Les Francos Gourmandes Festival

From June 02, 2012 to June 03, 2012
  • Bénabar

    © Christophe Rihet


    © Christophe Rihet

Les Francos Gourmandes Festival 71700 Tournus fr

Les Francos gourmandes, first meeting between music and gastronomy, will take place in Tournus in Saône-et-Loire on June, the 2nd and 3rd. The golden mean to listen to some of great artists and young talents as well, all the while savouring menus cooked by great Burgundy chefs.

For this first edition, Brigitte, Camille, Charlie Winston and Caravan Palace will play on the Grande Scène on June the 2nd, and Carmen Maria Vega, Revolver, Yves Jamait and Benabar, Sunday the 3rd. A musical selection who has also young local artists : Gran Kino, Frédéric Bobin, ! What the Folk ?, Fills Monkey,  Zubrass Parade, AlgoRythmik, The Buttshakers.

As for Gastronomy, obviously the festival is born under an auspicious star since Jean-François Piège, Chef of the Year in 2011, owner of Brasserie Thoumieux and restaurant Jean-François Piège (2 stars), will be the patron of this first edition. During the festival, he will design sandwiches and macarons, from high quality products and will demonstrate that healthly eating is possible even during music shows. 

In the Allée des chefs, great Burgundy chefs such as Jean Michel Carrette, Florian Giraud, Cédric Burtin, Sylvain Gohier, Valéry Meulien et Yohann Chapuis will work together in order to offer festival goers unseen menus based on products of excellence that are plentiful in Burgundy, at very attractive prices. 

Finally, the Halle en Folies, a big festive market, will promote artisans and local producers.

Admission fees and rates

  • 1 day : 28 euros
  • 2 days : 45 euros

Free admission for children under 12.
Tickets available on Les Francos Gourmandes website.

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