Donation to Unfailing Love Christian church for their holiday support of 150 families.

This 2021 holiday season, our St Louis Les Dames d'Escoffier Chapter donated goods and funds for 150 families in The Ville Collaborative. The Ville Collaborative is a group made up of various stakeholders in the Ville and Greater Ville neighborhoods. It was formed to promote communication and collaboration between people and organizations for the betterment of the community.

Dame Nina Mukerjee Furstenau releases a new book!

Dame Nina Mukerjee Furstenau is the author of “Biting Through the Skin: an Indian Kitchen in America’s Heartland” (Iowa, 2013)

Winner of the 2014 M.F.K. Fisher Grand Prize for Excellence in Culinary Writing/ She recently completed a Fulbright study grant - a working trio to Kaldata, resulting in this new book “Green Chili and Other Imposters”.

Dame Suzanne Corbett picked up 2 regional awards!

Dame Suzanne Corbett picked up 2 regional awards in October from the Midwest Travel Journalists Association. The awards were presenetd at the association’s Mark Twain Travel Journalist Awards held in Sanibel Island, FL.

Corbett wone first place for a short story, “Catch the Louisiana Blues”. The story appeared in AAA Southern Trabeller. She also received third place for her story “Patriotic Plates”, which ran in Gazelle Magazine.

The awards covered all of 2020 and through June 30th of 2021. Corbett’s work as food historian as been featured in the Campbell House Museum, The Gateway Arch National Park, the U.S. Grant Historical Site and the Missouri History Museum.