recommendation from the Bailli and the Bailliage Committee, a Blazon (i.e.
large plaque) may be awarded to a professional member who is the owner
or executive chef of a dining establishment that maintains a superb level
of cuisine, service and hospitality, as required by the exacting standards
of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs internationally. It is essential
that the establishment's support services and facilities must be excellent
too. It must own a grill or a revolving spit, and grilled or roasted meat
must be available on the menu.
can be displayed outside or within the establishment. Since it is offered
only to the finest restaurateurs and hoteliers, the Blazon proclaims excellence
in food and service. However, the plaque remains the exclusive property
of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, and the privilege of using it is
limited to those who continue membership and their high standards, and
can be displayed only as long as the member remains in good standing.
holder is allowed to feature the Chaîne logo on menus, brochures,
press releases, personnel uniforms and on the cutlery, glassware and crockery
as long as it is accompanied by the member's name, Chaîne title,
and the legend "Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs''.
Should the blazon-holding Maître leave the establishment, resign,
or be removed, then he/she agrees to surrender the plaque to the Bailli
within eight days following his/her departure.
des Rôtisseurs was re-established in Paris in 1950, two of the five
founding members were professionals, a rôtisseur and a grillardin.
They were soon joined by restaurateurs, hoteliers, caterers, food and
wine producers, and others. About a quarter of the world-wide Chaîne
membership today continues to be made up of professionals. The experience,
guidance and interest of our professionals has brought our Confrérie
to its present respected place in the world of gastronomy. ..