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Le Diner En Blanc Long Island, The most sought-after dinner at a secret location returns for their 3rd edition September 15th

Member Registration & Waitlist Open Now

Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete

Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete, hosts of the Diner en Blanc Long Island

Long Island, NY — Donyshia Boston-Hill, CEO of Keeper of the Brand Marketing Agency, is changing the landscape of tourism and attractions on Long Island with lifestyle event, Le Dîner en Blanc Long Island. The global phenomenon to highly-sought after “secret” Le Dîner en Blanc will take over one of Long Island’s public spaces on September 15, 2019. The more than 2,500 revelers who will only be privy to this year’s mysterious pop-up picnic and new secret location. In 2018, Boston-Hill produced the second edition of this tres chic dinner with 2,000 guest on the Plaza of NYCB LIVE, Home of The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

In June 2018, Le Diner en Blanc de Paris marked its 30th anniversary. A record 17,000 guests from Paris and around the world gathered at the Esplanade des Invalides to celebrate this historic moment. Le Dîner en Blanc promotes friendship, elegance, gallantry and a sense of community. Now held in over 80 cities in 30 countries around the world, this annual secret affair brings an unforgettable evening of beauty and magic for the all dressed in white foodies and cultural enthusiasts.

“We are excited to share the beauty and elegance of Long Island with friends from around the world as they join us for this chic fete. We will dine under the stars amongst one of Long Islands most prestigious and iconic public spaces,” says Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete, returning co-host of Le Diner en Blanc Long Island, producer of the magical evening. “We will entertain returning members and introduce new friends to the Le Diner en Blanc tradition in true Parisian elegance and style.”

Le Diner En Blanc is an invitation only event and has a three-phase registration process. To keep with tradition and in order to enter, guests must bring food, linens, chairs and table décor – and all (but food) must be white. A full list of rules can be found at http://longisland.dinerenblanc.com:

• Phase 1 (Open) allows returning guests to purchase a ticket
• Phase 2 (Open) member referrals can purchase tickets
• Phase 3 (Open) is for people who signed up on the waiting list via the website

Upon registration, guests will be invited to a nearby meeting point and in groups, will either walk or take a free shuttle to a drop off point. From there, with set up in tow and led by a table leader, guests will make the voyage by foot to the event location.

Le Dîner en Blanc – Long Island gratefully acknowledges Resorts World Casino New York City, Audi of Lynbrook and Lincoln of Huntington as an official local partners of the 2019 edition of Le Dîner en Blanc as well as Sofitel as an official national partner of the 2019 US series of Le Dîner en Blanc.

“It’s wonderful to have this international event take place on Long Island for a second year,” said Kristen Jarnagin, President & CEO of Discover Long Island in 2018. “Diner en Blanc transforms iconic Long Island locations into interactive dining experiences and elevates our regions culinary credibility on a global scale.”

This year’s collaborators also include Zwanger Pesiri, Lord & Taylor Manhasset, Discover Long Island, AARP Long Island, Vera Moore Cosmetics, Total Wine Westbury, The Donna Drake Show, 90.3FM WHPC, Williams Sonoma, Bethpage Polo at the Park, Sydney Sweets, Cuzin Duzin, Bold & Boss of Rockville Centre and Chez Laa Reine of Huntington.

WHEN: Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 6pm – rain or shine

WHERE: Top Secret Location – Part of the original Parisian concept, the location of the event is kept secret until the very last minute adding excitement and mystic to the evening.

From 4pm to 6pm
Local host(s): Donyshia Boston-Hill and Shanoy Skeete
Venue Director: Announced One Hour Prior to the Event
Caterer(s) Correale, Andrea, Elegant Affairs
Annette Runcie, PA-Nash EuroSoul
Wine Sommelier: Alban Juene
Partners: Michelle Stoddart, Resorts World Casino NYC
Justin Haynes, Audi or Lynbrook – Lincoln, Huntington
Bernard Macias, AARP Long Island

Where: Media Lounge

• Media wishing to be informed of the exact location must provide the information below by email to media@longisland.dinerenblanc.com. Note: All will be confirmed prior to the event.
o Media outlet
o Name
o Email
o Cell number
o Confirmation of photographer or cameraman (must ideally be wearing white)

To keep up to date on event announcements, visit http://longisland.dinerenblanc.com or follow these hashtags #dinerenblanc #deblongisland2019 #dinerenblancli


For media requests, interviews or images, contact:
Sharon Devonish Leid | netstrucpr@gmail.com | 347-527-6463
Donyshia Boston-Hill | db@keeperofthebrand.com | 917-697-1699