Residents of Rancho Santa Fe joined the prestigious international food and wine society, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs at its induction dinner held at the AAA Five Diamond Park Hyatt Aviara. Bailli Dominick Addario welcomed into his fold 13 new members to the La Jolla Bailliage (chapter) which includes members from San Diego County, primarily from Rancho Santa Fe and La Jolla.
Among them were Juan Blanchard, director of food and beverage at the RSF Golf Club, Nancy Crosby, Mary Ann Smith, Betty Stine, Richard Crosby, Vearl Smith and Robert Stine. Jim Ashcraft was elevated to a local officer.
National President Harold Small (Bailli Délégué of the United States) performed the ceremony with the assistance of national officers Ira Falk and Marie Addario, editor-in-chief of the organization’s national magazine.