Every year, Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) and The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and Culinary Arts partner on the prestigious LDEI Legacy Awards, where women in food, beverage, and hospitality receive curated culinary experiences designed to enhance their careers.
This year, Liz Einhorn, a seasoned industry veteran of Philadelphia’s Experience Threee Consulting, is the recipient of the Fine Spirits Award. She is in New Orleans to explore the local food and beverage scene, hosted and mentored by Dame Christa Cotton of LDEI New Orleans, CEO of El Guapo Bitters.
“I’m very honored to have been selected as the recipient of the Les Dames d’Escoffier Fine Spirits Legacy Award,” Einhorn told Philly Grub. “I think it’s important for women to amplify and lift each other up, and the Les Dames community is incredible.”
Liz’s extensive background in the beverage field is quite impressive. She worked for The Boston Beer Company for ten years expanding their footprint. She was integral in launching the Angry Orchard and Truly Hard Seltzer brands nationally.
Then in 2017, she launched her hospitality growth strategy consultancy, where she works with clients across the country, focusing on the beverage industry. Her clients include Tito’s Vodka, Workhorse Brewing, Osena Spiked Coconut Water, Fever Tree, Vino Volo (airport wine bars), and Philadelphia’s Millstone Spirits Group – the parent company of New Liberty Distillery and Faber Distilling.
Most recently, she has worked with two craft beer bars for airports in Seattle and Raleigh, where she conceptualized everything from the brand, design, menu, sourcing, and marketing initiatives. Brewtop Social will open in Seattle airport (SEA) this Fall with Concessions International, and Carolina Craft will begin construction at Raleigh (RDU) with Grove Bay Hospitality.
Lastly, Einhorn is very active in the local community of women in hospitality, where she advocates for equal pay for women and mentors several womxn owned businesses in the Philadelphia region.
Congrats, Liz, and we cannot wait to hear more about your time in New Orleans!
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