Sixteen of the region’s esteemed women leaders in food,
beverage, nutrition and hospitality put pen to paper in more
than twenty highly-regarded cookbooks, healthy-eating guides,
real-food for children, quick dinner ideas and more.
Savor flavors of Italy, Mexico, Persia, Thailand, Jewish heritage,
Southern fare, Mediterranean cuisine and more. Preserve
nature’s bounty, bake pastries, eat octopus, find secrets to tasty
meals for weight-loss and diabetes, and travel through wine
Meet each author at this signature holiday book-signing party.
Enjoy tasty morsels from the cookbook-author recipes, and
festive beverages. Delight the epicureans in your life with the
gift of autographed books, signed specially to them.
Join us to celebrate the talents of women this December 14th.
WHAT: Culinary Women in Words - holiday book party
WHERE: Salon ILO
1637 Wisconsin Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20036
DATE: Sunday, December 14, 2014
TIME: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
COST: $25 in advance; $35 at the door.
donation to Les Dames DC
RSVP on Eventbrite
BOOK SALES: on the day, courtesy of Politics and Prose
Les Dames DC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) invitational organization of women
leaders in the food, beverage, hospitality and related industries who use their talents and influence for community outreach and through grants, mentoring, scholarship and educational programs, help to support women to succee in these industries.
Les Dames d’Escoffier was founded in 1973 in New York City.
Les Dames DC was established in 1981.
Click here to download and view entire invitation with authors
The 2 Day a Week Diet Cookbook “The best thing about the 2 day a
week diet is that it’s easy to stick with—and you do lose weight.”
Simply Sensational Cookies
Mrs Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry
“A walk through the weekend farmers' market is a chance not only to shop for the week
ahead, but also to plan for the winter months. “
Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking
If you should see our table sit with us to eat. (Rumi, poet)
“The guru of Persian cuisine”
The Washington Post Cookbook: Reader’s Favorite Recipes
“presenting stories & recipes that educate, entertain and taste really, really good”
The Devil in Us
“spellbinding stories of fate, fortune, and love. lessons for life”
Thai Soups & Salads
Thai Noodles & Snacks
Homestyle Vietnamese Cooking
Six O’Clock Scramble
SOS! Six O’Clock Scramble to the Rescue
“creative, healthy, kid-friendly adult meals for our busy lives”
The New Jewish Table ~ a story of love and lox
“I’m pretty much a vegan these days”
[Kitchen Workshop - Pizza] “like taking a course in gourmet pizza
making... have fun with the process and enjoy every bite. And the best part is, you can eat with your fingers”
Carla’s Comfort Foods
Cooking with Love
“Hootie Hoo! Food that hugs you.”
Pati’s Mexican Table:
The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking
“beautiful in its simplicity, tremendously convenient and wholesome”
The Turkish Cookbook: Regional Recipes and Stories
“Trending cuisine offering healthful, tantalizing, simple and delicious meals with background stories and origins of ingredients.”
The Glorious Vegetables of Italy
The Glorious Pasta of Italy
“you never really leave”
My Two-Year-Old Eats Octopus:
Raising Children Who Love to Eat Everything
“attitude and approach are key”
My Nile Style
Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook
195 Mental Tricks, Substitutions, Habits & Inspiration
“small, easy changes for dramatic and lasting results”
Authors are Members of
Les Dames d’Escoffier DC
Les Dames d'Escoffier
LDEI is the premier organization of influential professional women who are committed to the advancement of education and philanthropy in food, beverage and hospitality for the good of the global community.