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Les Dames d’Escoffier Chapter


Interested in Membership?

Membership is Les Dames d’Escoffier is open to women with a minimum of five years in the food, beverage or hospitality industries and the sponsorship of two current members. Our application form can be accessed via the “Apply Now” button below. We’d be delighted to hear from you and can arrange for sponsorship as needed!

To keep our chapter dynamic, we encourage our members to be active and require attendance in at least one event, or participation in an initiative or committee annually. Upon receipt and review of your application, we’ll follow up and provide additional information including guest invitations to events.

Yearly Dues are $195.00 annually payable on August 1. Please note that dues are pro-rated quarterly based on acceptance date.

Membership Perks

As a member of the Les Dames d’Escoffier Boston Chapter, you are also automatically a member of the Les Dames d’Escoffier International.

Meet Your Board of Directors



Anastasia Nickerson


1st Vice President

Robin Cohen

Joan Sweeney

2nd Vice President

Joan Sweeny



Susan Chused Still

Michelle LaCount


Michelle LaCount

Connie Walsh

Membership Chair

Connie Walsh

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Nominating Chair

Judith Akerman


Events Co-Chair

Anne Hopkins

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Philanthropy Chair

Crista Oppenheim

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Events Co-Chair

Judith Akerman

teresa maynard

Communications Chair

Teresa Maynard

denise daniels

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Chair

Denise Daniels