Gastronome

VOL2 2018

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 at the Union League BY PAUL KOULOGEORGE, Mid-Atlantic Chargé de Presse Provincial THE PHILADELPHIA BAILLIAGE'S annual black-tie induction dinner was held at the Union League Golf Club at Torresdale on December 9. Vice Chargée de Missions Linda Knox and Officier Niels Haun co-chaired the elegant event. Chancelier National Ira Falk, with assistance from Bailli Provincial John Fannin III, inducted several new mem- bers into the chapter. In addition, Vice Echanson Eliav Barr, Vice Chargé de Presse Paul Koulogeorge, and Officier Haun were elevated, and Yangming restaurant Owner/Maître Rôtisseur Michael Wei and Executive Chefs Shen Muyang and Vincent Viola received the bail- liage's "Event of the Year" award. As diners were heading toward their seats, they passed by a large window. To their delight, the club's staff had imprinted the Philadelphia Bailliage logo into the freshly fallen snow. This celebration of the chapter's prosperous and busy year would not have been complete without a deli- cious dinner. The highlights included a delicate Alaskan king crab soup with curried cauliflower, accompanied by the floral, lemony Charles Smith Lawrence Vineyard Viognier 2014, and stuffed quail and sausage, matched with the aromatic Pisoni Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2008 sourced from the Santa Lucia Highlands. G PHILADELPHIA The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale December 9, 2017 ALASKAN KING CRAB Curried Cauliflower Consommé Charles Smith Lawrence Vineyard Viognier 2014 BUTTERNUT SQUASH CARAMELLE Glazed Root Vegetables, Appenzeller Cheese Domaine Larue Murgers des Dents de Chien St. Aubin Premier Cru 2008 STUFFED QUAIL Mushrooms, Sausage, Caramelized Chestnuts Domaine du Château de Chorey Beaune Premier Cru Cuvée Tante Berthe 2007 Pisoni Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands 2008 PAN-ROASTED VENISON LOIN Bleu Cheese-Potato Pithivier Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2001 Kapcsandy Family Winery Endre Blend 2009 WHITE CHOCOLATE- CRANBERRY GÂTEAU Vice Chargée de Missions Linda Knox and Bailli Thomas Knox. Vice Chargée de Presse Hon. Maureen Breakiron- Evans and Chevalier James Evans. Chevalier John Yao, Officier Ellen Baer, Ena Hung, and Chevalier Philip Baer. Bailli Thomas Knox, Chancelier National Ira Falk, Vice Echanson Eliav Barr, Conseiller Gastronomique Provincial Paul Schulze, and Bailli Provincial John Fannin III. San Diego Grand Officier Melissa Seifer-Falk and Chevalier Steven Some. Officier Joseph McGowan and Vice Echanson Eliav Barr. BAILLIAGES 94 :: C H A I N E U S . O R G :: 2 0 1 8 v 2

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