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Past LDNY President, Linda Lawry

We share the news of the passing of previous LDNY Chapter President, Dame Linda Lawry It is with deep sadness we share the news of Dame Linda Lawry’s passing. A past president of Les Dames NY Chapter, highly respected colleague and dear friend, Linda’s influence knew no bounds, mentoring and sponsoring many of our own

LDNY Dames’ Launch a Food Product Course

Launch A Food Product Course December, 2021 LDNY Dames Kathryn Gordon and Jessie Riley, along with Jeff Yoskowitz, have created a unique online course specifically targeted to entrepreneurs preparing to launch a food product. These three industry experts are partners in Food Startup Help – a team of experienced chefs, product developers, and educators. The course

The Next Big Bite 2021

LDNY’s The Next Big Bite Annual Forecast Sees 2022 As The Year High Tech and High Touch Co-Exist NEW YORK (November 11, 2021) – The kitchen as command central, our home’s center for nourishment to entertainment, is here to stay.  That’s just some of the big news to emerge from The Next Big Bite; the annual forecast presented

LDNY Spotlight: NYC Tech – Dames in the News

Congratulations Dames Karen Goodlad and Liz Schaible So excited for you both as you begin new journeys! ・・・LDNY shares news of the passing of the wine glass!Important milestones should be celebrated!Dame Liz Schaible retires as Chairperson of the Department of Hospitality Management at NYC City Tech (CUNY) and Dame Karen Goodlad is appointed Interim Chair. Liz led

LDNY Announcement: Podcast

LES DAMES d’ESCOFFIER NEW YORK LAUNCHES FOOD & BEVERAGE PODCAST Living the Dream to Feature Prominent Women Across the Food & Beverage Industry New York, NY – October 18, 2021 – Les Dames d’Escoffier New York (LDNY), and Penny Stankiewicz – a renowned sugar artist and 2020 Les Dames inductee, are proud to announce a

LDNY Presents: Scholarship Award Ceremony

LDNY Annual Scholarship Awards Watch our recent online scholarship award ceremony for 2021 celebrating 16 scholars with 9 participating schools and partners. On July 20th, Les Dames d’Escoffier New York announced the 2021 scholarship recipients in a virtual celebration co-chaired by Dame Kathryn Gordon and Dame Wanda Mann. 53 guests logged on to celebrate the

Silvia Baldini featured in La Cucina Italiana

LDNY Dame Silvia Baldini shares the following on her recent feature in La Cucina Italiana: “It is a privilege to be featured in the trend sections of La Cucina Italiana by Daniela Savone (@italiangalwithawoodenspoon). The Dolomites inspire many of my recipes, including the one featured for this article, a luxurious pink roasted venison with blueberries

LDNY Presents: Wine365

Wine365 and Wanda Mann A well-deserved round of applause and congrats to Dame Wanda Mann on this lovely profile piece in Wine365. “Such an honor to be the first wine writer featured in the Sunday Spotlight of the Wine 365 website.”  Wanda Mann is the founder & editor-in-chief of the wine lifestyle website Wine With Wanda. She joined

LDNY Spotlight: Change On the Horizon, Finally, For Women Sommeliers?

Ongoing patterns of sexual misconduct by male sommeliers and conflicts of interest in fine dining have led to the suspension of 7 members of the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas. What’s next for the women in this industry besides a public apology? New York Times November 3, 2020