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ONLINE ONLY: Know Des(s)erts - The Science Behind Chocolate

Saturday, September 11, 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Description
This event has been moved to online-only. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link the day before the program, along with instructions on how to participate.

Registration closes Wednesday, September 8.

This extensive chocolate demonstration brings your favorite sweet treat to life.

Chef Morris specializes in chocolate, with knowledge gained by working with multiple World Pastry Champions. It is one of her favorite topics to discuss. Join us in this extensive demonstration class where we will:

* Offer an informative chocolate tasting to learn about and discuss the different nuances and flavors that chocolate can have
* Discuss the science behind chocolate and why it works the way it does
* Learn how to temper chocolate by hand and why we do it
* Learn to make beautiful and very tasty truffles

Question and Answer session to follow.

Michele Morris is the founder and CEO of Kindred Creative Kitchen, which offers cooking and baking classes for Youth and Adults. Chef Morris has worked within the restaurant industry for over 20 years. After serving as a Chef-Instructor for the Baking and Pastry Program at Cascade Culinary Institute for almost 9 years, she decided to share her passion with a larger variety of people. With opening Kindred Creative Kitchen, Michele had one goal in mind: To bring people together one meal at a time. Prior to Cascade Culinary Institute, Chef Morris' local experience includes pastry chef and consultant for multiple locations including: Bourbon Street, The Blacksmith Restaurant, Dilusso and Fireside Red, Tethrow, Bend Golf and Country Club, Fireside Red, and Sunriver Resort. In Las Vegas, she worked at Alex while they maintained their 2 Michelin stars, Bellagio, The Venetian, and Bradley Ogden's. At Bellagio, she worked on the restaurant team under 3 World-Champion Pastry Chefs.




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Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Presenter
Michele Morris
Contact
Paige M. Ferro | paigef@deschuteslibrary.org | 541-312-1063
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