Les Dames d'Escoffier, Ann Arbor
Founded 2015

Home base in Ann Arbor, The Ann Arbor City Club

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Les Dames d'Escoffier is the only organization of its kind: a world wide philanthropic society of professional women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage, and hospitality.

LDE-AA is a Member Club of the Ann Arbor City Club, centrally located within Ann Arbor with ample free parking and provision for valet parking, catering, and room rental for special events.

Les Dames d'Escoffier International, www.LDEI.org, home page.

Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) is an invitation-only membership, composed of 40 individual chapters across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom; it is highly diversified and reflects the multifaceted fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality. For full information about LDEI please see their website; our local website is simply a small addition to this primary website of our parent organization.

  • Mission Statement of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI)
LDEI is an invitational organization of women leaders in food, beverage, and hospitality whose mission is education and philanthropy.

Les Dames d'Escoffier--Ann Arbor, www.LDEAA.org, home page

Les Dames d'Escoffier--Ann Arbor (LDE-)AA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation in the State of Michigan.
  • Mission Statement of Les Dames d'Escoffier--Ann Arbor (LDE-AA)
The Ann Arbor Chapter, LDE-AA supports the broad mission of LDEI with a diverse group of professional talent and experience.  We are focused on developing scholarships and educational opportunities for women seeking professional expertise in the food, fine beverage, and hospitality fields, especially the emerging movements of the environment, health, and local resourcing in those professions in our multi-cultural community.

Dame Drew Faulkner, Washington DC Chapter, visits with LDEAA Dames at Zingerman's Bakehouse, April 18, 2018.  Present:  Dames Antoinette Benjamin and, from left to right in photo, Amy Emberling, Ricky Agranoff, Lizzie Burt, and Drew Faulkner.

Report of Dame (LDEAA President) Antoinette Benjamin's recent LDEI trip to Mexico.



Links to Ongoing and Archived Information Related to Chapter Mission

LDEI Quarterly Submission Guidelines are available in the Quarterly itself and on the LDEI website.

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Copyright 2015--present, Les Dames d' Escoffier Ann Arbor.

Image credits:  Floral images, Alma S. Lach, copyright 1998, and Sandra L. Arlinghaus. Burgundy/green LDE logo created by Alma Lach for the Chicago Chapter (of which she was a founding member) and used here with their permission.  LDEI logo used here, in both original and modified form, with LDEI permission.  Photo of the Ann Arbor City Club reprinted here with permission of the copyright holder.  Globe image, Google Earth (TM)
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