February Monthly Dinner at Mosimann’s, Belgravia

This writer has already scribed a missive on the history and connections the Gastronomes has with Mosimann’s – though more would be revealed. Click Here Thankfully a dry and pleasant evening in late February the ‘Nomes’ as they are colloquially referred to, gathered...

Gastronomes -“The Belfry” and “Mosimann’s”

Taking its name from the village of Belgrave, Cheshire near to the then Grosvenor Family main country seat of Eaton Hall and known as the ‘Five Fields’ a rather dangerous place due to highwaymen and robberies. It was Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquis of Westminster under...

Annual Banquet – 22nd October 2021- Caledonian Club

It would be appropriate that the Gastronomes would host a Burns Night when they returned to the Caledonian Club in October 2021 for its Annual Banquet. A Dinner which should have taken place earlier in the year, but for the Covid Pandemic and the closing of all...

Gastronomes Second Summer Outing – 19th August 2021

Despite the forecast earlier in the week we were once again blessed with brilliant sunshine for what was the President, Alison Frith’s second event during her term of office, that of course has been blighted by the Covid epidemic. The committee had chosen to seize the...

Reunion des Gastronomes, Summer Outing 5th August 2021

Le Talbooth Restaurant, Dedham We gathered in glorious sunshine for tea and coffee and sat outside on the terrace by the River Stour on a warm Thursday morning, with the Gastronomes travelling from all directions to get to the lovely location of Dedham on the Suffolk/...

Members in the News – Duncan Palmer

The Beaumont Hotel has appointed Duncan Palmer as its new managing director and brought in Sir Nicholas Soames to take up the position of chairman. Palmer will replace general manager Jannes Soerensen, who is to depart after more than five years in the role. Palmer...

The Road – making new paths

The Hospitality Industry is well renowned for its diversity and more over ingenuity. Members of the Reunion des Gastronomes have over the past months demonstrated the true spirit of ‘entertaining’ and ‘taking care’ in the community. Whilst some have concentrated on...

Tribute to Past President Alan Fairbrass

Whilst we may not be able to give Past President, Alan Fairbrass the send-off he deserves, just yet, I can confirm that Neville Watson will be representing the Reunion des Gastronomes at his cremation as one of the ten allowed attendees. Be assured, we will take the...