Upcoming Programs at a Glance


Currently all our programs are presented virtually via Zoom on Central Time. Once we can meet again, we hope to continue with both live and virtual programs. Please read the full event notices for details because days and times often vary. You are encouraged to join our email list to receive advance notices followed by day-of-meeting reminders with the required Zoom link. 

Culinary Historians of Chicago:

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022 @ 7 PM via Zoom: Contributions of Black Women to America’s Kitchen with Sephira Shuttlesworth, PhD
Chicago Foodways Roundtable:

  • Chicago FoodCultura Clarion update
  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 7 PM via Zoom: Edible Insects: A Global History with Gina Hunter
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2022 @ 7 PM via Zoom: Destination Heartland with Cynthia Clampitt
  • Saturday, TBA 2022 @ 10 AM @ Chinese American Museum of Chicago: Chinese Cuisine in America: Stories, Struggles and Successes (Fee involved)

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

Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance:

  • September 30, 2021: Heirloom Apple Tour – it actually happened!

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

Black Women in the Kitchen

Join Us on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM via Zoom!

Dr. Sephira Bailey Shuttlesworth

A note from Scott Warner, President, Culinary Historians of Chicago:

This past fall I had the joy of attending the International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference held in Birmingham, Alabama. The conference offered a buffet of glorious foodwriters and speakers, all accessible and sharing. Continue reading

Women, Philanthropy, Recipes, and Social Progress: A Reexamination of Primary Resources


These presentations were made at the Illinois History Conference at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in October, 2021. Since this is ongoing research, there will be additional information learned after this event. Continue reading