Party Pixs: Les Dames d’Escoffier Hosts a Soiree at The Philadelphia Foundation

The Philadelphia Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier raises funds to provide scholarship money to women who wish to pursue a course of study in the food, fine beverage, and hospitality industries.

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 On Monday April 4, 2016, the local chapter held “Women in Food”  celebrating amazing women in the food industry, at The Philadelphia Foundation. The event was co-chaired by Lynn Buono, Feast Your Eyes with event committee members Natanya DiBona, Patti Klein, Donna Barnett, Lari Robling and Samantha Johnson. The cocktail party was well attended and guests enjoyed a lite buffet by the local chef members.’

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 Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of The Philadelphia Foundation, Barbara Samson, President, Les Dames d’Escoffier Philadelphia, Thomas Mesko, Professional Advisors Officer The Philadelphia Foundation, and Pat Meller. Vice President for Finance & Administration The Philadelphia Foundation

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 Lynn Buono, Feast Your Eyes greets the guests

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 Shelby Zitelman Stamm, co-founder & CEO of Soom Foods, LLC,  Barbara Samson, President Les Dames d’Escoffier, and Danya Henninger, Culture Editor at Billy Penn

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 Vicki Pohl, Director of Catering at Garces Catering , Beth Koenig, Director of Sales at Starr Events, Gordana Kostovski, General Manager of Volvér and Ginevra Reiff

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 Alethia Erwin, Geechee Girl, Chef Jill Horn and Denise Gorniak

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 Ann Karlan, Executive Director of Fair Food and Linda Samost, Director at Sunday Suppers

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 Wendy Wolf, Sommelier Paris Bistro and Natanya DiBona, Co-Chair Diner en Blanc Philadelphia

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 Manette Richardson, Certified Diabetes Educator at Achieving Better Control – ‎4-F Lifestyles, Inc and Dottie Koteski,  ‎Professor, Department of Allied Health at Community College of Philadelphia

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 Chef Adrienne Abramson, The Artful Chef, and Judy Rusignuolo, USA Rice Federation

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 Stormy Lundy, Lundy & Assoicates, Hadas Kuznits, CBSRadio, Natanya DiBona, co-chair Diner en Blanc Philadelphia, and Dottie Hagerty, event planner at feast your eyes, inc.

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 Claire Boasi, Les Dames d’Escoffier International President of 1986-1988 and Vicki Pohl, member  Les Dames d’Escoffier

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 Ginevra Reiff with mom, Chef Aliza Green, author of 15 books, and Wendy Wolf

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