Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Dames Who Read go to the Grocery Store

By Dame Stacey Ballis Michael Ruhlman’s new book Grocery, about the Cleveland-based family owned grocery chain Heinen’s, was already on Dame Judith Hines’ radar thanks to a recommendation from Dame Nina Barrett.

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Women of Wine & Food Dinner at Café Spiaggia Draws Seven Chicago Dames

By Liz Barrett Café Spiaggia hosted a special dinner on Thursday, Oct. 19, featuring five courses with wine pairings by five Chicago women sommeliers — starring wines made by women! The sold-out event proved to be a draw for not one, not two but seven…

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Dames Mix and Mingle at Glunz Tavern

By Judy Hevrdejs That Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Chicago Chapter decided to hold its annual Membership Mixer in the historic Glunz Tavern was perfect. More than a century ago, neighbors in the Old Town area gathered at the tavern to chat,…

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Recap: The Excellent Lombards Lunch and Orchard Tour

When Bookends and Beginnings Owner Dame Nina Barrett was contacted by author Jane Hamilton about a possible event for readers of her new book The Excellent Lombards, Nina knew it would be a great opportunity for readers. She arranged a…

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Les Dames Chicago Chapter Awards 7 Scholarships

Les Dames Chicago awarded 7 culinary students with scholarships.

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