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La Maison Française - Our services

La Maison Française - Our services

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In-house Catering Le Café Descartes

Your dinner and reception can only be a success with the help of our catering services: Le Café Descartes. Our French chef, Mark Courseilles, is professionally trained and has worked with the famed Michel Richard. Thanks to these top-notch services, your guests will enjoy fresh and innovative French cuisine. Our chefs can also work with you to create a specialized menu which fits your taste and preferences.

For more information, please contact Le Café Descartes: Max Jacquet
Office: (202) 944-6075

« La Maison’s » Enhancements

-  Fully equipped auditorium
-  Values AV partners
-  Lighting
-  On site conference chairs and conference tables
-  Sound system
-  Wireless Internet Access
-  Valet parking partners option upon request
-  Coat Check
-  Security team

A very helpful event management assistance is available from our staff. They will be able to help you set up a perfect venue for your guests in order to have a delightful time on the night of the event.
The “Maison Française” also has excellent providers for all of your needs. Please contact us for further information.

Getting there


- If you are flying into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, you can reach the Maison Française by taxi in 20 minutes, which will cost you approximately $15.
- If you are flying into Dulles International Airport, you can take a Super Shuttle van to downtown Washington. Tickets can be purchased at the airport. The van will drop you off at any location you specify.


If you catch the bus to the Embassy, two Metro Bus lines, D2 & D6, are available and will take you right to the main doors.


Union Station: if you get to Washington D.C by train, you will likely arrive at Union Station. From there, it will take you 15 minutes to reach the Embassy by taxi.


Parking Garage
Georgetown MedStar Health Parking – Entrance 2 on 3800 Reservoir Road NW
Rate : $75 per day from the first hour (Valet only)
Note that Entrance 1 is closed due to a new construction.

Metered Parking
On Reservoir Road from 7AM to 10PM
Rate: $ 2.30 per hour – 4hr. Max.

Valet Parking
The “Maison Française” is in contact with several companies for Valet Parking that can provide you assistance for the day/night of the event if needed.

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