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Charlie Trotter's (Restaurant)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charlie Trotter Collection

Identifier: spe-r00067

The Charlie Trotter Collection reflects aspects of Trotter’s life and career from his culinary development to his restaurants to his activities as a celebrity chef. The materials include a selection of menus, personal manuscripts, photographs and artifacts that taken together provide a snapshot into the life of a celebrity chef and the five-star restaurant that changed the culinary landscape of Chicago.

Dates: circa 1956-2017; Majority of material found within 1987 - 2010

Charlie Trotter Cookbook Collection

Identifier: spe-r00079

Charlie Trotter’s personal cookbook collection reflects a broad spectrum of professional and home cooking titles as well as food and wine commentary and management guides. The bibliography has been annotated to show which titles were signed or inscribed to Charlie Trotter by authors, fellow chefs and friends, or contain letters, menus or news clippings.

Dates: 1699 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Additional filters:

Cooking--Periodicals 1
Food tourism 1
Food writing 1
Food--history 1