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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 […]


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.


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.




(Vancouver, BC) — Mark Wednesday, August 10th on your calendar for a unique dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine – Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party unfolding on one night only at more than 30 different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. See Locations and Buy Tickets

Some confirmed Metro Vancouver locations include: dinner for upto 12 at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks created by  NextJen chef Jennifer Peters, four seats at Chambar, six seats at ‘Vancouver Magazine’s Best New Restaurant’ Royal Dinette, […]


Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Honours CHEF LYNN CRAWFORD with a Gala Celebration!

You are invited to join the city’s longest single long table for 100 guests at the Four Seasons Hotel where industry luminaries and long time guests honour Chef Lynn Crawford – You are invited to a stunning single long table for 100 guests (the city’s longest) on the 2nd floor of the Four Seasons Hotel where industry luminaries and long time guests join television host Fanny Keefer in honouring Chef Lynn Crawford – . Chef-Owner of Ruby Watchco in Toronto, Star of Pitchin’ In and Chopped Canada on Food Network Canada & The Cooking Channel You’ll begin with an elegant Goldeneye Brut […]


Congratulations Summerdine Winners

Summerdine 50/50 Winning Ticket
Congratulation to our 50/50 Draw: $625 to Christine F.

Summerdine Online Auction
Congratulations to Nancy T. She is the winning bidder of our first online auction for an Okanagan Weekend Getaway!

Twitter Contest
Congratulations to David T. His tweet was randomly chosen and he’s won a private wine tasting from Legacy!


Summerdine Online Auction

We are excited to announce our first ever online auction! It opens on Wednesday, July 29th at 7 a.m. and closes on the evening of Summerdine (August 12th) at 11:59 p.m. The auction prize is an Okanagan Weekend Get-Away for Two including: Two nights at The Cove Lakeside Resort with a bottle of Bella Rosé Sparkling Wine in your room, dinner at Salted Brick, followed by cocktails at 27. Approximate retail value is $800.  Mark your calendar, tell your friends (our auction is open to the public) and get your bids in!

AUCTION LINK: http://lesdamesbc2015.eflea.ca/view



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