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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Sip & Slide Summer Event

Join us on Sunday, June 2, from 4pm to 7pm at Deck at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel for the Leahi Sip & Slide Challenge! Hawaii’s top women chefs and bartenders will reimagine summer food icons and compete for top honors in the Chef’s Choice Slider Challenge and Bartender Mojito Battle. Entertainment by DJ Jenr8r. $20 […]


L’ulu Leeward Culinary Arts Gala – An Evening of Indulgence

A wonderfully delicious way to support the Leeward Community College culinary arts program! Happening Saturday, May 4. Take advantage of the early-bird price ($100/ticket) until April 28! General Admission, $125/ticket thereafter. L’ulu is the pivotal community event for Leeward’s Culinary Arts program and an annual opportunity to support Hawaii’s culinary students and leaders of Hawaii’s […]

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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.