Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Washburne Culinary Showcase Dinner 2012

Dames Gretchen Homan, Jean True, Patty Erd, Nancy Siler, Mary Abbott Hess and Judith Dunbar Hines attended the 14th Annual Washburne Culinary & Hospitality  Showcase Dinner, May 3rd, to honor Chicago Chapter scholarship recipients and Washburne students Raynise Arrington and…

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Drink, Dish, Dash

There is no place like Ina’s where food and love come to together in that magical way that makes everyone feel at home – even if they have never met before. Dana Benigno and Suzanne Florek wanted to create an…

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White Truffles in Winter

WHAT: Dames Who Read — Featured book: WHITE TRUFFLES IN WINTER by N. M. Kelby is an historical novel filled with kitchen intrigue. Whet your appetite while reading about the origins of some familiar recipes credited to Chef Escoffier and…

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Announcing Dames Who Read

We have Dames Who Drink, so how about Dames Who Read? We all have our favorite food-themed books and are usually looking for more. Here are three current favorites. You are invited to read them and discuss them with other…

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Following a Scholarship Winner!

Erin Winston Silva, a 2011 Les Dames Chicago scholarship winner is featured in The Pioneer Local. She and her husband Jonadab Silva recently opened Hota in Evanston, a fine dining establishment. They met a few years ago when the restaurant…

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