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Culinary History Organizations


Culinary Historians of San Diego

The mission of the Culinary Historians of San Diego (CHSD) is to provide the public with a history of food and drink and their roles in society, both locally and worldwide. The academic combines with the popular to have broad appeal to food enthusiasts. Monthly presentations are open to all


Culinary Historians of Northern California 

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The Culinary Historians of Northern California is a non-profit educational organization focused on the role of food and drink in human history. The purpose of this group is to encourage informal exchanges and conversations among people living in Northern California who work on and/or like to talk about culinary history.


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Culinary Historians of Southern California Today’s membership of about 250 men and women spans a range of ages and occupations. It comprises not only food professionals, from chefs, writers and academics to product purveyors and restaurateurs, but also people in fields such



Culinary Historians of Chicago



Culinary Historians Of Boston, Inc. in Cambridge, MA ...

The Culinary Historians of Boston is the oldest circle of culinary historians in the US. Our members are academics, chefs, writers, food professionals, and hobby cooks, as well as students of cuisine, women's studies, history (ancient, medieval, and modern), agriculture, and politics.


Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor

The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor (CHAA), founded in 1983 by Jan Longone and friends, is an organization of scholars, cooks, food writers, nutritionists, collectors, students, and others interested in the study of culinary history and gastronomy.


New York

Culinary Historians of New York

Culinary Historians of New York is a community of scholars, passionate culinarians, and intellectually curious folks. We explore the fascinating history of food, drink, and cuisine through public programs and support for scholarship.


Washington D.C.

Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C.

Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C. (CHoW/DC) founded in 1996, is an informal, nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) educational organization dedicated to the study of the history of foodstuffs, cuisines, and culinary customs, both historical and contemporary, from all parts of the world.

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Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW ...

Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin (CHEW) is an informal, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to the celebration of food, ethnic cuisines, and culinary customs from all parts of the world.

Historical Organizations

DuPage County Historical Museum

Northern Illinois Historic League

Illinois Historic Group Directory

Illinois Historic Group Directory (IHGD) webpage link

NIHL Historical Newsletters

Historical Newsletters by Region

Exhibits and Presentations

University of Chicago Sausage to Hot Dog Evolution

"Cooking with Mattie" at Glessner House

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