Board of Directors

The Board of Directors comprises of the Executive Committee and all the Regional Baillis.

The team of National Officers draw on a wide range of skills across many different disciplines and industries. These include running public companies, heading the country’s best know cookery school, being Master of Wine and Master Sommelier, running a successful hotel chain and heading a major PR company and a recognised international events organiser.

All the officers in the Chaîne give their time and skills for the benefit of the organisation.

Executive Committee – National Officers

Bailli Délégué Philip Evins
Tel: 01962 896998
Mob: 07748 965235
Chancelier Darryl Thomson
Tel: 01604 677148
Argentier David Edwards
Tel: 02380 266886
Conseiller Culinaire Ben Purton
Tel: 07770 331084
Conseiller Gastronomique Janet Evins
Tel: 01962 896998
Mob: 07900 448931
Echanson Leslie Cuthbert
Tel: 07973 325375


Anglia - Bailli Régional Sue Pickard
Cheshire - Bailli Régional Unfilled
Chilterns - Bailli Régional Barney Quinn
Cotswolds - Bailli Régional Alan Cox
London – Bailli Régional Peter George
London City - Bailli Régional Tim Spencer
Scotland - Bailli Régional Sheila Douglas
Solent - Bailli Régional John Wigg
South West - Bailli Régional Mark Godfrey
Sussex - Acting Bailli Dominic Buckwell
Thames Valley - Bailli Régional Steve Eagle
Wessex - Bailli Régional Paul Smith
Yorkshire - Acting Bailli Régional Gillian Kendall
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