Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti Visits the South Bay & More

Meet Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti. (Photo courtesy of the chef)

Meet Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti in Campbell

Emily Luchetti, award-winning pastry chef of Farallon and Waterbar in San Francisco, will host a pastry demo and a book-signing at 6 p.m. May 26 at the International Culinary Center of  California in Campbell.

The center is operated by the French Culinary Institute in New York, of which Luchetti recently became a dean.

Luchetti will be signing copies of her new cookbook, “The Fearless Baker” (Little, Brown and Company), at this free event. Attendees also will get a chance to find out more information about the center’s Classic Pastry Arts class, which begins June 2.

RSVP to the event by calling (415) 781-5700.

Waterbar offers four-legged friends complimentary treats.(Photo courtesy of the restaurant)

Free Doggie Treats Courtesy of Emily Luchetti

Speaking of Emily Luchetti, she’s now providing complimentary treats to pooches who are hanging out on the Waterbar patio in San Francisco with their two-legged owners.

The free dog biscuits are made of whole wheat flour, peanut butter, milk and oats.

Meantime, dog owners should be sure to show up between 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday for $1 oysters and $3 beers.

Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off

Jerk chicken aficionados will want to head to Linden Street Brewery in Oakland, noon to 5 p.m. May 30, for a “Jamaican Jerk Cook-Off.”

Jerk Masters will compete to show whose cooking is the jerk-iest. The event will benefit My Yute Soccer, which organizes Bay Area youth soccer camps.

The $10 entry gets you two tickets, with each ticket good for one beer, one wine or one jerk tasting. Admission is free for kids 12 and younger.

An Emily Luchetti Recipe To Try: Coffee-Orange Angel Food Cake

And Another: Lemon Squares

And: Chinese Almond Cookies

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