Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News

Maria’s Classic Guacamole

submitted by Dame Maria Concannon I enjoy the flavor and predictable heat of Serrano peppers in this classic guacamole – a favorite of our customers at Don Juan Restaurants on the northwest side of Chicago. Be sure to use avocados…

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Peach Salsa and Spinach Salad

Time to break out the grill! by Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago edited by Carol Mighton Haddix from Chicago Cooks (Surrey Books, 2007) Makes 4 servings This recipe is one of my favorites for summer beach vacations and spontaneous entertaining. It…

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Panache – Spring, 2011

Newsletter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago Spring Spring means many things to many people—birdsongs,young love,crocuses popping out of the ground, new beginnings. Spring is also deeply evocative of pastoralism—scenes of cows going out to pasture, sheep grazing in the foothills,…

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Behind the Label: From Seed to Table

The evening was expertly produced by Dame Tami Mizrahi, “Behind the Label: From Seed to Table” was a spectacular opening to the Chicago Chapter’s 2011 Program Schedule at Charlie Trotter’s. Guests were greeted at the door by world-renowned Chef  Charlie…

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A Conversation with Joan Reardon

A Conversation with Joan Reardon was the perfect entrée into the world of Julia Child, Avis DeVoto, book publishing and more. Joan charmed her audience with the back-stories and those in attendance devoured every word as well as every morsel…

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