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

Dames Who Read – The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

Tuesday, April 14 Dames Who Read: “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet” The spring book for DAMES WHO READ has been chosen for its timeliness during this turbulent election season – but all of the politics discussed will center on the kitchen!…

Dame Somms Present: Les Dames Wine School – Spring 2020

Join us for a series of four in-depth beginner-level wine classes taught by our Chicago “Dame Somms”! Each class will offer eight expertly chosen wines for your education and enjoyment, focused on a specific category: white, red, sparkling, and rosé. You will taste the regional and stylistic differences…

March Potluck Dinners! RSVP Now!

March is the perfect time to bring a Dame nominee to meet current members, and what better way than to break bread together in a warm and friendly environment. Let’s shake off winter and and gather around the table with…

Dames Who Read – The President’s Kitchen Cabinet

Tuesday, April 14 Dames Who Read: “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet” The spring book for DAMES WHO READ has been chosen for its timeliness during this turbulent election season – but all of the politics discussed will center on the kitchen!…

Learn More

Dame Somms Present: Les Dames Wine School – Spring 2020

Join us for a series of four in-depth beginner-level wine classes taught by our Chicago “Dame Somms”! Each class will offer eight expertly chosen wines for your education and enjoyment, focused on a specific category: white, red, sparkling, and rosé. You will taste the regional and stylistic differences…

Learn More

March Potluck Dinners! RSVP Now!

March is the perfect time to bring a Dame nominee to meet current members, and what better way than to break bread together in a warm and friendly environment. Let’s shake off winter and and gather around the table with…

Learn More