News

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.

The Albury Wine Festival-Sunday 9th June

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

Posted on: May 29, 2019 | Bailliage: Thames Valley | Read more

English Wine Week with Albury Vineyard at The Anchor - Thursday 30th May.

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.

Posted on: May 26, 2019 | Bailliage: Thames Valley | Read more

Young Professionals Competitions results

Young Sommelier Competition

  1. Matteo Montone, Edition – London Bailliage
  2. Salvatore Castano, Mash - London Bailliage
  3. Paul Robineau, Moor Hall – Cheshire and NW Bailliage

The Gerard Basset Tasting Trophy

Paul Fauvel, Lanesborough – London City Bailliage

Young Chefs Competition

  1. Jordon Powell, South Lodge – Sussex Bailliage
  2. Ben Emerson, Mosimanns – London Bailliage
  3. 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.

Posted on: March 30, 2019 | Bailliage: Grande Bretagne | Read more

Young Professionals Competitions 2019

The finalists for our two competitions who will be at the Young Professionals Awards Dinner at The Dorchester on the 22 March are

Young Sommeliers

Salvatore Castano, Mash - London Bailliage
Matteo Montone, Edition – London Bailliage Paul Flauvel, Lanesborough – London City Bailliage Paul Robineau, Moor Hall – Cheshire and NW Bailliage

Young Chefs

Ben Whyte, The Priory – Wessex Bailliage Jordon Powell, South Lodge – Sussex Bailliage Ben Emerson, Mosimanns – London Bailliage

Congratulations to them all

Posted on: March 8, 2019 | Bailliage: Grande Bretagne | Read more

Friday April 12: The Macdonald-Randolph, Oxford

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

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | Bailliage: Thames Valley | Read more

The Montagu Arms Recruits New Head Chef

The Montagu Arms has announced the appointment of new Head Chef, Matthew Whitfield.

Posted on: February 14, 2019 | Bailliage: Wessex | Read more

Lainston House Hotel, Sparsholt, Winchester

Change at the top

Posted on: February 14, 2019 | Bailliage: Wessex | Read more

The Vineyard, Stockcross, Newbury

We say goodbye to Marwan Hemchaoui

Posted on: February 14, 2019 | Bailliage: Wessex | Read more

TOP AWARD FOR TASTING TALENT

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs GB announce the Gerard Basset Tasting Trophy

Posted on: January 29, 2019 | Bailliage: Grande Bretagne | Read more

French Table - 15 February 2019

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?

Posted on: January 19, 2019 | Bailliage: Thames Valley | Read more

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