Colonial Slave Plantation Kitchens in Charlottesville & Mount Vernon set the template for fine dining in Philadelphia and beyond
To celebrate the current NLM exhibit Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America Scott Library is excited to present a talk by Chef Ashbell McElveen, founder of the James Hemings Foundation, an organization dedicated to remembering, preserving and upholding African American contributions to American food and drink.
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of Student Life & Engagement, Thomas Jefferson University. All Jefferson faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.
Presentation: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Recommended CitationMcElveen, Ashbell, "Colonial Slave Plantation Kitchens in Charlottesville & Mount Vernon set the template for fine dining in Philadelphia and beyond" (2017). How Enslaved Virginia Kitchens Brought Fine Dining to Philadelphia. Presentation 1.