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.

M.F.K. Fisher Awards for Excellence in Culinary Writing

 This year, it’s even easier to enter because (except for books), all entry materials may be submitted electronically—no snail mail or postage costs!

 NINE prizes totaling $2,450 can be won!

Top Prize: Win $1000 and a trip to the 2018 LDEI Conference in Seattle, Washington

Deadline to enter: March 31, 2018

Food stories written by women and published in 2017 are eligible to win the 2018 prizes. The fee per entry is $35, and entries are due by March 31, 2018.

Click here to enter!

Posted Last January 7, 2018
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