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Category: Vingt Questions

Vingt Questions with Mount Vernon President and CEO Douglas Bradburn

Vingt Questions with Mount Vernon President and CEO Douglas Bradburn

To mark President Washington’s birthday, we asked Douglas Bradburn, President and CEO of George Washington’s Mount Vernon, to share his thoughts on what he treasures about the history and culture of our two countries.

Vingt Questions with Alexandre Chapellier, Designer of Cinabre

Vingt Questions with Alexandre Chapellier, Designer of Cinabre

At the age of 30, Franco-Swedish designer Alexandre Chapellier quit his desk job and launched his own luxury brand. His company, Cinabre, makes all of its pieces in France. Their collection of men’s accessories includes bow ties, scarves, lapel pins, tote bags, hats and pocket squares. At the end of 2015, Cinabre opened its first […]

Vingt Questions with Patrick O’Connell

Vingt Questions with Patrick O’Connell

Patrick O’Connell, a native of Washington, DC, is a self-taught chef who pioneered a refined, regional American cuisine in the Virginia countryside. His alliance with local farmers and artisanal producers was an adaptation born of necessity more than 30 years ago when nothing but milk was delivered to the tiny town of “Little” Washington, VA […]

Vingt Questions with Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Vingt Questions with Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr. is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques Cousteau. Philippe has continued the work of his father and grandfather by educating the public about oceanic environmental and conservation issues. A multi Emmy-nominated TV personality, film maker, explorer, author and co-founder and CEO of non-profit EarthEcho International, Philippe […]