Women Leaders in
Food, Fine Beverage & Hospitality



The Next Big Bite: How We Will Eat and Drink


Date and Place

October 16, 2017 / 5:30-8:30 PM
Institute of Culinary Education (ICE)
225 Liberty Place / Brookfield Place NYC



Event Details:

5:30-6:45 PM: Reception
6:45-8:30 PM: Panel discussion
Order Tickets HERE
VIP Ticket: Includes a signed panelist book and reserved seating, $115.00 
General Admission: $85.00 
Note: LDNY Early Bird Pricing Limited Availability until August 15, 2017 


Confirmed Moderator

Dana Cowin: DBC creative and host of Heritage Radio Network Podcast Series, Speaking Broadly.

Confirmed Panelists

Melissa Clark: Food writer, cookbook author, and staff reporter for the New York Times Food section, where she writes the popular column “A Good Appetite” and appears in a weekly cooking video series.

Kerry Heffernan: An avid outdoorsman and seafood expert, Kerry is the Executive Chef at Grand Banks, a seasonal Oyster Bar and galley on the deck of a historic cod fishing schooner moored at Pier 25 New York.

Padma Lakshmi: Actress, food expert, model, and award-winning author. Host, judge and an executive producer on Bravo’s Emmy award-winning Top Chef. Recipient of the 2016 NECO Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

Pascaline Lepeltier: MS, Instructor, Court of Master Sommeliers at the International Culinary Center, Master Sommelier, and author.

Missy Robbins: Head chef and owner of Lilia restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Also known for maintaining Michelin star status the entirety of her tenure as Executive Chef of A Voce Madison and A Voce Columbus. A Top Chef Masters contestant.

Susan Ungaro: President, James Beard Foundation, the country's preeminent culinary organization.

Organized by Les Dames d’Escoffier New York Chapter

For event and sponsorship opportunities, contact event chairs:

• Bonnie Tandy Leblang,
  bonnie@BiteoftheBest.com; 203.887.5455

• Francine Cohen,
  francinecohen@mindspring.com; 917.607.2404

For media inquires contact:

• Joyce Appelman,
  joyceappelman@gmail.com; 516-697-0319

• Kay Lindsay,
  kay@bullfrogandbaum.com; 917-623-1760

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