Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Ina Pinkney Named Dame of Distinction

Each year, the board of Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago selects one member for an important lifetime achievement award – the Dame of Distinction honor. This member is one who has achieved excellence in her career and made outstanding contributions to…

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LDEI Announces M.F.K. Fisher Awards

After five months in the process the winners of LDEI’s 2018 M.F.K. Fisher Awards Contest were announced.

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Marion Nestle Earns LDEI Grand Dame Award

Les Dames d’Escoffier International named Marion Nestle the fifteenth recipient of its prestigious Grande Dame Award, which bestowed annually, honors extraordinary achievements in food, beverage, and hospitality professions. Nestle  will receive the award at the Gala Dinner at the LDEI Annual Conference in…

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Peterson Garden Project to Receive $10,000 Grant from Les Dames d’Escoffier Green Tables Initiative

The Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, the non-profit organization dedicated to advancing women leaders in the culinary and hospitality industries, is pleased to announce the Peterson Garden Project as the recipient of its 2018 Green Tables Grant. A check…

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Chicago Dames Travel to Mexico for Margaritas, Mayan Cooking and More

By Dame Toria Emas Five Chicago Dames embarked on a Traditional Mayan Adventure with LDEI Flavors of Mexico. Attending were Dames Susan Syzmanski, Susan Weller, Diane Sokolofski, Antoinette Benjamin (Ann Arbor dual member), Toria Emas and her husband,  Bill.

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