Holiday Cookie Decorating Fundraiser
Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m. via Crowdcast
About the Event
Baking for the family or swapping cookies from a distance this year? Tune in to Fall for the Book’s Holiday Cookie Decorating Demonstration with Chef Peter Brett for top tips from a pro on creating delectable and enchanting cookie creations. Sign up and get Chef Peter’s sugar cookie recipe in your inbox to bake ahead, then tune in to make the frosting and get decorating. This workshop is great for new bakers, perennial bake-off winners, and kid collaborators! Your $20 entry fee will raise funds to help ensure Fall for the Book can continue our programming through the pandemic and beyond.
About The Chef
After working in restaurants and hotels for twenty-five years, most recently as Pastry Chef at Blue Duck Tavern in the Park Hyatt Washington, Chef Peter Brett was a Chef Instructor of the Pastry Arts Program at Stratford University.
His recipes have been featured in numerous professional publications and cooking anthologies, including Time-Life Old Fashioned Christmas Cookbook (created gingerbread carousel for cover, 1996), Extraordinary Recipes from Washington DC Chef’s Table (2013), Washingtonian Magazine 100 Best Restaurants (January 2004), Pastry Art & Design Magazine, Signature Desserts (February 1999), Washington Post Magazine, Five Great Desserts in Washington (October 1998), Washingtonian Magazine, Best Sunday Brunch (December 1997), Chocolatier Magazine, Recipe Showcase (December 1996). Chef Brett also created the cake featured on United States Postal Service Wedding Stamp (issued 2009 thru 2015).
He was named Manager of the Year by the Hotel Association of Washington DC, and he has been nominated for Pastry Chef of the Year three times by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington.
He is a graduate of Boston University and L’Academie de Cuisine.