San Antonio Chapter of Les Damesd'Escoffier Aspiration Grant Program
Welcoming Women Entrepreneurs in South Texas and the Texas Hill Country to the field of culinary professionalism through finan-
cial grants and collaborative mentorship.
The purpose of the Aspirations Grant Program is to award a grant(s) (amount to be determined) each year to empower and further business enhancement or culinary innovation to a non-LDEI member woman resident in the San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country, or South Texas community.
Eligibility and Requirements
Grant recipients must be a non-LDEI member woman in the area of food, beverage, agriculture, hospitality or arts of the table who resides in San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country or South Texas. Other requirements exist and are listed on the Aspirations Grant Application.
Julie Braune, Braune Farms, Seguin
Lori Krieger, Taste Elevated, Castroville
Alysa Seeland, FOND Bone Broth, New Braunfels
Sarah Nordham Clavieres, Talking Tree Farm, San Antonio
Kathryn Graham, Zanzenberg Farm, Centerpoint
2017 Special Hurricane Harvey Grants
Kathryn Bainbridge, Miss K Catering, Port Aransas
Phyllis Capps, Crazy Cajun, Port Aransas
Linda Halioua, Venetian Hot Plate, Port Aransas
Lezlie Keebler, La Barataria Restaurant & Wine Bar, Port Aransas
Ramona LeBlanc, The Boiling Pot, Fulton
Karey Butterworth Swartwout, Glow, Rockport
Tiana Worsham and Vanessa Brundrett, The Phoenix Restaurant & Bar, Port Aransas
Christina Heki, Freshwater Farms, Charlotte
Kate Jaceldo, Compost Queens, San Antonio
Alexis Quiroga, Pawsitively Sweet Bakery, San Antonio
Thank you to all the Sponsors! For The Plate Changer Luncheon held September 21, 2018 at the Marriott Riverwalk