AITC participant information and application

Check back here often for updates on who is participating this year!


Thank you for your interest and support of Afternoon in the Country (AITC), the annual fundraising event held by Les Dames d’Escoffier International-Atlanta (LDEI-Atlanta). Through your participation, we are able to offer a food and beverage experience like no other in Atlanta.  

Les Dames d’Escoffier International is a worldwide society of women dedicated to creating a culture in the culinary community that fosters excellence and promotes the achievement of women in culinary professions through educational and charitable activities.  

All proceeds from Afternoon in the Country benefit educational scholarships, continuing education and organization grants to support women in the culinary industry, Georgia’s farming community and food-related nonprofits.

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If you have received an invitation to participate in AITC, please complete the AITC Participant Form below.

If you have not received the invitation, please complete the AITC Wait List Form, and we will be in touch with you soon.


For any questions about day-of logistics, your participation information, loading in, set up, etc. contact us at

Sponsorship and Silent Auction Opportunities

If you or someone you know – vendors, partners, clients or friends – is interested in sponsoring this event, contact the event’s Sponsor/Auction Coordinator, Sandy Layton, at or 404.374.1618.

We are also currently accepting silent auction items! If you or your business are interested in donating a gift card, farm tour, beverage package or more to the Afternoon in the Country Silent Auction, submit your auction item by Oct. 13 by completing the Silent Auction Donation Form, and thank you for your support!

Thank you again for your support and your generosity of
time, talent and tastings. 

Be sure to share your participation on
your social channels to help us promote the event!