Young Professionals Competitons

Major aspects of Chaîne’s community outreach include the the Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseur Competition, and Young Sommelier Competition.  Both are supported by the Chaîne Foundation, the Foundation Friends. For more information please see below.

The Chaîne Foundation

Providing scholarships to deserving culinary and oenological students, which is in keeping with the goals of the Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, Bailliage des Etats-Unis.


Foundation Friends

We now have a record number of Foundation Friends who annually give as unrestricted gifts at least $1,000 to the Chaîne Foundation to support our scholarship programs!


Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs Competition

Competitions are held at provincial, national and international levels in countries around the world to support and promote future young chefs by giving them the opportunity to demonstrate their skills.

Chaine Outreach Young Sommelier Competition 2017


Sommeliers benefit by increasing their professional knowledge and skills through the competitive process, by enhancing their resumé through Chaîne recognition, and by meeting new people both in their profession and in the Chaîne who can help them succeed in the future.


Support The Chaîne Foundation

Since 1996, the Foundation has made scholarship grants of well over $4,000,000 to more than 75 qualifying schools where more than 85% of our members contribute.

Over $4,000,000 Raised!

The Chaîne Foundation is a tax-exempt organization and is funded primarily by the $25 check off boxes on the annual Chaîne dues notices. During the past decade approximately 80% of Chaîne members each year choose this method of support, making these funds the mainstay of the Chaîne’s fund raising efforts. These voluntary donations are tax deductible.

Support the Chaîne Foundation and become a member today!