Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Scholarships & Fundraising


Washburne Culinary Showcase Dinner 2012

Dames Gretchen Homan, Jean True, Patty Erd, Nancy Siler, Mary Abbott Hess and Judith Dunbar Hines attended the 14th Annual Washburne Culinary & Hospitality  Showcase Dinner, May 3rd, to honor Chicago Chapter scholarship recipients and Washburne students Raynise Arrington and…

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Following a Scholarship Winner!

Erin Winston Silva, a 2011 Les Dames Chicago scholarship winner is featured in The Pioneer Local. She and her husband Jonadab Silva recently opened Hota in Evanston, a fine dining establishment. They met a few years ago when the restaurant…

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Scholarship Recipients – 2011

Seven highly motivated, professional and committed culinary students stood out from applicants for this year’s Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarship Program. Applications were received from all the Chicago Culinary programs– Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago (formerly Cooking…

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Chefs, Designs and the Second Course

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Scholarship Recipients – 2009

We chose to divide the $2,500 scholarship funds earmarked for Washburne between two worthy and financially needy candidates—Arianne Kendrick and Tania Merlos Ruiz. Each will receive $1,250 from LDE Chicago Chapter. Arianne Kendrick has no apparent family income, is single…

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