Win a Trip to Paris and the Loire Valley with the Chambord Rendezvous

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The second annual Chambord Rendezvous will take place in London on September 13.

The 2010 Chambord Rendezvous

The Chambord Rendezvous competition will ultimately send 6 category winners on a fantastic trip to Paris and the Loire Valley in October, culminating in a visit to the Chateau Chambord where the liqueur is produced.

The Rendezvous itself takes the form of a glitzy dinner for 100 industry VIPs and an after dinner party for 400 at a top London venue (to be announced on July 1st).

There are 6 categories open for entry (3 drink and 3 food) and you can have a crack at one, some or all of them. Judged by Simon Difford, Andy Pearson, Michael Butt and Alex Turner, the winning creations will be served on the night, and their creators flown off to France in October.

The categories


  • Aperitif*
  • After dinner*
  • Chambord Rendezvous Signature Cocktail**

*Served during dinner ** Served during the after dinner event


  • Starter
  • Main Course
  • Dessert

To enter the Chambord Rendezvous

The Chambord Rendezvous opens for entries on June 13th, with submissions closing at Midnight on August 13th.

Entries should be submitted via the Chambord Rendezvous website where you can also register for guest tickets to the event.

The prize

The six winners will be flown to Paris on Monday October 3rd, where they will visit the city’s finest bars and restuarants. They will then travel on to the Loire Valley for various activities, before visiting the distillery and Chateau Chambord where the liqueur is produced.

Each winner will also receive a bespoke Chambord Rendezvous award.





Andy Ives has over 10 years hospitality publishing to his name and has written for trade magazines such as CLASS and Theme. Most recently he worked as editor of Industry magazine (the Australian version of Theme), bars editor of Australian Bartender magazine, and launched (with Simon), which is now Australia’s leading bar industry website.