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Women Supporting Women in Hospitality,  Food and Beverage


We are a group of women leaders in the hospitality, food and beverage sectors committed to inspiring, advancing and supporting the women in our communities today and the next generation of female leaders.


  • Education and leadership
  • Fundraising and philanthropy
  • Support and celebration

Become a Member

Become a Dame! If you share our passion and commitment to inspiring, advancing and supporting our fellow women in BC’s hospitality, food and beverage sectors, we welcome you to join Les Dames d’Escoffier, BC Chapter. 

Latest News

BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Raises $10,000 for Scholarships

The BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDBC) has raised $10,000 for their scholarship program this year through the generous support of partners located throughout BC The most recent and notable fundraising event, Dames Dine Around (previously known as Summerdine) raised $6,700. This one-night exclusive dining experience took place

Les Dames Dine Around Celebration

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,

Membership Drive

Meet Founding Member, Caren McSherry! Caren McSherry is the Founder and owner of The Gourmet Warehouse, the largest gourmet emporium in western Canada; President and owner of Continental Importers; Founder of Cote d’Azur branded foods; cookbook author, and; regular guest on CKNW/98 radio and Global TV weekend news. Why