2014 ELF Birthday Dinner & Chef Darryl Evans Tribute

This year, we are celebrating the birth of Chef Edna Lewis (1916-2006), well known as the Grande Dame of Southern Cooking and as an inspiration for many American chefs. While also celebrating the life of one of the foundation’s former board members who passed away in late February – Chef Darryl Evans (1961-2014), the first African American gold medalist in … Read More

Chef’s legacy inspires menus – Carolyn O’Neil for the (AJC) 04.14.14

The main course at the Edna Lewis Foundation Scholarship Tribute Dinner at Atlanta’s Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts was Cumin and Fennel Spiced Lamb with Fava Bean Succotash with White Pepper and Goat Cheese Ice Cream. Do you ever wonder where chefs get ideas to create such delicious dishes? It could be just-picked produce at a local farm … Read More