Franklin Plaza – 5/19/19

41st Annual Induction Dinner – A Return to the Gilded Age
May 19, 2019
By Desirée A. Farley, Chargée de Presse

On May 19th, the Confrères of the Albany Bailliage gathered at the Franklin Plaza, an historic and elegant ballroom located in the heart of downtown Troy, NY on the scenic Hudson riverside to convene for its annual induction ceremony.

The evening was met with great anticipation as the all-star lineup of chefs—Maître Rôtisseur Traiteur Michael A. Cocca, Jr., Chef Rôtisseur ...

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Beardslee Castle – 3/24/19

Beardslee Castle, a Place for Spirits
March 24, 2019
Article by Desirée A. Farley, Chargée de Presse Presumptif

With 158 years of history and legendary tales of ghosts and spirits, the Beardslee Castle celebrates 25 years under Chef/Owner Randall Brown’s continued commitment to serving the best tasting, creative fare in central New York.

The structure, built by Augustus Beardslee in the style of an Irish castle, is tastefully decorated in an unequaled setting including five intimate dining rooms ...

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The Wheatleigh – 9/23/18

An Elegant Interlude
September 23, 2018
Article by William M. Harris, bailli

Talk about classy, elegant and Chaine worthy. On Sunday September 23, 2018, 24 members and guests of the Albany and Boston Baillages gathered for what can only be described as an extraordinary dining experience at the historic Wheatleigh Hotel and Restaurant in Lenox, Massachusetts. This was the second time these two Baillages had teamed up at this venue and expectations were very high based upon our prior experience three ...

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