Les Dames d’Escoffier Kentucky holds inaugural holiday cookie sale at Copper & Kings
The newly formed Kentucky chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is selling a variety of holiday cookies home-baked by 50 chefs Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Copper & Kings Distillery, 1121 E. Washington St.
Get in the spirit of the season and stock up on goodies perfect for parties and gifts, and enjoy all Butchertown has to offer including tours at Copper & Kings, shopping at Butchertown Market and brunch at Butchertown Grocery. All proceeds benefit the LDEIKY scholarship fund, which helps culinary students and professionals pursuing LDEI membership, and Green Table, an initiative connecting urban and rural farms to schools and restaurants. For more information, follow Les Dames Kentucky on Facebook.
“We couldn’t be more excited about this first fundraiser as the largest new chapter of LDEI,” said LDEIKY vice president Michele Bowling. “December is the perfect time to purchase your treats for holiday parties and cookie exchanges. Once again, the culinary community is stepping up to the plate to help with this worthwhile project.”
Spearheaded by chef Kim Jones of the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, the roster of chefs and culinary celebrities donating cookies includes Josh Bettis (The Brown Hotel), Joe Castro (GE Monogram Experience Center), Judy Schad (Capriole Goat Cheese), Claudia DeLatorre (Cake Flour), Greg Fearing (Gary’s on Spring), Ghyslain Maurais (Ghyslain Chocolatier), Kelly Ramsey (Art Eatables) and more. If you would like to provide cookies for this sale, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Les Dames d’Escoffier International
LDEI is the only organization of its kind; a worldwide philanthropic society of professional women in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality. The invitation-only membership is highly diversified and reflects the multi-faceted fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality. The organization includes over 2,011 members in 36 chapters worldwide committed to improving the lives of women by providing leadership, educational opportunities and hosting philanthropic events within the communities they serve. For more information, visit LDEI.org or follow on Facebook.
About Copper & Kings American Brandy Co.
Copper & Kings uses small batch copper pot-distillation to forge untraditional, non-derivative, pure pot-distilled American apple and grape brandies and absinthe that are non-chill filtered with no added sugar, colors, flavors or synthetic chemicals. The state-of-the-art distillery exclusively focuses on the distillation of brandy. Copper & Kings, located at 1121 E. Washington St. in Butchertown, is owned by beverage entrepreneurs Joe and Lesley Heron. Products are currently available in 20 markets in the South, Midwest and Northeast. For more information, visit www.copperandkings.com or follow @CopperAndKings on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information call 502-561-0267 or visit copperandkings.com