Les Dames d'Escoffier Members
Our Mission is to inspire, advance, and support women in food, beverage, and hospitality to achieve excellence in leadership and philanthropy.
Our Vision is to be the preeminent global professional association for women leaders in the food, beverage and hospitality industries.
LDEI Guiding Principles are intended to uphold the integrity, professionalism, and outstanding leadership upon which LDEI was founded. LDEI is guided in its decisions and actions by Philanthropy, Diversity, Leadership & Professional Development, Professional Excellence, and Innovation.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
LDEI seeks to build a community of women who have diverse cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. In building a diverse and inclusive community, we welcome members and people of all races, languages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, disabilities, sexual orientations, and religions. Leading by example, we aspire to make diversity a core and abiding strength in our organization.
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Board of Directors
Immediate Past President
Members By Profession
Chefs, Caterers, Restaurant Owners
Co-Chef/Owner, Border Grill Restaurants & Truck; Bravo TV’s “Top Chef Masters” & Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales”
Pastry Chefs, Bakers, Candy Makers
Instructors, Recipe Developers, Food Scientists, Sommeliers
Corp. Chef & Family Owner, Melissa's
Public Relations, Marketing, Social Media, Event Producers
Exclusive Events by Tracey TBA Consulting
Principal, The Culinary CMO
Writers, Editors, Photographers, Radio, TV & Web Professionals
Consultant, author food & nutrition media