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

Epicurean Dinner
The View Restaurant
09/06/2016

New York Marriott Marquis
6:30pm

80th Annual Fall Dinner
JW Essex House
11/01/2016

Black Tie
6:00pm

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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
Achilles Poliviou
Executive Chef
JW Marriott Essex House
New York

First Vice President

Philip DeMaiolo
Executive Chef
Pier Sixty New York
 
Second Vice President
Stephen G. Batta
General Manager
JW Marriott Essex House
New York
 

Secretary
Chad Kemler

Treasurer
Kurt keller
 
President
James Dale
Director Food and Beverage
Grand Hyatt New York

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

Secretary
CHAD KEMLER

Treasurer
KURT KELLER
Mark Arnao
John P. Dorman
Peter Fernandez
George McNeill
Marc Sarrazin
Roger Simon
Zack Stein
Uwe Toedter



Past Presidents
Mark Arnao
Stephen G. Batta
Philip DeMaiolo

Uwe Toedter
John P. Dorman

Executive Director
KURT KELLER