Membership Nomination Form
The Wine & Food Society of New South Wales
(A.C.N. 000 648 386)
NEW MEMBER NOMINATION
TITLE: (Mr/Dr/Etc) ____________________HONOURS:_____________PREFERRED NAME:______________
DATE OF BIRTH: _______________PARTNERS NAME: (Optional)_______________________________
Some of the Objects of the Society are set out on the reverse of this nomination form. Nominees should read these Objects before completing this form. Membership is sought from those who are prepared to demonstrate an ACTIVE participation in achieving these objects. It must be stressed that the Society is NOT to be considered in the nature of a "Luncheon Club".
Please answer the following questions to indicate your interest in wine and food.
DO YOU CELLAR WINES?: ______________________CELLAR SIZE: (Optional)__________________DOZEN
ARE YOU A MEMBER OF A WINE TASTING GROUP?:_____________________________________________
IF SO, HOW OFTEN DOES IT MEET?:____________________________________________________________
DO YOU ATTEND REGULARLY?:_______________________________________________________________
WHAT ARE YOUR PREFERRED CUISINES?:
WHAT DO YOU COOK? CUISINES:______________________________________________________________
ARE YOU A MEMBER OF ANY OTHER WINE & FOOD SOCIETY?: _____________________________________
IF YES, NAME:______________________________________________YEARS A MEMBER?:__________________
WHAT OFFICES HAVE YOU HELD IN THAT SOCIETY:________________________________________________
ARE THERE ANY OTHER DETAILS YOU WOULD CARE TO PROVIDE TO ENABLE THE COMMITTEE TO FAVOURABLY CONSIDER YOUR NOMINATION?:_____________________________________________________
NOMINATED BY: (Please print)_______________________________________ NOMINEE KNOWN:______YEARS
SECONDED BY: (Please print) ________________________________________ NOMINEE KNOWN:______YEARS
From our personal knowledge, we consider the Nominee to be suitable in every respect for membership of the Wine & Food Society of New South Wales.
Have you discussed with the Nominee that he would be welcome to help Chefs of the Day in the Society's kitchen and subsequently to cook for the Society at lunch if he so desires?_________________
* Nominators, please note. It is recommended that the Nominee attend at least two luncheons of the Society before you submit the Nomination. It is your responsibility to introduce the Nominee to the President and as many of the members of the Committee as possible. It is also your responsibility to mention the Nominee as a prospective member when introducing the Nominee to the Society. The Nominee will be called upon to comment on either wine or food when attending as a guest.
* CAN YOU NOMINATE THE DATES THE NOMINEE WILL ATTEND OR HAS ATTENDED LUNCHEONS:
SECONDER'S COMMENTS: ________________________________________________________________________
NAMES OF ANY OTHER MEMBERS TO WHOM REFERENCE MAY BE MADE IN SUPPORT OF THE NOMINEE:_______________________________________________________________________________________
SIGNATURE OF NOMINATOR:______________________________________________________________________
SIGNATURE OF SECONDER:________________________________________________________________________
The Objects of the Society Include:
(a) To encourage and facilitate the association of those interested in wines, food and good living.
(b) To establish for the benefit of members a cellar of vintage and comparative wines both Australian and imported.
(c) To establish and maintain a library on all aspects of cuisine, wine and food generally.
(d) To bring together and to serve all who believe that a right understanding of wine and food is an essential part of personal contentment and health and that an intelligent approach to the pleasures and problems of the table offers far greater rewards than the mere satisfaction of appetite.
(f) To raise the standard of cookery and the matching of wine with food.
(g) To promote a wider knowledge of the wines of the world and a more discerning appreciation of their individual merits.
OFFICE USE ONLY:
DATE RECEIVED:_____________________________APPROVED BY:_____________________________