Members

Founded in 1984 by some of the most pioneering women in the Philadelphia food scene, our chapter continues to bring together a diverse group of award-winning chefs, restaurateurs, winemakers, writers, food artisans, and many other culinary professionals.


Les Dames Philadelphia by the Numbers:

  • Years Established  34
  • Number of Members 107
  • Business Owners 43%
  • Chefs 40%
  • Food Writers & Cookbook Authors 25%
  • Educators 25%
  • Nutritionists and Dietitians 15%
  • Special Events and Hospitality 15%
  • Wine and Beverage 10%

LESDAMES-Annual-2018-new members

Adrienne Abramson
Roberta Adamo
Susan Adams
Charlotte-Ann Albertson
Maryann Baldassarre
Donna Barnett
Claire Boasi
Angelina Branca
Cathy Branciaroli
Angela Brown-Johnson
Lynn Buono
Lisa Calvo
Maria Campbell
Laurissa Cardenas
Janet Chrzan
Rita Cinelli
Barbara Coia
Valarie Costanzo
Fran Costigan
Julie Green Davis
Saida Davis
Tracey Deschaine
Ellen Diamond
Natanya DiBona
Claire Dilullo
Kathleen Doyle
Tova duPlessis
Sandra Dych
Mariella Esposito
Lynne Farrington
Amanda Feifer
Emma Fogt
Susanna Foo
Linda Forristal
Marie Fritz
Jennifer Gallagher

Kathy Gold
Norma Gottlieb
Kimberly Graziano
Aliza Green
Mary Green
Betty Greene
Pamela Horowitz
Kate Jacoby
Erika Jurden
Jacqueline Peccina Kelly
Ann Karlen
Susan Kennedy
Constance Kirker
Julie Kline
Michele Konopi
Gordana Kostovski
Dorothy Koteski
Tina Krinsky
Michele Leff
Alice Leung
Linda Lipsky
Zoë Lukas
Joy Manning
Barbie Marshall
Gabriella Massaglia
Jeanne McDermott
Susan McCashew
Marisa McClellan
Esther McManus
Terry McNally
Nancy Miller
Jane Mitchell
Cheri Lynn Morrison
Kelly Morrison
Nancy Moroni
Donna Mueller
Pat Nogar
Charlene (Char) Nolan
Liana Ottaviani
Renee Patrone
Basia Pearson
Marcia Pelchat
Victoria Pohl
Wendy Ramunno
Manette Richardson
Yolanta Roman
Judy Rusignuolo
MaryEllen Salomone
Barbara-Jo Saler
Linda Samost
Elizabeth Schmitt
Deanna Segrave-Daly
Alicia Sheerin
Alexis Siemons
Irene Silver
Anupy Singla
Olga Sorzano
Marie Stecher
Jeanie Subach
Lauren Swann
Christina Sygnecki
Eileen Talanian
Laura Taylor
Kendra Thatcher
Anney Thomas
Heather Thomason
Rosemary Trout
Patricia Ward
Jill Weber
Carolyn Worthington
Shelby Zitelman