Tuesday Talk—"Bound to the Fire" How Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent Cuisine

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Tuesday Talk—"Bound to the Fire" How Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent Cuisine

Hybrid Tuesday Talk - Bound to the Fire: How Virginia's Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine

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DAR Museum 1776 D Street NW Washington, DC 20006

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  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Dr. Deetz will talk about her research for her 2017 book Bound to the Fire and her most recent work at Stratford Hall, highlighting the essential roles and recipes associated with enslaved chefs in Virginia. Special focus will be given to the social and cultural interactions between the cooks and the ladies of the house.

The event is free, but pre-registration is requested. This event is taking place in-person but will be streaming online.

Speaker: Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Vice President of Collections and Public Engagement, Stratford Hall