Upcoming Events

Les Dames D'Escoffier LA-OC Chapter is RAISING THE BAR! We are focused on helping women in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality Industries. Join us for our monthly series – "RAISE THE BAR" HAPPY HOUR.

NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED TO ATTEND! Our next event Wednesday, September 19th at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point features guest speaker, Dame Betsy Thagard of B. Toffee. $25/pp includes your first Drink and Complimentary Valet. All proceeds go to sch...

Les Dames D'Escoffier LA-OC Chapter is RAISING THE BAR! Join us this month in LA as we focus on helping women in the Food & Beverage and Hospitality Industries. "RAISE THE BAR" HAPPY HOUR Tuesday, August 28th at Lunetta in Santa Monica.

Come and hear about working in our field and continue the conversation with other women in food, culinary and the hospitality industry...featuring Dame Marje Bennetts.

No membership required. $...

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...

Les Dames D'Escoffier LA-OC Chapter is RAISING THE BAR! Join us for the first of a monthly series – "GIVE BACK HAPPY HOUR". Our first event Tuesday, July 10th at The Resort At Pelican Hill features guest speaker, Dame/Chef Zov Karamardian of the legendary Zov's Bakery & Bistro. 

No membership required so we encourage you to bring a guest! $25/pp includes your first Drink and Complimentary Valet. All proceeds go to scholarships for women i...

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...

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