Dîner Amical

The Ranchmen’s Club

September 24, 2022


Ashley, Vice Chargée de Presse


Another year, another Annual General Meeting, this evening for the meeting we were at The Ranchmen’s Club, followed by a reception, dinner, and finally a relaxing glass of port fireside.

 During the reception we had some delightful nibbles of Fried Chicken, Yellowfin Tartare, and Procini & Red Kuri Squash Cheese Puffs, accompanied by Taittinger Brut Reserve and a L’amitie Cocktail.



 1st Course
Puffed Beef tendon
Frozen Foie Gras, Riesling Gelée
Taittinger Brut Reserve


2nd Course
Belgian Endive
Stracciatella cheese, Winter Citrus, Pine Nut, Castelvetrano
Chevalier D’Armajan 2020, Graves


 3rd Course
Green Curry, Fennel
Blue Mountain Pinot Gris ‘Estate Cuvee’ 2020, Okanagan


Alberta Melon, Kombucha


 5th Course
Black Truffle, Chantrelle, Corn
Fontalloro Di Felsina 2003, Tuscany
Ken Wright Pinot Noir 2021, Willamette Valley


Tropical Fruit
Ginger, Yuzu, White Chocolate
Hetzsolo Tkaji 5 Puttonyos 2008, Hungary


Toni-Marie following dessert gave the accolade for the evening. The attention to detail was highlighted, along with appreciation for allowing us to enjoy some of the vintage China used in some of the courses. Using a vintage soup bowl, and dish for the palate cleanser was such a superb treat.

With the heart of the house and the brigade assembled it was time to announce the plate recipients for the evening.

For the Heart of the House Head Chef Douglas King


The front of the house plate went to General Manager, Will Trow

Following dinner, we were invited to continue enjoying everyone’s company, with a selection of Raspberry Bakewell Tarts, Chocolates, and Cheeses. Accompanied by Smith Woodhouse 2003 Vintage Port.

Thank you to the Ranchmen’s Club for a wonderful evening, we eagerly await our next visit.

Vive la Chaîne!


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