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Les Dames d'Escoffier to Host Dinner and Panel on Children's Eating Habits

Les Dames d’Escoffier, an international non-profit organization of women leaders in the food, beverage and hospitality industry that focus on education and philantrophy, is hosting a special dinner and panel discussion on children’s evolving eating habits.

Evening Star Café is partnering with Les Dames d’Escoffier for this event on Tuesday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. Evening Star Café is located at 2000 Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria, VA.

The panel discussion will be about why there are these changes in children’s eating habits and what steps can be taken to help kids make healthier dining decisions. It will be led by Nancy Tringali Phio, author of My Two-Year-Old Eats Octopus: Raising Children Who Love to Eat Everything. Other panelists include David Varley, Executive Chef of Bourbon Steak, Will Artley, Executive Chef of Evening Star Café, and Ed Bruske, founder of Parents for Better DC School Food.

The dinner, which includes wine pairings, tax and gratuity, is $65 per person for Les Dames members and $70 for guests. Make your reservations today! Here is the dinner menu for the evening:

Dinner Menu

Slow roasted kaleidoscope carrot and beet salad with Ewe's blue cheese

2008 L'Ecole #41 Chenin Blanc Walla Walla, Washington 

Crispy rockfish with boursin gnocchi and heirloom tomato puree

2006 Domaine de la Desoucherie Pinot Noir/Gamay Cheverny, Loire Valley, France

Local peach cobbler with white corn ice cream

2009 Vietti Moscato d'Asti Piedmont, Italy