Dining in the Gilded Age

Code: LH41803

Dates: April 25, 2024

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Creutzburg Center 200

Course Fee: $39.00

There are 4 openings remaining at this time.

Discover how the transformative Gilded Age forever changed American dining by traveling back in time to lavish tables set with snow-white tablecloths, delicate china and sparkling crystal glasses. Hear entertaining stories of celebrities such as the Vanderbilts and Astors and the elegant cuisine they enjoyed, from rich soups and juicy roasts to show-stopping aspics and luscious desserts. Learn how the era’s novel inventions spawned new opportunities, particularly for cooking-related endeavors.
Fee: $39.00
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Creutzburg Center 200

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Becky Libourel Diamond

Becky Libourel Diamond is a food writer, librarian, and research historian. Her latest book, The Gilded Age Cookbook, blends Gilded Age details and celebrity stories with historic menus and recipes updated for modern kitchens. She is also the author of The Thousand Dollar Dinner and Mrs. Goodfellow: The Story of America’s First Cooking School. She lives in Yardley, Pennsylvania.



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