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Marie-Eve invited to join the prestigious "Les Dames d'Escoffier, International", Seattle Chapter!!

Les Dames d'Ecoffier International is unlike any other organization in the world - it is an invitational, philanthropic group of women leaders in food, beverage, & hospitality whose missions is supporting women through education, advocacy, & philanthropy.

Forgeron Cellars is proud to announce Les Dames d'Escoffier - Seattle invited 5 new members to join including Marie-Eve Gilla, Founding Winemaker/Managing Partner at Forgeron Cellars. Marie-Eve's induction dinner will be held May 20. Félicitations!

Chartered in 1989 with 16 founding members, the Seattle Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier, International currently comprises 71 members. Les Dames d'Escoffier - Seattle Chapter is an invitational organization of women leaders in food, beverage, & hospitality whose mission is education, advocacy, & philanthropy.

Les Dames - Seattle focuses on raising funds for scholarships for women in the culinary, beverage, & hospitality industries. They also support community-outreach programs & sustainable-agriculture projects, all in Washington State. To date, they have disbursed more than $477,000 through programs & projects & awarded individual scholarships to over 55 deserving women. In 2010, the Seattle Chapter began offering Green Tables grants in Washington State that support teaching & training students & personnel in areas such as seasonal healthy cooking, innovative solutions to providing healthy meals, & garden-to-table concepts.

For more information on Les Dames d'Escoffier & their charitable endeavors log onto their website or connect with their Facebook page.