Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Dames Somms “Curry Up” Wine Dinner at Bang Chop with Dame Mary Aregoni

It was a sold-out night of delicious food and wine as the Dames Somms partnered with Dame Mary Aregoni for the “Curry Up” wine dinner on June 4 at Bang Chop restaurant.   Dames enjoyed a welcome cocktail of Portell…

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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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“Dames Who Read” Dine & Dish on Southern Comfort Food

“Dames Who Read” organizer Judith Hines gathered a hungry group of Dames around a table laden with Southern comfort food for February’s culinary book club event. The book: The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table by Rick…

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Dames Wine and Dine at Vietnamese Lunar New Year Celebration

Dame Mary Aregoni brought the Vietnamese celebration of Tet – or the Lunar New Year – to life with a lively dinner at Bang Chop on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Mary and her mother, known to all as Mama Suu, orchestrated…

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