Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Presents Scholarships
Three Students Receive Awards
Madison, NJ – December 6, 2004 –Heather Haley Boyle, Michael J. Breitenbach and Robert Waller, students enrolled in Fairleigh Dickinson University’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management program, received the first scholarships offered by Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, whose national headquarters is housed at the College at Florham’s Chaîne House. The scholarships were presented on November 20 during a Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration.
Burton Hobson, chairman of The Chaîne Foundation, presented the awards, which were based on merit and need. Requirements included a grade point ratio of 3.00 or higher and involvement in Hospitality Program and University activities. Richard Wisch, associate dean and director of the Program, together with a group of faculty advisers evaluated the applications.
Confrérie de la Chaîne Rôtisseurs, one of the world’s premier gourmet societies, traces its roots to 1248. Devoted to promoting fine dining and preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table, the society is based on the traditions and practices of the old French royal guild of goose roasters. There are 7500 members and nearly 150 Chaîne chapters in the United States.
FDU’s International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is housed in the Chaîne Building on the College at Florham Campus and in a river-view suite in Dickinson hall, on the Metropolitan Campus.