A hands-on class; each student will leave with their very own Bûche de Noël. Class will end with a light dinner and a taste of a pre-made cake.
This impressive and festive European dessert is easier to make than you might think! Our resident pastry expert -- and patient teacher extraordinaire -- Jen Nurse will teach us how to prepare all of the compenents to the holiday season's most sought after sweet: tender sponge cake, silken buttercream, decadent chocolate ganache, and charming meringue mushrooms. She'll lead us in assembling them all into a delicious centerpiece worthy of our holiday table!
Jen Nurse is passionate about demystifying cooking and baking for the home cook. A lifelong love of the kitchen pulled her away from a long tech career to open an award-winning boutique bakery in Seattle. Back in her native San Francisco, Jen has worked as a chef and recipe developer for clients ranging from food trucks to Michelin-starred restaurants. The chance opportunity to teach a cooking class two years ago led to her life’s great “Aha!” moment; she now teaches kids and adults throughout the Bay Area to make simple yet sophisticated food.