Archive for May, 2011

A great demonstration by Valrhona Consultant Michel Willaume!

I had the pleasure of being a guest at one of Michel Willaume’s bonbon demonstrations in Calgary last week. Michel Willaume hails from France, and has studied with a number of the pastry world’s luminaries and is a Master in French pastry.  In 1999, he was named Pastry Chef of the Year, New York.  Competing in Lyon, France, he next won the prestigious Pastry World Cup in 2001… he now lives in Spain so we were very lucky to have him in Alberta! The bonbon demonstration that Michel did was attended by select Edmonton and Calgary chocolatiers, and a handful >> READ MORE

Chocolates also available at select Funky Petals for Mother's Day!

Treat your mom to the JACEK Escape 2011 Collection this Mother’s Day (only 4 days away!).  You can buy the chocolates at the usual locations below… or at Funky Petals in Kingsway (temporary booth across from the food court) or at their Westend location (17006 100ave, Edmonton, AB T5S 2E7). The other locations include: CAFE HAVEN 9 Sioux Road Sherwood Park, AB T8A 4C7 (780) 417-5523 CREDO 10134 – 104 Street Edmonton, AB T5J 1A7 (780) 761-3744 EVERYTHING CHEESE 14912 45th Avenue Edmonton, AB T6H 5T5 (780) 757-8532