Charlie Trotter library, school planned

SHARE Charlie Trotter library, school planned

Rochelle Smith Trotter wants to create a library and education center to continue the legacy of her late husband, famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter.

Shia Kapos at Crain’s Chicago Business writes Trotter is working on a Charlie Trotter Library to showcase his collection of culinary-related items and the Charlie Trotter Center for Excellence to teach his cooking methods. Trotter is a director and treasurer of the Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation.

Charlie Trotter suffered a stroke and died Nov. 5.


Please enable Javascript to watch this videoPhoto: Sun-Times file

The Latest
Two men, 23 and 24, are accused of killing Stephon Mack on Jan. 27, 2022, outside a youth center. A security guard was wounded. One suspect has pleaded not guilty; a warrant has been issued for the arrest of the other suspect.
Construction was halted Sunday pending an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency review of a nearly 800-page city consultant’s study that was released Friday night.
Anthony Driver, president of the Community Commission on Public Safety and Accountability, joined the chairman of the City Council’s Police Committee in sounding the alarm about restrictions so severe, they have contributed heavily to an alarming citywide surge in robberies.
The iconic Lake View club shut its doors last month, after 40 years in business. One of the original co-owners said it changed lives.