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Welcome to
Les Amis d'Escoffier Society
of New York


Continuing Haute Cuisine Standards
Established by Auguste Escoffier

Haute cuisine and fine dining, as we know them today, trace their origins to the work of Auguste Escoffier, “The Chef of Kings” and “The King of Chefs.” To preserve and nurture these twin traditions, Les Amis d’Escoffier Society Foundation, Inc. – a non-profit organization – steadfastly pursue these major goals:

Our Mission

To Enhance the art of fine dining by supporting culinary education through scholarships to student chefs.

To Educate members in the appreciation of haute cuisine and fine wines by holding truly Epicurean dinners stressing classic preparation, eye-appealing presentation and traditional service. Experts comment on the food and wine served.

Exclusive Membership & Events

Become a member and attend our exclusive, membership only culinary events that you cannot experience otherwise than with us.

A message from our President

Les Amis d’Escoffier epitomizes the sense of professionalism, passion, camaraderie and tradition which unites us and helps our personal and professional growth. Regular events and our emblematic Gala are opportunities to learn, connect and enjoy the most exquisite dining experiences.

At the heart of our Society is the recognition that our profession has and will continue to be an exceptional vehicle for upward social mobility which depends a lot on our collective effort. This is why our organization’s fundamental purpose is to support and assist the next generation of professionals through the generosity of its members and sponsors. As an organization we play an important role for our members and the communities who we serve. Join us and experience the camaraderie and sense of purpose of our society.