Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Xavier Deshayes, executive chef at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, is back by popular demand and will be creating a delicious four-course meal featuring sustainable shrimp. Learn More about Fresh Thoughts.
Enjoy a cocktail hour, a Q&A with Chef Xavier, and an after-hours stroll through the Aquarium.
Wednesday, June 19, 6:30–9 p.m.
Price: $79 members; $89 non-members
About the Guest Chef
A native of Beziers, France, Chef Deshayes was born into the restaurant business. He received formal culinary training in Catering Services and Advanced Restaurant Operation for Hotel Management from Lycée Hotelier Jeanne D'Arc in Aulnoye Aymarie, France.
The executive chef at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center since 2001, Xavier Deshayes, is a chef with a calling. The Ronald Reagan Building, located just blocks from the White House and Capitol, hosts some of the city's most notable meetings and special events and is often recognized for its distinguished catering services. Xavier's skill and commitment reach well beyond the Ronald Reagan Building—it extends to include overseeing the dining services at the Supreme Court.
Chef Deshayes is on the forefront of developing sustainable and environmentally conscious menus by thoroughly researching his product sources.
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