Rules of members

Acquisition of the Active membership -red sash /blue sash /purple sash /green sash
In order to become an active member of the association, one must:

1°)           Be major and enjoy all civil rights; 

2°)           Be domiciled and/or be able to exercise one’s professional activity in one of the delegation of Asia. 

3°)           Adhere with the present statutes and with the disposals of the rules of procedure;

4°)           To hold interest with the gastronomy, hotel and tourism industry; 

5°)           To engage oneself to the realization of the objectives pursued by the Association and to not use the membership for personal or lucrative ends; 

6°)           Formulate by written means an application for admission, signed by the applicant and followed by the signature of two sponsors, founding members and/or active members of the Association;  

7°) Be authorized by the Mother Association, represented by its Board of Governors, in which the decision in the matter is discretional and not prompted. 

1°)           eligible members for the “Le Club Disciples Escoffier” Orange sash category are:

  • promising junior chefs who have demonstrated a strong interest in French or International cuisine,
  • who are pursuing a career in the culinary industry,

Acquisition of the apprentice membership Le Club Disciples Escoffier” orange sash

1°)         eligible members for the “Le Club Disciples Escoffier” Orange sash category are:

  • promising junior chefs who have demonstrated a strong interest in French or International cuisine,
  • who are pursuing a career in the culinary industry,

2°)           have less than 5 years of work experience in hospitality or fine dining establishments.

3°)           Each year, “Apprentice” will be able to gain one stripe (up to 5 stripes) validating an additional year of work experience

4°)           After the 5-year period is completed, and subject to a culinary assessment by Delegation Presidency, the “Apprentice” can make a formal application to become Red sash member.

5°)           Adhere with the present statutes and with the disposals of the rules of procedure;

6°)           To hold interest with the gastronomy, hotel and tourism industry; 

7°)           To engage oneself to the realization of the objectives pursued by the Association and to not use the membership for personal or lucrative ends; 

8°)           Formulate by written means an application for admission, signed by the applicant and followed by the signature of two sponsors, founding members and/or active members of the Association;  

9°) Be authorized by the Mother Association, represented by its Board of Governors, in which the decision in the matter is discretional and not prompted. 


Lost of the membership

The association membership can be lost by:

1°)           The notified resignation by a registered letter with acknowledged receipt or by a letter given directly to the association’s president;   

2°)           The death of actual members;

3°)           The disablement, for whatever reason, of the corporate body, or of its declaration in a condition of rectification or judicial liquidation;  

4°)           The pronounced exclusion by the International Order of Disciples of Auguste Escoffier`s board members, Mother Association, or by the association’s Administrative Council, for serious intentions such that the offences to the present statutes or the association’s rules of procedure, or, by not paying annual fees, the concerned party having beforehand been invited to offer his or her means of defence.