Trotter, Charlie Collection

Dates: 1977-2017. Size: 26.5 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections. 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. [Finding aid]