Grades

Membership of the Society is restricted to Proprietors, Senior Executives and Senior Managers who have a proven record in the provision of professional high quality food and beverage services.

Total Membership of the Society is limited to 200 Members (comprising all categories)

Members shall be categorized as follows:

A TOWN MEMBER shall be one whose normal place of business is within the M25 boundary of London.
A COUNTRY MEMBER shall be one whose normal place of business is outside the M25 boundary of London.
An OVERSEAS MEMBER shall be one who is resident outside Great Britain for more than nine months in any Society year.

RETIRED MEMBERS
Those Members having previously been elected, who have reached the minimum age of 65 and who have retired from full time employment may elect to change to this category on written application to the Committee.

LIFE MEMBERS
Those Members who in the opinion of the Committee have rendered such services to the Society as to merit appointment as Life Members exempt from payment of subscription.

HONORARY MEMBERS
Those persons who in the opinion of the Committee have rendered such services to the Society as to merit appointment as Honorary Members exempt from payment of subscription.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
Open to aspiring Proprietors, Senior Executives and Senior Managers who are on a career path in the provision of high quality food and beverage services.  Total number of Associate Members is limited to 20% of the total membership.

AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
Open to hospitality professionals at Proprietor, Senior Executive and Senior Manager levels who are not directly involved in the provision of high quality food and beverage services but are employed in establishments/organisations that do provide these services.  The total number of Affiliate Members is limited to 10% of the total membership.

Affiliate Membership and Association Membership are subject to biennial revue.  Affiliate Membership and Associate Membership do not confer voting rights and these members may not serve as officers of the Réunion.