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    Announcing the inaugural You Grill Girl event at Franklin BBQ!

    Austin's first female-focused food fest!!

    You Grill Girl is a female focused grilling event hosted by Les Dames Austin to raise money for women in the food and beverage industry.

    Ten Austin female chefs and grilling masters will be composing bites from meat to vegetarian.

    This female-forward food fest includes drinks, desserts, music, and a live instructional grilling demo.

    Participating Chefs

    Amanda Turner
    Janie Ramirez
    Laura Sawicki
    Trish Fortuna
    Sarah McIntosh
    Julia Poplawsky
    Abby Love
    Paula Disbrowe
    Megan Nesland
    Sarah Petmecky
    Cory McNease
    Mia Li
    and more!
    You Grill Girl will also coincide with the online auctioning of a long-awaited Franklin "Backyard" BBQ Pit. The auction will end during the event and we will announce the winning bidder.

    General Admission and VIP tickets are available.

    You Grill Girl is the primary fundraiser for Les Dames Austin annual scholarship and culinary grant program, awarded to deserving women in the industry. To date, Les Dames Austin have given away over $85,000 to Central Texas women. Les Dames d'Escoffier Austin is a nonprofit group of philanthropic women in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry dedicated to honoring the women that came before us, supporting those among us, and creating paths for those to come.

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