Belgium Chapitre 2024

Bailliage of Belgium
Koksijde, June 14-15, 2024

On the road with the horse fishermen
" The host town of Koksijde is located on the North Sea coast in the southwest of the Flemish province of West Flanders »

Bailli Délégué Ilse Duponcheel, who is a Member of the Conseil Magistral, writes:

Dear Chaîne members

The host town of Koksijde is located on the North Sea coast in the southwest of the Flemish province of West Flanders. Our Chapitre will take place on Friday 14 and Saturday, June 15, based at the Soll Cress Hotel.

The programme is as follows:

Friday, June 14
18h00: AGM of the Bailliage of Belgium (members only)
19h30: Welcoming dinner (Apero of the house , 3-courses plus coffee, wine, Bru water.

Dinner is priced at 69 euro per person.

Saturday, June 15

12h30: Departure from the hotel
13h00: Arrival at the shrimp fishermen’s farm
13h15: Departure by horse-drawn carriage to the beach

Guided demonstration of shrimp fishing by horse on the beach. After which it’s back to the farm where the shrimps are cooked, we taste the horse fisherman beer and enjoy a shrimp bisque. Additionally, there will be a shrimp-peeling demonstration by the fishermen’s wives.

17h00: Arrive back at the hotel

The cost of this excursion is 58 euro per person.

19h00: Induction Ceremony
19h45: Reception and Gala Dinner

Champagne Reception
Didier Herbert Champagne with tasty appetizers by Chef Lolo
- Homemade croquettes of Koksijde grey shrimp and Orval cheese
- Javanese-style Alaskan salmon
- North Sea skewer with homemade tartar sauce
- Pork rillette on crispy toast

Dinner menu
- Chef Lolo's homemade pie with a refreshing spring salad
- Koksijde fish soup from the horsefisher with homemade rouille and toast
- North Sea sole fillet "Cardinal" with a delicate shrimp sauce, fleuron, and Duchesse potato
- Ice-cold Grand Marnier Soufflé, our specialty since 1969
- Chaine coffee with sweet treats by Chef Lolo

23h00: Dinner concludes

Dinner is priced at 155 euro per person.


For the visit and Gala Induction Evening please click this link: Eventbrite

For your accommodation please contact the Soll Cress Hotel direct via telephone or email mentioning the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs to benefit from the special room rates.

Hotel Soll Cress
Koninklijke Baan 225
8670 Koksijde

Tel: +32 (0)58 51 23 32
Email: [email protected]
Web (French): Soll Cress
Web (Dutch): Soll Cress

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