Les Dames d'Escoffier New York

Dear Members
We’ve had a nice, quiet August.  Now we’ve become very eventful, so please mark your calendars!

Our Annual Meeting is on Monday, November 9, 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the International Culinary Center on Crosby St. It is important for every LDNY member to attend. There is no fee for this event.  Refreshments will be served.

LDNY HOLIDAY PARTY is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2015, with 6:00 PM Dinner and Reception at Dame Laura Maioglio's BARBETTA RESTAURANT. The reservations will be open to Les Dames members and guests. Invitations will follow.  

Read the full president's letter HERE, to learn about other exciting events and celebrations taking place this year. 

Best regards, Linda Lawry 

Don't Forget! Early registration sign up for the annual LDEI Conference, taking placed in the beautiful, historic city of Charleston, closes 9/25. The LDEI website has posted information for the upcoming October conference including pre-conference programs, the agenda and hotel reservation details. Click HERE to view.


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The New Members Induction Dinner, chaired by Dame Sharon Franke, was certainly one of the high points of our year, with a stellar group joining our organization. Learn more about our new members HERE. We’d like to thank Sharon for organizing a most elegant affair at Lafayette restaurant, which served a delectably creative menu. We’d also like to extend special thanks to Dame Barbara Tober and our other sponsors -

WATCH AND SHARE our video retrospective on the mission of Les Dames d'Escoffier Int'l (LDEI) and Founder Carol Brock.

It's possible to donate online? Please consider our very worthy scholarship cause. Donate online HERE.

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There will be delicious food, wine, and a lively, thought-provoking discussion with Rozanne Gold as moderator, joined by panelists Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy, Amanda Hesser of Food 52, Marion Nestle of NYU, and Mimi Sheraton, author of "1,000 Things to Eat Before You Die" and former New York Times restaurant critic. To purchase tickets, and for additional information, click HERE.
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