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Celebrating Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Les Dames d'Escoffier Houston

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Celebrating Julia Child's 100th Birthday

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
LDEI Member Ticket Ended $65.00 $0.00
General Admission Ended $75.00 $2.87
Child's Admission (5 yrs - 17yrs) Ended $20.00 $0.00

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The Houston Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier is celebrating two amazing women that have shaped how we view culinary arts education today.

A toast to the past, present, and future, join us in....

raising a glass to Julia Child on her 100th Birthday

honoring Marie LeNôtre, founder and director of Houston's Culinary Institute LeNôtre for her contributions to exemplary culinary education and her recent award as the French Knight of the National Order of Merit Medal

continuing the legacy by supporting scholarships for women pursuing culinary careers.

100% of proceeds from this evening benefit the Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship Fund


6:30p - 7:00p  Champagne Reception & Check Presentation

7:00p - 9:00p Program and Dinner


A Julia Child's Menu Inspired by her 100 Favorite Recipes Revealed

Pâté of duck in its own container (Terrine de canard; pâté de canard),

From Julia Child’s Kitchen

Gruyère Stuffed Mushrooms, or Champignons Farci, 

From The French Chef 

Fish quenelles (Quenelles de poisson),

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I

Curly endive and bacon with poached eggs, Way To Cook

Fillets of sole meunière, Way To Cook

Beef stew with garlic and anchovy finish (Boeuf à la Provençale),

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume II

Provençal eggplant and zucchini casserole with onions, tomatoes, peppers, and herbs (Ratatouille), French Chef Cookbook

Cauliflower au gratin with cheese (Chou-­fleur à la mornay, gratiné),

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I

Gaston LeNôtre Opera Cake,

a signature dessert of the LeNotre Family


*champagne toast and wine included*


If you prefer to pay via check, please make payable to LDEI Houston, and mail to:


Please mail checks, payable to LDEI Houston, to:


Chara Gafford


UrbanChef Houston


3651 Weslayan, Suite 204


Houston, TX 77027


Have questions about Celebrating Julia Child's 100th Birthday? Contact Les Dames d'Escoffier Houston

When & Where

Kris Bistro at Culinary Institute LeNotre
7070 Allensby St
Houston, TX 77022

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

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Les Dames d'Escoffier Houston

The Houston chapter of LDEI, chartered in 1994, presently has 47 members who actively support programming related to culinary education and philanthropy in the area.

Les Dames d'Escoffier - Houston ®

Who We Are:chefs, restaurateurs, caterers, retailers, event planners, cookbook authors, food journalists and historians, winemakers and wine industry professionals,food publicists, culinary educators and hospitality executives.

Our Mission: To further the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of food, wine, and the arts of the table in the tradition of August Escoffier.

To promote the education and advancement of, and to offer advice and assistance to, fellow members and women in careers related to food, wine, and hospitality, and disseminate such information as advances the purposes and interests of the Chapter.

To raise and disburse funds for professional food, wine, and hospitality scholarship funds and other worthy projects. To promote high standards in the supply, preparation, and service of food and wine.  To maintain affiliation with Les Dames d’Escoffier International and to respect of its code of ethics.

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