Category Archives: Partners

Let’s Talk Weddings: SacreBleu & Château Bouffémont

 

Each week during lockdown our General Manager, Sarp Gogebakan, has been live on Instagram for Let’s Talk Weddings – a series of interviews with Château de Bouffémont vendors offering inspiration and useful tips on weddings and events. This is the final episode of the series as lockdown restrictions have been almost entirely lifted in France, but don’t worry we will be back soon with some great new concepts, as activities at the château gradually pick up!

 

Last week, for our final interview, we spoke to Stéphanie Boutet-Fajol the founder of SacreBleu, a Paris-based travel agency specialized in personal assistance and unique experiences in Paris and the surrounding area.

 

 

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Let’s Talk Weddings: Kiss Me in Paris & Château Bouffémont

 

Each week during lockdown our General Manager, Sarp Gogebakan, has been live on Instagram for Let’s Talk Weddings – a series of interviews with Château de Bouffémont vendors offering inspiration and useful tips on weddings and events. Despite the easing of restrictions here in France we’re having such a good time doing these interviews that we will continue our series until at least the end of May.  

 

Last week we hooked up with Chantelle Streete, Executive Planner at Kiss Me in Paris to talk about a concept that is really taking off right now: elopements and intimate weddings.  Kiss Me in Paris has been specializing in these types of wedding since the firm opened its venture here in the capital of France in 2013.

 

 

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Let’s Talk Weddings: Grand Chemin Traiteur & Château Bouffémont

 

Each week during lockdown our General Manager, Sarp Gogebakan, has been live on Instagram for Let’s Talk Weddings – a series of interviews with Château de Bouffémont vendors offering inspiration and useful tips on weddings and events.

 

We’ve had an exciting week here at the château with the easing of lockdown restrictions, including a surprise marriage proposal in the gardens!  Still no events for the moment, but we will be continuing our series until at least the end of May, so stay tuned.

 

Last week we had the pleasure of speaking to Julie Lemaçon from the Grand Chemin Traiteur catering firm. With a background in hospitality and wedding planning, Julie joined Grand Chemin Traiteur last year as head of wedding catering.

 

 

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Let’s Talk Weddings: Zen Film Works & Château Bouffémont

 

Each week during lockdown our General Manager, Sarp Gogebakan, has been going live on Instagram for Let’s Talk Weddings – a series of interviews with Château de Bouffémont vendors offering inspiration and useful tips on weddings and events.

 

Last week we had the pleasure of speaking to a super-talented filmmaker with a keen eye for storytelling through videos: Chris Nemes of Zen Film Works.

 

Chris started shooting videos when he moved to France in 2012, he makes high-quality, documentary-style wedding films full of emotion; timeless classics you can watch again and again for years to come.

 

 

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The World of Château Bouffémont: How To Eat Well During Lockdown

Our digital newsletter keeps you up to date with everything happening at Château Bouffémont – including recipes, interviews and activities in the local area

 

Karim Yameogo is a sports coach in his private coaching studio CO2 in Paris -Courcelles and the Healthcity Fitness Club on the Champs Elysées. He is very passionate about sport and how it affects our daily lives and is also a certified Precision Nutrition coach. Here he gives us his top tips on how to eat well during lockdown.

 

 

There are currently almost 1.7 billion people worldwide on lockdown due to the Covid-19 epidemic, already for a duration of over four weeks.

As you are expending less energy, you’re bound to feel like you’ve put on a few kilos and are a bit out of shape.

 

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The Château Bouffémont Vlog: Things To Know For Intimate Wedding Ceremonies & Elopements

 

The Château Bouffémont Vlog N° 011: Things To know For Intimate Wedding Ceremonies & Elopements

 

Our monthly Vlog series offers an invaluable peek behind the curtain at the Château Bouffémont to let you see how the magic really happens. This month in our château near Paris, exclusively for the Château Bouffémont Vlog, wedding planner Sandra from La Jolietta shows you how to elope to our royal château. She’ll guide you through everything you need to organise a romantic photoshoot, a small intimate ceremony and even a dinner for two.

 

An intimate elopement can be the epitome of romance for a couple, creating memories that belong to just the two of you. Whether you’re having a destination wedding and need to officially marry before that, or cherish the idea of an exclusive ceremony for just the two of you, our vlog can help.

 

 

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The World of Château Bouffémont: An Interview with Wedding Photographer Daria Lorman


A moment is just a moment – but
it lives on in the mind. Memories make up our sense of self, whether childhood remembrances or the first time you met the person you’ll marry. These moments can become even more precious with time, expanding in significance and becoming more beautiful every time they’re remembered. Yet even the most treasured memories can be fragile and elusive, changed and forgotten – as Virginia Woolf said, “Memory is the seamstress, and a capricious one at that.”

 

 

So it makes sense that we yearn to capture a moment to stop it melting away, particularly on the most significant days of our lives. Weddings are planned for months, even years, a single day filled with precious and significant moments – whether just for two or surrounded by friends and family. Letting go into it completely means you need a good photographer, who shares your joy and your vision, to capture moments that can be cherished forever.

 

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The World of Château Bouffémont: An Interview with Billy Folchetti of Luxe X Billy Folchetti

Wedding days are a dream come true – a tangible realisation of love and celebration of a lifelong union. Uniquely special, these days come in many forms; at Château Bouffémont we’ve been delighted to see everything from an elopement to the romantic streets of Paris to intimate gatherings on our terraces and grand destination weddings in our royal château. And of course, every wedding needs an architect working behind-the-scenes to make these dreams a reality.

 

 

Weddings run through the heart of our Château and, with the same sense of inevitability, through Billy Folchetti’s career – including how he got started. “I was at a point in my college years where I was feeling a bit uninspired and insecure that my study choices were actually going to lead me where I wanted to go in life. At the same time, as the universe would have it, I was offered a sales job working for a company focusing on Vietnamese weddings. Prior to this opportunity I had never considered the wedding industry but I very quickly fell in love.”

 


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The Château Bouffémont Vlog: Château Bouffémont Wedding Photo Contest

 

The Château Bouffémont Vlog N° 009: A New decade 2020

 

Our monthly Vlog series offers an invaluable peek behind the curtain at the Château Bouffémont to let you see how the magic really happens. This month in our Château near Paris, exclusively for the Château Bouffémont Vlog, we’re looking back on a wonderful decade. We’ve had parties, events, weddings and so many beautiful couples – and of course, we started vlogging! We’re officially in a new decade, and this is our first vlog of 2020. We hope you enjoy watching it as much as we’ve enjoyed making those memories.

 

 

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