The Alliance Française de la Riviera Californienne is proud to partner with various individuals and businesses.
In 2015, chef Stéphane Tréand relocated his pastry school from San Clemente to Costa Mesa. Located in Soco, the school offers a variety of classes for beginners to culinary professionals. The classes are informative but also fun! Located next to the pastry school is St Patisserie Chocolat where you can find hand crafted pastries, chocolates, viennoiseries, and much more.
ST Pâtisserie Chocolat offers a 5% discount on its products and classes for Alliance Française de la Riviera Californienne members.
Winery to Consumer (French imported wines and champagnes)
www.winerytoconsumer.com offers a 15% discount on the first order (3 bottles minimum purchase) and 7.5% thereafter to the members of Alliance Française. To get the discount contact us.
Winery to Consumer is the best direct source for high quality family-owned champagnes and wines. All their wines and champagnes are estate grown and sourced directly from family owned wineries located in well-known wine regions. When you buy wine online from them, you get fabulous authentic fine wines and champagnes, and you pay only the “Wine Direct” price (« no middle-man »).
France Amerique (French magazine)
« France-Amérique » offers a special discount on their subscription for members of the Alliance Française
$45 instead of $59,95 / to get the discount contact us
France-Amérique is a semi-monthly, French-language news magazine.
Each issue includes current events, interviews, reviews, travel tips, and mini-French lessons, as well as mots fléchés, TV5Monde programming, and information about French cultural events scheduled in the US.
A subscription to France-Amérique would be an excellent means of practicing your French while keeping up-to-date with current events in France and learning more about its culture and traditions.
Fullerton College French Film Festival
We have partnered with Fullerton College for their 8th Annual French Film Festival!
Fullerton College’s 8th Annual French Film Festival will take place from March 21st to March 24th 2017. This year’s festival has films for all tastes and inclinations, including a German spotlight film. Individual general admission tickets are $6.50 and can be purchased beginning January 30th through Fullerton College’s box office. Tickets for children ages 2 to 12 are $4.50. All movies begin at 7:30pm at the Campus Theater.
Tuesday, March 21st : Samba
Wednesday, March 22nd : Die Welle or The Wave (German spotlight film)
Thursday, March 23rd : La Guerre des Boutons or War of the Buttons
Friday, March 24th : Les Innocentes or The Innocents
Newport Beach Film Festival
The Newport Beach Film Festival offers our members a discount and an amount of reserved admission tickets for the French Spotlight.
The Newport Beach Film Festival seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program as well as providing a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of both studio and independent films.
The next edition of the NBFF will take place between April 20th and April 27th 2017.
Lycée International de Los Angeles (LILA)
The Alliance Française of Orange County is partnering with LILA (Lycée International de Los Angeles) to offer “Mommy et moi” classes.
The class is taught by an Alliance teacher for children ages 15 to 30 months. The sessions take place at the Orange County campus at 1838 N. Shaffer Street, Orange, CA 92865. More information here.
I dream of France (French products)
« I Dream of France » offers 25% discount for the members of the Alliance Française
I Dream of France offers a selection of French products for the home. They specialize in kitchen and table linens, in particular French Provencal tablecloths. They also offer French foods, French soaps and other French made or French inspired products and gifts. Their store is located in Tustin, just off the 5 freeway and they also sell online at iDreamOfFrance.com
I Dream of France, 2600 Walnut Ave, suite A, Tustin, CA 92780 tel: 714-730-2182
Moulin / Bistro, Epicerie, Café
« Moulin » offers a free choice of drink (coffee, tea, glass of wine from the selection) with purchase of a meal for members of the Alliance Française upon presentation of their membership card.
Located in Newport Beach, Moulin opened its bistro doors in September 2014 with the mission of making guests feel as if they have been transported to Paris with an emphasis of authenticity from the food and drink to the decor and ambiance, with as few cultural adjustements as possible. In fact, only two accomadations were made to fit the American lifestyle: serving coffee to go and offering phone-in orders for pick up.
Moulin / Bistro, Epicerie, Cafe
1000 N Bristol
Newport Beach, CA 92660