Chef Joe In The National Museum of African American History and Culture

  From pennlive.com By Sue Gleiter Chef Joe Randall, who grew up in Harrisburg, will be part of a display at a new museum in Washington, D.C. On Sept. 24, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will open on the National Mall, close to the Washington Monument. The museum will share the story of black history from slavery to the … Read More

Chef Joe Randall Featured On My SilverAge

Chef Joe Randall is featured on My SilverAge.  Chef Joe also shares some of his Southern comfort food recipes in the article.  You may view the article on mySilverAge by clicking here.

Chef Joe Featured In Savannah Secrets

Chef Joe is featured on Savannah Secrets with a recipe for Grilled Quail Stuffed with Collard Greens on Creamy Grits. The article may be viewed here.

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

Celebrating The Life of Chef Darryl E. Evans

We visited with family, friends, former mentees and co-workers in honoring Chef Darryl’s life with treasured stories and memories. A team of six notable chefs from across the country will prepare flavorful exciting dishes and desserts. Saturday, April 12, 2014 Post by The Edna Lewis Foundation Inc.

Memories of my dear friend Chef Patrick Clark

Patrick Clark March 17, 1955- February 11, 1998 While I have many wonderful memories of my dear friend Patrick Clark, a few great moments do come to mind. Patrick was always willing to help whenever I called upon him to share his talents and expertise. He worked with me on several events for the National Counsel of Negro Women in … Read More

Chef Edna Lewis In Her Own Words

Ms. Lewis gained tremendous accolades for her cookbooks on the pleasures of southern cooking and heritage. Some of her most prized cookbooks included, The Edna Lewis Cookbook, The Taste of Country Cooking, and In Pursuit of Flavor. Chef Edna Lewis’ passion for fresh ingredients and authentic flavors will live on through the work of generations of African American chefs to … Read More

Memories of My Dear Friend Edna Lewis

Edna Lewis April 13, 1916 – February 13, 2006 Today, I found myself reminiscing about the first time I spoke with my dear friend Chef Edna Lewis. At the time of our very first conversation, Ms. Lewis was a few years shy of retirement and was serving as the executive chef at Gage & Tollner in Brooklyn, New York. I … Read More