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President's Kitchen Cabinet – The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas - North Carolina Scholarship Online
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President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Adrian Miller

Abstract

This book provides a historical survey of African Americans involved in food service for U.S. presidents and the First Families. The main themes of this book are that these African Americans were culinary artists, family confidantes, and, at times, civil rights advocates. Instead of going by chronological order through each presidential administration, the book is organized by investigating different categories of presidential food service professionals: bartender, butler, caterer, chef, cook, guest chef, maid, maître d'hôtel, steward, and usher. Within each category, select African Americans ... More

Keywords: African Americans, African American presidential chefs, African American presidential cooks, Presidential chef, Presidential cook, Presidential foodways, Presidential food service, Washington, D.C., White House kitchen, White House workers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469632537
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632537.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian Miller, author

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