What do the symbols on the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs emblem mean?
The centre red field: flames turning spits with 4 larder needles
The blue field: It is part of the French flag interspersed with the Fleur de Lis.
Inner smaller chain: it represents the Professional members
Outer larger chain: it represents the Amateur gastronomes members
1248: the original founding year of the Rôtisseurs in Paris
1950: The year the Chaîne was reactivated after being dissolved during the French revolution and the two World Wars. It was at that time that it changed to a gourmet society.