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Fundraiser for Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism

  • Saturday, May 06, 2017
  • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM (PDT)
  • Peony Seafood Restaurant
  • 14


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Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism Fellowship Celebration and Fundraiser

Experience Oakland Chinatown at its bustling best and enjoy a Dim Sum luncheon with James Beard Award-Nominated Carolyn Phillips, author and illustrator of the Dim Sum Field Guide and All Under Heaven: Recipes from the 35 Cuisines of China in conversation with Sarah Fritsche of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Carolyn will lead us through the luncheon featuring a wide range of savory and sweet Dim Sum. You will also:

Enjoy Chinese zither music and sip traditional Chinese tea

Gather with friends and colleagues 

Meet previous fellowship recipients and celebrate their achievements

Learn about Chinese tea houses, their traditional foods,
and dining etiquette

When: Saturday, May 6 from 12:30 -3:30 pm,  

Where:  Peony Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown ( 388 9th Street,  #288 Oakland, CA 94607

How: Convenient to BART (12th Street); ample parking in lot underneath building

Price: Ticket price $75 includes lunch and a copy of the Dim Sum Field Guide. Sorry, no refund for cancellations.

If you can't attend but would like to contribute, we so appreciate your donation:


Net proceeds benefit Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism Fellowship

Since 2010 this fellowship is given annually by the LDEI San Francisco Chapter to a promising Bay Area woman food journalist (not a Les Dames member) and has no application process or strings attached. The monetary award is presented as an acknowledgement for good works, and as encouragement to keep writing and to stay active in food journalism. 


Les Dames d' Escoffier Int'l-San Francisco

Les Dames d’Escoffier International, San Francisco Chapter, is a 501 (c)(3) (EIN 20-5341764) Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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