Speaker: Connie Weis. Cost: Free.
Join us for a book signing with Connie Weis, the chef/author of Extreme Brownies: 50 Recipes for the Most-Over-The-Top Treats Ever. Connie will have books to sell, which make great gifts for any family members or friends who enjoy baking. She will bring tasting samples, so have a light breakfast!
Connie will be happy to answer any of your baking questions, and will share some anecdotes about how she finally managed to get her cookbook published, including her connection with Mrs. Judith Jones, Julia Child's Editor at Knopf.
About the Author
Connie's passion for food landed her a job in the specialty food business as the merchandise manager/buyer for the Taste Unlimited stores in southern Virginia. She has been an executive pastry chef, director of food development, restaurant consultant, food editor, and has appeared on the TODAY show with Kathie Lee and Hoda to do a cooking segment with her brownies.
Besides cooking and baking, Connie's interests include organic gardening, with the plants started in her greenhouse fed by eggshell (from brownies) enriched compost. She currently participates as a part-time vendor at the Old Beach Farmers Market with her business, Brownies & S'more in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she resides with her husband Don.