Les Dames d 'Escoffier


We are a philanthropic organization of women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality. The by-invitation membership, composed of over 2,300 members in 40 chapters in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico, is highly diversified and reflects the multifaceted fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality.

The Quarterly

The Quarterly magazine connects the Dames across 40 chapters in a personal, photographic and informative way. The Winter issue focuses on the latest LDEI conference, while the remaining three issues showcase Dames based on a particular theme, such as "Tasty Travels" and "Dames who Farm."

Become a Partner

Join other prestigious corporations and businesses as a Partner and connect with over 2,200 women leaders in the food, fine beverage and hospitality fields.


Mark your calendar for the 2018 annual conference, being held in Seattle, October 11-14, 2018 at the Renaissance Hotel Seattle Downtown. The theme is "Gray Skies, Bright Ideas."

The Renaissance Seattle Downtown
October 11-14, 2018
Conference rate: $229 per night, single/double occupancy.
Occupancy tax: 15.6%
Reservation cut-off date: September 10, 2018
Call in reservations: 800.546.9184. Reference the name of the group and the dates of the conference. 
Book your reservation here!

Future Conferences

2019 Annual Conference
Nashville, TN
Loews Vanderbilt
October 24-27, 2019

2020 Annual Conference
New York City 
Barclay InterContinental
October 15-18, 2020



Les Dames d'Escoffier International proudly sponsors three prestigious award programs, which honor excellence, leadership, extraordinary achievement and outstanding professionalism in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality.

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