Les Dames Nashville is a local chapter of an international network of women leaders in food, fine beverage, hospitality and farming who are passionate about supporting women in those fields. Through our events, we raise money to fund our career advancement grants and culinary scholarships, while furthering education and appreciation of our industry throughout our community.
Our membership reflects a diversity of professionals, and includes chefs, restaurateurs, caterers, farmers, food retailers, event planners, cookbook authors, food journalists and historians, winemakers and wine industry professionals, brewers, cheese mongers, food publicists, culinary educators and hospitality executives.
Core Aspects to our Mission:
Share Knowledge. Support Members. Provide Leadership. Mentor Women in their Professions.
Coordinate educational opportunities.
Host philanthropic events for the larger community.