At the White House: Honoré Julien, Edith Hern Fossett, and Frances Gillette Hern

By |2019-06-03T22:50:51+00:00February 25th, 2017|19th Century Food, Eighteenth Century, Food Blog, Food, France & Politics|

April 3, 1807 was a regular workday for the chef Honoré Julien (1760–1830) and his assistants Edith Hern Fossett (1787-1854) and Frances Gillette Hern (1788-after 1827), both of whom were enslaved.  When they were preparing [...]