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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Celebrating 30 Years! BY KERRI-ANNE RECKORD Vice Chargée de Presse ON DECEMBER 5, the Jamaica Bailliage celebrated its thirtieth anniversary at the beautiful Couples Sans Souci Resort. The oldest and largest chapter in the Caribbean/Atlantic Islands Region, the Jamaica Bailliage is proud to claim the largest number of professional members in the region as well as three confrères who are officiers commandeurs. Bailli Derek Elder extended a warm welcome to presiding officer Chancelier National Heinz Hofmann and to Bailli Provincial Ronald Overend and Chargée de Presse Provincial/Nassau Bailli Isabella Overend. The chapter welcomed nine new members and seven Mondiale mem- bers. In addition, Officier Sharon Lake, Officier Virginia O'Neil, Officier Maître Rôtisseur Colin Hylton, Officier Chef Rôtisseur Michael Dannecker, Officier Chef Rôtisseur Giorgio Rusconi, Officier Maître Restaurateur Eva Myers, and Maître Hôtelier Antoinette Chen were elevated, and Officier Chef Rôtisseur Robert Hoehener received a Bronze Star of Excellence. Chambellan Provincial Honoraire/Bailli Honoraire Kermit Tucker and Officier Maître de Table Restaurateur Beverley Levy both received their officier commandeur pins. General Manager/Vice Conseiller Culinaire Pierre Battaglia and his team created a fantastic menu featuring notable dishes from the chapter's thirty-year his- tory. After dinner, awards of merit were presented to Vice Conseiller Culinaire Battaglia and his fellow professionals to convey the chapter's appreciation for such an outstanding commemora- tive event. G JAMAICA Bailli Derek Elder, Chancelier National Heinz Hofmann, Food and Beverage Manager Rajiv Bhatnagar, Head Chef Morice Lewis, General Manager/Vice Conseiller Culinaire Pierre Battaglia and Bailli Provincial Ronald Overend. Chancelier National Heinz Hofmann, Officier Chef Rôtisseur Robert Hoehener, Chargée de Presse Provincial/Nassau Bailli Isabella Overend and Bailli Derek Elder. Officier Maître Restaurateur Eva Myers, Chambellan Provincial Hon./Bailli Hon. Kermit Tucker and Vice Chargée de Presse Kerri- Anne Reckord. Inductees. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER RECKORD, DELSENA MCLEAN AND OWANE MORRISON BAILLIAGES 74 :: C H A I N E U S . O R G :: 2 0 1 6 v 2

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