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Local Roots Spring Evening Dining

May 2, 2014
Come see how the French have influenced Michigan’s cuisine.

Mother’s Day Brunch

May 11, 2014
Have brunch in Henry Ford’s private ballroom in Lovett Hall.
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historic recipe bank
We’ve catalogued classic American recipes in our historic recipe bank. Drawn from more than 300 years of cookbooks, diaries and letters, let this chronicle of the fascinating and constantly evolving landscape of American cuisine inspire your own creativity in the kitchen.
culinary demonstrations
Get an up-close view of the roots of contemporary American cooking. From daily cooking demonstrations in our historic homes to videos of local roots dining and private events, learn how to apply food traditions to your own culinary adventures.
food events
One-of-a-kind dinners, farmers markets, seasonal tastings, demonstrations, festivals – food is never far from daily life at The Henry Ford. Join us to celebrate the nation’s culinary heritage
inspired dining
Historically authentic fine dining, scrumptious seasonal dinners, everyday menus inspired by America’s great dining traditions. Rediscover America’s love affair with food in the signature restaurants of Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
catered events
Imagine your event in one of our world-class venues. A wedding, a corporate banquet, an award ceremony. Then, add a custom menu prepared by our award-winning culinary staff. Memorable. Talked-about. Once-in-a-lifetime.
historic recipe bank
culinary demonstrations
food events
inspired dining
catered events
Our historic recipe bank includes a wide variety of recipes found in The Henry Ford’s extensive collection of historic American cookbooks.
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We study food. We grow it. We prepare it.

And of course, we eat it. Join us as we explore American foodways. What we eat, why we eat it and how we fix it. Learn more. Read more.

Inspired Dining

Browse our onsite restaurants for inspired dining ideas.
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Inspired Foods

Shop online for signature food products - only available from The Henry Ford.
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Gardens

See where it all begins. Tour our herb, fruit and veggie gardens.
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Farms

Our working farms are bustling with activities from America’s agricultural history.
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Locally grown and locally sourced – 70% of our food is from local growers and producers.
Inventive and practical – vintage cooking tools from America’s historic kitchens.
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