A Chaine Comeback

After a long hiatus, the Chaine des Rotisseurs Bailliage de Bali, as well as the Bailliage de Jeunesse de Legian, were both finally able to gather their members once again to enjoy the three principles of the Chaine: good food, good wine and camaraderie of the table. The reason for such long-awaited events was that

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Blanco Par Mandif: Honouring Indonesian Flavours

Hanging on the cliff-face under the renowned Blanco Renaissance Museum, Blanco Par Mandif certainly turns the heads of those passing by. With its unique location, this fine dining restaurant serving gastronomy styled Indonesian food, enjoys views over Ubud’s Tjampuan Bridge, Lebah Temple and the lush valley that holds it all together. It was here that

Koko Bambu: The Mason Mansion of Chocolate

“The Masons” are the inspiring couple, Yani and Nigel, and their good looking children. They have created a new place to be called Koko Bambu, a chocolate factory and restaurant on an extra ordinary eco-chic retreat outside of Ubud with magnificent rice field views. At Koko Bambu one can apart from tantalising the palate with

Chaine Des Rotisseurs: Opia Bali’s Asian Persuasions

On Saturday, 18 February 2017, members of the international dining society Chaine Des Rotisseurs of the Bailliage de Jeunesse de Legian, gathered together to experience one of Bali’s newer dining destinations, Opia Bali. Whilst some may have considered it a risk to host a Chaine event at a ‘fresh’ establishment, Opia managed to quell all

Chaine Des Rotissuers: The Grande Finale 2016

Maybe the 24 Italian exotic supercars lined up imperiously at the resort entrance should have given us an idea of just what a privileged, chic and stylish experience we were all about to enjoy. Maybe just the legendary name of the famous, iconic resort should have provided us with an inkling of the culinary creative

Distinctive Dining with Thierry Blouet at Cascades Restaurant

Having been the successful host to several acclaimed Michelin chefs in recent years, this September CasCades Restaurant successfully hosted a Mexican-European-Indonesian fusion dinner with an award winning chef as well as the 21st century Ambassador of French gastronomy in his role as Regional Bailli of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Mexico – Thierry Blouet. Thierry Blouet is

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A Private Wine Experience at The Hatten Wines Cellardoor

On Friday 30th of September 2016, after a long hiatus, the Bailliage de Bali Jeunesse de Legian finally assembled once again for an evening of fine food, wine and camaraderie. The evening was host to only 12 guests, as the event extended beyond the usual Chaine gathering and aimed to bring this younger group into

Impeccable Chaîne des Rotisseurs Chapitrre at Alila Seminyak

The invitation on the 25 June 2016 to AlilaSeminyak promised an extraordinary Chapitre de Bailliage de Bali Gala Evening in the ballroom of a luxury beachside resort, with a unique seven-course menu and delightful selection of fine wines. Nothing though could have prepared us for the evening of superb food and service excellence that was

Amicale Lunch at Padma Resort Ubud

Chaîne members and guests escaped busy, balmy downtown Bali to enjoy the coolness and tranquilly in the highlands of Ubud. Through full length glass windows of the restaurant at the new luxury property, Padma Resort Ubud, the view overlooking over the lush valley and jungle beyond was spectacular. Guests mingled savoring mouthwatering hors d’oeuvres included

Jeunesse de Legian’s Kick off at Kilo

With the objective of reawakening culinary appreciation amongst younger members of society (below the age of 35), as well as to begin a process of education surrounding food, wine, dining and the Chaîne itself, an initiative was started by the Bailliage Regional de Bali, Indonesia, to begin a new ‘Jeunesse de La Chaîne des Rotisseurs’

World Chaine Day

This dinner was the celebration of World Chaine Day and was held at Sip. Located on the main street in Seminyak, Bali and being Saturday, the coming and going of curious tourists, party goers and other Saturday night revellers added to the excitement and anticipation of this special dinner. Guest were greeted with champagne and

Jeunesse de La Chaine: Awakening Culinary Appreciation

Since its revival in 1950, ‘La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ has grown to impressive numbers: 25,000 professional and non-professional members across 80 different countries on 5 different continents.  Being the world’s oldest and most respected fine dining society, interest has simply exploded amongst those who respect the world of quality gastronomy. Through Chaîne events, innovation and

Edible Audio Works ‘Flavour of Sound’

An intimate group, privileged foodies, gathered for the much anticipated event titled “Flavour of Sound”  at Peppers, Seminyak Bali. The evening commenced rather mysteriously as we excitedly waited at the reception in Peppers to  be transported, by buggy, to the Presidential Villa. Well-seasoned Chaine members and guests gathered, have wined, dined and enjoyed many styles of

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