Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Upcoming Events


Dames Who Read: The Arrangement by Ashley Warlick

Calling all MFK Fisher fans: Dames Who Read will be reading The Arrangement by Ashley Warlick for our next meeting.

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Breakfast with Ina Screening at Kendall College

The million dollar taste buds – learn how Enda Howley became a cheese grader, and how he was identified as having a highly tuned palate. Enda will walk us through the grading process, talk us through how he identifies cheeses right for maturation and the key elements he looks for in a good cheese. He’ll also share top tips for knowing your cheese is at it’s peak.

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Post – North Shore Distillery Tour & Lunch

January 29 – The Dames’ recent Sunday jaunt to North Shore Distillery in Green Oaks was both informative and tasty — the best kind of program! Owner Sonja Kassebaum graciously welcomed us to their new facility, which had previously housed a kitchen design space and warehouse, with coffee and pastries from a local bakery.

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Fat Tuesday the Polish Way

Join Master Baker Dobra Bielinski at her Jefferson Park shop, Delightful Pastries for a hands on lesson in making Pazcki (doughnuts) and Chrusciki (Angel Wings).

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Beer and Cheese Tasting

The million dollar taste buds – learn how Enda Howley became a cheese grader, and how he was identified as having a highly tuned palate. Enda will walk us through the grading process, talk us through how he identifies cheeses right for maturation and the key elements he looks for in a good cheese. He’ll also share top tips for knowing your cheese is at it’s peak.

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