Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


Dames Gather at Hot New Restaurant Twain to Talk Old-School Cookbooks

On Sept. 24, the Chicago Dames were treated to a discussion of crowd-sourced spiral-bound cookbooks at the new restaurant TWAIN in Logan Square. The owners are the husband- -and-wife team Chef Tim Graham and Sommelier and Mixologist Rebekah Graham, and…

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago Awards Scholarships to Nine Women

On Sept. 17, the Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships totaling $30,000 to nine outstanding women pursuing culinary arts and hospitality education programs at four area schools. The Scholarship Committee received and reviewed 17 applications, inviting 11 women for…

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Dames Who Read: An “Unforgettable” Fall Gathering

Unforgettable: The Bold Flavor’s of Paula Wolfert’s Renegade Life by Emily Kaiser Thelin The fall Dames Who Read meeting was truly “Unforgettable” in many ways.  It’s always fun to dine together, discuss and delve into the life of a noted…

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Curious Kitchen: Amelia Levin’s Peanut Butter Bites

By Dame Judy Hevrdejs We’ve have changed from swimsuit to sweater season, but that doesn’t stop the lure of Lake Michigan and the cottages and towns along America’s Third Coast. There’s glorious autumn foliage to be enjoyed on a hike…

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Welcome to Five New Dames d’Escoffier!

We are thrilled to welcome five stellar new Dames to the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier! These new members were introduced at the Annual Dinner and Business Meeting on Monday, June 11. We look forward to getting to know…

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