May 15th was a momentous day in Austin, Texas! Bailliage members had their first chance to reunite in-person and indoors in over a year and also had the opportunity to celebrate the members who have served their country in the Armed Forces. Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille was the venue and American and Chaine flags co-mingled . . . read more
On November 14th, in what turned out to be a gorgeous autumn day, Austinites put on their boots for an adventure and braced for the two-hour drive to Bailli Lael and Chevalier Obie Hasty’s Hill Country ranch. Following the well-loved path through the Texas Wine Country to the quaint German town of Fredericksburg (where many . . . read more
Every three years the Chaîne begins anew as elections take place and new officers begin their roles with innovative ideas while still maintaining the beloved structure that makes the Chaîne the Chaîne. This year the Austin Bailliage had reason to celebrate three new levels of leadership at the National, Regional and Bailli level, promising bright . . . read more
How could we go wrong with a combination like this!
It was a very special World Chaine Day as we celebrated not only our organization, but also, three award-winning local chefs. Executive Chef David Bull, a Top Chef competitor and one of Food and Wine’s 2003 Chefs of the Year led the team for the evening. Michelle Arcilla-Hall, a Maitre Rotisseur and Food Network Pastry . . . read more
On February 23, 2019, Willamette winemaker provided the Austin Bailliage with his fine wines and a tutorial on Oregon winemaking. Chef Shaun Cirkiel provided a wonderful meal at a discounted price in order to benefit Ken’s Walk in the Park Foundation and the Chaine Foundation.