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Culinary Arts: Anderson Archives

Library and web resources for culinary and baking students.

About this Page

The Culinary Archives offer recipes, information on culinary techniques, and much more.


Chef Darrell L. Anderson Culinary Archives

Chef Darrell L. Anderson (1929 - 2011) was a chef, restaurateur, and culinary educator in Washington State for nearly 50 years.  He was a president of the Washington State Chefs' Association and winner of some of the most important American culinary awards.

In 2007, he made a donation to Renton Technical College, to create the Chef Darrell Anderson Culinary Archives.  His gift included:

  • Menus
  • Recipes
  • ACF commemorative plates, trophies, and award medallions
  • Historical documents about state and national culinary associations.

Online Access: You can view collection finding aids and a small sample of the collection at the Renton Technical College Library Digital Archives.

RTC Library will be making more materials available online and in the library in the coming months.

View the Collection: Faculty, students, and other researchers wishing to use the collection may contact the RTC Library at (425) 235-2331 or by email at  Please ask for Laura Staley.