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Our events are typically at Weiss Memorial Hospital (directions and parking) on Saturday mornings from 10:00 am until noon. Occasionally, our event time varies or we meet at a different location. These variances will be highlighted below, though please read the full event notice for details.

Culinary Historians of Chicago:
  • November 17, 2018: Dino Dean and Miss Coretta, The Black Foodies @ Weiss Memorial Hospital
  • December 8, 2018: Catherine Lambrecht, Family Heirloom Recipes Collection, an Illinois Bicentennial Project @ Weiss Memorial Hospital
Chicago Foodways Roundtable: 

Find Culinary Historians of Chicago and Chicago Foodways Roundtable on Twitter or Facebook.

Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance:
  • November 10, 2018: Pork with Cynthia Clampitt @ Bethany Retirement Community
  • February 24, 2019: High Tea with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the Highland Park Community House

Find Greater Midwest Foodways on Twitter, Facebook or our website.

The South’s Fruity History

This program was one year ago. Chicago Tribune has posted this event for Sunday, November 4th, 2018. You are welcome to enjoy the podcast for this program.

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Presented by Nancie McDermott,
Cookbook Author, Cooking Teacher, and confirmed Southern Belle

According to acclaimed cookbook author Nancie McDermott, there are a dozen iconic fruits which hold an historic and enduring place on the Southern table. A Southerner herself, Nancie is in Chicago to spread the gospel of these beloved fruits and share the delicious rituals that surround them so that we Northerners can bring them across the Mason-Dixon line to our tables. Continue reading

Cacao Catharsis: Spreading Joy Through Chocolate

Presented by Ramona Thomas,
Chief Sweets Officer, My Chocolate Soul
MyChocolateSoul.com

“I love candy. Always have. Now, I get to make chocolate that other people love” says Chocolatier Ramona Thomas of My Chocolate Soul. Join us as Chef Ramona shares her journey from mathematics and education to chocolate and why starting and running an all-natural sweets business is so important to her and to the dessert industry. Continue reading