Chris Smith

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Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Introduction Chris Smith is The Big Read coordinator for the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. He is a writer, editor and educator. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Westminster College, Fulton, Mo., a master of arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Chicago, and is completing a second master of arts degree in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans. (Yes he already has another program picked out.) Recently, he helped catalog guns at the National World War II Museum. He has earned considerable experience working as a team of collections professionals documenting holdings of the New Orleans Museum of Art. He is developing numerous strategies to increase donations to SoFAB's cookbook library, as well as other culinary artifacts. He is writing a manual for SoFAB that focuses on the basics of cookbook writing, in addition to writing grants.