Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

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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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Dames Ring in 2019 at Post-Holiday Party

Dozes of Dames gathered at the home of Dame Portia Belloc Lowndes on Sunday, Jan .20 to catch up and raise a glass to 2019. The evening was stuffed with fabulous food, including a mouth-watering selection of cheeses from Dame…

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Dames Savor Indian Dinner & a Movie

A dozen Dames got comfy in Gina Voci’s cozy screening room (aka third-floor guest room with fancy big-screen TV!) on Sunday, Jan. 7 to watch “The 100-Foot Journey” accompanied by delicious snacks prepared by Dame Chandra Ram from her new…

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Dame Judy Schad: For the Love of Chevre

You would expect a holiday gathering at Dame Judy Schad’s home to feature a silky fresh chevre. And you wouldn’t be wrong. But the woman who founded Capriole Goat Cheese 30 years ago wouldn’t stop there. A cheese assortment this…

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Hanging Out with Dame Dorie Greenspan

Dorie Greenspan is not only one of America’s most prolific food personalities and cookbook authors, she also is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (New York Chapter). Her newest book,¬†Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook, dropped on Oct. 23,…

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