Miami Legacy Award

Offering professional wisdom to women student in the culinary, hospitality, communications and agriculture professions

Female students pursuing careers in the culinary, hospitality or agricultural industries will be considered for LDE Miami’s Local Legacy Awards, which will be bestowed in the following categories: Cooking, Culinary Communications, Hospitality/Pleasures of the Table and Local Agriculture.

2014 Scholarship

International Legacy Awards

Supported by the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, offering Professional Wisdom to Women Working in Food, Wine and Hospitality

Established in 2009, each Legacy Award offers a one week workplace experience to non-Dame women in the USA and Canada. Candidates must have at least four years of professional experience and be working currently in the food or fine beverage industries. Under the direction of extremely successful, award-winning Dames, each Legacy experience is a high energy, labor intensive and career expanding opportunity.

This year, Six LDEI Legacy Awards will be given in three categories, each offered by a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier: Culinary, one hosted by Margaret Chisholm, Executive Chef, Culinary Capers Catering in Vancouver BC; and another by Executive Pastry Chef/Partner of Tru Restaurant, Chef Gale Gand, on Elawa Farm near Chicago IL; two Wine awards with Carolyn Wente, CEO of Wente Family Estates in Livermore, CA; and one Entrepreneurship – Specialty Foods with Paula Lambert, Founder/President of The Mozzarella Cheese Company in Dallas TX and one Entrepreneurship – Farm-to-Table with Ursula Massoud, owner of Paumanok Vineyards and Paulette Satur, owner of Satur Farms on Long Island, NY’s North Fork.