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 Choose . . . THE PRESIDENT’S KITCHEN CABINET

Dames Who Read Choose . . . THE PRESIDENT’S KITCHEN CABINET Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. James Beard award–winning author Adrian Miller will be joining us! Scheduled earlier this year, but cancelled due to Covid, we are happy to reschedule this…

Get Your Groove on with Garnacha: Online Wine Tasting

Upcoming Events Get Your Groove on with Garnacha! Thursday, Sept. 24  6:30 -7:30 p.m. You Are Invited to an Online Wine Tasting with “Dame Somms” Liz Barrett and Veronica Hastings! Garnacha is one of Spain’s greatest gifts to wine drinkers. During…

Dames Chicago Award Scholarship to 14 Deserving Women

  Sept. 20, 2019: The Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier was thrilled to present scholarships to 14 amazing women who are pursuing careers in food and beverage, the culinary arts, and/or hospitality industries. The recipients are: Camila Ambriz, Joliet…

Dames Who Read Choose . . . THE PRESIDENT’S KITCHEN CABINET

Dames Who Read Choose . . . THE PRESIDENT’S KITCHEN CABINET Tuesday, October 13, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. James Beard award–winning author Adrian Miller will be joining us! Scheduled earlier this year, but cancelled due to Covid, we are happy to reschedule this…

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Get Your Groove on with Garnacha: Online Wine Tasting

Upcoming Events Get Your Groove on with Garnacha! Thursday, Sept. 24  6:30 -7:30 p.m. You Are Invited to an Online Wine Tasting with “Dame Somms” Liz Barrett and Veronica Hastings! Garnacha is one of Spain’s greatest gifts to wine drinkers. During…

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Dames Wine School Launches Feb. 12

Welcome to the Dames Wine School and the first in series of five classes! Do you like wine, but don’t know your chard from your chenin? Do terms like tannin, body and balance confuse you? Do you find yourself overwhelmed in a wine store, gazing…

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