Join me, Gary Cogill and the Dallas Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International for an exclusive two-part film event with Studio Movie Grill Royal Lane.
Where: Studio Movie Grill Royal Lane, 11170 South Central Expressway, Dallas, TX75243
When: Sept 12 & Sept 19, reception at 6pm, film starts at 7:30
For: Dallas Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International scholarship fund
Join the Dallas Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier and Studio Movie Grill for an exclusive, two-part movie series on Monday, September 12 and Monday, September 19 at 6pm at Studio Movie Grill, Royal Lane in Dallas.
The two-night series with kick off on Monday, Sept. 12 with the film "BIg Night" starring Stanley Tucchi, Tony Shalhoub & Issabella Rosselini. Tucchi & Shaloub play immigrant brothers from Italy who open their dream Italian restaurant in 1950's-era New Jersey. All does not go well and the duo have one Big Night to try to save their failing restaurant in a comical, endearing and simply delicious Italian celebration.
Our second evening, Sept. 19, will feature the film "Chocolat" starring Johnny Depp, Judi Dench and the simply enchanting Juliet Binoche. When a single mother and young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop they are met with some skepticism. But they are warmly welcomed when the townspeople taste their divine chocolate.
Each evening will begin with a reception welcoming guests to the event featuring some of your Dallas Dames, including Celebrity Chef Tiffany Derry, Chef/Owner of Parigi, Janice Provost, Chef/Owner of Stocks & Bondy, Joanne Bondy, Pastry Chef Jill Bates with The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, Sommelier/Co-Owner of The Grape, Courtney Luscher, Sommelier & reVolver Podcast Host, Hayley Hamilton Cogill, and more.
Select Dames will then join KXAS-TV Film Critic and Producer, Gary Cogill, for a panel discussion before the film on what movies may have impacted them as they became chefs, and why.
Studio Movie Grill has created a special Dames "Film, Femmes & Foodies" focused menu, featuring specialty cocktails, special wines and delicious food choices to pair with each film.
Our reception begins at 6pm, with the films starting each night around 7:30. Tickets are $20 for one night; additionally we have a limited number of tickets to purchase both nights for $30.
Tickets for Sept 12 are available here
Tickets for Sept 19 are here
Tickets for both nights are here
Tickets are only available, in advance, online, with first come/first serve seating. **Tickets will not be sold at the door.**
Ticket price covers the film admission and the Chef's discussion; food & drinks are not included in the ticket price. Proceeds from the event will benefit the LDEI-Dallas scholarship fund, helping to educate women in the hospitality fields in Dallas.
LDEI-Dallas is a 501c3 not for profit organization.