About CHoW

Culinary Historians of Washington, D.C. (CHoW/DC) founded in 1996, is an informal, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational organization dedicated to the study of the history of foodstuffs, cuisines, and culinary customs, both historical and contemporary, from all parts of the world.

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Featured Event

January 14, 2018, 2pm-4pm
Tom Croghan will speak on Creating a Wine Culture: Why the Mid-Atlantic will Rival Bordeaux and Burgundy as a Great Winegrowing Regeion

Please note January meeting place: Silver Spring Civic Center

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Meetings are usually held on the second Sunday of each month, September through May, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Membership is open to individuals, households, and organizations.
Individual and household members are eligible to vote, hold office, and serve on committees.

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