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Criteria for Membership in Les Dames d’Escoffier St. Louis

Membership in LDEI St. Louis is by application with applicants vetted by the chapter to ensure requirements have been met.

  • New members must have a minimum of five years of full-time experience and be  active in the food, fine beverage or hospitality industries.
  • Members should be willing to support the activities of the chapter both in terms of time and money, including attending the regularly scheduled events and programs.
  • Members make a commitment to support the chapter with its fundraisers and other philanthropic activities.
  • Members are dedicated to supporting each other and giving back to the community.

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