Gastronome and Gastronome Extra! are the official publications of Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Etats-Unis. They chronicle the activities of the Chaîne at all levels; local, regional, national and international. Culinary Feature stories and stories about the accomplishments of Chaine notable members should be approved in advance by the Editor-in-chief, and must be accompanied by profession-grade; high -resolution digital photographs. Raw file are preferred.
- November 15
- February 15
- May 15
- August 15
10-12 digital photographs of the highest resolution are required with each story. Photographs should NOT be altered or corrected in any way. Any necessary corrections will be made by our staff. Stories will not be accepted with out 10-12 high-resolution photos. Cell phone photos should not be used. Using a professional photographer is encouraged.
Events that occur at the local (bailliage) level are generally submitted by a local officer called a vice chargé(e) de presse to his/her regional (provincial) chargé(e) de presse. Stories should be about 200-250 words and be accompanied by a Word (not pdf) copy of the event menu as well as approximately 10-12 digital photographs as described above. Photos should not be reduced in any way from their orginal size/resolution. Stories should be submitted no later than the next deadline after the event.
It is the duty of the regional chargé(e) de presse to cover all regional events or arrange for someone to do so. Stories about regional events should be about 500-800 words and must be accompanied by 15-20 high-resolution digital photographs. These stories should be submitted as soon as possible after the event to the Editor-in-Chief of Gastronome. Do not wait for the next deadline.
It is the duty of the national chargé(e) de presse or vice chargé(e) de presse to cover all national events or arrange for someone to do so. Stories about national events should be about 800-1200 words and must be accompanied by 15-20 high-resolution digital photographs. These stories should be submitted as soon as possible after the event to the Editor-in-Chief of Gastronome. Do not wait for the next deadline.
Spelling and More:
Writers are encouraged to check the spelling of Chaîne titles and various cooking terms through the links provided below. A link to a sample story is also provided.
Chaîne Sample Story:
The Chaîne Sample Story for Gastronome or Gastronome Extra! Magazine shows how a story should be formatted for submittal. Click to download the most recent Chaîne Sample Story.
Please feel free to contact the appropriate Gastronome personnel listed at the link below for help. Include your email address and contact information on all correspondence.
Feature story ideas should be sent directly to the Editor-in-Chief of Gastronome.