Diner en Blanc NYC: reconnecting with old friends

HERCULEAN, that's how I feel today

I have to admit: I am hooked on unique events that bring people together with the aim of connecting and having a great time. That is part of what attracted me to my current job and what also drew me to participate in Diner en Blanc NYC for the first time 3 years ago.

To find the origins of this wonderful event, we have to go back nearly 30 years ago, to Paris. Francois Pasquier had spent a few years abroad and wanted to connect with old friends when he came back. He organized a picnic with following concepts: “Bring a meal, bring a new friend, and dress in white”, the last detail was important so that they could find each other easily in Bois the Boulogne. Diner en Blanc was born.

Fast forward to 2016: the event is now organized on six continents, in 25 countries, 70 cities, and…

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