Les Dames d 'Escoffier


We are a philanthropic organization of women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality. The by-invitation membership, composed of over 2,300 members in 42 chapters in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Mexico, is highly diversified and reflects the multifaceted fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality.

The Quarterly

The Quarterly magazine connects the Dames across 40 chapters in a personal, photographic and informative way. The Winter issue focuses on the latest LDEI conference, while the remaining three issues showcase Dames based on a particular theme, such as "Tasty Travels" and "Dames who Farm."

Become a Partner

Join other prestigious corporations and businesses as a Partner and connect with over 2,200 women leaders in the food, fine beverage and hospitality fields.


Mark your calendar for the 2019 conference in Nashville. 

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville
October 24-27, 2019
Conference rate: $235 per night, single/double occupancy.
Occupancy tax: 15.25%
Reservation cut-off date: September 27, 2019
Call in reservations:
Book your reservation online

Future Conferences

2020 Annual Conference
New York City 
Barclay InterContinental
October 15-18, 2020



Les Dames d'Escoffier International proudly sponsors three prestigious award programs, which honor excellence, leadership, extraordinary achievement and outstanding professionalism in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality.

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