Annual LDE Chicago Holiday Brunch
11.14.16 – 12:55 pm | No Comment

Join fellow Dames on December 3, 2016 for the annual LDE Chicago Holiday Brunch at Dame Sarah Stegner’s Prairie Grass Café. All members welcome, and this is a great event for bringing prospective members as well!
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Recipes from Dame Rebecca Wheeler’s Asian Tour
11.10.16 – 7:27 pm | No Comment

phoA group of Dames joined Rebecca Wheeler of Chicago Food Tours for a walk around the Asian neighborhood of Argyle and Broadway Streets in Uptown. Here are a few recipes she shared from the tour.

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A Recap and Photos from the Annual LDEI Conference
11.10.16 – 2:36 pm | No Comment

By Dame Veronica Hastings
The Chicago chapter was well represented–in both enthusiasm and numbers– at the recent Les Dames d’Escoffier International annual conference in Washington D.C. Eighteen chapter members attended the educational and inspirational event, including five first-time …

Dames Enjoy Asian Cuisine During Wok N’ Learn Tour
11.10.16 – 1:43 pm | No Comment
Dames Enjoy Asian Cuisine During Wok N’ Learn Tour

Dame Rebecca Wheeler of Chicago Food Walks led a group of Chicago Dames on a Wok N’ Learn tour of Chicago’s Asian neighborhood along Broadway in Uptown.

Green Tables Recipient Farm on Ogden Chosen as Competition Finalist
10.24.16 – 1:46 pm | No Comment
Green Tables Recipient Farm on Ogden Chosen as Competition Finalist

Windy City Harvest’s proposed Farm on Ogden Development, which is one of LDE Chicago’s Green Tables recipients, was selected as one of five finalists out of a pool of 24 applicants in a chance to win $500,000 from the …

Dames Who Read Recap: Shadows in the Vineyard
10.24.16 – 12:33 pm | No Comment
Dames Who Read Recap: Shadows in the Vineyard

Dames Who Read were treated to a true taste of the vine on November 15th at Dame Nina Barrett’s Books and Bookends in Evanston for a discussion of  Shadows in the Vineyard: The True Story …

Dame Melissa Yen Wins The UPS Store Elevator Pitch Contest with Marcus Lemonis
10.12.16 – 4:53 pm | No Comment
Dame Melissa Yen Wins The UPS Store Elevator Pitch Contest with Marcus Lemonis

Melissa Yen of Jo Snow Syrups was chosen to participate in The UPS Store Elevator Pitch with CBS’s The Profit Host Marcus Lemonis for a chance to win $10,000… and she won! Watch the amazing video showing …

Member Spotlight: Sandra Holl
10.06.16 – 2:22 pm | No Comment
Member Spotlight: Sandra Holl

A newer Dame, having joined last year (sponsored by Dames Melissa Graham and Portia Belloc Lowndes), Sandra Holl, the founder of the popular Floriole Cafe and Bakery in Lincoln Park, has contributed to Bon Appetit …