Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News

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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To Master the Art

Seventeen Dames and guests enjoyed the world premiere of “To Master the Art” at the TimeLine Theater in Chicago. Written before “Julie & Julia” hit the big screen, “To Master the Art” captured the post-war feel of Paris and the…

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A Few Words from Legacy Award Winner Melanee Peers

Melanee Peers is the recipient of the 2010 Legacy Award. “Final Words” is her last posting on her Chicago experience. Final Words… Les Dames d’Escoffier Legacy Award 2010 Posted on October 13, 2010 by melanee Without further delay I wanted…

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Apple Pie Baking 2010

Enjoy a few photos from the recent Apple Pie Baking at Now We’re Cookin. Dame Sophia Solomon reports “The apple-picking was great fun. It was a small group of 14 children, one parent, Javier, and Linda Pierce and me. It…

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Nettlehorst School Gets New Kitchen

Dame Lois Levine brings to our attention the new community kitchen Nate Berkus redesigned for the Nettlehorst Elementary School . Click here to see NBC’s clip of what he did. As always, be prepared to watch a short ad before…

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