chef Samuel Geffroy
Chef Samuel Geffroy is a culinary master with a passion for authentic French cuisine. Hailing from the countryside of Brittany, France, Chef Geffroy has honed his skills in prestigious kitchens around the world, including London, Paris, and in Switzerland. With his impressive repertoire, he is widely acclaimed for his expertise in crafting the perfect dishes and pairings. His culinary creations are a delightful combination of traditional techniques and modern influences.
The Wine, Cheese & Hors D’Oeuvre Tasting on September 13, 2023, will start with a brief, yet insightful introduction to the art of pairing wine and cheese. Our expert sommelier, David McPhillips, with years of experience under his belt, will speak to the importance of balance between the components – the acidity of the wine, the creaminess of the cheese, and how they complement each other.
Each wine has been carefully selected from various regions and are paired with artisanal cheese that complement its flavor profile. Chef Sam will present hors d’oeuvres that feature each French cheese for you to taste with its accompanying wine.
You’re encouraged to note your observations, our likes and dislikes, and ask questions. This interactive experience will make you not just passive tasters but active participants in the gastronomic journey.
You will leave Roquette Cafe & Bistro, not just with a satisfied palate and a new appreciation for French wine and cheese, but with the feeling that you’ve been a part of something special. The French have a term for it – “joie de vivre,” the joy of living – and it is this joy that permeates every corner of Roquette Cafe & Bistro.
Immerse Yourself in the Atmosphere
The wine and cheese tasting at Roquette Cafe & Bistro is an experience that extends beyond culinary pleasure. It’s a journey through a rich gastronomic landscape, a celebration of its culture and heritage. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, a cheese lover, or someone looking for a unique experience, this French haven in Santa Ana, CA, will charm you with its authentic offerings and true joie de vivre.