SAVANNAH –Savannah Technical College’s Culinary Institute of Savannah proudly offers Bistro Savoir featuring assorted chocolate truffles for Valentine’s Day.
Bistro Savoir from the Culinary Institute of Savannah at Savannah Technical College features the finest quality ingredients that are locally sourced, milled and handmade under the direction of Chef Jean Vendeville, world renowned pastry chef and department head for culinary arts at STC.
Online pre-order sales are available through noon on February 10, or when quantities are sold out. This year’s sale features an assortment of 15 handmade chocolate truffles in four flavors: milk chocolate ice wine, white chocolate raspberry, dark chocolate Kahlua and dark chocolate Grand Marnier. Truffles will be sold in a heart-shaped cardboard box for $24 or an artisan dark chocolate bon bon box for $36.
Orders will be available for pickup at the College’s Savannah campus February 12 from 2-6PM and on February 13 from 9AM – noon. By request only, pickup will be available at the Crossroads, Liberty and Effingham Campuses. For a pick-up schedule, a list of items for sale and to place orders, visit www.bistrosavoir.com.
Proceeds from the sale will go toward the purchase of a commercial wood-fired oven that will be used in the College’s baking and pastry program. The previous Bistro Savoir sales have raised more than $17,000 toward this oven, which will be large enough to accommodate seven 16” pizzas at once, but Vendeville plans to use it for baking bread.
Savannah Tech’s baking and pastry program that was developed by the College to teach the art of creating tasty baked goods, pastries, and confections, from traditional bread baking to beautiful showpieces. Students learn a variety of international and classical pastries and desserts using basic and advanced techniques, which meet industry quality standards. More than 70 students are currently enrolled in the baking and pastry program.
Under the direction of the American Culinary Federation’s 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Jean Vendeville, the College offers associate degrees in Culinary Arts along with Baking and Pastry. The Culinary Institute of Savannah has earned distinction as one of the top four culinary programs in the country according to the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Vendeville has assembled a top-notch team of faculty, who have each earned national ACF certification under his leadership. For more information about STC Culinary Arts visit: www.facebook.com/ChefJeanVendeville.
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