Supporting the Next Generation

The Hawai‘i Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier’s goal is to offer scholarships for education and continuing education grants for mentorships both locally and abroad to kamaaina female applicants who are pursuing careers in the food, fine beverage and hospitality industries. These are to range between $500 to $5,000 and will be based on financial need, achievements, experience, and potential for success in the culinary industry. The Mission of “Dames who Donate” is to promote and inspire local women to dream big and become leaders in their chosen field.

Fundraising Efforts

Dames who Donate raises funds through events, sales of specialty food and gift items created by our Dames, services and culinary experiences, and direct donations. Successful past events and efforts have included our Julia Child Dinner—An Evening in Celebration of French Cuisine and the Life of Julia Child—and our annual holiday basket sale.

Upcoming & Past Events Supporting Dames Who Donate

Holiday Baskets & Pop-Up Market


It’s that time of year again! We have a limited number of holiday baskets filled with a delightful variety of locally made products from member Dames across the state. Baskets […]


What a wonderful time we had down on the farm at Mari’s Gardens on Sunday, March 18th, with visiting celebrity chef Vivian Howard and our own favorite local chef Ed […]

EVENT UPDATE: Roots Run Deep


ROOTS RUN DEEP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED! Purchase your tickets for this fundraiser event and join us March 18 with PBS chefs Vivian Howard and Ed Kenney for a delightful evening under the stars at Mari’s Gardens in Mililani.