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Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am | Cost: FREE
Ferry Building | The Embarcadero and Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA

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Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

This waterfront market, run by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), has over 100 food, fruit, and vegetable vendors on Saturdays and the entire Bay as its beautiful backdrop.

The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market operates year-round from 8 am to 2 pm.

On most Saturdays, free cooking demos take place in the CUESA Classroom (under the white tents in front of the Ferry Building) and are free to the public, with recipes and samples for all.

– Updated 5/28/19 – Event info last checked via website

Mani Niall, (dubbed Baker to the Stars by Eating Well magazine in 1992), owned and operated a very successful bakery with a 20 year run. As the founder of Mani’s Bakery in Los Angeles in 1989, Niall created and refined a style of baking which has never been repeated in a retail bakery format. He learned his craft alongside Chef Akasha Richmond (of Los Angeles’ celebrated Akasha restaurant), at the Golden Temple, a classic old school vegetarian restaurant. Michael Jackson, a restaurant regular while he was recording Thriller in a nearby studio, whisked Niall off to become his first private chef.

After several years as a private chef and caterer, Niall noticed a lack of great baked goods within the natural and organic foods sphere. Most places were devoted to one culinary idea, such as whole grain, low fat or vegan. Niall decided first and foremost he would open a great bakery with an all-inclusive menu celebrating good food; no matter what your dietary choices you would find something in the bakery case. With this credo he opened Mani’s Bakery, an organic, artisan venture located on Fairfax in Los Angeles. Since then he has written three cookbooks, which reveal the world of baking with natural and organic ingredients – Sweet & Natural Baking, Covered in Honey and Sweet! Sweet Bar Bakery has renovated the corner of the Packard Lofts building, breathing new life into the historic MacFarlane’s Candy and Ice Cream showroom at 24th and Broadway in Oakland. And this time, the quality and source of the ingredients is as important as the taste.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Eating & Drinking, Lectures & Workshops
Address: The Embarcadero and Ferry Plaza, San Francisco, CA