Classic to Contemporary French Desserts Deconstructed Class - West Sacramento 10/20/2019
Sunday, October 20th.
Please provide a phone number at check out when booking this class
Teacher: Ramon Perez, Owner of Puur Chocolat (bio below)
We are so excited to welcome Ramon to our kitchen for a Classic to Contemporary Dessert demonstration! Ramon will demonstrate two classic French desserts and how to creatively take elements from those desserts to make new trendy plated desserts with tools from your own kitchen. He will also talk about his creative process including how he thinks about whole desserts versus plated desserts with a focus on flavor and texture. We will be tasting all of the desserts during the class. Participants will each take home a Lemon Tart. Participants will also receive a 15%-off coupon to use at either Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates boutique within one week of the class date. You will learn to make:
Classic Lemon Tart Lemon Curd, Pate a Foncer
Classic Apple Tart Tatin Local Apples, Pate Sucre
Modern contemporary plated versions using elements from the classics
Please note this is a demonstration style class. This class will take place at our West Sacramento Workshop; you will receive correspondence with the location details once your place in the class is reserved.
Ramon Perez, Chef/Owner of Puur Chocolat in Sacramento, started his career in the kitchen of Auberge du Soleil at 12 years old. Born in the Netherlands to chef-restaurateur parents, Ramon returned home to work at the three star Michelin restaurants De Librije and Parkheuvel. Returning to California, Ramon landed in Los Angeles as the Executive Pastry Chef for acclaimed Chef David Myers. Here, Ramon headed up the pastry programs for the David Myers Group (Sona, Boule, Comme Ca). He held the position for 9 years as a key member in the development of new openings across the globe. While with David Myers Group, Ramon was a James Beard semiﬁnalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, and winner of the Star Chefs International Pastry Competition. Launching in 2013, Puur Chocolat combines the best in ingredients grown in the Sacramento region along with modern technique, creating a unique and exciting chocolate experience. Puur Chocolat has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Chocolatiers in North America By Dessert Professional Magazine.