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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2020 Escoffier Dinner – We’re Going Virtual!

Join us for A Virtual Edition of our Annual Escoffier Dinner December 16, 2020Reserve your dinner by Dec. 11, noon$85 plus tax (serves two)add wine pairing: $20 (one bottle) (Dames are welcome to join in without purchasing a dinner. RSVP or purchase your dinner via link below. This is a Dames-only event; you need 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.