We are thrilled to welcome five stellar new Dames to the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier! These new members were introduced at the Annual Dinner and Business Meeting on Monday, June 11. We look forward to getting to know them and are excited about the contributions they will make to enhance our chapter. Welcome!
Belinda Chang, sommelier and brand advocate, Belinda Chang LLC. Sponsored by Ina Pinkney and Rita Jammet (New York City Chapter).
Katherine Duncan, proprietor and chocolatier at Katherine Anne Confections. Sponsored by Melissa Yen and Carla Williams.
Laura Gregory, Store Director at Heinen’s Grocery Store in Glenview. Sponsored by Judith Dunbar Hines and Shannon Kinsella.
Kim Kirchherr, health and well-being advisor at Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA). Sponsored by Nancy Siler and Lois Levine.
Heather Lalley, editor and reporter at Winsight/Restaurant Business. Sponsored by Patricia Cobe and Joan Driggs.