Savannah Culinary Institute Sale Features Artisan Breads, Chocolates and Pastries
Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Savannah Technical College’s Savannah Culinary Institute offers its ninth annual online, pre-order Sweetheart Sale featuring assorted artisan chocolates, pastries and artisan breads for Valentine’s Day at www.bistrosavoir.com.
Hand-made chocolates include dipped strawberries (6) and an assortment of 15 handmade chocolate truffles in five flavors: orange, Kahlúa, passion fruit, raspberry, and salted caramel. Truffles will be sold in a heart-shaped cardboard box for $24 or an artisan dark chocolate bon bon box for $40. The sale also features chocolate crème eclairs, dark chocolate dipped coconut macaroons, heart-shaped fudgy brownies, lemon/raspberry mousse cake, and chocolate/strawberry mousse cake. Artisan breads include a Nanterre brioche loaf and a sourdough white chocolate baguette.
The Sweetheart Sale features the finest quality ingredients that are locally sourced, milled and handmade. Proceeds will benefit Savannah Technical College’s Junior Chefs Fund, which supports activities like competitions.
Online pre-order sales are available through February 8, or when quantities are sold out. Orders will be available for pickup at the College’s Savannah campus Thursday, February 10 from 4-6PM and Friday, February 11 from 8AM – 1PM in the Eckburg Auditorium (5717 White Bluff Road). By request only, pickup will be available at the Crossroads, Liberty and Effingham Campuses. For a list of items for sale and to place orders, visit www.bistrosavoir.com.
Savannah Tech’s baking and pastry program that was developed by the College to teach the art of creating tasty baked goods, pastries, and confections, from traditional bread baking to beautiful showpieces. Students learn a variety of international and classical pastries and desserts using basic and advanced techniques, which meet industry quality standards. Graduates are working as pastry chefs in the area’s finest restaurants and establishments, including Local 11 Ten, Le Café Gourmet, Savannah Yacht Club, and The Landings Club. There are more than 30 students are currently enrolled in the baking and pastry program.
With support from the Savannah Technical College Foundation, the College purchased 7 West Bay Street as the new downtown location for an expansion of its Culinary Arts program, which will more than double the available instructional space. Senior level (second year) students will take classes and work in the bakery and restaurant. The hands-on, real-world experience in the restaurant/bakery will allow students the opportunity to apply techniques learned in the classroom to practical use, complete a required field placement, and gain first-hand experience in restaurant operations.
New students are admitted to the baking and pastry program year round. The priority application deadline for summer semester 2022 is April 29. For more information about Culinary Arts at Savannah