2016 - 2017 Events

An Epicurean Adventure

6:30 at Exotic cuisine at 21 Spices

Dress: Casual with Mag Tags

Explore the diverse flavors of classical Indian cuisine created by Chef Asif at one of Naples hottest new restaurants. The menu includes a wide selection of outstanding biryanis, curries and vegetarian delights.

A Gourmet’s Delight

6:30pm at 1500 South

Dress: Casual with Magnetic Name Tags

Experience the culinary creations of celebrity Chef Art Smith, a two-time James Beard Award recipient and former personal chef of Oprah Winfrey, at his newest restaurant 1500 South at Naples Bay Resort.

The Best of Claw and Shore

6:30pm at Truluck’s

Dress: Jacket, no tie, with Magnetic Name Tags

Offering fresh-catch seafood, steak specialties and other creatively prepared dishes in elegant surroundings close to the hubbub of Fifth Avenue, Truluck’s has long been a downtown favorite.  Winner of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence and rated Best Seafood Restaurant in Southwest Florida, Truluck’s is dedicating two private dining rooms for our event this evening inviting us to escape to what they call “a getaway for the senses.” 


In the Holiday Spirit

6:00pm at Paradise Wine
Spirit tasting and cocktail preparation for the holidays with expert mixologist
Dress: Casual with magnetic name tags

Using a variety of base spirits, professional mixologists will show you how to create inspired cocktails you can try at this event, and serve your family and friends this holiday season.   Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

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A Chinese New Year Banquet

6:30pm at Charlie Chiang’s

Dress: Jacket no tie, with Ribbons

Christiana Chiang, CEO of the 16 restaurant Charlie Chiang’s organization, will personally orchestrate this event. She has presided over such premier occasions as President George H. Bush’s inauguration and President Bill Clinton’s reception at the Capitol.

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Great Wines of the Rhône

6:00pm – 7:30pm, January 25, Bleu Provence
A Mondiale Event

Attire: Casual, with Ribbons (Magnetic Name Tags for new members please).

The twelve extraordinary wines we will be tasting this evening are among the stars of the Rhône and have been personally selected by expert oenophile Jacques Cariot, owner of Bleu Provence, winner of the Wine Spectator coveted Grand Award for two consecutive years. They will be available for purchase.

What Wines go Best with Foie Gras?

6:30pm at Le Lafayette, old Naples

Dress: Casual, with Ribbons

Mondiale members will try five surprisingly different wines that can be paired with creative foie gras dishes presented by fifth generation cuisinier Chef Sebastien Maillard, owner of this long-established, charming Old Naples favorite restaurant.

A Royal Affair

At The Royal Poinciana Golf Club.
6:00pm: Briefing for Inductees, Presiding Officers, Board Members only in the club’s Main Dining Room.

6:30pm: Reception for all Members, partners and guests in the Garden Room, followed by formal Chaîne and Mondiale induction ceremonies and dinner in the Main Dining Room.

Dress: Black Tie, with Ribbons and Medals

Arias and Antipasto

6:30pm at Ristorante Ciao, Old Naples

Dress: Jacket no Tie, with Ribbons

Rated “Excellent” by Zagat, this classic Italian restaurant owned by Chaîne Maitre Rôtisseur Gianfranco Loreti has been serving traditional Italian specialties for almost 30 years. This evening, our dining experience will be enhanced by the singing of Italian opera classics performed by members of Opera Naples’ Young Professionals ensemble.

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Prime Time

6:30pm at Ocean Prime

Dress: Jacket no Tie, with Ribbons

To close out our 2017 winter season, our final event will be at
Fifth Avenue’s newest upscale American restaurant Ocean Prime. Our reception will be in the private Courtyard Room, and dinner will also be served at tables facing the courtyard of the Sugden Community Theatre. Three of Ocean Prime’s top chefs in Florida will come together in Naples to create and present an extraordinary menu specifically designed to showcase their skills for the Chaîne’s largest chapter in the U.S.

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