Event Detail



A Taste of SoCal is a fundraiser for the LA/Orange County chapter featuring the crème de la crème of Orange County dining. Our local chefs will be on site at the Island Hotel to showcase their best dishes for our visiting members of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI), with delectable bites and ethnic delicacies that best reflect what our beautiful state has to offer. Our distinguished participating chefs include Dame Zov Karamardian, Dame Shachi Mehra, Dame Meena Pennington, and Dame Haley Nguyen, among others. 

The event is being held at the Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach and runs from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is part of the LDEI Annual Conferenece at the hotel. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the Phyllis Ann Marshall Scholarship Fund.