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Lunchtime Lecture
Spotlight on Spices

Join spice expert Mark Ragland as you learn how the desire and quest for spices played a huge role in the history of mankind. What was so special about these seeds and bark? Learn where favorite and exotic spices come from and how they were used both historically and in today’s kitchen. Discover how to increase the flavor of your food using spices with Executive Chef Anne Maury Haapala by mastering simple techniques. It’s never too late to spice up your life. The demonstration is followed by a delectable lunch showcasing the topic discussed.

Register Member $42

Register Non-Member $55

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Spotlight on SpicesChef Anne Maury Haapala

Chef Anne is the Executive Chef for the Garden’s caterer, Meriwether-Godsey. ¬†She has a degree in hospitality and tourism from Virginia Tech and studied Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Mark Ragland

Mark is a foodie, world traveler and expert on spices, herbs, coffee and tea.