Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami is marking the 100th anniversary of Julia Child’s birth by presenting a series of events on Sept. 15 commemorating the “Lady of the Ladle’s” commitment to gastronomy, education and philanthropy. Net proceeds will benefit the Les Dames d’Escoffier Miami Legacy Awards, which gives professional experiences to young women studying the culinary arts.
Among the events, being held at various Miami-area venues:
• “From Julia Child’s Kitchen to Yours” with chef Michelle Bernstein.
• “Backstage with Julia” featuring Nancy Verde Barr, author of Backstage with Julia, My Years with Julia Child.
• Media Evolution: From Mastering the Art of French Cooking to Tweeting for Your Supper.
• Julia’s Birthday Bash cocktail party
Details at www.lesdamesmiami.org.