Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


New Member Reception Oct. 10

Greetings, Chicago Dames: Please join our Chicago Dames for the New Member Reception at the home of Dame Stacey Ballis on Thursday, October 10th, 2019. We have an outstanding new group of 9 members that were inducted in June at our annual meeting. This is a great time…

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Come to the Les Dames Town Hall Meeting!

Several years ago, we hosted some informal gatherings for our members, as a way to help make sure everyone is aware of our chapter’s goals, intentions and direction. We’re resurrecting the town meeting format on Nov. 4! This is a chance to be…

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Dames Who Read Explore Ukrainian History Through Food

Nearly 100,000 people of Ukrainian descent live in the Chicago area, many with their own proud generational and culinary stories.  Join Dames Who Read and explore Ukrainian history and family dynamics as well as memories of the table as we read…

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Meet Our New Members!

The Chicago chapter welcomed nine new Dames on Monday, June 10, where they were inducted at the Annual Meeting and Dinner at The Glunz Tavern. Katie Ayoub Katie has been in foodservice publishing industry for almost 20 years. She is President of…

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Dames Test Their Knowledge on Chicago Food Trivia

Dames met at Eli’s Cheesecake on Monday evening, April 1 to test their knowledge on Chicago food trivia. Dame Chandra Ram and Dame Carol Mighton Haddix, one of the co-editors of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, led a fascinating presentation featuring…

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