Bistro Savoir takes pre-orders for its first Springtime Sale

SAVANNAH –Savannah Technical College’s Culinary Institute of Savannah proudly offers Bistro Savoir’s Springtime Sale featuring artisan chocolate bunnies and eggs, traditional breads and desserts.

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 March 30, or when quantities are sold out. This sale features made-to-order chocolates in milk, dark or white chocolate. Chocolate bunnies and eggs of all sizes will be sold, along with an 8” foil wrapped chocolate egg with a 6” plush bunny inside. Showpiece artisan chocolate eggs include an egg house, a 12” tall ten-pound egg and a giant 22-pound showpiece egg that stands nearly three feet high. Traditional artisan breads include hot cross buns, Paska Bread, Tsoureki Greek Bread, roasted potato bread and challah. Carrot cake and petit fours are also sold with sale.

Orders will be available for pickup at the College’s Savannah campus April 2 from 2-6PM and on April 3 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

Proceeds from the sale benefit the College’s baking and pastry program. Savannah Tech’s baking and pastry program 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:




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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (