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In the Kitchen with Chef Anna Francese Gass

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore are happy to give patrons the opportunity to join Chef Anna Francese Gass in her kitchen. Chef Gass will teach you how to make a sour cherry cheese crostata; a perfect treat to bring to a Thanksgiving celebration.

Chef Gass loves to host Thanksgiving and is happy to provide her tips and tricks to make your holiday more enjoyable and less stressful.

Register for Chef Anna Francese Gass

About the Chef

Anna Francese Gass grew up in a small town on the Rhode Island shore, before moving to New York City to study at New York University. After a stint in the corporate world, she decided she was much happier in the kitchen instead of an office cubicle. She quit her fast paced sales job and enrolled in Culinary Arts at the French Culinary Institute (now ICC) to follow her dream to cook professionally. Soon thereafter, she found her niche in the test kitchens of Martha Stewart Living, Whole Foods, and Mad Hungry.

Currently, she is a regular contributing editor and recipe tester for Food52, Chowhound, and contributing writer for MSN.com. Chef Anna Francese Gass is the author of the cookbook, Heirloom Kitchen: Heritage Recipes and Family Stories from the Tables of Immigrant Women. She has created a successful blog, www.annasheirloomkitchen.com and Instagram @annafgass. She lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with her husband, three kids and rambunctious boxer, Levi.

This event is co-sponsored by Barrett Bookstore. If you'd like to add to your cookbook collection, please visit their website.

Registration Information

Need help registering? Email Adult Programming at apstaff@darienlibrary.org.

This event will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email confirming your registration with a link to join the webinar after you register.

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