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Women In Food Month

Presented by Les Dames d’Escoffier, Birmingham Chapter 

Sponsored by Jones Walker, LLP

Our friends at Les Dames d’Escoffier, Birmingham Chapter are taking over demos In The Kitchen each Saturday in September.
The Dames will be spotlighting top women in food, beverage, and hospitality in our community!

September 10th at 9 AM In The Kitchen: “Sweet Treats Week” with Dame, Kristal Bryant

Kristal will be making Peach Cobbler Eggrolls in an air fryer, which she says is easy and delicious!
Enjoy samples following the demo and grab your copy of the recipe to take home.

Meet Kristal:
Kristal Bryant is a pastry chef and owner of K & J’s Elegant Pastries in downtown Birmingham. Her shop specializes in custom cakes along with cupcakes, pastries, cookies and her famous milkshakes. With over 18 years of experience in the food industry she has an eye for “detailed perfection” and put a guaranteed stamp of approval on each showpiece that she creates. By being featured on Food Network, Travel Channel, Southern Living, and Cosmopolitan Magazine, to name a few, K & J’s has become a must-try experience. Kristal and K & J’s have won numerous awards including Small Business Owner of the Year in 2020 by the Minority Business Awards and Best Bakery in Shelby County by Shelby County Magazine. Kristal is passionate about helping other women succeed and has mentored many aspiring female entrepreneurs.

About Les Dames d’Escoffier, Birmingham Chapter:
“Founded in 2013, Les Dames d’Escoffier Birmingham is a supportive network of women leaders in food, beverage, hospitality, and all arts related to the table. We share a mission of education, advocacy, mentoring, and philanthropy. Our chapter includes women who are professional chefs, restauranteurs, sommeliers, caterers, farmers, food retailers, event planners, cookbook authors, food journalists and photographers, test kitchen professionals, food stylists, dietitians, winemakers and wine industry professionals, food publicists, food-service professionals, culinary educators, and hospitality executives.”