This section includes books and journal articles focusing primarily on particular presidents and/or first ladies. While some presidents and first ladies have inspired more written accounts than others--some for their culinary sensibilities, others for a lack of them--presidential food, in good taste or bad, is of perennial interest. Each of these books and article focus primarily on one or a few administrations. They include historical studies, memoirs by professional cooks and other accounts.
The following materials include links to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to digital content are included when available.
The following articles focus on the topic of White House chefs. To locate articles online, there are many subscription databases that can be helpful. All databases available at the Library of Congress can be located and and accessed via our Eresources Online Catalog.