Upcoming Events

The Les Dame Seattle Conference committee has planned a motivational program designed to educate and inspire attendees at this year's 2018 National Conference!

At the initial planning meeting, they committed to emphasizing professional development — plus a good healthy serving of networking and fun.

After you review the Conference brochure, we think you will agree, the Seattle Chapter delivered. The difficulty will be choosing amongst so many compelli...

WHEN:    Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Dame Lori Stokoe's Home – 1640 Sunnyside Terrace, San Pedro, CA 90732

WHO:       Dames and potential new members

Please join us as we celebrate Springtime with fellow Dames in our LA/OC Chapter for a Potluck and afternoon of networking hosted by our new Treasurer, Lori Stokoe. Bring your business cards, cookbooks, and brochures to share your business with the cha...

Please join us for Brunch as we review 2017 and look forward to 2018 activities and induct new members – Chef Linda Johnsen, Chocolatier Amy Jo Pedone, and Founder of Golden Rule Charity, Judy Walker.

WHEN: Sunday, January 28, 2018

WHERE: Restauration

2708 E 4th St,

Long Beach, CA 90814

TIME: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a farm fresh brunch complete with mimosas and sangria against the backdrop of Restauration’s beautiful garden patio.

Dames and g...

Join us at Huntington Meats at the Original Farmers’ Market at 3rd and Fairfax on Sunday, March 19th, 6 – 8:30 p.m. for a fun, interactive sausage making class.  Learn about grinding, seasoning, mixing, casings and filling your choice of pork or chicken sausage, and take home three pounds to enjoy at home. Tastings of various sausage types and a light dinner will be provided.

TICKETS – Maximum 18.

Address: 6333 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles 90036...

To sign up, please email Co-President Anita Lau at madhungrywoman@gmail.com

Bracken’s Kitchen is the inspiration of Bill Bracken, a nationally renowned chef with over 30 years in the restaurant business. After graduating with honors from the Culinary Institute of America, Bracken began what was to be a long and successful career with a number of acclaimed restaurants including the Peninsula Beverly Hills and the Four Seasons Hotel in Newport Beach. H...

Please contact Dame Marje Bennetts to volunteer: 

Email: marje@beach-house.com or Phone: (310) 802-4101

The mission of the Downtown Women's Center is to provide permanent supportive housing and a safe and healthy community fostering dignity, respect, and personal stability, and to advocate ending homelessness for women. They serve over 3,000 women each year thanks to our incredible community of supporters. Founded in 1978, the Downtown Women’s Center...

Join us as we support Dame Shachi Mehra on the opening of her 2nd location of ADYA Indian Cuisine in Irvine on Saturday, Oct 15th from 3 to 5 p.m. There is no fee to participate, Dames can just order what you want off the menu and enjoy the camaraderie! 

Film Director Jeffrey Fliegler is giving LDEI a private viewing of "La Tradition", the documentary of Chef Pascal Olhats' Culinary Journey....this year's smash hit at the Newport Beach Film Festival! 

Event will take place at the Back Bay Bistro in the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, Newport Beach from 3 to 6 p.m. Dames and guests will enjoy a "Meet & Greet" wine and appetizer reception on the Bistro's Harborside Courtyard from 3 to 4 p.m....

Join Dame Marje Bennetts & Guests at CHARCOAL - Venice Sunday evening, August 21st from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Come for a drink, have tastes from the menu, and chat at the front row communal tables at Michelin starred Chef Josiah Citrin's newest creation – CHARCOAL Venice – casual, grill-centric restaurant featuring craveable, charcoal-kissed comfort foods. Located at 425 Washington Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA 90292....

Refrigerator pickles aren’t just for cucumbers anymore! Join us at the Hood Kitchen as Chef Deb Dubbs teaches us pickling techniques. You'll "Make and Take" home 3 jars of unusual pickled vegetables.*


Asian Pickled Radish Salad with Cucumbers

Classic Jiardinière (pickled vegetable mix)

Quick Cabbage Pickle (white cabbage, watermelon radish, and carrots)

Where: Hood Kitchen Space

350 Clinton St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

(714) 549-2430

When: Saturday,...

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