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On a perfect Summer night, June 25, 2022, the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk was the surprise location for the first-ever New Jersey Le Dîner en Blanc.
Organizers brought close to 2,600 guests to the oldest and longest boardwalk in the U.S. for an extraordinary evening in Atlantic City.
For the first time ever, Le Dîner en Blanc is being hosted in Atlantic City by the organizers of Le Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this August. As per true tradition, the event commenced with the all-recognizable “napkin wave.”
Le Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia organizers and volunteers brought the international sensation to Atlantic City.
Guests donned all-white outfits and made their way to the Atlantic City Boardwalk for a spectacular evening characterized by elegant dining and fabulous entertainment.
Feast Your Eyes catered the night’s event for guests who chose to pre-order their meals. The menu was planned by utilizing local South Jersey farms.
The entertainment for the event was carefully curated by the organizers who stayed true to their reputation of having top-notch musicians and performers.
Entertainment for the evening includes the wonderful West Philadelphia Foot Tappers, live music by the Ernest Stuart Band, and music from DJ Mar. Roaming performances accompany the night with Eddie Morgan Brass Band, The Gimlet Girls, and Cirque Risque.
Guests enjoyed the 360 Photobooth, Photowall and Balloon Installations, and Charmed Face Painting.
Le Dîner en Blanc was brought to Atlantic City by the organizers of Le Dîner en Blanc – Philadelphia, which is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this summer.
Philadelphia’s event will take place August 18, 2022, giving interested guests two chances to experience its grandeur this summer.
“We are delighted to bring Le Dîner en Blanc to Atlantic City’s iconic boardwalk tonight. The Atlantic City Boardwalk is bustling with amazing entertainment, exquisite dining, and one-of-a-kind experiences, all of which are the cornerstones of Le Dîner en Blanc.
There’s nothing more picturesque than enjoying a beautiful evening on the oceanfront” says Co-Host Natanya DiBona.
A panel of local judges awarded prizes to guests in two categories: “Best Table” and “Most Elegant Attire”. The judges include Linda Arceo from Giggles, Gobbles and Gulps, who is an Ocean City resident and Co-Host of Joe’s Table for Two, Atlantic City’s go-to Reporter and Host Whitney Ullman, and Influencer and Podcast Host Iesha aka Lesh from LivingLesh.
Guests came dressed to impress and amazed the judges with their elegant tablescapes.
Atlantic City, just 60 miles from Philadelphia, has seen a metamorphosis in its culinary scene – attracting world-renowned chefs and nationally recognized restaurants – which made it a perfect destination for Le Diner en Blanc.
Over the years, Le Dîner en Blanc has become one of the most sought-after culinary events around the world. Thousands of guests are brought together from diverse backgrounds with a common interest in elegant dining at an unexpected public space.
About Le Dîner en Blanc – Atlantic City
Le Dîner en Blanc – Atlantic City organizers, co-hosts Natanya DiBona and Kayli Moran, debuted Le Dîner en Blanc in Philadelphia on August 23, 2012.
They worked with a six-person volunteer planning team from April to August to make the first event happen.
Thirty Table Leaders and on-site volunteers led 1,300 guests to the surprise location, Swann Fountain at Logan Circle.
With their leadership and vision, the event became the largest Le Dîner en Blanc event in the US, topping at 6,000 attendees in 2019.
In conjunction with the 10th Anniversary of Le Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia this August, they have decided to take the celebration to the Jersey Shore, too.