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chef , culinary historian

Denise Sherrill Kiburis, American chef, culinary historian.


Kiburis, Denise Sherrill was born on October 29, 1950 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Francis Edward Hughes and Joan Priscilla (Dionne) Lake.


AS, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, 1987. Master of Education, Cambridge (Massachusetts) College, 1990.


Executive secretary, various companies, Salem, Massachusetts, 1968-1976;chef de cuisine, The Tap Restaurant, Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1976;sous chef, Kernwood Country Club, Salem, 1977-1979;chef de garde manger, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Boston, 1979-1982;executive chef, Eastern Yacht Club, Marblehead, Massachusetts, since 1982. Private teacher cooking.


Member American Culinary Federation (certified executive chef), American Academy Chefs, Massachusetts Chefs de Cuisine (secretary since 1984, editor newsletter since 1982, scholar committee since 1990, Chef of Year award 1988, President's award 1993), Les Dames d'Escoffier (scholarship chairman Boston chapter 1990-1993, 95—, international recognition award 1994), United States Power Squadron, Sons of Italy, Epicurean Club Boston.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: culinary history, travel to Italy, gardening.


Francis Edward Hughes Lake

Joan Priscilla (Dionne) Lake