2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Chapter News | December 03, 2019


The FACC Member Benefits Program brings you exclusive offers from our member companies. With the official kick-off of the holiday gift giving season, we're highlighting just a few of these offers exclusively available to FACC Members. Keep reading below to see our recommendations for everyone on your list, from your office space to your family and friends.

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Executive Assistants don't get enough appreciation! They're key in making sure a schedule is well-oiled, never over-booked, the projector functions and travel accomodations are without fault. Brighten the day of your Executive Assistant with a surprise bouquet from French florist Flowers and Creations. 

Flowers and Creations is based in a showroom in the NYC Flower District (28th St.) Founder Sebastian Barrancos creates fully customized flower arrangements for individuals and companies, such as luxurious hotels and restaurants, offices, event managers, property managers and building lobbies. They have experience working with high-end restaurants and hotels in France, such as Mr. Paul Bocuse restuarants, Mr. Jean-Paul Lacombe Restaurants, Hotel le Roosevelt (4 stars) and La Reine Astrid Hotel (4 stars). 

Offer: FACC Members receive free delivery in Manhattan and a 10% discount by applying the code FACCMEMB in the order contact form on the website flowerscreations.us

Atelier Sucré is the brainchild of New York-based pastry Chef Simon Herfray. In his kitchen, Chef Simon utilizes state of the art appliances and tools to create culinary delights that are truly breathtaking. Simon and his team provide high quality French pastries for corporate and private events in the New York metropolitan area. Chef Simon can create a specific menu of his seasonal pastries to suit your taste and events. Bring a box of macarons to the office as a special holiday treat, or for managers who wish to foster team-building and reward their employees for this year's accomplishments, consider booking an interactive pastry workshop to make eclairs, a buche de noel, croissants or macarons.

Offer: FACC members receive 20% off on any orders of private French Pastry Chef, Consultant & Caterer, or French Pastry Hands-on classes & wine/pastry tastings.

Wellbots is the leading online retailer of smart products in North America, headquartered in New York City. Wellbots sells thousands of smart products ranging from drones, activity trackers, smartwatches, health monitors, smart home cameras, robotic vacuums and automatic pool cleaners. We add dozens of new products every day and only feature the most attractive and innovative products in each segment. For holiday gift for animal lovers, consider the pet treat dispenser with a camera that allows you to connect with your pets during your work day and reward them with both face time and a treat, a win-win!

Offer: FACC members receive $30.00 off every product on our website by using the coupon: FACC30

Ever since it was founded in 1976 by the Taittinger Family, Louvre Hotels Group has been experiencing continual growth. Starting out as a French business, the company has gradually extended beyond the country’s borders, as it did in 2009 after its merger with Golden Tulip Hospitality, adding to its substantial portfolio of hotels across the world. Any travel lover will tell you the best holiday gift for world-travelers, nomads or even those who enjoy a weekend getaway is comfortable, design-oriented and even luxurious accomodations.

Offer: FACC Members receive a 10 % discount valid on our Best Available Rate booked directly through our website over the brands Campanile, Kyriad, Kyriad Prestige and Golden Tulip in France. Booking terms and conditions may apply, view details.

Champagne Prestige des Sacres boasts a 115-hectare vineyard on the western slopes of the Montagne de Reims which grows 40 different crus, 5 of which are classified as “Premier Cru”. Their vines benefit from 4 different terroir typicities, which offer them an impressive diversity crucial for the quality of their blends. Their cuvees are crafted from the three Champagne grape varieties grown exclusively on their vineyard, offering delicacy, fruitiness, elegance and crispness. Each bottle is aged in their cellars for longer than Champagne AOC requirements and with additional ageing for several months after disgorging to give cuvees that are matured to perfection.

Offer: FACC Members will receive a 10% discount upon ordering any of the four Champagne Prestige Des Sacres selections at Beacon Wines & Spirits. To find out more about the selections and to redeem the offer please contact Mr. Chris Rudney at 1(212) 877-0028 OR chris@beaconwine.com

As executives, managers, business owners, CEOs : we all know the great impact a well chosen branding & visual identity can have on the growth of a brand or a company, right? Your executive portraits should reflect your story, energy, experience, and your ambition. Portrait photographer Alice Prenat from Portrait Executive will guide you and create the strong portraits your deserve. Give your team a professional confidence boost with portraits that radiate their drive, what's more, up-to-date and uniform portraits greatly increase the appeal of a modern corporate website, making it inviting and relatable. 

Offer: FACC Members receive an exclusive 150$ voucher to spend on any Portrait Executive packages (or Portrait Madame packages www.PORTRAITMADAME.com) Enter your first, last name and the code FACC19 when you fill in the form on our website and you will then receive your voucher.

Dreaming of French products for your holiday table or gifting?  OCabanon is a relaxed eatery with quirky, rustic-chic decor serving creative French dishes, charcuterie & wine. In addition, their gourmet food boutique features everyday favorites and French specialty products. This holiday season, they are offering a list of products available for purchase, from which a percentage of proceeds will be donated to the FACC Foundation. Deliveries can conveniently be picked up at the FACC office in Midtown.

View the product selection and place an order. 

Ba&sh is a French fashion brand founded by best friends Barbara & Sharon who wanted to bring to life their dream wardrobe for all occasions.  Each collection is designed in Paris to exude spontaneous, carefree femininity – with a distinctly Parisian foundation of effortless style. Whether for your sister, mom, or best friend, a Ba&sh accessory (shoes, belts, bags, small leathergoods) or a flowing bohemian-inspired top or dress is sure to make the the perfect holiday gift.   

A truly global brand, Ba&sh is backed by LVMH and grew first explosively in France and broader Europe, and most recently, has expanded to North America and Asia.  There are over 200 Ba&sh retail stores around the world, with 10 stores in the U.S. as of end of 2019 (and more to come).  Ba&sh also partners with select luxury retailers, including Neiman Marcus, Holt Renfrew, Le Bon Marche and Selfridges. 

Offer: FACC Members receive…. A 20% friends & family discount, only applicable in ba&sh’s 3 NYC stores. Simply log into the FACC Member Dashboard and present confirmation of your membership in-store, or email to redeem.

Les Trois Petits Cochons has produced award-winning, all natural pâté and charcuterie since 1975 by crafting small, handmade batches using high-quality ingredients. One of the most awarded specialty food companies in North America, Les Trois Petits Cochons began as a small charcuterie in Greenwich Village, New York City. Today it leads the pâté and charcuterie industry, offering a complete line of artisanal pâtés, mousses, terrines, sausages, saucissons, smoked meats and other French specialties. Dad is sure to love a holiday gift basket filled with basque mustard, sausages and plenty of gourmet eats for perfect for festive cockatil hours. 

Offer: FACC Members receive 15% off of all items for orders placed on www.3pigs.com by using the promotion code: FACC2018

Treat yourselves to authentic meals by refugees who now call NYC home. Traditional recipes, extraordinary new flavors, a thousand and one stories of home.  Take your catering off the eaten path! From the Guinea’s glittering shores to Nepal’s towering mountains— our all-star chefs hail from every corner of the globe, and everything they create is inspired by cherished histories and thousands of miles travelled as immigrants and refugees.  Eat Offbeat offers drop off delivery of buffet meals and can also provide fully-serviced custom events with seated meals, bar service, and event coordination. For tlhe foodies in your  life, transport them to another continent and put a fun twist on the "traditional" holiday meal. Place an order for a variety of platters or lunchboxes and sample global cuisine from the comfort of your get together. 

Offer: FACC Members receive a 10% discount on all orders using code FACC10.

In Morocco, cookies are freshly baked and shared with loved ones at tea time. The Meska Sweets team grew up to the smell of freshly baked sweets, the tastes of ground almonds flavored with Meska (Gum Arabic). Meska Sweets offers Gluten/Dairy Free Kosher Moroccan treats that are hand-made in NJ, minutes from Manhattan, in small batches using all-natural ingredients. Meska Sweets has a selection of traditional Moroccan treats based on centuries old tradition along with its signature Gluten Free Moroccan Macarons. 

Meska Sweets' offering encompasses delicious edible gifts to offer corporate clients, friends and family, in lieu of chocolate, as well as boxes of lovely Moroccan treats to indulge on with colleagues and loved ones.  Meska Sweets gifting line offers company logos and business holiday cards. The company is certified Kosher OU Pareve. 

Discover additional holiday offers from participating FACC Members on our Member Benefits Page. Is your company interested in being a part of the Member Benefits Program? Email membership@faccnyc.org to discuss with our Member Relations Team.