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Executive Chef Welcomes Everett Doner as our new Event Producer

Executive Chef Events would like to welcome Everett Doner to our team as of June 1st! Everett's interest in all things culinary began while living in Normandy, France where he was exposed to the phenomenal food that imbues much of the culture and country. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Everett comes to us from the Performing Arts world, where he was an occasional freelance musician and for many years directed the day-to-day artistic operations for a chamber orchestra based in San Francisco. "I"m thrilled to be joining Executive Chef Events and to add my contributions to the culinary team-building efforts for which ECE is renowned. I've had the great pleasure of meeting and

Miguelitos - An easy, impressive dessert

We recently debuted this recipe at a team-building cooking class for a major tech company and it was a hit! It's a great latin dessert - airy yet crunchy puff pastry filled with a rich pastry cream scented with lemon peel and cinnamon. We recommend you spring for the good (i.e., all-butter) puff pastry if you can find it. Miguelitos (Spanish Cream Filled Pastry) Ingredients: For The Pastry 1 pound puff pastry 1 large egg 2-3 tablespoons flour Powdered sugar to dust For The Filling 2 ½ cups milk ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 4 egg yolks ¼ cup cornstarch 1 cinnamon stick peel of half a lemon Preheat oven to 400F. Thaw puff pastry per the package instructions; be

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