• HBCU Material Culture Conference

    Dillard University - New Orleans, LA February 22 - 24, 2018

  • "Yakamein Lady" Ms. Linda Green

    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 3:30pm-5:00pm PSB Rm. 112, Dillard University Ray Charles Program Center

  • Dillard University Ray Charles Program

    This program teaches students and the community about the world-famous New Orleans cuisine.

 

Dillard University Ray Charles Program

in African American Material Culture

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Cooking with Creativity

Material Culture at Dillard University in New Orleans in 2003. Dillard now has a premier program that teaches students and the community about the world-famous New Orleans cuisine. These students will keep the wonderful New Orleans tradition of excellent food alive for many years to come.

 
 

 

 

The Story of New Orleans Creole Cooking:

The Black Hand in the Pot


The Story of New Orleans Creole Cooking: The Black Hand in the Pot is a full-length documentary that unveils the untold stories of New Orleans black chefs, cooks, street food vendors, grocers and butchers from 1718 to the present. Highlighting the trials and triumphs of being black, working, cooking and eating in the culinary capital of the United States throughout the centuries. From Nellie Murray, the most sought after Créole de couleur caterer in New Orleans for many premier society balls and parties in the 1890s to the legendary Leah Chase, chef and co-owner of Dooky Chase Restaurant.


 




How to Support the Ray Charles Program

We need your financial support to help us build and sustain programming that prepares students for careers in food and the arts. Our goal is to help students see value in culture and how it is integrated in every aspect of mainstream culture. With an intensive co-curricular project based program that prepares students to be global citizens, the Ray Charles Program invites interested students to enter into non-traditional careers in food journalism, photography and film, research, museum studies, curatorial projects, business and policy. We offer diverse programming throughout the academic year to students, faculty, staff, researchers and the community.
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Upcoming Events 

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HBCU Material Culture Conference

February 22 - 24, 2018

Dillard University New Orleans, LA

PLEASE RSVP NOW TO SECURE YOUR SEAT

 

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Yakamein Lady

Ms. Linda Green

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

How to Make an Authentic Gumbo 3:30pm-5:00pm

PSB Rm. 112, Dillard University Ray Charles Program Center

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Stephanie Linus

Nollywood Actress and Filmmaker

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Chef JR Robinson

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Past Guest Chefs

 

Contact Us

Phone: 504.816.4091

Email: zpalmer@dillard.edu

2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans LA, 70122

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Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
504.283.8822

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