Welcome to the
Les Amis d'Escoffier Society of New York
ESTABLISHED 1936



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 of New York, Inc. and Les Amis d'Escoffier Society Foundation, Inc. - a non - profit organization - steadfastly pursue these major goals:

  • To enhance the art of fine dining by supporting culinary education through scholarships to student chefs.
  • To support students pursuing a career in the hospitality industry.



Membership
BECOME A MEMBER OF LES AMIS d'ESCOFFIER SOCIETY OF NEW YORK



Our members represent all areas of the industry, from Chefs de Cuisine, Catering Directors, Food and Beverage Directors, Hoteliers, Restauranteurs, Club Managers, as well as Business Executives representing the Hospitality Industry and Higher Education.

Membership offers many benefits including, but not limited to:
Annual Award Dinner Dances, Monthly Epicrean Dinner Meeting, Educational Seminars, Golf Outings, Networking opportunities, as well as our annual Gala Funderaisers. For more information on becoming a member, click here.
 

Upcoming Events
DATES FOR LES D'ESOFFIER SOCIETY OF NEW YORK EVENTS

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NEW OFFICERS

Les Amis d’Escoffier Society of New York, Inc., and Les Amis d’Escoffier Society Foundation, Inc., are proud to announce and introduce their newly elected officers and board members

President
MARK ARNAO
Executive Chef
The Ritz-Carlton New York,
Central Park

First Vice President

GEORGE McNEILL
Director of Food and Beverage
Marriott International
 

Secretary

JAY JONES
Director of Event Operations
JW Marriott Essex House NY
Treasurer
Kurt Keller
 
President
STEPHEN G. BATTA
General Manager
JW Marriott Essex House NY

First Vice President
SEAN CASSIDY
Hotel Manager
The Westin New York
at Times Square

Secretary
JAY JONES
Director of Event Operations
JW Marriott Essex House NY

Treasurer
KURT KELLER
 
JAMES DALE
PETER FERNANDEZ
MATTHEW MAURO
ACHILLES POLIVIOU A
MARC SARRAZIN
ROGER SiMON
JAMES STAIANO
ZACHARY STEIN



Past Presidents
UWE TOEDTER
PHILIP DeMAIOLO
JOHN P. DORMAN

Executive Director
KURT KELLER