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Les Dames Dine Around Celebration

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Les Dames d’Escoffier‘s “Dames Dine Around”, previously known as Summerdine took place on September 12, 2023, supporting women in hospitality through our scholarship programs. Special dinners were hosted by generous donoro restaurants in Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast, and the Okanagan. This year with had the brand-new Black Walnut, Blue Water Cafe, Brassica in Gibsons, Botanist at the Fairmont Pacific Rim, Boulevard, Fanny Bay Oysters, The Farmers Apprentice, Globe at YVR at the Fairmont Airport, H Tasting Lounge at the Westin Bayshore, Maenam, Savio Volpe, The […]


Les Dames d’Esosffier Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

British Columbia’s Dames Serve Up Over $23,000 in Scholarship Awards

Les Dames d’Escoffier British Columbia Chapter (LDBC) is thrilled to announce the 2023 Scholars with a total of $23,250 awarded to support the advancement of their careers in B.C.’s hospitality, food, and beverage sectors.

2023 Les Dames d’Escoffier British Columbia Chapter Scholars
Elizabeth Boyle, Kelowna
Kayla Brent, Saanich
Stephanie Chan, New Westminster
Alessandra DiMattia, Kelowna
Jessica Collins, Vancouver
Christine Godlonton, Ladysmith
Janet Gyenes, Vancouver
Sydney Hamelin, Vancouver
Lydia Lambert-Bailey, Vancouver


Les Dames d’Escoffier British Columbia’s New Board

Les Dames d’Escoffier, British Columbia Chapter Appoints New Board for 30th Anniversary Year

Les Dames d’Escoffier British Columbia Chapter (LDBC) is delighted to introduce its new board president, Cassandra Anderton, and the slate of directors for 2022/2023, which were installed during the organization’s annual general meeting at The Vancouver Club in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The board, led by President Cassandra Anderton, will guide LDBC during its 30th anniversary year in fulfilling its mission to inspire, advance, and support all women in food, beverage, and hospitality to achieve excellence in leadership and philanthropy.

Cassandra Anderton is a travel, food, wine, and lifestyle writer, blogger, and […]


Les Dames BC Scholarships for Women

Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Scholarship Applications Are Now Closed for 2023


Scholarships are open to women* of any age and at any stage of their career who are looking to either refine or expand their expertise at a credible educational institution of their choice anywhere in the world.

Scholarships are awarded on merit, ability, commitment, and passion.

Applicants can be awarded a scholarship more than once, depending on the circumstance, and if a woman’s previous application was unsuccessful, she is encouraged to apply again between now and February 13, 2023.

30 Years of Philanthropy

Founded in 1992, Les Dames d’Escoffier’s BC Chapter has awarded scholarships for […]


Les Dames D’Escoffier International Names New Board

Les Dames d’Escoffier International is honoured to introduce its new board president, Jennifer Goldman, and board leadership, which were installed on October 22, 2022, at the organization’s annual conference in New York City. At the same conference, the organization voted to add a chapter in Tuscany, Italy, its 44th chapter and third on the European continent.

Board president Jennifer Goldman earned her degree from Johnson and Wales University and began her career as a pastry chef before co-founding Patrick Properties Hospitality Group (PPHG), a Charleston, South Carolina-based hospitality company. As […]


Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Relief Fund

BC Dames step up to the plate and offer relief through new funding opportunities  

UPDATE – Due the overwhelming response received; more time was needed to consider. Decisions will be announced May 20.

Les Dames d’Escoffier, BC Chapter establishes $40,000 COVID relief fund for food-focused organizations supporting women

Feb. 11 2021, Vancouver, BCRecognizing the onerous challenges that charities and community programs in British Columbia are confronting during the global pandemic, Les Dames d’Escoffier, BC Chapter has created a COVID relief fund to provide much-needed aid. The $40,000 fund was established in response to the COVID-19 crisis and […]

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