The Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois seek to understand social and cultural history through the study and
celebration of food and drink.
We are a 501(c)(3) educational charity, staffed by volunteers
CHNI is incorporated NFP (Not for Profit) in Illinois.
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A founding goal of CHNI is the
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
Click here to submit recipes for the Cookery Manuscript Project and the Historic Recipe Road Show
Road Shows have been
Postponed due to Covid-19