Culinary Groups

Culinary Historians of Canada

This site is open to everyone who wants to know more about the history of cooks and cooking, foods and foodways in Canada.

On the site, members of the association:

  • share back copies of their newsletter and details of upcoming meetings and events
  • publish historic recipes
  • direct you to working historic kitchens in Ontario museums
  • provide a wealth of other information for food-history buffs, including a bibliography of Canadian culinary history sources and links to key international food-history web sites.

Culinary Historians of Ontario

From this site, you can email CHO, download a membership form, note upcoming events, search our newsletter index and soon read back issues), and send in your culinary queries. Don¹t miss the “Resources and links” section, which we hope will assist you with your research by leading you to new sources of information. From “Resources and links” you can link to a bibliography of Canadian culinary history, the Culinary Collection website of the University of Guelph, other culinary collections, other food history sites, CIHM¹s
catalogue of pre-1920s Canadian publications available on microfiche, and Early Canadiana Online. And be sure to explore the links to historic recipes, historic kitchens in Ontario museums, and historic food industries and restaurants. Contact CHO by emailing to .

Culinary Historians of New York

CHOW: Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C.

Culinary Historians of Chicago and their newsletters

The New Orleans Culinary History Group

Association for the Study of Food and Society