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The Bailliage de Los Angeles and the Bailliage de Beverly Hills Join Together for Induction Ceremony

Updated: Apr 1, 2023


Members and officers of the Bailliage de Los Angeles, Bailliage de Beverly Hills, and Provincial - Far West, La Chaîne des Rotisseurs, joined together for an induction ceremony and dinner at Boxwood Restaurant, London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, in West Hollywood, California


West Hollywood, California, USA. 19th March, 2023. The Bailliage de Los Angeles (Los Angeles Chapter) and the Bailliage de Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills Chapter), Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, held an induction ceremony and dinner at the Boxwood Restaurant, London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, in West Hollywood, California. The Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is an international group of food and wine enthusiasts who are focused on fine dining, camaraderie, and a passion for the culinary arts. With over 20,000 members in 75 countries, the organization brings together professionals from the hospitality industry (restaurants, hotels, sommeliers, culinary institutions, wine and spirits distributors, etc.) and all lovers of gastronomy who wish to participate in unique dining experiences and the appreciation of fine cuisine.


Los Angeles Beverly Arts (LABA) Board members Princess Karen Cantrell and founder Joey Zhou are also members of the Beverly Hills Chapter and participated in the induction ceremony. LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang was inducted as Chevalier, and attended by video conference from China since he was unable to attend in person.


Princess Karen Cantrell, Dame and Vice Conseiller Gastronomique, Beverly Hills Chapter, Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provincial - Far West, and Joey Zhou, Chevalier, Beverly Hills Chapter


The evening began with a cocktail hour of appetizers and mingling before the multi-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Anthony Keene. The formal induction ceremony began with Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provincial for the Far West, sharing the history of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. The new members and officers were:


Sean Justin Dent (Bailliage de Los Angeles) - Vice Conseiller Culinaire

Richard Allen Hanna (Bailliage de Los Angeles) - Professionnel du Vin

Gail Hershowitz (Bailliage de Beverly Hills) - Dame de la Chaîne

Nicholas Michael Ramirez (Bailliage de Beverly Hills) - Chevalier

Jiannan Huang (Bailliage de Beverly Hills) - Chevalier

Masanori Baba (Bailliage de Beverly Hills) - Professionnel du Vin

Lori Barth (Bailliage de Beverly Hills) - Commandeur 20 Years



Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provencial - Far West and Sean Justin Dent, Vice Conseiller Culinaire, Los Angeles Chapter


Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provencial - Far West, Richard Allen Hanna, Profesionnel du Vin, Los Angeles Chapter, and Marc Hamilton, Bailli, Los Angeles Chapter


Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provencial - Far West and Nicholas Michael Ramirez, Chevalier, Beverly Hills Chapter


Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provincial - Far West, Joey Zhou, Chevalier, Beverly Hills Chapter with Jiannan Huang who was inducted as Chevalier, Beverly Hills Chapter, Sir Laurent Khaiat, Bailli, Beverly Hills Chapter


Jiannan Huang is one of the world's finest artists, specializing in Western oil painting and Chinese ink. He is ranked third on the 2020 Hurun China Art List and 19th on the Hurun Global List with sales of $29 million. Jiannan holds several positions - Director of the Chinese Traditional Culture Promotion Association, member of the French National Artists Committee, art consultant for the World Low Carbon Cities Alliance, and France Jiny City Gold Medal Honorary Citizen. He was awarded the title of "Earl" by the Indonesian Royal Family. In 2021, he was given an honorary membership into the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG), California Branch, and received the RSSG "Master of Arts" Award and the LABA Most Influential and Most Valuable Artist Award in 2022.


LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang


Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provencial - Far West, Masanori Baba, Profesionnel du Vin, Beverly Hills Chapter, Sir Laurent Khaiat, Bailli, Beverly Hills Chapter


Sir Philip Kress, Bailli Provencial - Far West, Lori Barth, Commandeur 20 Years, Beverly Hills Chapter, Sir Laurent Khaiat, Bailli, Beverly Hills Chapter, Marc Hamilton, Bailli, Los Angeles Chapter


Loup de Mer with Olive Tapenade, Artichoke, and Fennel


Pork Belly and Scallop with English Pea Puree and Smoked Bacon


Charcoal-grilled Wagyu Steak with Roasted Asparagus, Bearnaise


Some of the wines that were paired with the menu choices


The dessert was a Basque-style Burnt Cheesecake with Maraschino Cherries paired with a sparkling sake wine


Roxanne Langer, Vice Echanson, Los Angeles Chapter, educates the guests on one of the many fine wines paired with the menu choices


Joey Zhou holds tube with document inside for Jiannan Huang, Chevalier, Beverly Hills Chapter


Princess Karen Cantrell, Dame and Vice Conseiller Gastronomique, Beverly Hills, Chapter, Sir Laurent Khaiat, Bailli, Beverly Hills Chapter, Akemi Khaiat, Vice Chancelier Argentier, Beverly Hills Chapter, Peter Ekert


Executive Chef Anthony Keene and his staff who prepared the incredible dinner for the guests at Boxwood Restaurant










The Beverly Arts News is sponsored by JHSZ International Art Institute

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