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Chaine des Rotisseurs meets for dinner in Oklahoma City

by Helen Ford Wallace Published: September 14, 2010

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Phillip Jody, Oliver and Susan Boudin were at the Chaine des Rotisseurs dinner at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Members of the Chaine des Rotisseurs met for the quarterly dinner at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Both the Country Club Executive Chef Michael Powell and the Chief Operating Oliver Boudin are members of the Chaine.

Officers are Alice Pippin, Bailli; Philip Jody, Vice Chancelier Argentier, Vice Chancelier Gastronomique.The first two positions are like president and vice president, and the Gastronomique oversees the food and wine pairings.

For the event the featured wines were from Argentina. The Country Club Certified Sommelier, Ian Clark, described the wines.

Some of the menu items included in the nine course dinner were Patagonian lamb chop with chimmicurri crust, beef tenderloin, short ribs, rabbit loin terrine wrapped in bacon, grilled quail with chorizo chip frissee and goat cheese ice cream and chili spiced truffles.

Among the people at the party were Alice and Phil Pippin, Laurie and Jim Hyde, Amalia and Paul Silverstein, Julie and Kirk Hall, Jan and Jim Walker, Bob Allen, Linda and Jim Lowe, Penny and John McCaleb.

The manual of the club notes that: “The Chaine des Rotisseurs is an international gastronomic society founded in Paris in 1950. The group is devoted to promoting fine dining and to preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table. The Chaine is based on the traditions and practices of the old French Guild of the Foose Roasters.”

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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