On the occasion of the shooting of a documentary on the French terroir, Chinese movie stars were engaged to promote the products of excellence of our territory. Traveling over France for more than a month, the camera crew team showcases products such as wine, honey and essential oils, highlighting the know-how and specificities of our regions. For Provence it is Valensole that filming took place on the plateau in the middle of lavender. The shots continued at the Expostion of Lavender as well as in the MEA PROVENCE shop that the actors were able to smell and taste our products. Alain Sauvat was the guide and the actor in this report. The shoot finished with a cutting demonstration of lavender with a sickle and a dinner in the heart of lavender. The Chinese team was conquered and this report will be broadcasted on Chinese TV in the beginning of 2018 that will promote our precious lavender.
Alpine Cups Historic Rally
On the occasion of the 28th edition of the “Alpine Rally Cup”, organized by “Rally story” under the direction of Mr. Giraud, 140 vintage cars stopped at the famous and magnificent Valensole plateau. 140 crews, 240 pilots and co-pilots have joined the country of lavender for a great lunch break. Starting from Evian and finishing on the Croisette in Cannes for a 4-day journey, our competitors were able to enjoy a unique and magical moment in the heart of lavender in the shade of truffle oaks. A reception at the height of the prestige of this race and its mythical cars, under a marquee of 250m2 was held a gourmet buffet, on the menu not less than 7 country lamb turning on spit, an unforgettable mechoui for our runners as well as many visitors came to appreciate the moment. Under the leadership of Alain Sauvat the organizer and steward of this day, MEA TRAITEUR was up to the program: animation on honey with its live beehive, animation on truffles, many gifts of country products for competitors . Especially a beautiful site and a successful gastronomic reception. The team “Rally story” has renewed the event for the next 2 years.
The automobile association club of the old English of Lyon stopped at Valensole in the gardens of “Clos de Villeneuve” on this beautiful day of June. A buffet led by MEA CATERER was served in the shade of chestnut Clos. A stop for his fans of old cars before joining Nice in the afternoon. On the program then, lunch and guided tour of lavender’s exposition and discovering local products. Our friends are extremly satisfied and they will keep a beautiful memories of these few hours in our company in the land of scents.
On the occasion of her 20th birthday, Julie’s parents appealed to MEA TRAITEUR for this event, on the aperitif buffet menu with tapenades, anchovies and petits fours prestiges followed by good leg of lamb from our Provence. A successful evening that wine and pastis flowed.
The Renault Foundation was visiting the region, it chose MEA CATERING and the Exposition of lavender for a lunch followed by a commented visit. 84 people were invited to this event. A day where our guests were able to appreciate the quality of the buffet but also the site of the garden of “Clos de Villeneuve” and the visit of the Exposition of lavender as well as memories on the lavender theme at MEA PROVENCE.