American presidents themselves have a long and colorful history of raising the glass (or not) to manage the stress and strain of the times.
From the early days of the United States, the dedicated cooks and professional chefs of the White House have provided a lasting legacy that has documented our nation’s many changes.
What the White House chefs have prepared for presidents throughout our nation’s history, as well as who they were, tells the story of our changing cuisines and understanding of democracy.
If there is one professional symbol denoting excellence that’s recognized around the world, that image is the chef’s towering white toque.
Spoons have evolved across time from the days of cave dwellers to the avant-garde kitchens of molecular cuisine. Every spoon carries a long and rich legacy of both culture and cuisine, often overlooked in the rush of modern life.