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Presenters:

Ivy Magruder, executive chef and general manager of Panorama
Mike Ward, certified sommelier and founder and owner of Ward on Wine
Veronica Theodoro, editor-in-chief of St. Louis At Home magazine

At our Entertaining French Style program, the audience learned how to create French-inspired and memorable events presented to incorporate two creative themes: Country French and Paris Formal. Four-course menus, wine pairings and exquisite tablescapes including floral arrangements brought the art of French entertaining to life

View photos of the demonstration

Menus

Country French Menus with Wine Pairings and Tablescapes
Paris Formal Menus with Wine Pairings and Tablescapes

People's Choice: Best in Show
People's Choice: Best Creative Design
Judge's Choice: Best Creative Design

Siva Nataraja (Siva, King of Dancers)
Nick Decker
Ken Miesner's Flower Shoppe

Judge's Choice: Best in Show

Rivoli I
Günther Förg

Jessica Douglass
Flowers and Weeds

Judge's Choice: Best Traditional Design

Maretta Mizimah II
Toots Zynsky

Kimberly Ann Vermillion
LaSalle Wholesale Florist

Judge's Choice: Honorable Mention

Jolly Flatboatman in Port
George Caleb Bingham

Cecilia Barnett, NGC Judge, Assistant Professor Ikebana
Boone County Garden Club


Employee's Choice: Best Traditional Design

Grey Space (distractor)
Julie Mehretu

David J. Bovier
Ken Miesner's Flower Shoppe

People's Choice: Best Traditional

The Annunciation
Paolo de Matteis

Mark Critchfield and Laura Streett
Garden Club of St. Louis

Caleres Design Award

Sandstorm
Alice Rahon

Christine Anson
S. Finch Florist

Judge's Choice: Honorable Mention

Box with Design of Auspicious Animals, Plants, and Flowers
Hannah Skube
True Colors Floral

Employee's Choice: Best Creative Design

Mary, Lady Guildford
Hans Holbein the Younger

Alice Koritta
Carte Blanche Designers of District V, Garden Clubs of Illinois