Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Chicago Chapter News


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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Culinarium 2018: Empowering She-Cago’s Food Scene

The Chicago chapter of the international philanthropic organization of women leaders in the food, beverage and hospitality industries is hosting an unforgettable evening to celebrate the women who have shaped – and are shaping – what and how Chicago eats…

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Dame Julie Chernoff Nominated for an IACP Award

LDE Chicago Past President Julie Chernoff is a finalist in two categories of the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Food Photography & Styling Awards — for Best Editorial/Personal Food Photograph and Best Food Styling in an Editorial/Personal Food Photograph —…

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Recap: Post-Holiday Party a Success

By Dame Liz Barrett More than 75 Chicago Dames and guests gathered at the gorgeous Logan Square home of Dame Stacey Ballis and husband Bill Thurmond on Sunday, Jan. 21 for an evening of excellent company, cuisine and cocktails to…

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