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LDEI Conference in Louisville, KY

October 5–8, 2023

LDEI Cocktail Dinner at 111 Bistro

A Dame Fine Event – Cocktail Dinner at 111 Bistro

A Benefit for LDEI Cleveland Chapter’s Grants & Scholarships

Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 6:00 pm

Program Description:
Join us as we kick off our “Out of the Box” Fundraiser with this cocktail dinner event at 111 Bistro. You’ll enjoy five (5) courses with five (5) curated cocktails especially crafted in reduced alcohol format just for this event with some of the featured cocktails using Spiritless products, distilled in small batches in the US.


First Course
Welcome Cocktail: Kir Royale
Blini with smoked fish

Second Course
111 Margarita*
Chicken Al Pastor tostada with braised black beans

Third Course
Ginger Gold Rush*
Korean pork tenderloin with basmati and cilantro

Fourth Course
The Louisville*
Braised short rib with celery root puree and red wine reduction

Final Course
111 Mexican Hot Chocolate
A selection of individual desserts to enjoy with your cocktail or take away

*The cocktails for Courses 2, 3 and 4 will include SPIRITLESS products (women owned and distilled in small batches in Kentucky) for a lower alcohol content.


Location: 111 Bistro
2736 Medina Road, Medina 44256 | A short distance off 71 at Exit 218 (located on Route 18/Medina Road)

Cost: $126.75 each ($100 for the dinner, plus tax and gratuity)

RSVP by: Thursday, October 26 | Seating is limited! – REGISTER HERE


Holiday Cookie Exchange at CLE Urban Winery

Monday, December 18, 2023 | 6:00 pm

With the success of last year's cookie exchange, we just had to do it again! Bring yummy treats to share, and a potential member!


About LDEI: We are a philanthropic organization of women leaders in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries. Our membership is highly diversified (with 2,400 members in 44 chapters across the USA, Canada, UK, Mexico, France, and Italy) and reflects the fields of contemporary gastronomy and hospitality. We support our communities through grants, scholarships, and mentorship. Prospective members must have at least five years of relevant industry experience to apply to become a Dame.

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