The Chaine des Rotisseurs Celebrate their First Event of the Year at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort
On Saturday 9th January 2010 saw the year’s first meeting of the Pattaya chapter for the Chaine des Rottiseurs at the acclaimed Royal Cliff Beach Resort in Jomtien-Pattaya. One of the world’s oldest gourmet groups established in 1248, the Chaine des Rotisseurs gather regularly to celebrate and savour the finest foods including the way in which it is prepared, presented and tasted.
On this particular evening, 10 new members were inducted into the order whilst 2 existing members were promoted. The initiation ceremony which took place at the Promenade Lounge of the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel & Spa had the distinct honour of being presided by Mr. Firdaus Siddik, member of the Conseil Magistral in Paris and was assisted by Mr. Ranjith Chandrasiri, Bailli D้l้gu้ Regional, Mr. Jan Olaf, Argentier Regional, Mr. Fredi Schaub, Conseiller Culinaire and Mr. Peter Malhothra, Charg้ de Presse.
Following the formalities of the initiations, members were fortunate enough to enjoy a splendid gourmet dinner as created by Executive Chef Walter Thenisch of the Royal Cliff Beach Resort which featured exquisite delights such as Chiang Mai Cray fish and smoked trout with salad bouquet on lemon-avocado oil emulsion, poached turbot filet with celery and juliennes of baby zucchini on confit aubergine and whole roasted Black Angus beef rib eye with virgin olive oil poached vine-ripened tomato with truffled potato gratin. Accompanying wines included Tussock Nelson, Sauvignon Blanc vintage 2007 from New Zealand, Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Riesling vintage 2006 from California, Chateau Lamothe Vincent vintage 2007 from Bordeaux and the award winning Bad Boy 2006, Bordeaux.
Mr. Ranjith Chandrasiri, the Deputy General Manager of the world-renowned Royal Cliff Beach Resort and Bailli (president) of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, Pattaya chapter welcomed the guests during his speech, highlighting some of the gastronomic events from the past year and hinting to some very delectable surprises he has planned for the Chaine in 2010 as the Chaine des Rotisseurs continues in its quest for the ultimate culinary experience.
The Pattaya chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseurs meet for 2010’s first gathering at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort.