Important dates


in the history of la Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs

 

1248 The establishment of several guilds, including that of the “Oyeurs” or goose roasters by the French King Louis IX
1601 The guild was granted a Royal Charter and a coat of arms, by Louis XIII.
1793 The guild system was dissolved during the French Revolution.
1950 The renaissance of la Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs by Dr Auguste Bécart, Jean Valby, Curnonsky Prince de Gastronomes and chefs Louis Giraudon and Marcel Dorin.
1988 The bailliage of Auckland is established
1989 The bailliage of Wellington is established
1990 The bailliage of Christchurch is established