Become a Member

New members to a local Bailliage are inducted at the annual Induction Dinner, with each event representing a true celebration of the Chaîne values. Members wear ribbons at such events which denote their level of membership, whether Professional or Non-professional. Because the Chaîne is a worldwide organization, members are welcome to attend events anywhere they travel. 

Gastronome (non-Professional) Members

 Membership Benefits Include: 

  •  A worldwide network of professional and gastronome (non-professional) members. 
  •  Attendance at extraordinary dinners in your community, region, nation, and throughout the world. 
  •  Opportunities to interact with renowned chefs and vintners who are members of the Chaîne. 
  •  Gourmet travel offerings both at home and abroad. 
  •  Subscription to national and international Chaîne magazines 
  •  Opportunity to join Société Mondiale du Vin to promote the enjoyment, education, and understanding of fine wines and crafted beverages. 
  • and many more ...

Professional Members

About one quarter of the world-wide Chaîne membership today are made up of professionals. The experience, guidance and interest of our professionals has brought our Confrérie to its present respected place in the world of gastronomy. 

Member Benefits include:

  • Use of the Professional Plaque
  • Press coverage in our Chaîne magazines  
  • Opportunity to showcase exceptional skills and creativity for an appreciative, knowledgeable audience 
  • Annual young cooks competition with participants coming from the kitchens of member establishments 
  •  Societe Mondiale du Vin, the wine arm of the Society, sponsors an annual competition for young Chaine-sponsored wine professionals 
  •  Financial assistance to students of the culinary and viticultural arts.