LDEI's M.F.K. Fisher Awards for Excellence in Culinary Writing is accepting submissions for works by women, Dame or non-Dame, from three categories ─ book, print and internet ─ published in 2016 and that are no longer than 2000 words. They must be non-fiction and may include analytical pieces, autobiographical explorations and forays into culinary history. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2017. For complete details of the awards and online registration, click here.
LOUISVILLE, KY (June 3, 2014) – Six professional women were chosen as this year’s LDEI
Legacy Award recipients to be mentored by some of America’s leading female talent in
food, beverage and hospitality—all distinguished members of Les Dames d’Escoffier
International (LDEI). Chosen from the US and Canada and all having a minimum of four
years of work experience, the winners will participate in a high-energy, labor-intensive
and career-expanding week, learning how to take their respective careers up to the
next level, working alongside a Dame woman-leader in their chosen fields.
Established in 2009 and supported by the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the
Culinary Arts, the Legacy Awards are hosted annually by LDEI, an international
organization of women leaders in food, fine beverage and hospitality whose mission is
education and philanthropy for the good of the global community. read more
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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.