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


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.

Our Philanthropy


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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Annual Meeting & New Member Installation (2019)

Please join us for our annual meeting and new member installation! (Purchase your ticket via link below. This is a Dames-only event; you need to be logged into your account in order to purchase your ticket.) We will be holding the buffet lunch event at the Halekulani hotel in Waikiki. Event begins at 11:00am; meeting […]


2019 Call for New Dames!

Do you know a talented woman who would enjoy the company and support of Les Dames d’Escoffier Hawai‘i? Someone successful in her field and willing to support our mission? Please go to our website at www.ldeihawaii.org and learn how to nominate a new Dame! It’s quite simple and can all be done online. To be […]

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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.