About

Les Dames d’Escoffier International is a worldwide society dedicated to fostering the advancement of women in culinary professions through educational and charitable activities.

Members

Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago’s member base includes leading women in the culinary, foodservice and beverage industries.

Events

A variety of events are offered by Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago during the year, with some events open to the public.

Chicago Chapter News

Food Photography with Your iPhone

Want to take better food photos to further your business endeavors?  Then this workshop is for you!  Whether it is content for your social media or webpage, pictures to accompany an article you are writing, or the proposal for your…

Come Meet Our New 2019 Scholarship Recipients!

Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago invites you to congratulate our 2019 scholarship recipients at a celebratory reception. Come meet 14 remarkable women from six area schools and learn about their inspiring stories and culinary dreams. Raise a glass and enjoy a…

“Dames Who Read” Choose “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Chef Edward Lee

The words authenticity and tradition are bandied about a lot in the food world.  Is your favorite ethnic restaurant authentic, traditional, fusion – or just how American food is expressed these days? We will discuss these things and how immigration…

Food Photography with Your iPhone

Want to take better food photos to further your business endeavors?  Then this workshop is for you!  Whether it is content for your social media or webpage, pictures to accompany an article you are writing, or the proposal for your…

Learn More

Come Meet Our New 2019 Scholarship Recipients!

Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago invites you to congratulate our 2019 scholarship recipients at a celebratory reception. Come meet 14 remarkable women from six area schools and learn about their inspiring stories and culinary dreams. Raise a glass and enjoy a…

Learn More

“Dames Who Read” Choose “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Chef Edward Lee

The words authenticity and tradition are bandied about a lot in the food world.  Is your favorite ethnic restaurant authentic, traditional, fusion – or just how American food is expressed these days? We will discuss these things and how immigration…

Learn More