COUTURE, CharlÉlie

Distance Focale

Marie-Jeanne Decoste, Jérémie Deschamps-Bussières, Philippe Lafontaine, Mélanie Mercier and Aimé Zayed

Opening April 27, at 4pm

The Galerie Griffintown is honored to invite you to the opening of its first temporary exhibition, “Distance Focale” with Marie-Jeanne Decoste, Jérémie Deschamps-Bussières, Philippe Lafontaine, Mélanie Mercier and Aimé Zayed, which will take place at 4:00pm on April 27.
The exhibition will remain open to the public from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Wednesday to Sunday until May 11, at the Galerie Griffintown located at the 1894 Notre-Dame West Street, Montréal, QC, H3J 1M6.


The Wines of Gala -Dalí

Available now at the Galerie Griffintown


Cheers for our winner and thanks to all of you for participating in such numbers!



Win The Wines of Gala -Dalí!


To participate, the process is simple:
Like the Facebook page of the Galerie Griffintown and share the ‘Prize Draw’ post on your Facebook wall.

The contest ends December 24th 2017 at midnight, and the winner will be able to come pick up their prize on January 10th in Montreal at the Galerie Griffintown, or in Québec at the Galerie d’art Château Frontenac.

We would also like to propose a preorder of “The Wines of Gala -Dalí” for $79.95 tax included, instead of $89.95+tx. It will also be possible to pick up either one of these books at any of the aforementioned galleries.

Best of luck to you all!






(valid from Friday December 22 until Sunday January 31, 2018)
Towards the purchase of any work of art from the Galerie Griffintown or the Galerie d’art Château Frontenac.
Do not hesitate to share this page, this offer is valid for your friends as well!

Happy holidays!


Dalí. Les Dîners de Gala



Ever heard of surrealist fine dining? This must-have reprint of Les diners de Gala reveals the exotic flavors and elaborate imaginings behind the legendary dinner parties of Salvador and Gala Dalí. With recipes from such leading Paris restaurants as La Tour d’Argent and Maxim’s, a special section on aphrodisia, and bespoke illustrations from Dalí himself, this book is at once an artwork, a practical cookbook, and a delicious morsel of multisensory pleasure.

Les diners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”—Salvador Dalí

Food and surrealism make perfect bedfellows: sex and lobsters, collage and cannibalism, the meeting of a swan and a toothbrush on a pastry case. The opulent dinner parties thrown by Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) and his wife and muse, Gala (1894–1982) were the stuff of legend. Luckily for us, Dalí published a cookbook in 1973, Les diners de Gala, which reveals some of the sensual, imaginative, and exotic elements that made up their notorious gatherings.

This reprint features all 136 recipes over 12 chapters, specially illustrated by Dalí, and organized by meal courses, including aphrodisiacs. The illustrations and recipes are accompanied by Dalí’s extravagant musings on subjects such as dinner conversation: “The jaw is our best tool to grasp philosophical knowledge.”

All these rich recipes can be cooked at home, although some will require practiced skill and a well-stocked pantry. This is cuisine of the old school, with meals by leading French chefs from such stellar Paris restaurants as Lasserre, La Tour d’Argent, Maxim’s, and Le Train Bleu. Good taste, however voluptuous, never goes out of fashion. In making this exceptionally rare book available to a wide audience, TASCHEN brings an artwork, a practical cookbook, and a multisensory adventure to today’s kitchens.


Dalí. Les Dîners de Gala Hardcover, 21.2 x 30.2 cm, 320 pages ISBN 978-3-8365-0876-6 The first English edition of Les Diners de Gala was published in 1973 by FELICIE, INC., New York