Charlyne Hermes Brown

Despite a BA from Stanford in Political Science, Charlyne Hermes Brown, developed a rewarding 50+ year career in the world of Interior Design. Over the years she worked on numerous kitchen projects — specifying the design and implementation of all kitchen aspects., After moving to the Monterey Peninsula in 2002, in addition to design work,…

Dame Monica Lal

The Monterey Chapter of Les Dames is proud to introduce Dame Monica Lal, a professional chef with a 25-year career in hotels and restaurants working nationally and internationally including ten years as an estate manager and chef for a hotelier family from Hong Kong.  Currently she is the President and CEO of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber…