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SUMMERDINE 2018 – ONE NIGHT, MANY DINNERS

Where will you be dining on Wednesday, August 15th ? It could be in a vineyard, aboard a yacht, at a picnic table or in an elegant dining room. Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter have some tasty suggestions for you as they present their annual Summerdine - a delicious province-wide dining celebration featuring fabulous food and glorious wines unfolding on one evening only at different restaurants, wineries, and culinary venues across BC.

2018-07-05T19:33:04-07:00

Empower Her

On May 28th, 2018 women from accommodation, food service and tourism will be connected for an evening of networking with an inspiring panel discussion. Empower Her aims to bring together a community of hospitality leaders who will expand their network and create meaningful relationships.

A panel of Vancouver’s top female hospitality executives will share inspiring ideas with the intention of sparking dialogue about issues that impact women in the workplace. Their perspectives and insights will inform, inspire and empower women as we collectively identify ways to accelerate women to senior roles in the hospitality industry. The event will be held from […]

2018-06-10T01:52:40-07:00

Silver Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Monday, November 6th, 4:00 pm AGM for current members,  6:00 pm for all other guests

We welcome past and founding members, patrons, partners and supporters to join us at 6:00 pm for hors d’oeuvres and cocktails (no host bar) followed by a sit down dinner with wines at 7:00 pm.

In collaboration with our silver anniversary committee, the Vancouver Club’s Executive Chef, Sean Cousins has designed a stunning four course dinner to be served with wines from Les Dames winemakers, members and supporters.

2017-10-14T21:43:38-07:00

Canada’s Most Generous Culinary Scholarships

Les Dames d’Escoffier, BC Chapter awards over $25,000 in educational scholarships, bursaries and work experiences to deserving women

April 4, 2017 – Vancouver, BC – After a year of fundraising, an intensive search and rigorous application process, 28 women from across British Columbia and beyond, both at the beginning of their careers and at a turning point or development stage in a mature career, have been awarded Les Dames d’Escoffier scholarships to advance and enhance their careers in culinary, hospitality, business, wine and other arts of the table.

With over $25,000 in funds raised by chapter events, as well […]

2017-04-18T18:37:35-07:00

Gala 2016 Celebrating Lidia Bastianich

It was an unforgettable evening of Italian food, wine and song for fans of Lidia Bastianich as the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier honoured the Emmy award wining TV personality, cookbook author and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich on September 23, 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The SOLD OUT event for 100 dinner guests who enjoyed Vancouver’s leading chefs saluted the Nonna of Italian cuisine.

2017-04-15T19:24:59-07:00

Summerdine 2016’s 50/50 and Twitter Contest winners!

Summerdine 50/50 Winning Ticket: Congratulation to our 50/50 Draw: $610.00. Winning ticket is: 1196413  Twitter Contest: Congratulations to Dianne Chow.  Your tweet was randomly chosen and you have won a private wine tasting from Legacy!
Winners, please contact Lise @ 604.661.1415 to claim to claim your prize.

2016-09-08T16:29:44-07:00