July 29, 2014

Americans are celebrating the Polish-style Christmas at the Consulate

To serve Poland – to build Europe – to understand the world 
  • 13 December 2012

     Americans are celebrating the Polish-style Christmas at the Consulate

  • Surrounded by traditional Christmas decorations and candlelight, New Yorkers got to experience Polish cuisine, as well as enjoyed a performance of traditional Polish Christmas carols.
     The event entitled “A Tribute to Christmas in Poland” was organized by the Consulate in association with the New York chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier. The occasion served to promote Polish cuisine and customs, as many American guests met cuisine Polonaise for the very first time.

    Founded in 1976, Les Dames d’Escoffier is a prestigious international society promoting culinary arts. Their name honors August Escoffier, a distinguished French chef who simplified and revolutionized French recipies.

    Les Dames d’Escoffier unites women from food, hospitality, and wine industries. Their mission is education, advocacy, and philanthropy but also promotion of the European culinary tradition and various cuisines from around the world.

    The Holiday Season gathering was attended by over 120 guests. Among them: restaurant owners, wine connoisseurs, as well as representatives of the hospitality industry and culinary magazines. Diplomats and members of the Polish American community were also present at the Consulate.

    A number of traditional Polish Christmas carols were performed by Polish children from the St. Stanislaw Kostka Student Choir, accompanied by piano, violin, and acoustic guitar.   

  • A Tribute to Christmas in Poland fot. Konrad Kas

     
    Consul General, Ewa Junczyk - Ziomecka, St. Stanislaw Kostka Student Choir
    Consul General, Ewa Junczyk – Ziomecka, St. Stanislaw Kostka Student Choir