PRESS RELEASE: Les Dames d’Escoffier – Summerdine 2017

Victoria Summerdine 2017

A Summer Luncheon to Celebrate Women in the Culinary Arts

(Victoria, BC) — Mark Wednesday, August 16th on your calendar for a delicious culinary celebration as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine. As part of Les Dames Summerdine, there is a special event happening on Vancouver Island. ‘A Celebration of Women in Hospitality’ will celebrate British Columbia’s Culinary Heroines. Please join us for a very special luncheon being held at the beautiful Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse in Saanichton and catered by Victoria’s popular Spinnakers Gastro Pub. Chef Ali Ryan has created a perfect menu for a summer luncheon, expertly paired with Les Dames BC’s own wines.

Engage with our guest speakers, browse our silent auction offerings and mingle with the leaders and trend setters of our industry. Proceeds will fund scholarships for women seeking training to advance their careers in the food and beverage industry. The ticket price is only $60 and includes lunch, beverages, tax, tips, plus a shuttle to/from downtown Victoria (for the first 30 people).

Guests will depart from downtown Victoria at 11:30 & arrive at Sea Cider for a welcome drink and canapes. Departure from Sea Cider will be at 1:30pm.

Seats go on sale June 19th at and are sure to sell out quickly. Don’t miss your chance to participate in one of the most unique dining experiences of the summer. All funds raised from Summerdine go to support Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter’s Scholarship and Outreach programs.


About Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter
Les Dames d’Escoffier is the only organization of its kind: a world-wide philanthropic society of professional women leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality. The invitation-only membership, composed of 38 individual chapters across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico, is highly diversified and reflects the multifaceted fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality. The mandate of the BC Chapter is to support the advancement of women in the hospitality and culinary domains as well as fostering industry excellence through educational and charitable activities. The BC Chapter is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year.

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Media Contact
Christine Couvelier
Culinary Concierge
M: 250-589-5845

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