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An Edible Love Letter to the south of France.
An Edible Love Letter to the south of France.
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    AN AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS AND SIMPLE PROVENÇAL MUSSEL RECIPE: an exclusive digital copy of one of François de Mélogue's all-time favorite dishes - his simple Mussels with Pastis!

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    BEAUTIFUL eBOOK VERSION OF THE COOKBOOK: Enjoy on your computer or mobile device as our way of sharing the joy of making this project possible, as well as profuse online gratitude for helping make the book happen!

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    PARISIAN RECIPE SET: an exclusive digital copy of three classic recipes not included in the book designed to recreate a perfect Brasserie meal in your home, emailed directly to you in a beautiful layout.

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    COOKBOOK PRE-ORDER: Limited, first-edition signed cookbook, 'Cuisine of the Sun' - not available anywhere else!

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    COOKBOOK & eBOOK SET: Limited, first-edition signed cookbook, 'Cuisine of the Sun' plus a beautifully laid out eBOOK version to enjoy on your computer or mobile device.

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    DUO OF COOKBOOKS: Two (2) first-edition, signed 'Cuisine of the Sun' cookbooks. Makes a great holiday gift!

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    TASTE OF PROVENCE GIFT SET: Limited, first-edition signed cookbook, 'Cuisine of the Sun' plus an Herbes de Provence tin filled with all natural, organically grown mixture of the classic, fragrant herbal blend. Bring the flavors of Southern France to your home with one of François' favorite recipes incorporating these fragrant herbs.

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    SPICY TASTE OF PROVENCE GIFT SET: Limited, first-edition signed cookbook, 'Cuisine of the Sun' plus a tin of Piment d'Ville - a spicy red chile powder grown from seeds from Espelette, France. Bring the flavors of Western France to your home with one of François' favorite recipes incorporating this invigorating spice.

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    COOKBOOK PRE-ORDER: Four (4) first-edition, signed copies of 'Cuisine of the Sun' Cookbook, at a 10% discount. Start your holiday shopping early this year!

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    COOKBOOK PRE-ORDER: Eight (8) first-edition, signed copies of 'Cuisine of the Sun' Cookbook, at a 10% discount ($200 value). (Hooray, your holiday shopping is done!)

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    A whole wild sustainably caught 10 pound fish, from the Pacific Northwest delivered to your door within 24 hours of being out of the water, with a specialized recipe sure to delight your family. Feeds 8 people. Shipping included to anywhere in the USA.

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    ONE-ON-ONE COACHING SESSION: Cooking questions? Not sure how to throw a dinner party? Ask François! You'll get a one-hour Skype call with personalized coaching on cooking, dinner parties, photography – whatever interests you! You'll also receive an autographed first-edition copy of the cookbook + Taste of Provence Gift Set (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices). In addition, your name will be included on the Acknowledgments page of the book.

    We'll work together to find a good time to schedule this over the next 12 months.

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    TYPICAL OLD SCHOOL FRENCH SUNDAY LUNCH WITH FRANÇOIS' FAMILY: Join François, his wife and his son for a delightful typical Sunday lunch at their Portland, OR home. A private lunch for 4 of you, cooked by François + 4 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook. You'll also receive 4 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook + 4 Taste of Provence Gift Sets (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices). In addition, your name will be included on the Acknowledgments page of the book.

    We'll work together to find a good time to schedule this over the next 12 months. No alcohol - sorry Kickstarter's rules, not ours.

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    FOODIE PICNIC IN THE WOODS: Join us out in the Northwest woods for an EPIC meal that you won't forget. Francois will cook an elaborate gourmet meal in the woods surrounding Mt Hood, OR for up to 6 people. You'll also receive 6 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook + 6 Taste of Provence Gift Sets (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices). In addition, your name will be included on the Acknowledgments page of the book.

    We'll work together to find a good time to schedule this over the next 12 months. No alcohol - sorry Kickstarter's rules, not ours.

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    PRIVATE COOKING CLASS AND LUNCH: A private cooking class of 3 courses followed by lunch, for 6 people taught by François. You'll also receive 6 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook + 6 Taste of Provence Gift Sets (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices). In addition, your name will be included on the Acknowledgments page of the book.

    We'll work together to find a good time to schedule this over the next 12 months. No alcohol - sorry Kickstarter's rules, not ours.

    Note: If outside the Portland area, our airfare & lodging is not included.

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    PRIVATE DINNER PARTY IN PORTLAND: A private dinner party for 8 of a Pacific NW inspired meal using the best ingredients available right now, including wild Columbia River King Salmon, wild Matsutake mushrooms (highly sought-after, very hard to find, Japanese Truffle equivalent), cooked by François, with suggested wine pairings by Wine Guru Peter Zitz. You'll also receive 8 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook + 8 Taste of Provence Gift Sets (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices). In addition, your name will be included on the Acknowledgments page of the book.

    We'll work together to find a good time to schedule this over the next 3 months. No alcohol - sorry Kickstarter's rules, not ours.

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    ULTIMATE FOODIE PACKAGE: Four Seasons of the Northwest - Receive four boxes (one for each season) featuring an exciting array of wild foraged and day boat fished ingredients from the Pacific Northwest delivered directly to your door (within the US). Each box will be hand selected by Francois and feeds 8 people. Package includes unique recipes for each box

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    THE MENTOR AND THE PUPIL #2: Exclusive 5-course Chef Table Dinner prepared in tandem by François and Celebrity Chef Beau MacMillan, for up to 6 guests at the luxurious Sanctuary Resort on Camelback Mountain, just outside Phoenix. Enjoy this once in a lifetime, intimate and interactive private chef table dining experience on a mutually agreeable date within the next 12 months. You'll also receive 6 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook.

    Price does not include transportation, lodging, alcoholic beverages and gratuities.

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    SACRE BLEU, THE ULTIMATE TRUFFLE EXPERIENCE IN PROVENCE: Private Truffle Hunting Tour and complete Truffle-themed Provençal Christmas meal cooked & hosted by François and family, including the traditional 13 desserts. Package includes Tour & Meal for up to 6 people and 6 autographed first-edition signed copies of the cookbook. You'll also receive 6 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook + 6 Taste of Provence Gift Sets (tins of Herbes de Provence and Piment d'Ville with recipes incorporating these special Provençal spices).

    We'd also like to include a super thank you to you in the book: a few sentences about you in the acknowledgements section. Whether to include this is totally up to you!

    Airfare and Lodging not included. No alcohol - sorry Kickstarter's rules, not ours. To be held over Christmas weekend, 2016.

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    THE MENTOR AND THE PUPIL: Exclusive 5-course Chef Table Dinner prepared in tandem by François and Celebrity Chef Beau MacMillan, for up to 6 guests at the luxurious Sanctuary Resort on Camelback Mountain, just outside Phoenix. Enjoy this once in a lifetime, intimate and interactive private chef table dining experience on a mutually agreeable date within the next 12 months. You'll also receive 6 autographed first-edition copies of the cookbook.

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