Bastille Day Celebration in San Antonio

Bastille Day is celebrated every July 14th or “le quatorze juillet” across the French-speaking world to commemorate the beginning of the French Revolution in 1789.

Here in San Antonio, Bastille Day is a gathering of the Alamo City’s French community and their allies.

The Alliance Française de San Antonio is hosting a Bastille Day celebration at the Grill in Leon Springs at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 14.

It will be an evening of French food by Chef Thierry Burkle, live music by renown accordionist Terry Cavanah and fun.

WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 2016
WHERE: The Grill in Leon Springs
TIME: 6:30 p.m.

Member $45
Student $35
Non-Member $55

RSVP with Alliance Francaise President Elizabeth Collet at 210-823-8439 or e-mail at

Tables will be marked “French Speaking” and “English Speaking.”

Send Checks or Money Orders to:

Alliance Francaise de San Antonio
P.O. Box 6743
San Antonio, TX 78209

Bastille Day Menu prepared by Chef Thierry Burkle


Bouillon de volaille parfume a la citronelle, petites raviolis de courgette a la menthe
Pate de campagne et sa salade alsacienne
Gravlox de saumon et sa garniture


Fricasse de poulet « joel rebuchon » aux petits legumes
Bœuf braise, puree de celery root, jus de bœuf
Saumon roti a la planche de cedre, sauce normande, petite salade d’aragula et ses pommes acidules


Mousse de poire et son coulis de framboises
Peches rotis et son jus glace aux aromats, sorbet cassis