Save the date for another “Premier Event by Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario ….

It’s a “White Party” with Senior Winemaker from New Zealand “Helen Morrison” of Villa Maria Estate, one of New Zealand’s prominent wine producers.

Helen Morrison is responsible for producing some of the country’s best Sauvignon Blancs, and other wines.

Please mark this amazing event on your calendar … further details to follow!

July 21 – 7:00 pm Toronto Event

All proceeds benefit Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario Student Bursary Program.

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario Celebrates “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee”

About last night….

Another successful event for Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario!!  It was a great turnout at our newly designed Wine and Cookbook Library La Bibliothèque d’Escoffier (Ontario) Toronto.

“Hats were on!” for the ladies.

Rory Sinclair, Piper for Earl of Caithness started the event with some lovely Scottish and Irish tunes ending with God Save the Queen!  The Gin Cocktail was one of Queen Elizabeth’s favorited cocktails – “Queen’s Refreshing Lemonade”

Some notable speakers included:  Hans Bathija, Master of the Honourable Company of Freemen of the City of London of North America, Rosemary Sadlier, Chair Royal Commonwealth Society Americas, and been appointed to the Order of Ontario, Professor Leo Chan, President of The Cambridge Food and Wine Society Canada, and Liz Palmer, President of Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario.

Guests included Les Dames d’Escoffier members, British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce members, as well as previous recipient of one of Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario student bursaries, and other invited guests.

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario – About Last Night

Last night Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario members (and guests) celebrated their first in-person event for 2022.

“There was a great turnout last night for our Spring Member’s Reception which was held at the beautiful women’s club Verity on Queen, Toronto” – “It was so nice to see and catchup with everyone over some wonderful wine and cheese” said, President Liz Palmer 

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@verityonqueen

Wine and Spirits Auction “Uncorked Holiday Edition” [Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario and Crafting for a Cure] has Concluded

We want to “Thank You” for your continued, and faithful support towards

Crafting for a Cure in delivering Craft Kits to over 100 hospitals and contributing to Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Ontario Scholarship and Student Bursary Program for 2022.

Auction by the Numbers:

7,035 page views

$10,300+ Monies Raised

287 Bids

@crafting4acureca @lesdamesontario

 

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Press Release: TORONTO, November 30, 2021 /CNW/ – Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario and Crafting For A Cure partner once again to bring Ontario Residents “Uncorked – Holiday Auction”

“Uncorked Holiday Auction” invites Ontario residents, 19 years of age and older to bid on a wide variety of amazing items, including Air Canada tickets, wines, spirits, product packages, vacation stays, experiences and so much more! Wine enthusiasts, craft-lovers or those who embrace the opportunity to give back to the community will find items to bid on. Uncorked – Holiday Auction is completely online, allowing participants to bid for items from the comfort of their own homes. Values range from $100 up to $5,000.

Auction Dates: November 25th to December 5th, 2021

Registration: https://www.32auctions.com/CC-LD

“We are thrilled to partner with Crafting For a Cure once again and to contribute to the success of “Uncorked: Holiday Auction”” said Liz Palmer, President, Les Dames d’Escoffier, (Ontario).

All proceeds raised will help support two critically important causes – “Crafting for a Cure” in delivering Craft Kits to over 100 hospitals in 7 countries and contributing to “Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Ontario” Scholarship and Bursary Program for 2022.

Our sponsors include:

A special thank you to the Air Canada Foundation for your tremendous support helping to make this event possible!

Air Canada@aircanada
Air Canada Foundation@aircanada_foundation
Les Dames d’Escoffier@lesdamesontario
Heather Zordel

Virginia Hutton

 

@virginiaannhutton

Liz Palmer@Lizpalmer_
Doris Bradley@lacontessa89
Wine Plush@wineplush
Académie du Vin Library@academieduvinlibrary
Meukow Cognac@meukowcognac
Bottega@bottegagold

@bottegasparkling

Andrea Kaiser@andreakaiser
Drea’s Wine Co.@dreawine
Grand Marnier@grandmarnierofficiel
Villa Maria Estate (New Zealand)@villamariawines
Frankie Solarik@frankiesolarik
BarChef@barchef
Arterra Canada@arterrawinescanada
Le Dolci@ledolci
Giffard@giffardcanada

@giffard_liqueurs_syrups

Nike MPG Sports Camp / Sports Camps Canada@nikesportscampcanada
Kanvas Chefs@kanvaschefs
Janet Dorozynski, DipWSET, PhD Trade Commissioner for Canadian wine, beer, and spirits at Global Affairs Canada@winetrackmind
Mel Umali
Sergii Daragan
@miss.lissa.u
@serjinio_daragan
Inniskillin@inniskilllinwines
Dymon Wine Cellar + Club Membership@dymonwinecellar

“We have an opportunity to make things better for children in unimaginable circumstances,” said Pamela Bielak, President, Crafting For a Cure. “Uncorked will support our mission to ensure that every child has a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary.”

Pamela continues, “We are excited to collaborate with Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario (LDE), and renowned wine expert, the wonderful Liz Palmer on this incredible fundraiser. Uncorked will contribute to both helping make hospital stays more manageable for children and supporting LDE Ontario’s Scholarship and Bursary program.”

About Les Dames d’Escoffier Ontario

As an incorporated, not-for-profit organization, LDE is a collective of forward-thinking women who aim to advance and support aspiring professional women in food, beverage, and hospitality as well as to champion critical industry issues. With a focus on philanthropy and education, their Scholarship and Bursary Program is one of their proudest achievements, providing aspiring students in the world of food, beverage, and hospitality with financial assistance and other industry opportunities.

Contact Information: Virginia Hutton, Communications, virginiahutton@gmail.com, Tel: 416-579-3788, www.lesdamesontario.org, @lesdamesontario – Instagram, Lesdamesontario – Facebook, lesdamesdescoffier-ontario

About Crafting For a Cure

Crafting For a Cure is a registered charity that collaborates with over 100 hospitals worldwide that looks to ensure all children have a positive experience whenever a hospital visit is necessary. Our “Committed to Crafting” program, provides craft kits and other distractions to children in hospitals, and our “Creating Breathing Space” program enables us to support teens in mental health wards with distraction and self-esteem items.

Contact Information: Pamela Bielak, President, pamela.bielak@craftingforacure.net, Tel: 416-995-0635, www.craftingforacure.ca