On Friday, March 14th, Bernard's and Sarah's Wine Bar were named Best Business in Ridgefield by the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce. See full article here.
More than one hundred town residents and government officials gathered at Silver Spring Country Club to pay tribute to this year's Ridgefield Citizen of the Year, Sarah Bouissou. The award, presented by Ridgefield Rotary, is given to a resident who exemplifies the Rotary's motto: Service Above Self.
Bouissou, together with her husband Bernard, own Bernard's and Sarah's Wine Bar. The Rotary explained that Bouissou's Service Above Self activities include donating numerous dinners for Ridgefield Playhouse events, The RSO, Lounsbury House, Keeler Tavern, ROAR, and The Aldrich. In addition, for ten years, Bouissou has hosted the Annual Garden Party for the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra to raise money for young musicians. She also volunteers her time performing cooking demos at Founder's Hall and Ridgefield Fitness Club.
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On Sunday, June 2nd Sarah competed in the Battle of the Chefs to support Founder’s Hall. After 40 gruesome minutes in front a hot stove and hungry fans, Sarah Bouissou of Sarah’s Wine Bar and Bernard’s, which hosts an author luncheon series, took home Ridgefield’s 2013 Battle of the Chefs at Founders Hall.
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On Wednesday, January 29, at The Ridgefield Playhouse, everyone can make a difference helping to support cancer victims and their caregivers. The 4th annual “Pink” event will include camaraderie for men and women alike, wine, hors-d’oeuvre, all-natural pink drinks, make-up sessions, a professional photographer, raffle and auctions plus guest speaker/cancer survivor Jude Callirgos (pictured). Her book Breast Left Unsaid tells it like it is. The lobby festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the presentation in the theater at 7:30 p.m. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Ann’s Place and box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, Sarah was an All-Star dancer at the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra's annual Dancing With the RSO fundraising gala. Sarah danced the Cha-Cha with Morton Schnedler-Jensen of Fred Astaire Dance Studio. The dynamic duo competed against other Ridgefield celebrities including Allison Stockel, Mike Principi, Jenny Conciatore, and Theresa Santoro.
The Lounsbury House, Ridgefield Community Center, 316 Main St., opens with a Preview Party the evening of Thursday, Nov. 21 (7 p.m., $50 per person, by reservation). The historic mansion will be adorned with creatively decorated Christmas trees, almost all available for purchase. The event also features a boutique and a Teddy Bear Tea ($15, includes festival admission) for children on Saturday and Sunday. All proceeds benefit the Community Center.
Featuring our Celebrity Models:
Theresa Santoro, Betsy Brand, Marcie Coffin, Amy Pal,
Nancy Pantoliano, Mary Jones, Megan Searfoss, Sarah Bouissou, Kathleen Jowdy, Kim Lekaj, Debbie Povinelli, & Christine O'Leary!
Join us for a magical evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and silent and live auctions to benefit the Museum's dual mission of education and preservation. Enjoy dinner by Bernard's and Sarah Bouissou Catering and music by The Bailen Brothers at BMW of Ridgefield's beautiful showroom at 746 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT.
On Wednesday, March 20th Sarah will be competing in the second annual Spelling Bee to support the Ridgefield Visiting Nurses Association (RVNA). RVNA’s mission is “To provide exceptional home and community health care services, support public health and safety and promote the highest quality of life in Western Connecticut.” For more information, please visit the RVNA website.