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Chicago, IL: The Chicago Food Encyclopedia


Chicago, IL: The Chicago Food Encyclopedia


  • Presentation and Q & A
  • Reception to follow

U of T alumni and friends are invited to a presentation on 

The Chicago Food Encyclopedia


U of T alumna and Editor, Colleen Taylor Sen (BA UC 1965, MA 1996), Editor, Carol Mighton Haddix, and Professor and Editor, Bruce Kraig

Chicago is known as one of the world’s greatest food cities – and there’s a book that tells you why: The Chicago Food Encyclopedia. Edited by U of T alumna, Colleen Taylor Sen, Carol Mighton Haddix and Bruce Kraig, this 300 page illustrated volume is a free-ranging portrait of a culinary paradise, with nearly 300 entries written by many of the city’s leading academics, journalists, and industry experts. 

Co-editors, Colleen Taylor Sen, Carol Haddix and Bruce Kraig will describe the genesis of this project, their methodology, and some of the pitfalls and surprises they encountered along the way. Books will be available for sale at a discount for U of T alumni.

Your alumni representative and event organizer, Alvin Chin (PhD CS 2009), will be there to welcome you. If you have any questions about this event, you can email Alvin at

This presentation is one of the many diverse events hosted by your local alumni group, bringing U of T right into your community. Stay informed, inspired and connected, because together we are boundless. 


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