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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.

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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.

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Summerdine 2016

AN EVENING TO SAVOUR, LES DAMES ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

(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, […]

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LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER BC AWARD RECORD NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS

(Vancouver, BC) – On Monday, April 25th members of Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter gathered at Culinary Capers Catering for a very special evening – the organization’s annual Scholarship Reception. “This event is culmination of our volunteer efforts through the previous year” says Chapter President Bonita Jo Magee. “We spend the year raising funds so that we can financially support women who wish to further their culinary careers through taking various culinary, hospitality and beverage programs or courses.”

This year the application deadline was February 28th and the organization received a record number of applicants (48) resulting in 33 recipients for a total […]

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Les Dames Wine to raise funds for scholarships and empower BC women

BC wine project supports women in beverage and food industries.

Coming full circle from her start in the wine industry, Mireille Sauvé, director of the Wine Umbrella and member of the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, is blending her wine skills with her desire to support women in BC’s beverage and food industries.

Thanks to a scholarship from the Dames organization, Sauvé became Canada’s youngest female sommelier in 1997, and together with a team of women she is paying it forward with the production of the Dames Wine. Proceeds from the sale of the #dameswine — both a white and a […]

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Chef Lynn Crawford: ‘Great Canadian Cookbook’

Read the latest news on our "Gala" star, Lynn Crawford. Tickets still available for this fabulous event on Saturday October 17th 2015 at The Four Seasons Hotel.

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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 […]

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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!

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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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Annual SUMMERDINE fundraiser supports education and outreach

LES DAMES SUMMERDINE – AN EVENING TO SAVOUR
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER SUPPORTS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

(Vancouver, BC) — Mark Wednesday, August 12th 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 attached backgrounder for full list).

Some confirmed Metro Vancouver locations include: dinner for eight at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks created by a private chef, six seats at the Chef’s Table in the newly renovated Provence […]

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