Whether you’re hopping the jitney, catching the afternoon cannonball train, or packing into your car, the one thing you need to complete your summer-weekend Hamptons trip is Francois Payard’s newest creation: The Payard Weekender.
The Payard Weekender ($120) is a ready-to-go condensed version of all the best that Chef Payard has to offer to the frequent traveler fleeing the city for hot summer weekends. If you’ve been looking for delicious food and other luxuries to indulge yourself in on the trip out east, Chef Payard’s Weekender includes everything you need, all packed up for you in a convenient weekender-style bag.
Inside you can find one of his two savory sandwiches (smoked turkey pretzel morisette or roasted vegetable), a fresh salad (quinoa and tofu or salad nicoise), a ripe seasonal fruit side, givrettes, a MASH drink, an Evian brumisateur mister to stay cool, and your choice of a Bridgehampton Polo-ready Francois Payard cap or polo shirt.
There are just 20 of these luxury weekenders available, so pre-order now and ensure that your newest travel necessity will be delivered directly to your office or home by noon on Friday – all you have to do is sling it over your shoulder and hit the road!
Alternatively, for the tried-and-true Manhattanite or Brooklynite who knows a summer trip to Central Park or Prospect Park can be a day trip in its own right, Payard is also offering a newly fashioned petit “Pique-Nique” ($36).
This perfectly sized package is ideal for the land-locked New Yorker looking to enhance the traditional picnic. The Pique-Nique incorporates a mixed balance of sweet and savory, including two sandwiches (ham and brie, smoked turkey, roasted vegetable, or tomato mozzarella), two cookies (oatmeal raisin, chocolate chip, or flourless chocolate walnut), a crisp side salad, a fresh fruit salad, and two MASH drinks.
Conveniently located throughout Manhattan, this perfect package can be purchased at all Francois Payard Bakery stores. Whether you want to bask in the warm city sun or seek out the cooling shade under the Central Park trees, with Payard’s Pique-Nique you can enjoy your summertime city weekends easier and more lavish than ever before.