L’Etoile Scholarship Fundraiser
November 14, 2022
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
330 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Join us for a reception (passed appetizers and wine) and bring a friend to Dame Kim Alter’s restaurant, Nightbird, to celebrate and meet the five recipients of LDEI-SF’s 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarships: Savannah Bundy, Jasmine Dillard, Kannanuth Lert-ariyaphokhin, Silvana Marincola, and Diana Zaldivar. See their bios below.
L’Etoile Scholarships support outstanding female and non-binary students and graduates to achieve their professional aspirations and become the next leaders of our industry, a key mission of our chapter. Proceeds from the event go to our chapter scholarship fund, so invite a friend or two!
Click here to donate to the Scholarship fund.
Diana graduated from the Laney College Baking & Pastry program this past May. In fall, she will start the Culinary Arts Restaurant Management program. Diana has worked at local bakeries and chocolateries. This summer she toured Mexico, where she visited artisanal chocolate makers, bakers, and cooks to learn the traditional and venerated production techniques. Her goal is to be a master pastry chef and chocolatier.
Silvana is a student in the Laney College Culinary Arts Restaurant Management program. She formerly owned and operated her own bakery and restaurant in Olinda, Brazil. Silvana’s goal is to complete her education and establish a similar establishment here in the Bay Area.
Savannah is currently enrolled in the Laney College Baking & Pastry program. During her studies, she has become increasingly interested in the relationship between food and health. Savannah’s goal is to graduate with two Associates of Science degrees and transfer to a 4-year college to pursue her bachelor’s degree.
Jasmine has been enrolled in the Treasure Island Job Corps Culinary Academy for the past two years. Her goal is to become a highly renown chef. Jasmine would like to be someone memorable like Gordon Ramsey.
Kannanuth is a student in the City College of San Francisco Culinary Arts Management and Food Service Management programs. She has interned at Greens Restaurant. Kannanuth’s goal is to be the Chef/Owner of her own catering business.