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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Induction Dinner BY STACY OHLSSON, Vice Chargée de Presse WHAT BETTER TIME to reinvigorate a dormant bail- liage and induct fourteen new members than on World Chaîne Day? At Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House on April 23, fifty attendees (and now forty-four Denver Mile High Bailliage members!) witnessed the proceed- ings conducted by Bailli Provincial Bill Salomon. The inductees were Chef Rôtisseur Bill Althoff, Vice Conseiller Culinaire Jerry Comar, Vice Chargée de Presse Stacy Ohlsson, Vice Chargée de Missions Lois Paul, Vice Conseiller Gastronomique Becca Reichenberger, Chevaliers Joe Dombrowski, Mark Herzfeld, Jon Kelley, and Robert Reichenberger, and Dames de la Chaîne Camille Gerard, Laurie La Plante, Lesley Miquel, Maryanne Murphy, and Sarah Pihl. Kevin Taylor is one of Denver's most acclaimed chefs and the owner of several restaurants and cater- ing operations. His son, Ryan Taylor, is executive chef at Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House and Kevin Taylor Catering at the Denver Arts Complex. Chef Ryan cre- ated the menu for this dinner under the guidance of his father and mentor. Following dessert, confrères upheld bailliage tradi- tion by standing and toasting the waitstaff and kitchen brigade. The evening concluded with Bailli Allison Ahrens presenting commemorative pins to members of both teams. G DENVER MILE HIGH Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House April 23, 2016 CHILLED MAINE LOBSTER SALAD Baby Beets, English Pea Pistou, Pumpernickel, Saffron Yogurt Biohof Pratsch Grüner Veltliner 2013 BRAISED PORK CHEEK Corn-Manchego Grits, Pickled Tomatillos, Chorizo Ragù Ferrer Bobet Vinyes Velles Priorat 2012 COLORADO LAMB LOIN, CONFIT LAMB SHOULDER Fava Bean Purée, Smoked Carrots, Dried Tomato, Goat Cheese-Potato Espuma Clau de Nell Cabernet Franc 2013 DARK CHOCOLATE PARFAIT Pistachio Sable, Blackberry- Ginger Semifreddo, Pedro Ximénez Sherry Sabayon Toro Albalá Don PX Pedro Ximénez Gran Reserva 1986 PHOTOS BY VIKTOR FELKERS, CHRIS BOBEK AND STACY OHLSSON Officers and inductees. Denver Mile High confrères with Bailli Provincial Bill Salomon. Alice Gansfield and Bailli Délégué National Hon. Burton Hobson. Bailli Provincial Bill Salomon and Bailli Allison Ahrens. Dame Lesley Miquel and Chevalier John Miquel. Vail Vice Echanson Chris Steuri, Claire-Lauren Schulz, Chris Rodholm and Kelly Rodholm. On World Chaîne Day, confrères worldwide unite to celebrate. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 6 v 2 :: G A S T R O N O M E :: 51

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