Employee of the Month

L’AUBERGE PROVENCALE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH **** Vicky Starace **** FROM: Summit, New Jersey POSITION: Server at our Shenandoah Valley Bed and Breakfast FAVORITE FOOD: Veal FAVORITE COCKTAIL: Bombay and Tonic ON DAYS OFF: Vicky loves to shop, cook, lunch with the ladies, and play with her black lab, Otto. LIKES AND DISLIKES ABOUT VIRGINIA: …
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Zucchini Bread

Pastry Chef Duane Copeland is spoiling us with this month’s sweet treat recipe from L’Auberge Provencale. Be sure to try it out and tell us what you think! ZUCCHINI BREAD Makes Four 8 x 4 pans Ingredients: -3 Eggs -2 Cups Sugar – 1 Tablespoon Vanilla -1 Cup Flour -1 Teaspoon Salt -2 Teaspoons Baking …
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Earthquake!!

As everyone knows, Virginia had a 5.9 earthquake on Tuesday… L’Auberge Provencale made it through safe and sound! Thankfully it sounds like our fellow Virginians also had minimal damage and no injuries to report. With that comforting news I bring you our newest earthquake special… Earthquake Shook You Up? We Won’t Shake You Down…. Stay …
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VIDEO!

We are very proud to announce our new video for Fine Dining at L’Auberge Provencale. Let us know what you think and join us for fine dining in our northern Virginia restaurant.

Wine of the Week

Hermitage Blanc, Belle Vineyards 1999 Recommended by our house sommelier, Christian Borel, this fantastic summer wine hails from Lamage village in Rhone Valley, France.  The vineyard itself is located just below Hermitage and is covered with limestone granite pebbles and vines over 20 years old, this gives Hermitage Blanc it’s unique flavor. Crisp quince and honey citrus dominate …
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Journey of Wine, Gastronomy & Literature Afternoon

We are getting excited for our upcoming wine tasting on Sunday, August 21. Presently Madame Celeste Borel and Chef Jacob are brewing up ideas for a phenomenal cuisine and wine selection and with Jason Bise from Country Vinter pairing a harmonizing wine medley for the ultimate tasting experience. The L’Auberge Provençale crew is thrilled of …
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Maurice and the Sunflower Stalk, A Fairytale

Maurice, our gluttonous Guard/Office Cat, recently made acquaintances with a wandering Garbage Pig. This swindling swine stumbled upon L’Auberge Provençale one day last June and has shown no intentions of leaving since. On a sizzling hot day this July, in desperation for shelter from the sweltering summer sun, portly Maurice made a “shady” transaction with …
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Video Sneak Peak!

It’s never a quiet day here at L’Auberge Provencale, there’s always another crazy project on the books! Our latest adventure (coming soon…) has been a year-long endeavor to design a video that captures the essence of our Virginia Bed and Breakfast and the full guest experience. Produced, directed and edited by Madame Borel, no expense was …
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