Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Dames Who Read Choose “The Chef’s Secret” for May 2021

This spring, Dames Who Read will turn their attention to a mystery novel focused on the Renaissance kitchens of the Vatican and its intricate foods and equally fascinating intrigues! When renowned papal chef Bartolomeo Scappi dies in 1577, he leaves…

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Exploring the Art of Wine & Cheese Pairing w/ Chicago & New England Dames

What makes a perfect pairing of cheese and wine? How do we take the guess work out of shopping for them when faced with so many choices? Join us as we explore style, flavor, texture, body, aroma, and complexity in…

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What’s Cookin’, Dames?

By Carol Mighton Haddix If you are like me, you’ve been cooking up a storm during this pandemic. I’m finding I’m cooking batches of things such as chili and stews, and freezing leftovers for later. And I’m getting good about…

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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…

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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…

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