Created on March 21, 1970 in Neuchâtel, the Swiss Federation of Bachic and Gastronomic Brotherhoods (FSCBG) celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 14 under the high patronage of Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Mrs. Laurence Cretegny, President of the Grand Council of the Canton of Vaud. More than 300 distinguished guests participated in this commemorative anniversary which took place on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Yens-sur-Morges.
The festivities began with the ceremony of the handing over of the presidency of the FSCBG from Béat Hegi, Chancellor of the Noble Confraternity of the Knights of the Red Table, to Mrs. Françoise Vautier, President of the Council and the Association des Gourmettes.
Throughout the day, local products were highlighted and presented by those who transform them to feed us.
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In his message of thanks, Michel ROSSI recalled how much he had appreciated his relationship with the two successive Presidents of the FICB, with Claude JOSSE for many years and with Alan Bryden since 2015.
The audience warmly applauded Michel ROSSI at the end of the awarding of this diploma, thus showing its joy to see this honor reserved to an eminent member of our beautiful confraternity family.
Alain Huet also thanked and congratulated Mrs. Laurence Cretegny for “her brilliant speech, her strong commitment and her will to succeed for others”. She was also awarded the honorary medal of the International Federation of Bachic Confraternities by Alain Huet.
Above: Robert Porchet, Grand Master of the Order of the Knights of Good Bread; Laurence Crétegny, and Jean-Marie Vallade, Grand Provost of the Confrérie des Potes-au-Feu, officiating as master of ceremonies