Welcome To  
Culinary Historians
Northern Illinois

The Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois seek to understand social and cultural history through the study and 

celebration of food and drink.

"A Supper Club Evening"

June 27, 2021

Dinner and presentation

by Dave Hoekstra author of

"The Supper Club Book"

Raymes Steak and Fish House

Lisle, Illinois

Register here:

Supper Club Dining Tickets, Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM | Eventbrite

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Click here to view past events.


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"When Sitting Bull Came to Dinner"

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Trickster Cultural Center

Schaumberg, IL

In-person or via ZOOM

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Next Road Shows...

Road Shows have been

Postponed due to Covid-19

A founding goal of CHNI is the

Cookery Manuscript Project 

whose intent is to capture, record, maintain and study the culinary history of the region through historical family recipes and culinary manuscripts.

Click here to learn about our

Historic Recipe Road Shows.

Click here to submit recipes for the Cookery Manuscript Project and the Historic Recipe Road Show

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