Nationally known chef and owner of HotChocolate restaurant in Chicago, Mindy Segal, will present first for the Madison College Center for Entrepreneurship’s Chef Series. The series will kick off Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. in the Truax demonstration kitchen. Segal will talk about her journey as an entrepreneur and demonstrate some of her award-winning pastry skills.
Chef Joe Gaglio, Culinary Arts instructor, talked with Channel 3 reporters about the upcoming event providing more information about the Chef Series.
Before opening her own restaurant, Segal plied her trade in some of Chicago’s finest restaurants including Ambria, Charlie Trotter’s, Marché and MK. In 2012, Segal was named the James Beard Foundation’s “Outstanding Pastry Chef” after receiving five nominations in previous years. She is the author of the bestselling cookbook “Cookie Love.”
Segal has appeared on The Today Show, The Martha Stewart Show, The Food Network and in Food and Wine, Bon Appétit and The New York Times.
“Cookies and Cream with Mindy Segal” is free (limited seats available) to Madison College students. A limited number of tickets are also available to the public for $25 on Eventbrite.
Future events in the series include:
Published January 20, 2017. Updated January 27, 2017.