Join Les Dames DC chapter for a fun and informative pupusa-making workshop in honor of World Refugee Day, on June 20, 2023. Dame Ana Reyes, owner of El Tamarindo, the nation’s first El Salvadorian restaurant, will share her family’s history from leaving El Salvador to establishing a community landmark in Washington DC. You’ll learn to make mouthwatering pupusas from scratch and about the cuisine and culture of El Salvador. Our Global Culinary Initiative Chair, Dame Amy Riolo, will discuss the mission of World Refugee Day and how to help during the current crisis. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Cost: General Admission $55; $45 for Members of the DC Regional Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier. Ticket price includes workshop, 2 pupusas, 1 non-alcoholic beverage & gratuity. Click here for your tickets!
Dame Ana Reyes is a first-generation Salvadoran American entrepreneur, community activist, and operator of El Tamarindo, her family’s 40-year-old Salvadoran and Mexican restaurant located in Washington, D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood. El Tamarindo has become a community staple and is credited with popularizing pupusas, El Salvador’s national dish, a thick flatbread that can be stuffed with various fillings. Ana is passionate about sharing her family’s legacy and culture through food.
6:30 pm Welcome, Meet & Greet
7:00 pm Workshop begins
There is very limited street parking available.
The closest Metros are U Street Cardozo and Dupont, each .5 miles away. The closest parking garage is Colonial Parking at 2421 18th St NW.
A portion of the proceeds will go to support Les Dames d'Escoffier DC's Regional Chapter's fundraising for grants, mentoring, scholarships, education programs and operations to support women to succeed in culinary-related industries.
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.