Diner en Rouge: Under the Aurora

Cost: $190 (choice of 3 entree options)


Feb 24 2024


6:00 pm - 11:55 pm


United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo
  1. Step into a world of opulence and glamour at “Diner en Rouge,” a red dress-themed fundraising event in support of the United Way that promises an evening of sophistication, style, and regional culinary fare. This enchanting affair is designed to transport you to a realm of locally inspired beauty and refined taste, with the unexpected twist of the location being a secret at a breathtaking location.
Dress Code: Guests are invited to don their red attire as much as possible, creating a wave of elegance as the venue is transformed into a captivating display of crimson allure. The red dress code sets the tone for a night where passion for our community meets fashion, ensuring that every guest is a part of this visually stunning tapestry.
Venue: The venue, kept under wraps until the last moment, adds an element of anticipation and excitement to the event. The surprise location elevates the entire experience, turning every corner into a new discovery.
Décor: Some surprises just need to be seen.
Entertainment: Live music by talented artists will serenade guests throughout the evening, creating an atmosphere of enchantment. From classical tunes to modern melodies, the entertainment will be curated to complement the upscale ambiance and add an extra layer of charm to the event.
Fine Dining Experience: Indulge in a culinary journey reflective of the Wood Buffalo region, curated by head-chef Lawrence Cooper, offering a three-course fine dining experience that tantalizes the taste buds. Wine and signature cocktails will be served, ensuring a gastronomic experience that rivals the elegance of the event itself.
Memories to Cherish: Photographers and a 360° Photobooth will be on hand to capture the moments of this extraordinary night, providing guests with keepsake photos and videos to remember Diner en Rouge.
Prepare to be swept away by a night of sophistication, where fashion, dining, and ambiance converge to create an unforgettable and magical experience. Dîner en Rouge is not just an event; it’s a celebration of style, taste, and the joy of living life in our beautiful region as we raise funds to help others in our community.




Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Stuffed Mushrooms

Bruschetta Crostini

Entree Options

  1. Chicken Option – Chicken Coq a Vin (Red Wine Braised Chicken Breast)
  2. Bison Option – Bison Prime Rib
  3. Vegetarian Option – Stuffed Butternut Squash Roast (Stuffed with Lentils, Cranberries, Red Onion, Pistachios, Garlic, Thyme, Red Wine)

All Three served with Mashed Potato and Vegetable Medley (Red Peppers, Zucchini, Red Onion, Roma Tomatoes, Tossed in Garlic Butter and topped with Parmesan Cheese)


Red Velvet Mousse and Raspberry Mousse