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The LDEI-SF Membership Application period has closed for 2022-2023. Please return here to check for updates on the 2023-2024 Membership Application process. Thank you for your interest!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the San Francisco chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International. Our members are accomplished leaders in food, beverage, wine, hospitality, publishing, media, PR, and agriculture. Our mission is to support and nurture the next generation of women industry leaders through our membership, events, programs, and philanthropy.

Women can be invited to join by a current Dame, or interested women can apply by completing the application. Applicants will be asked to secure a letter of recommendation from a current Dame of the San Francisco Chapter.

The criteria for membership in LDEI-SF:

    • Have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in their respective field
    • Possess the highest qualities of professionalism
    • The willingness to actively contribute their time and talent as members
    • Support the Les Dames d’Escoffier International Mission, Vision, and Basic Values

When considering becoming a member, we are looking for nominees who will be active members of our Chapter. We request that our members attend at least two member events per year and participate in the organization as volunteers, committee members, or chairs, host an event or serve on the Board of Directors. The LDEI-SF Board currently meets 6 (six) times per year and sessions are open to all committee members and chairs.

Nominee will provide:

Nominating Member/Sponsor will provide:

    • Letter of recommendation for the nominee to be uploaded with the application form.

Contact Membership Chair Frankie Whitman with any questions about nominations

Learn more about Les Dames d'Escoffier International.

Les Dames d' Escoffier Int'l-San Francisco

Les Dames d’Escoffier International, San Francisco Chapter, is a 501 (c)(3) (EIN 20-5941764) Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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