Top Ad ☰ Menu
Close

Travel | Allegretto Vineyard Resort Welcomes Oldest & Largest Food & Wine Society

Posted on: May 20th, 2018 by Press Release No Comments

The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, the first and only luxury resort in Paso Robles Wine Country, is pleased to announce that Thomas Humphrey, Director of Food & Beverage for the resort, is leading efforts to revive the Central Coast chapter of the esteemed Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, cementing the region as a premier destination for food and wine. Humphrey will serve as Bailli for the Central Coast Chapter.

The Allegretto Vineyard Resort

Photo Credit | The Allegretto Vineyard Resort

Widely recognized as the oldest and largest international gastronomic society in the world, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs has professional and amateur members in more than 90 countries worldwide. Founded in Paris in 1248, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is devoted to preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and to promote excellence in hospitality. Each year the society sponsors young chef and sommelier competitions, while the Chaîne Foundation provides scholarships for students in these fields.

The Allegretto Vineyard Resort grounds

Photo Credit | The Allegretto Vineyard Resort

Now in its 56th year in the United States, roughly 6,000 gourmands, chefs, wine professionals, food and wine educators, and hoteliers are part of the nearly 130 bailliages, or chapters, in the U.S. – each offering a variety of culinary activities and events designed to bring the best of food and wine to local members.

The Central Coast chapter of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs was first established in 2000 by Justin Baldwin of JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, who served as the Bailli from September 2000 to September 2012. Following him as Bailli was Daniel Daou of DAOU Vineyards & Winery, who headed the chapter from 2012 to 2014. Adds Humphrey, “I’m honored to restore the Central Coast bailliage of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs and look forward to bringing together the best in food and wine that our region has to offer.”

A seasoned veteran of the luxury hospitality industry, Humphrey brings more than 30 years of experience to his role at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, having led the culinary programs of some of the nation’s most prestigious resorts and hotels.

“The Allegretto is officially one of the best luxury wine country destinations in the world – a world class resort paired with world-class wine,” says Humphrey. “As one of the top gourmet dining destinations on the Central Coast, our goal at the Allegretto is to always be pushing the boundaries of culinary greatness, but advancing culturally, as well. Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to assist with several Chaîne des Rôtisseurs events and hold them to the highest regard. It only made sense to bring back this wine gastronomy society to our area, to further offer educational and immersive wine and food experiences to our community.”


The Allegretto Vineyard Resort | 2700 Buena Vista Drive | Paso Robles | CA | 93446 | 805.369.2500


 

About the Author - Press Release

PhoenixBites often receives Press Releases on pertinent information regarding new restaurants, menus or events. We're delighted to share these releases with you when we receive them. If you have information you feel we should share, please reach out to Info@PhoenixBites.com

More Posts by  | Website

Related Posts

New at Hillside Spot Restaurant_ Baileyana Firepeak Pinot Noir

Wine | New at Hillside Spot Restaurant: Baileyana Firepeak Pinot Noir

Posted on: March 13th, 2019

Your “Wine Wednesday” experience just received another excellent option in the Ahwatukee Foothill with the addition of Baileyana Firepeak Pinot Noir. Read More
Dining Guide _ 2019 Phoenix Pi Day Deals

Dining Guide | 2019 Phoenix Pi Day Deals

Posted on: March 10th, 2019

Admittedly, I am not a pizza aficionado though I do live with three gents that love it any way they can get it. Full of opinions and flavor preferences, they help me to understand and appreciate the vast array of pies available. Who better to help me put together a list of where to... Read More

Be the first to comment!

©2019 PhoenixBites | Site Designed by WeDoDev

All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Disclosure Policy | Sitemap

%d bloggers like this: