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APRIL 2017

4/26
Congratulations to all the James Beard Foundation Award Winners. We're proud and pleased to see Les Dames d'Escoffier New York members, Dames Lidia Bastianich and Ellie Krieger on the list.
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4/24
We're delighted to congratulate and share the news about Dame Diane Forley of Flourish Baking Company, and her new product launch, meringue shop! These light, delicate confections are made with a base of #Aquafaba and organic maple sugar. Read this lovely write up in Florence Fabricant's Front Burner column.

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4/19
Congratulations to Dame Claire Stewart. Her newest book on the history of wedding cakes was featured in this NPR article. Kudos!

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4/17
Dame Rhonda Kave was recently featured in the New York Daily News. Food writer Rachel Wharton visits Roni-Sue's Chocolates on her J Train food trek, stopping at Bowery/Delancey Street. Known for its strip of commercial stores selling restaurant kitchen equipment and supplies, it's also become quite the food hot spot!

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4/4
Recently The Connected Table, hosted by Dame Melanie Young and David Ransom, attended #PhenomenalFemmes Wine Dinner at Ritz Carlton Hotel New York, a series conceived by Dame Marika Vida Arnold to spotlight women winemakers, Listen to Melanie’s interview with Marika on iHeart Radio.

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MARCH 2017

3/21
Our pleasure to share news of this special tribute to our founder, Grande Dame Carol Brock, March 23rd, at The Douglaston-Little Neck Library. Join us in honoring Carol's extraordinary life and career in celebration of Women's History Month and the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New York State. Admission is free and seating is limited to first-come, first-serve. Read more in the Queens Courier
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3/15
Insightful article by Rob Benes, in the Mar/Apr issue of National Culinary Review, about women chefs and the gender imbalance that continues to plague the field. Rob interviews six women chefs, five of them Dames: Lidia Bastianich, Amanda Cohen, Carla Hall, Maria Loi and Barbara Sibley. Each offers an interesting perspective, drawn from their own unique life and career experiences, and all provide thoughtful, positive, helpful and hopeful advice. Read the full article here.

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3/01
The Next Big Bite, held October 2016, offered its audience a lively discussion with an eclectic media panel that included Dame Carla Hall. Moderated with profound efficiency by Dame Martha Teichner, it was a festive and informative evening that focused on how the media influences what we eat, drink and crave. Many of the anticipated trends discussed were picked up by Catering Magazine for their 2017 Trends Report.

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3/01
Dame and Chef Carla Hall representing The Chew TV Show team on #2017Oscars red carpet, chats up celebrities about food, and shares the love with home-baked financiers. Now that’s how to make friends! Great clip, and a great Dame!

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FEBRUARY 2017

2/25
Learn what top bartenders and mixologists will be sipping and serving this year, including Dame Barbara Sibley, Creative Director at Holiday Cocktail Lounge. Article by Adam Morganstern, for FORBES.COM
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2/23
Dame Pamela Morgan judges for the 2nd time on the 11th season of Food Network's Beat Bobby Flay. Watch "Roll with the Punches" Episode 11, aired Feb 23rd to see who wins the battle!

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2/18
Couldn’t be prouder to see Dame and Chef Carla Hall on Nation's Restaurant News 2017 Tastemakers List. Brava!

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2/06
Tune in to W4WN Radio - The Women 4 Women Network – where our Dame Melanie Young interviews another of our Dames Chef Heather Carlucci

2/02
Dame Melanie Young and co-host David Ransom shine the spotlight on food writer, Dame Joanna Pruess. Listen to The Connected Table interview that explores Joanna’s research on the culinary legacy of America's Founding Mothers.

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2/01
The National Culinary Review Front Burner section dishes on What’s Hot in the Industry for 2017, with forecasts on flavor, restaurant trends and the media’s influence, the latter courtesy of Les Dames d’Escoffier NY annual event, The Next Big Bite.

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JANUARY 2017

1/20
Dame Maria Loi, chef/owner of Loi Estiatorio, shares the divine secrets of ancient Greek cuisine in this recent interview with The Epoch Times Taste section.
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1/10
This just in from Dame Joyce Appelman: Celeb chefs—including our very own, Dame Maria Loi—will judge this year’s C-CAP - Careers through Culinary Arts Program recipe contest for high school students in underserved communities. More detailed release can be found at Total Foodservice.

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1/10
If travel plans take you through Newark International Airport, be sure to check out Dame Amanda Cohen's vegetarian spot, Thyme. Kudos!

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1/4
Women rule the house--of Champagne--in this historical review written by Dame Melanie Young for wine4food.com. Melanie provides fascinating background and tidbits from past to present about the leading women of Champagne, including our own Dame Rita Jammet!

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DECEMBER 2016

12/15
Congratulations to the many Dames who made this year's Top Women in Metro New York list, published by Total Foodservice.
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12/12
LIDIA BASTIANICH CELEBRATES AMERICA – PBS, DEC. 16TH.
If you did not tune in to watch this special episode of Lidia Celebrates America, do try to catch a repeat your local PBS station, or order it online at Hulu. On this December 16th premiere segment, Dame Lidia Bastianich pays homage to the men and women of our military, meeting with seven veterans to share with us their inspiring stories. Lidia delves into their unique cultures and food traditions and finishes with a celebratory Holiday for Heroes dinner, where Lidia cooks for 250 active duty Navy troops aboard the USS George Washington. For more information, and to check local listings.

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12/2
Congratulations Dame Barbara Sibley on this great review in Time Out New York. La Palapa Cocina Mexicana is indeed a wonderful restaurant to enjoy wholesome, delicious and authentic Mexican cuisine. The margaritas are fabulous, too!

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NOVEMBER 2016

11/28
In a world where we always seem to be rushing—including our meals—Dame Regina Ragone reminds us about the pleasures of mindful eating, using all your senses to enjoy the experience. Visit foodfitfabulous.com where she shares a flavorful, wholesome Loaded Vegetable Soup. And take five to listen to Nutrition Expert Dr. Susan Mitchell's companion podcast on Six Tips To Eating Mindfully.
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11/22
Head over to Heritage Radio Network and listen to Dame Shari Bayer's interview with Dame Marion Nestle on All in the Industry. Learn about the state of food today, the origins of genetically modified crops, and plenty more.
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11/19
You’ll want to read this exceptional article in current Chef Magazine by Dame Karen Goodlad. Lead instructor of the Wine & Beverage Management Program at New York City College of Technology, Karen lays out creative ways to inspire and energize a restaurant staff by fostering an environment of learning, critical thinking and encouraging a sense of accomplishment and productivity.
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11/18
Fun interview with Dame Regina Ragone, Food Director of Family Circle Magazine, on BBC’s Plate of the Union. Regina shares how the presidential cookie competition came to be, the winning cookies over the years, plus some fun facts, stats, and why it continues to be popular.
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11/17
Lost pasta history is found in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Culinary writer Julia della Croce interviews Dame Cathy Coluccio Fazzolari, partner in her family’s iconic Italian Grocery, D. COLUCCIO AND SONS. Cathy shares a delightfully simple and sublime one pot pasta dish - linguine and tomatoes – passed down by her mother. Julia also uncovers where and when pasta and pomodoro first met.
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11/13
A wonderful, must-read article about Dame Jo Anne Cloughly in Edible Capital District. Learn how a baguette put her on the path to become an executive pastry chef. JoAnne’s impressive credentials also include being chair of SUNY Cobleskill's innovative Agricultural Business and Food Management program. We’re so proud to count JoAnne as a Dame.
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11/10
Dame Maria Loi is certainly making the news for deliciously good reasons! Check out Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang's Bite of the Best review of Maria’s midtown restaurant.
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11/5
Visited Zester Daily recently? We discovered a number of interesting articles penned by Japanese cuisine expert, Dame Hiroko Shimbo, including her most recent one about mineral-rich sea salts.
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11/3
Here’s how one Dame pays it forward. Professor and Dame Karen Goodlad teaches a Wines & Beverage Management Class at City Tech/CUNY. She’s an active member of our New York chapter, most recently serving on the Scholarship Committee. Great video!
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OCTOBER 2016

10/31
Lucky New York Les Dames and guests that we had the pleasure of spending time with Dame Dorie Greenspan, the world's best cookie baker, with a Q&A moderated by Dame Sara Moulton, at a recent event held at Sur La Table. Learn more about her newest cookbook, reviewed at the Huffington Post.
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10/5
Chef and Dame Carla Hall sure is spicing things up in Brooklyn! Read the New York Times review of Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen.
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SEPTEMBER 2016

9/27
Great post by our Dame Shari Bayer on Tasting Table about solo dining!
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9/19
"We are shocked and very sorry to share the tragic news that our dear member, Dame Dorothy Cann Hamilton, was killed in a car accident on Friday, September 16th, in Nova Scotia. As founder of the International Culinary Center, and a great advocate of women in the food world, Dorothy supported us in so many ways over the years. She will be sorely missed. Here is the obituary from the New York Times.” Dame Linda Lawry, President – LDNY
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9/6
Q&A with chef/restaurateur and newly inducted Dame, Maria Loi, on TotalFoodService.com. Learn about Maria’s journey, from humble beginnings working on her family farm in Greece, to star turn as executive chef, owner and host of Loi Estiatorio, made possible through love of work and building a strong family team.
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AUGUST 2016

8/10
Hootie hoo! Another review for Dame Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen restaurant.
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JULY 2016

7/29
Heritage Radio Network is an independent member-supported 501(c)3 not-for-profit, with 39+ weekly food shows available for streaming 24/7. It’s no surprise that a few New York Dames are hosts to some great programs, including Dame Dorothy CannHamilton. Listen to Dame Dorothy Cann Hamilton’s special Chef’s Story episode on Heritage Radio Network, a live studio interview with Chef Eric Ripert, as they delve deeper into his new memoir 32 Yolks: From My Mother’s Table to Working the Line. The episode, recorded live at the The International Culinary Center, also includes a Q&A session. Listen now, and regularly on Wednesdays at 12PM ET.
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7/15
Dame Lidia Bastianich shares the joy of gardening with her mother in this AARP article. Bellissimo!
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JUNE 2016

6/15
Read Dame Beth Allen’s Industry Voices article in the May/June issue of Chef’s Magazine “As the World Changes, Food Matters More Than Ever”.
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6/9
A chance to dine like the founding fathers. Dame Joanna Pruess recreates a historic menu and speaks about the food and cultural life of the time, at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the oldest mansion on Manhattan island.
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6/7
Another special milestone for Dame Chef Carla Hall, who has been hired as the consultant chef for the North Star Café, set in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History And Culture Museum.
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6/5
Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang, publisher of Bite of the Best, interviews Dame Sara Moulton, and learns about her guilty pleasure, fave restaurants, mentors, and more
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6/5
Mark Hallum interviews our founder Dame Carol Brock, on receiving an honorary doctorate from SUNY Cobleskill, and touches on the highlights of her long, illustrious career and philanthropic achievements.
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6/1
Dame Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen is now open, and it's hot, hot, HOT!
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MAY 2016

5/26
Dame Pat Cobe, Senior Editor for Restaurant Business, shares the top 12 trends spotted at the recent National Restaurant Association show.
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5/25
Thomas Matthews’ blog on winespectator.com pays lovely tribute to Dame Rita Jammet, her husband Andre, and the special legacy that is La Caravelle. It was recently re-created and enjoyed as part of a fine dining series organized by The Chefs Club of Food & Wine.
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5/21
Mentoring and teaching go hand-in-hand, and play a big part in our mission. So we’re naturally delighted to share this article about Dame Rhonda Kave and her recent after school workshop teaching PS77 Queens students the bean to bar biz! Learn more about this unique program, STEM: learning science, technology, engineering and math, using concepts in the kitchen.
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5/15
The Daily Gazette of Schenectady’s​ coverage of SUNY Cobleskill​ graduation ceremony--455 degrees handed out—included the special honorary doctorate presentation that was awarded to LDNY Founder Dame Carol Brock. Carol received an honorary degree in humane letters for having founded Les Dames d’Escoffier, which helped break down barriers to women in the culinary arts, and for the great generosity Carol has shown to the school.
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5/12
Cool food jobs, and one very cool Dame Sharon Franke, is listed in Thrillist's 19 Food Dream Jobs! Sharon's advice: Don't be afraid or limited by what you think you don't know.
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5/11
Dame Rita Jammet​ and husband Andre Jammet's iconic restaurant, La Caravelle​, re-opened for two glorious nights, featuring several original chefs and Andre Ihuellou, the restaurant's maitre d' from 1975 until its closing in 2004. Favorites from La Caravelle's classic French menu were enjoyed, such as mussel cream soup and sautéed chicken with Champagne cream sauce. Read Wall Street Journal staff writer Charles Passy​'s account.
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5/5
Kudos to Dame Liz Young​ on the recent write-up in Washington Square Hotel​. Titled Eat, Walk, Love!, learn about her Culinary and City Tours​ business, and the exciting walking tours to be enjoyed, where Liz fuses the world’s greatest city's culinary styles with its amazing history and unique energy.
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5/3
Dame Shari Bayer is a fearless adventurer, often traveling solo. You'll find her bungee jumping off bridges, and floating through Napa vineyards in a hot air balloon. Shari follows her dreams, most recently enjoying, and reporting on, the ultimate fine dining experience at The French Laundry​.
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5/3
Dame Carla Hall shares sage and sensible advice--based on her personal experience--on how to eat healthier; a way of showing love for yourself and others! Read the complete article at Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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5/1
Delighted to learn about Dame Ellie Krieger’s Real Good Food PBS program, premiering May 20th. It's an original 13-part cooking series that helps real people get the most out of life by cooking in the “sweet spot,” where delicious and healthy meet. Follow Krieger’s culinary adventures in and out of the kitchen as she answers the call for help in addressing real-life food challenges, both at home and in the workplace.
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5/1
Most would think ketchup originated in the US, but Dame Joanna Pruess​ tracks down its roots to China.
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APRIL 2016

4/15
Read chocolate expert/educator Dame Alexandra Ellen Leaf's article in Chef Magazine about how the appreciation for fine chocolate is fueling its continued market growth.
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4/14
Dame Ellie Krieger shares a spring pizza in her Washington Post column. It's a perfect example of how to keep health in perspective without compromising taste.
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4/12
A fabulous feature piece written by Bonnie S. Benwick about the spirited, always delightful and ever hard-working Dame Sara Moulton in The Washington Post.
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4/4
Interesting viewpoints shared by Dame Sara Moulton and others about meal delivery kits in “It’s Dinner, But Is It Cooking?” by Kim Severson.
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MARCH 2016

3/24
Dame Corinne Trang shares her philosophy on the meaning of life. Her perception is that it’s unique for each one of us, and in constant evolution. Read the complete interview in Excellence Reporter, an e-magazine where great thinkers, artists, leaders, musicians and CEOs discuss the meaning and the excellence of life.
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3/10
What a wonderfully inspirational article about Dame Joan Coukous of Chocolat Moderne New York in SELF Magazine. Learn about her gutsy transition from banker to chocolatier.
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FEBRUARY 2016

2/10
Dame Amanda Cohen, Chef/Restaurateur of Dirt Candy, makes the case for enjoying produce that’s available—not limiting ourselves to what’s in season, or local—encouraging us to eat more veggies. Amanda also backs it up with three flavorful dishes, taking those drab winter tomatoes to fab!
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2/1
Dame Lidia Bastianich sits down with the editor in chief of Opera News to share a late night meal at her flagship restaurant, Felidia, and discuss their mutual love of classical music, opera, and how it has inspired her in life and cooking.
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2/1
Dame Ellie Krieger’s stick to the ribs, good-for-you, delicious vegetarian chili is a must-try, and featured in Food & Wine.
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JANUARY 2016

1/29
Award-winning chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Dame Maricel Presilla deftly explores culinary history in all that she creates. Read about Cucharamama’s Baocadito Juan Choy Lao, a little steamed bun that pays homage to her longtime bartender of Chinese and Cuban descent.
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1/13
A most lively, enjoyable conversation happens between Dame Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy and Dame Melanie Young on her radio program The Connected Table. Give a listen!
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1/8
Kudos to Dame Chef Carla Hall for Southern Kitchen being named by Time Out New York as one of the best NYC restaurants to “ready your bellies for” this 2016.
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1/4
Jane E. Brody interviews Dame Lynn Fredericks and her team Family Cook Productions in The New York Times All Ways Healthy LTD Well section. Their mission? To discover the chef in the child. Wonderful!
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DECEMBER 2015

12/30
Huffington Post UK profiles Dame Shari Bayer—celebrating her 10th year business milestone as founder of Bayer Public Relations—in a Women in Business Q&A. Learn more about Shari’s outstanding credentials, highlights and challenges, and how life experiences shaped her career path.
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12/15
Be sure to whip up several batches of Dame Carole Walter's rich, dark and decadent chocolate cookies featured in The New York Times holiday food section
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12/15
Excited to see two Dames' products - D'Artagnan and La Caravelle Champagne featured in Bloomberg Business Holiday Gift Guide:
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12/10
Dame Lidia Bastianich joins Dame Linda Pelaccio on her A Taste of the Paste program at Heritage Radio Network to discuss in-depth Lidia’s newest cookbook, Mastering the Art of Italian Cooking.
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12/8
There are so many incredible women making their mark in foodservice, and Metro NY Foodservice puts together a top 100, with many Dames on the list.
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NOVEMBER 2015

11/10
Meet Dame Roberta Morrell, the Matriarch of Morrell Wine Group in New York City
Read all about Dame Roberta Morrell and her impressive success story, as published in the Wall Street Journal.
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11/9
Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang interviews Dame Joanne Lamb Hayes at Bite of the Best. Food editor, culinary historian, writer, and cookbook author, learn about Joanne's early influences, guilty food pleasure, and what she can’t do without in her kitchen. Joanne is also a gingerbread house builder extraordinaire! For 22 years, she’s been making gingerbread magic with little ones at the James Beard House.
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11/4
What a fabulous profile in the The Wall Street Journal on >Dame Ariane Daguin, written by Dame Kathleen Squires. Ariane’s attitude perfectly exemplifies the expression “Joie de Vivre!”
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OCTOBER 2015

10/20
We’re proud and excited for Dame Carla Hall who is taking the plunge and opening her first restaurant in Brooklyn. Carla prefers the term joint—a space that will feel like her grandmother’s place for Sunday supper—with a menu chock-full of comforting foods she loved and enjoyed growing up in Nashville, TN. Read Sophia Hollander’s interview with Carla to learn what she gets (and doesn’t get) about New York food.
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SEPTEMBER 2015

9/30
Dame Ellie Krieger shares what products are worth the premium price
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9/25
We are so proud! Did you know Dame Lidia Bastianich cooked for ‪Pope Francis‬ this week?! It was truly a family project with her son, daughter, executive chefs from Felidia and Becco Restaurant along with friends from restaurant Vivolo all pitching in to cook and serve His Holiness simply wonderful dishes. This is the second time Lidia has cooked a Papal meal. What a honor! The menu can be found here:
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9/23
Dame Joanna Pruess shares how to get best use and flavor from specialty oils.
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9/19
Super proud of our Dame Amanda Cohen, chef/owner of Dirt Candy , recently featured on CBS This Morning:
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9/13
Head over to the website of Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Bite of the Best and enjoy her interview with Dame Abigail Kirsch. What not to eat? Abigail let's you know what’s on her very short list!
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9/8
Florence Fabricant, Pete Wells and Robert Simonson share an exciting, extensive list of NYC and boroughs' new restaurants, upscale pub grub, and bars. We're especially delighted with a sidebar mentioning the Southern Kitchen— the new restaurant of Dame Carla Hall (pictured with Evan Darnell) in Brooklyn. It’s Southern comfort at its best. Congratulations, Carla!
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9/8
Florence Fabricant, Pete Wells and Robert Simonson share an exciting, extensive list of NYC and boroughs' new restaurants, upscale pub grub, and bars. We're especially delighted with a sidebar mentioning the Southern Kitchen— the new restaurant of Dame Carla Hall (pictured with Evan Darnell) in Brooklyn. It’s Southern comfort at its best. Congratulations, Carla!
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9/4
Yet another reason to enjoy the hustle-bustle beauty unique to Grand Central Terminal. A new, permanent food hall that will include tacos from La Palapa Cocina Mexicana by Dame and chef Barbara Sibley. Wonderful news!
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9/1
Congratulations to our Dame Alison Awerbuch, ‎on the food & wine cover of Serendipity Magazine, 2015’s most innovative chefs feature:
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JUNE - AUGUST 2015

Dame Meryle Evans covers the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs annual conference for Dessert Professional​. Read the article Click Here

Dame Elizabeth Karmel, chef , cookbook author, columnist and North Carolina native, Elizabeth Karmel, is our go-to authority on all things barbecue. Did you know that Elizabeth started an “online barbecue shack” selling her NC-style ‘cue to-go mail order? There’s a hickory-smoked whole-hog barbecue, chopped cabbage for slaw, buns, and her own Carolina Cue Vinegar Sauce! We were delighted to learn this via Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang’s article, which you can read Click Here

*Best lobster roll in Milan *Loved the kale salad *A 42,000-square-foot barn-like structure on a wide ramp built from the reclaimed Coney Island boardwalk destroyed by Superstorm Sandy *A living vertical farm, the length of a football field (harvested daily) on one side of the structure, and much more, executed by the amazing USA team and coordinated by Dame and pavilion president Dorothy Cann Hamilton at the Milano Expo 2015. Excellent reporting by Dames Meryle Evans and Beverly Stephen, for USA TODAY. Brava! Article Click Here

Congratulations to Dame Ursula Massoud for the accolades garnered by her family's Paumanok Vineyards. Article can be found Click Here

Congratulations to Dame Pat Cobe, editor at Restaurant Business, for Magazine of the Year win at NYC ASBPE Awards, beating out 9 other B2B magazine finalists. Read it Click Here

MAY 2015

5/15
Interesting Washington Post piece by our Dame Ellie Krieger “5 words you should stop using when you talk about food” Article Click Here

APRIL 2015

Les Dames d'Escoffier Int'l (LDEI)​ Spring Quarterly includes an in-depth article about Dame Dorothy Cann Hamilton​'s mission to raise $60 million to fund the U.S. Pavilion at Expo Milano, for the 2015 World’s Fair. View the quarterly Click Here

4/22
Dame Marion Nestle talks Food Politics with Dame Melanie Young and David Ransom’s The Connected Table Live! Listen Listen Click Here

4/03
Dame Kathleen Squires writes in RESTAURANT BUSINESS’ March issue about Dame Laura Maniec and other "women at the bar." Click Click here for article.

4/02
Dame Beverly Stephen and Jim Poris, formerly of Food Arts magazine, were recent guests on Dame Shari Bayer’s radio show, All in the Industry​ on Heritage Radio Network​. The archived episode is available at www.heritageradionetwork.com

What began as a conversation between one Dame and a staff writer for Thrillist, (the wildy popular online lifestyle magazine aimed at the male audience but read by millions of females as well), morphed into a full-length feature story on the experiences of women chefs and line cooks in male-dominated restaurant kitchens.  LDNY jumped in with seven Dames who reported their personal stories.  The writer, Joe Keohane, gave the LDNY chapter a shout-out in the story’s introduction, and later commented: “You folks are doing the work of the angels.” The story, “Honey, Where’s the Boss?” follows. Click here

RESTAURANT BUSINESS MAGAZINE
Dames Rita Jammet and Lidia Bastianich are two of 20 family dynasties leading restaurants into a new generation.

MARCH 2015

3/23
Congratulations to Charleston Grande Dame author Nathalie Dupree​, who specializes in Southern cooking and New York Dame Maricel Presilla​, the chef and co-owner of several Latin restaurants in Hoboken who were just named to the 2015 James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America. They are two of five renowned culinary professionals who will be honored for "significant and unique contributions" to the industry. Induction will be held Monday, May 4 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Well deserved!

3/19
Congratulations to Dame Arlene Feltman Sailhac of Foodophiles.com on celebrating the 35th Anniversary of De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy's​. So much love in the house! Nice review of the evening festivities can be read here:Click here

3/18
Cheers to Dame and Master Sommelier Laura Maniec of Corkbuzz Wine Studio​. Changing the wine industry in a magnificent way! Click here

3/13
A delicious roundup of Mexican restaurants in NYC, reported by Dame Kathleen Squires. Excited to see Dame Barbara Sibley, chef/owner of La Palapa Cocina Mexicana​ on the list. Well-deserved!Click here

3/11
A most fitting beautiful tribute to our dear friend, colleague and Dame Jonell Nash.Click here

3/11
A proud day for Dame Hanna Lee to be recognized as one of PR News' "Top Women in PR." We're honored to count her among us - such creative energy and talent. Congratulations!

3/11
We're excited to share a new video course series - a web cooking class from Dame Michele Scicolone​ - on Craftsy​. Here's a teaser preview! Click Here

FEBRUARY 2015

Visit Dame Bonnie Tandy Leblang's Bite of the Best​ for interview with Dame Michele Scicolone​i.Click Here

Great review of Dame Joanna Pruess​ Soup for Two cookbook on Dame Suzen O'Rourke's Cooking by the Book​ blog.  Do you have a blog?  Share it with us! Click Here

We’re delighted to post snippets from an ongoing series, a collaboration between Food & Wine and Toklas Society​ which you can easily track on Twitter using hashtag #FOODWINEWOMEN.  Here we share a lovely recipe tribute to Dame Alex Guarnaschelli by Chef Vivian Howard Click Here

Want to learn how to cook with tea? Dame Joanna Preuss shares how in this Fine Cooking​ article:Click Here

Look who we found on CBS This Morning​ news! Dame Merle Rosofsky was featured today on CBS Sunday Morning. A fun and fascinating segment about aphrodisiacs. Definitely not just for Valentine's Day ;-)Click Here

Congrats to Dame Dorie Greenspan and her new column for the Washington Post and Washington Post Food!  Called #EverydayDorie, she kicked it off with Share-My-Heart cookies. Dorie encouraged readers to decorate their own cookies, tag and post pictures on FB, Twitter and/or Instagram. What a terrific idea! Click Here

This just in! Dame Barbara Sibley's La Palapa Cocina Mexicana noted as one of NY's 5 Best Sunday Suppers, reported by New York Post​! Congratulations! Click Here

Another Dame in the news! Kudos to Dame Amanda Cohen, Dirt Candy​, on the front page of NY Times Food section. We wish you best success in your new space!Click Here

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