The Baker & The Feast Maker: Peter & Kara
Bake bread and break bread with two awesome local chefs. Pop Over to the professional kitchens at R2L for a personalized baking class with chef Peter Scarola who will guide you through a recipe of your choice.
Then, join local food adventurer Kara LaFleur as she leads you through the Italian Market – Philly’s culinary cornucopia – and stock up on everything you’ll need to prepare a big, gorgeous meal for up to 10 of your friends. Laugh well and eat well as Kara shows you tips and tricks that will make cooking for a crowd the life of the party.
But wait… There’s more!
- Arrive to your maker date in style thanks to your $50 Uber credit.
- Enjoy an amazingly delicious four course dinner for two at R2L restaurant
- Tickets for you and a friend for Peter’s upcoming dessert class on November 9th at Cook in Rittenhouse Square Pumpkin Pastries with Peter Scarola
- Valrhona Chocolate is sweetening the deal with a complimentary gift box of single estate varieties, 2012 Vintage “Chocolats Noirs De Domain”
- To further your culinary expertise, you’ll also receive a Giant Book Bundle from local publisherss Quirk Books:
- Cooking with Flowers
- Pure Vanilla
- The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook
- Field Guide to Cookies
- The Cookiepedia
- Marshmallow Madness!
Estimated Auction Lot Value: $930
Meet The Makers
Philly Give & Get experts span a wide range of creative, business, and technology backgrounds. All Philly G&G experts provide their time on a 100% volunteer basis and are committed to the vision of our organization.
Areas of Expertise:
Pastry, Baking, & Cooking
I graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts as well as Food Service Management. After graduating, I moved to Virginia, scooped up a girlfriend, moved to the Caribbean and then Chicago before settling back in the Philadelphia region. We now have two daughters ages 8 and 4.
Kara LaFleur | Independent Chef
Areas of Expertise:
Cooking, Making family style community meals, Laughing, Bad Puns, Community building.
With a background in marketing communications, grassroots outreach strategies, publicity & community engagement, Kara LaFleur believes strongly in the power and strength of people coming together for the greater good and now channels that same energy toward making good food for great people. Specializing in creating inventive menus that are seasonal, inspired by what looks good in the market & the community for which they are made. Kara provides delicious, healthy, nutritionally diverse, crowd pleasing meals for the N3rd Street masses. She taught herself how to cook the same way she taught myself how to write code, by making some cool stuff, breaking some stuff, and having a whole lot of (deliciously ridiculous) fun along the way.
Kara has a tendency to Laugh Out Loud. She enjoys changing the world, local sustainable business practices, food, nature, adventure, Philly, geeks, helping others, a well made Old Fashioned, and glitter; …so much glitter.