Culinary History in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas
 

Colleges and Universities

The following institutions have culinary training programs, with some emphasis given to culinary history:



Alabama

Faulkner State Community College
             Contact
                     Ron Koetter
                     Program Coordinator
                     Faulkner State Community College
                     3301 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
                     Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542
                     Phone: 334-968-3104
                     Fax: 334-968-3120
                     E-mail: rkoetter@faulkner.cc.al.us

Trenholm State Technical College
             Contact
                    Mary Ann Campbell, CEC, CCE, AAC
                    Director of Culinary Arts
                    Trenholm State Technical College,
                    Culinary Arts, Hospitality Mgmt
                    1225 Air Base Blvd., P.O. Box 9039
                    Montgomery, Alabama 36108
                    Phone: 334-262-4728
                    Fax: 334-832-2433
                    E-mail: chefcampbell@mindspring.com

Bishop State Community College
              Contact
                     Levi Ezell
                     Director, Commercial Food Service
                     Bishop State Community College-Carver
                     Campus
                     414 Stanton St.
                     Mobile, Alabama 36617
                     Phone: 334-473-8692
                     Fax: 334-473-7915
                     E-mail: cfs@bscc.cc.al.us

Jefferson State Community College
              Contact
                     George White
                     Jefferson State Community College
                     2601 Carson Rd.
                     Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098
                     Phone: 205-853-1200
                     Fax: 205-856-6070

Lawson State Community College
              Contact
                     Deborah Harris
                     Lawson State Community College
                     Commercial Food Preparation, 3060 Wilson Rd., SW
                     Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717
                     Phone: 205-925-2515

Wallace State Community College
              Contact
                     Donna Jackson
                     Dept. Chair
                     Wallace State Community College
                     Commercial Foods & Nutrition, Box 2000
                     Hanceville, Alabama 35077
                     Phone: 256-352-8227
                     Fax: 256-352-8228
 



Louisiana


 

Bossier Parish Community College
              Contact
                     Elizabeth Dickson
                     Chef/Coordinator
                     Bossier Parish Community College
                     Culinary Arts, 2719 Airline Drive North
                     Bossier City, Louisiana 71111
                     Phone: 318-747-4567
                     Fax: 318-742-8664

Delgado Community College
              Contact
                     Iva Bergeron
                     Director of Culinary Arts
                     Delgado Community College-Culinary Arts
                     Dept.
                     615 City Park Ave.
                     New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
                     Phone: 504-483-4208
                     Fax: 504-483-4893
                     E-mail: iberge@dcc.edu

Louisiana Technical CollegeóLafayette
           Contact
                  Gen M. Solar
                  Coordinator of Student Services
                  Louisiana Technical College, Lafayette Campus
                  1101 Bertrand Dr.
                  Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909
                  Phone: 318-262-5962
                  Fax: 318-262-5122

Louisiana Technical Collegeó Baton Rouge
              Contact
                     Rose Fair
                     Louisiana Technical College-Baton Rouge
                     Campus
                     Admissions, 3250 N. Acadian Throughway
                     Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805
                     Phone: 504-359-9202

New Orleans Regional Technical Institute
              Contact
                     Christina Nicosia, CCE, CEPC, FMP
                     Program Director
                     New Orleans Regional Technical Institute
                     Culinary Arts, 980 Navarre Ave.
                     New Orleans, Louisiana 70124-2710
                     Phone: 504-483-4626
                     Fax: 504-483-4643
                     Fax: 504-359-9296
                     E-mail: info@ltcl.lafayette.tec.la.us

Nunez Community College
            Contact
                   Nunez Community College-Culinary Arts
                   3700 LaFontaine St.
                   Chalmette, Louisiana 70043
                   Phone: 504-278-7440
                   Fax: 504-278-7463

Sidney N.  Collier Vocational Technical
              Contact
                     Edward James
                     Instructor
                     Sidney N. Collier Vocational Technical
                     Institute
                     Culinary Arts, 3727 Louisa St.
                     New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
                     Fax: 504-942-8337

Nicholls State University
              Contact
                     Dr. Clifford Whithem
                     Interim Dean
                     Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
                     Nicholls State University, P.O. 2099
                     Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310
                     Phone: 504-449-7100
                     Fax: 504-449-7089
                     E-mail: jfci-cjw@nich-nsunet.nich.edu
 



Mississippi


 

Hinds Community College
              Contact
                     Kathleen Bruno
                     Chef/Instructor
                     Hinds Community College
                     Culinary Arts Program, 3925 Sunset Dr.
                     Jackson, Mississippi 39213
                     Phone: 601-987-8130
                     Fax: 601-982-5804
                     E-mail: Gata1967@aol.com

Mississippi University for Women
             Contact
                    Sarah Labensky
                    Director, Culinary Arts
                    Mississippi University for Women
                    Box W-1639
                    Columbus, Mississippi 39701
                    Phone: 877-GO-2-THE-W
                    Fax: 601-241-7627
                    E-mail: cularts@muw.edu
 



Tennessee


 

Walters State Community College
             Contact
                    Richard Erskine,CEC
                    Director
                    Walters State Community College
                    Culinary Arts School
                    1720 Old Newport Highway
                    Sevierville, Tennessee 37876 USA
                    Phone: 423-774-5816
                    Fax: 423-774-5804
                    E-mail: ChefRKE2@aol.com

Middle Tennessee State University
             Contact
                   Ken Middleton
                   Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
                   Murfreesboro, TN 37132
                   E-mail:  kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
 



Arkansas


 

Ozarka College
              Contact
                     Richard Tankersley
                     Chef
                     Ozarka College Culinary Arts Program
                     PO Box 10, 218 College Dr.
                     Melbourne, Arkansas 72556
                     Phone: 870-368-7371/800-821-4335
                     Fax: 870-368-4733
                     E-mail: rtankersley@ozarka.edu
 
 


Other Academic Courses Relating to Culinary History:

The following institutions have foodways courses within their anthropology departments.

Alabama:
 University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

Tennessee:
 University of TN (Knoxville)

 Middle TN State University


Archives and Historical Societies (some within colleges and universities, some not)

The following have holdings of collections that relate to culinary history, recipes (receipts), cooking, that show up in Archives USA:
 

Alabama:

Auburn University, Archives, Ralph B. Draughon Library, Auburn Alabama

 Hoole Special Collections Library, University of Alabama
 

Arkansas:

 University of Arkansas, Libraries, Special Collections

Louisiana:

Historic New Orleans Collection, Williams Research Center, Archives and Manuscripts
Division Division

New Orleans Public Library

Newcomb College Center for Research on Women

Louisiana Tech University, Prescott Memorial Library, Special Collections, Manuscripts
  and Archives

Louisiana State University, Hill Memorial Library, Special Collections

Northwestern University, The Folklife Center

Tulane University, Special Collections

Mississippi:

 Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Archives and Library Division
  University of Southern Mississippi, William David McCain Library and Archives

Tennessee:

 University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Library, Special Collections

 University of Memphis, Special Collections / Mississippi Valley Collection, McWherter
                 Library

 Tennessee State Library and Archives

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Library -Vanderbilt's History of Nutrition Collection and Archives

 Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
 Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Others:

Arkansas

 Arkansas Archaeological Survey

 African-American Archaeology Network

Louisiana

 Paul Prudhomme

 Emeril Lagasse

Tennessee

 Piggly Wiggly Headquarters (Memphis)

 Martha White (Murfreesboro)

Regional

 U.S. Department of Agriculture Offices

 State Extension Services