To Our Applicants

The Les Dames d’Escoffier Colorado Chapter is pleased to announce two $1,000 scholarships, available to qualified female students who are enrolled or planning to enroll in an applicable program during the Fall term of 2018. Applicants must have a focus in a food-related industry (such as culinary, food science, dietetics, nutrition, beverage and fermentation, hospitality and restaurant management, animal science, agriculture, or family and consumer sciences) at a trade school, technical school, college, or university. (You can view past winners by clicking HERE.)


You must be a female student at a Colorado school with at least 1-2 years experience in your chosen industry to be considered for this award. To apply for this scholarship, you must submit the application form with all required essays and attachments to the address on the last page. Scholarship awards are based upon credentials, scholastic and professional experience, and financial need. Contact Dame Carol Fenster, by email, for more information.


Your completed application must be received by Les Dames d’Escoffier on or before March 23, 2018. Scholarship determinations will be made and awarded by April 30, 2018. Click HERE to download the application to complete and print for submission.

About Les Dames d’Escoffier Colorado Chapter

Les Dames d’Escoffier Colorado Chapter is a chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, (LDEI) an international invitational organization of women leaders in food, beverage, and hospitality whose mission is education, advocacy and philanthropy. As Julia Child stated, “Since its incorporation 25 years ago, Les Dames d’Escoffier has followed its mission to elevate the profession through mentoring members and helping worthy students succeed in their food service careers.” The Colorado Chapter of LDEI was founded in 2003. Giving scholarships to worthy recipients is one way in which the Colorado Chapter continues to follow the mission and vision of the international organization and its founding members.