REINVENTING RESTAURANTS: An Insider's Look at Pivoting in a Pandemic
A Les Dames d'Escoffier Zoom Panel (For members and the public)
Monday, June 1, 2020
8 -9:15 p.m.
From dinner clubs to brunch boxes to employee relief fund drives, leading local female restaurateurs and members of the Washington D.C. chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier will delve into the details of how their establishments met the challenges posed by the COVID crisis.
Jessica Botta, director of training and culinary development, Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants (Washington D.C.)
Ellen Kassoff, co-owner, Equinox Restaurant (Washington D.C.)
Nona Nielsen Parker, production manager, Atwater’s (Baltimore, Md.)
Christianne Ricchi, chef/owner, Ristorante i Ricchi (Washington D.C.)
Juste Zidelyte, chef/owner, Maple Ave Restaurant (Vienna, Va.)
Moderator: Aviva Goldfarb, director of marketing, HipCityVeg
All registered participants will receive an email from us with Zoom registration links before the event.
The panel event is free of charge, but donations may be made to Les Dames DC scholarship program, which supports the professional studies and advancement of women in the food, beverage and hospitality industries, and to our grants program, which funds tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations that are making a difference in the global food community. To register, more information can be found on www.lesdamesdc.org.
Les Dames d'Escoffier
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