Find out what’s going on throughout the Bailliage de Grande Bretagne. We hope that you will regularly visit this site and use it as a key reference point for news updates and general Chaîne information.
Join our Thames Valley Professional members at Albury vineyard to celebrate the launch of Vineyards of the Surrey Hills, an exciting new collaboration between five award winning English wine producers
Our Professionnel du Vin, Nick Wenham of Albury Vineyard’s is partnering with Simon Drake to put on a special dinner at the Anchor in Ripley to celebrate English Wine Week on Thursday 30th May.
Chef patron of The Anchor and Sorrel, Steve Drake, together with The Anchor’s head chef, Mike Wall-Palmer, have collaborated with Nick Wenman, owner and founder of Albury Vineyard to produce a tasting menu that celebrates the very best of seasonal produce and local wines.
Young Sommelier Competition
- Matteo Montone, Edition – London Bailliage
- Salvatore Castano, Mash - London Bailliage
- Paul Robineau, Moor Hall – Cheshire and NW Bailliage
The Gerard Basset Tasting Trophy
Paul Fauvel, Lanesborough – London City Bailliage
Young Chefs Competition
- Jordon Powell, South Lodge – Sussex Bailliage
- Ben Emerson, Mosimanns – London Bailliage
- Ben Whyte, The Priory – Wessex Bailliage
Some truly talented young people that demonstrates the health of the industry in terms of skills pool. We wish them all well in their future careers.
Our two winners will now start their preparations for the International Finals in September.
The finalists for our two competitions who will be at the Young Professionals Awards Dinner at The Dorchester on the 22 March are
Salvatore Castano, Mash - London Bailliage
Matteo Montone, Edition – London Bailliage Paul Flauvel, Lanesborough – London City Bailliage Paul Robineau, Moor Hall – Cheshire and NW Bailliage
Ben Whyte, The Priory – Wessex Bailliage Jordon Powell, South Lodge – Sussex Bailliage Ben Emerson, Mosimanns – London Bailliage
Congratulations to them all
Friday April 12: The Macdonald-Randolph, Oxford Grand Diner
Reception 19.00 for Dinner 19.45 Dress Black Tie £80 members, £90 Guests
Canapé selection by Chef Ram
Graham Beck Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017
Amuse Bouche Le Petit Chablis Maurice Lecestre 2016
Pork rillette, apple and pear chutney, sourdough
Roast Rump of Lamb, fondant potato, celeriac, mint jus Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Domaine St Hilaire 2017
Salted caramel, shortbread and chocolate mousse Muscat de Saint Jean de Minervois 2016
Coffee and Petits Fours
The Montagu Arms has announced the appointment of new Head Chef, Matthew Whitfield.
Change at the top
We say goodbye to Marwan Hemchaoui
Chaîne des Rôtisseurs GB announce the Gerard Basset Tasting Trophy
We are back! Welcome to 2019 and what a start to our gastronomic year. Eric and Sarah have selected a menu and accompanying wines to bring our palates alive, but offer comfort eating too. What could be better?