American Culinary Federation National Convention
Jul
15
to Jul 19

American Culinary Federation National Convention

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Explore pâtisserie beyond the classics. Take modern flavors, molds and techniques to create your own stunning, unique desserts that are truly one of a kind. Learn tips to working smart and efficiently, creating multi-dimensional desserts ahead of time that can be presented on demand with minimal finishing time. Plus, acquire a few “Parlor Tricks” from my new book, Modern French Pastry.

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American Culinary Association - Chef Connect: Charlotte
Feb
25
to Feb 27

American Culinary Association - Chef Connect: Charlotte

Explore pâtisserie beyond the classics. Take modern flavors, molds and techniques to create your own stunning, unique desserts that are truly one of a kind. Learn tips to working smart and efficiently, creating multi-dimensional desserts ahead of time that can be presented on demand with minimal finishing time. Plus, acquire a few “Parlor Tricks” from my new book, Modern French Pastry.

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FRENCH KISSES: An Evening of Champagne and Chocolate
Feb
11
5:00 PM17:00

FRENCH KISSES: An Evening of Champagne and Chocolate

Join book authors Alan Tardi and Cheryl Wakerhauser for a fun discussion and tasting of two of life’s favorite things – champagne and chocolate! Alan, author of the award winning book, Champagne Uncorked, will share tales about his time behind the scenes of one of champagnes most notable houses – Krug. Hear what harvest is like in the famed Clos du Mesnil vineyard, why blending is so important in Champagne and perhaps the history behind sabering (that would be slicing the top of the bottle off with a sword!) Cheryl, author of Modern French Pastry, will offer tips and tricks for choosing and working with chocolate, as well as advice on the best chocolate treats to pair with champagne.

Guests will enjoy a tasting of three champagnes recommended by Alan and three chocolate desserts from Modern French Pastry. We’ll start the night with a bit of prosecco and light snacks, and end it with (what else?) a sabering demo! Safety first, as we teach you the secrets of sabering your own champagne. Be mine?

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Book Release Party
Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

Book Release Party

Celebrate the release of Pix Pâtisserie owner and chef’s new cookbook, Modern French Pastry. Enjoy a walk around tasting of multiple desserts from each chapter of the book – cakes, tarts, coupes, entremets and petits fours. Plus, “Parlor Trick” and pastry demos. Each guest will also receive a raffle ticket to win the dessert featured on the cover, A Moment of Zen. And at our Bubble Bar, our award-winning Champagne & sparkling wine list will be pouring unique wines and Champagne cocktails. Books available on site to purchase or bring in your presale cookbooks to be signed. Get ideas for your holiday entertaining and have some fun!

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