Menus have taken on many forms throughout history.
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There are many kinds of cookbooks and the museum has over 60,000.
Equipment and appliances designed to meet the needs of the commercial industry.
The home kitchen is where meals are made and memories created.
See packaging using graphics, color, text and brand identity to make the sale.
The museum has a diverse collection of advertising pieces.
Molds are used to transform everyday foods into edible works of art.
The museum’s collection of art is an eclectic expression of creative talent.
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"Providence, the capital of Rhode Island, is being reborn and is emerging
as a destination for travelers interested in cuisine, culture, arts and
shopping. Indeed, in 2014 it was ranked the number one city in America
by the readers of Travel + Leisure."
Click here to go to the Travel Pulse website to read the article.
Whether the decor is faux ’50s
silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana,
down to the familiar dishes on the menu. The setting for countless
memorable movie and TV scenes, diners are among the most democratic of
American eateries. Rich, poor, black, white–all rub shoulders in the
vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and
nostalgia of the diner.
Owner, Crane & Turtle; Petworth Citizen; Petworth Citizen; Upshur St. Books; Partner, Room 11
Co-Founder and President, Silver Diner
Director and Curator, Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson
& Wales University; author, "American Diner: Then and Now"
Editor, Eater D.C.
Click here to go to the show's website to listen to the show.
Annelise McAuliffe, writer for the blog Honest Cooking, visited the Culinary Arts Museum in her travels through Providence. Click here to go to the Honest Cooking site to read the article.
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