VOL2 2016

Gastronome is the official publication of the U.S. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. The magazine provides coverage of local, regional, national and international Chaîne events as well as feature stories about members and member establishments.

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Warm Return to Our Winter Home BY DEL FOXTON, Vice Chargée de Presse AS THE WEATHER turns cold in many parts of the world, some Chaîne members return to the turquoise waters and white sand surrounding their winter homes on Grand Bahama Island. At the Pelican Bay Hotel's Canal House restaurant on November 24, 2015, Bailli Frederic Ossude extended a warm welcome to returning confrères, who were then treated to an out- standing gastronomic experience courtesy of Executive Chef Emmanuel Smith. Outdoors, over- looking the stunning Bell Channel Bay and amid the lively con- versation of friends reconnecting, staff circulated with deli- cious canapés and champagne. Following the reception, the party moved indoors to the elegant dining room, where the six-course meal was thoroughly enjoyed and the cold climes soon forgotten. Chef Smith and his team emerged from the kitchen to receive the group's hearty applause and kudos. Thanks were also extended to Vice Chancelier-Argentier Honoraire Barry Taylor and Vice Chargée de Missions Christine Rich for organizing such a fun welcome-home event. G GRAND BAHAMA Canal House at the Pelican Bay Hotel November 24, 2015 SEARED SEA SCALLOP Arugula Purée, Mango Glaze Prager Grüner Veltliner 2013 CREAM OF COCONUT-WILD MUSHROOM SOUP Truffle-Infused Crème Fraîche Prager Grüner Veltliner 2013 LEMON-INFUSED, OLIVE OIL- POACHED ALASKAN WHITEFISH Salmon Roe, Potatoes, Cauliflower Purée Domaine Masson-Blondelet Thauvenay Sancerre 2013 NEW ZEALAND RED DEER LOIN Kumara Rösti, Caramelized Beet and Juniper Berry-Infused Jus Gigondas la Cave les Primaires Gigondas 2012 BELGIAN TRIPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE Sandeman Founders Reserve Port N.V. PHOTOS BY DUNCAN MULLIS Chevalier Bill Willms, Officier John Clements, Deirdre Goddard and Ted Goddard. Wendy Gehr, Chevalier John Gehr, Alexandra Rademaker and Bailli Frederic Ossude. Graham Torode and Vice Chargée de Missions Hon. Tara Dorsette. Vice Chancelier-Argentier Hon. Barry Taylor, Vice Chargée de Missions Christine Rich, Bailli Frederic Ossude and Vice Chargée de Presse Del Foxton. Dame Vickie Magnier, Vice Chargée de Presse Hon. Ellen Decter, Chevalier Richard DeVries and Yves Magnier. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 6 v 2 : G A S T R O N O M E :: 107

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