It isn’t often that a chef of such renown comes to the Baltimore area, and to be teaching a cooking class, but Chef Nick Malgieri will teaching at Basic Kneads, A Culinary School on Friday, December 6th. It will be a night of learning, sipping wine and tasting the holiday-inspired recipes prepared. Students are invited to bring any of the 12 cookbooks by Chef Nick Malgieri for personalized inscriptions. This is a rare opportunity to learn from the master. Seating is limited.
Nick Malgieri, the former Executive Pastry Chef at Windows on the World, is a 1996 inductee into Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. In 1998 and 1999, he was voted one of the ten best pastry chefs in America by Chocolatier and Pastry Art and Design magazines.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he apprenticed in Switzerland and was subsequently employed by the Hotel de Paris and the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo and at the Reserve de Beaulieu in France. In New York he was Assistant Pastry Chef at the Waldorf Astoria; Executive Chef at Paine Webber, Inc.; and Pastry Chef at the Board Room, a private club. Nick recently retired as the founder of baking programs at the Institute of Culinary Education. He was a presenter just this week at Salon du Chocolate in New York City. Learn more about his illustrious career www.nickmalgieri.
Basic Kneads, A Culinary School is located in Jarrettsville and run by Chef Liz Sitaras Wilcox where she teaches cooking and baking to adults, children, group classes, dinner parties, team building, girl’s night out and more. She will host this very special demonstration cooking class of holiday dishes presented by Chef Nick Malgieri.
When: Friday, December 6th – doors open at 6:30 pm – class starts promptly at 7 pm
Where: Basic Kneads – A Culinary School – 2412 Lemon Road – Jarrettsville, MD
What: Holiday Dinner Cooking Demonstration by Chef Nick Malgieri / sampling of recipes, written recipes and a glass of wine.
Cost: $100 per person Make Payment https://tinyurl.com/basickneadscooking
Phone (410) 877-5199
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