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 School of Essential Ingredients,” by Erica Bauermeister

By popular demand, Dames Who Read will hold a bonus book club meeting in December this year!  While we usually avoid this very busy holiday season, it turns out we are not that busy after all –  we are at…

Welcome Our New Dames for 2020!

We are thrilled to welcome six new Dames into the Class of 2020! Despite the pandemic, we were not about to let these all-star women miss their moment to join the most dynamic and fulfilling organization of women! Get to…

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…

Dames Who Read Choose “The School of Essential Ingredients,” by Erica Bauermeister

By popular demand, Dames Who Read will hold a bonus book club meeting in December this year!  While we usually avoid this very busy holiday season, it turns out we are not that busy after all –  we are at…

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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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