We didn’t want a dining society. We wanted to do something. We wanted to show what women could do.

Carol Brock, founder, Les Dames d'Escoffier International

Our Mission

EDUCATION. NETWORKING. PHILANTHROPY.

We are founded on the principle of creating a culture supporting and promoting women in the professions of food, wine, and hospitality within our community.

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DAMES WHO DONATE

The mission of “Dames who Donate” is to promote and inspire local women to dream big and become leaders in their chosen culinary-related field.

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A Farm to Fork Evening with Grande Dame Marion Nestle – 2019 Escoffier Dinner

Our special guest at this year’s Escoffier dinner is Grande Dame Marion Nestle. The Island-inspired, farm-to-table menu will feature modern interpretations of classic Escoffier cuisine. Ticket sales will benefit the Kapiolani Community College Culinary Competition Team. Parking in the main campus lot, near the culinary building (Ohelo). 5:45 – Doors Open 6:00pm – Passed Appetizers […]

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A Farm to Fork Evening with Grande Dame Marion Nestle – 2019 Escoffier Dinner

Our special guest at this year’s Escoffier dinner is Grande Dame Marion Nestle. The Island-inspired, farm-to-table menu will feature modern interpretations of classic Escoffier cuisine. Ticket sales will benefit the Kapiolani Community College Culinary Competition Team. Parking in the main campus lot, near the culinary building (Ohelo). 5:45 – Doors Open 6:00pm – Passed Appetizers […]

Marion Nestle on “What to Eat: Dietary Advice Meets Food Politics”

What to Eat: Dietary Advice Meets Food Politics” is the topic of a free public program to be presented by nutrition expert, educator and award-winning author Marion Nestle Event Details: Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m.John F. Kennedy Theatre1770 East West RoadUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa The program is free and open to the public, […]

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Les Dames d’Escoffier: Past, Present, Future

A retrospective of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) and an interview with founder Carol Brock.