Edna Lewis’ Years At Middleton Place

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From The Charleston Post and Courier a January 13, 2016 article about Chef Edna Lewis’ time as executive chef at Middleton Place.  The full article may be viewed here. The content of the article is below: Linda Neale didn’t have a chance to hesitate over her dessert order. Her server insisted that she get the chocolate souffle, which is what … Read More

Edna Lewis Foundation celebrates African-American female chefs at ‘Black Hand in the Pot’ event

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From the Savannah Morning News: On Nov. 2, at The Grey, the Edna Lewis Foundation paid tribute to African-American female chefs while celebrating the legacy of Chef Edna Lewis. Though serving in America’s kitchens for over 300 years, most black female chefs are noteworthy undiscovered culinary heroines. Through a continued commitment to honoring, preserving and nurturing African-Americans’ culinary heritage and … Read More

Chef Edna Lewis Birthday Celebration, Benefit & Awards Dinner

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Monday, April 13, 2015 ASANTE RESTAURANT Proprietor, Chef Marvin Woods 250 Park Avenue West NW, Atlanta, GA Cocktail Hors d’oeuvres Reception • 6:00 pm Dinner • 7:00 pm $125.00 per person JOE RANDALL, The Edna Lewis Foundation, Inc., Founder & Chair Chef Joe Randall’s Cooking School | Savannah PARTICIPATING CHEFS CHARLIE HATNEY | Charlie Hatney & Company | Atlanta HEATHER … Read More

Chef Edna Lewis Benefit Dinner

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 BIG JONES RESTAURANT | Chef Paul Fehribach, Owner 5347 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60640 Cocktail Hors d’oeuvres Reception ~ 6:00 pm 6-Course Dinner ~ 7:00 pm Click to download the Benefit Dinner Menu PDF $125.00 per person For tickets click here or mail event checks, and donations to: THE EDNA LEWIS FOUNDATION, INC. 1266 West Paces … Read More

New Edna Lewis Postal Stamp Lends Momentum to Create Foundation to Her Legacy

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Original Article at SlitelyChilled Author: Milford Prewitt The U.S. Postal Service’s introduction of a special commemorative line of stamps to honor celebrated chefs and cookbook authors – to include the legendary Edna Lewis – is bound to give new momentum to a three-year-old effort to create a culinary foundation in Lewis’s name. [See companion story on this website.] Joe Randall, … Read More

Orange County Chef To Be Featured On Forever Stamp

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Original Article At Star Exponent By Allison Brophy Champion abrophy@starexponent.com (540) 825-0771 ext. 101 | Posted 23 hours ago   Orange County’s own famed chef Edna Lewis is being honored with her own stamp in the company of other culinary greats like Julia Child.   The United States Postal Service Friday will issue its first ever “Celebrity Chefs” Forever stamps, featuring in addition … Read More

Queen of Southern Cuisine, Edna Lewis, Eternalized on New U.S. Postal Stamp

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Original Article on SlitelyChilled:   By Milford Prewitt Three years after a group of black chefs vowed to create a culinary foundation to institutionalize the memory and genius of famed chef Edna Lewis, the U.S. Postal Service will lend immeasurable muscle with a commemorative stamp to honor her legend. Edna Lewis was an multi-award-winning, African-American chef, industry mentor, and prize-winning cookbook … Read More

Edna Lewis Honored With US Postal Service Stamp

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For the first time, the U.S Postal Service will offer celebrity chef “Forever” stamps featuring five culinary legends, including the ‘Grand Dame of Southern Cooking,’ Edna Lewis. Going on sale on Friday, September 26 and currently available for pre-order, stamps including the warm smile of Edna Lewis and her culinary counterparts, James Beard, Julia Childs, Joyce Chen and Felipe Rojas-Lomabardi, … Read More