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FOODIEspace: Thanksgiving Cuisine

2019-11-13 17:00:00 2019-11-13 18:00:00 America/New_York FOODIEspace: Thanksgiving Cuisine Tower Road Branch

Wednesday, November 13
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-11-13 17:00:00 2019-11-13 18:00:00 America/New_York FOODIEspace: Thanksgiving Cuisine Learn how to make Thanksgiving dishes with Alexandra Fochi. Chef Alex will demo a Gluten-free “Corn Bread” Stuffing that is Paleo friendly. There will be a tasting of additional dishes. Tower Road Branch

Tower Road Branch

Meeting Room

Learn how to make Thanksgiving dishes with Alexandra Fochi. Chef Alex will demo a Gluten-free “Corn Bread” Stuffing that is Paleo friendly. There will be a tasting of additional dishes.

Chef Alex is very passionate about food and teaching. Born in Brazil and living in the U.S for 23 years, she has both a degree and career in Electrical Engineering and a second degree and career in the Culinary Arts. She is constantly improving her education and she recently moved to Florida with her husband. Chef Alex loves to travel and has been blessed to learn about local cuisine in many places. She has worked as a line cook, executive chef, catering chef, and taught cooking at several schools around the country, including the Le Cordon Bleu in Las Vegas, where she taught Nutrition among other disciplines.

Demo and Tasting Menu:

  • Gluten-free “Corn Bread” Stuffing (Paleo friendly) - Demo 
  • Not-Your-Ordinary Sweet Potato Casserole - Tasting
  • Blueberry-Vanilla Cranberry Sauce - Tasting 
  • Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies ( Paleo friendly) - Demo
  • Variation: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies (not Paleo) - Tasting

 

Tower Road Branch

Phone: 352-333-2840
Branch manager
Jodie Patterson

Hours
Mon, Nov 11 Closed
(Veterans Day Observed Holiday)
Tue, Nov 12 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Tower Road Branch Library provides access to resources and services in Southwest Gainesville and surrounding areas.

Upcoming events

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Teen Space
INTERMEDIATE ESOL CLASS

Wed, Nov 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Please join us for storytime with songs, stories, rhymes and more! This program is perfect for preschoolers and toddlers!

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Census Information

Canceled
Wed, Nov 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Read a story with a friendly therapy dog at the Read with a Dog Program!

Wed, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Children's Space
The Tower Road Library presents Books Buddies!

Wed, Nov 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn how to make Thanksgiving dishes with Alexandra Fochi. Chef Alex will demo a Gluten-free “Corn Bread” Stuffing that is Paleo... more
Learn how to make Thanksgiving dishes with Alexandra Fochi. Chef Alex will demo a Gluten-free “Corn Bread” Stuffing that is Paleo friendly. There will be a tasting of additional dishes.

Wed, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space
Learn how to sign-up and apply online for 2020 Census Jobs.

Wed, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Get fit and have fun with free weekly Zumba classes!

Thu, Nov 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Teen Space
Heal Vets Craft Program

Thu, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Outdoor Program Area
Come to Tower road for the hands-on experience of creating a few varieties of slime.

Thu, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Join us for an hour of playtime each week on either our Playstation 4 or Wii.

Thu, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
TALK TIME - ESOL

Fri, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Please join us for songs, rhymes and play time with your babies. This is a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to have bonding... more
Please join us for songs, rhymes and play time with your babies. This is a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to have bonding time with their little ones.

Sat, Nov 16, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Need a quiet space to work on the next great American novel? Working on your NANOWRIMO and just need a change of scenery? Join us today... more
Need a quiet space to work on the next great American novel? Working on your NANOWRIMO and just need a change of scenery? Join us today for this chill environment write in.

Sat, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teen Space
Want to get your child started learning a second language? Try Curious Chinese, a class designed for young children to begin learning... more
Want to get your child started learning a second language? Try Curious Chinese, a class designed for young children to begin learning the basics of the Chinese language.

Sun, Nov 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Have all your gardening questions answered by the experts. Come visit with the UF IFAS Alachua County Extension Master Gardeners at the... more
Have all your gardening questions answered by the experts. Come visit with the UF IFAS Alachua County Extension Master Gardeners at the Tower Road Branch Library.

Mon, Nov 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Please join us for Music and Movement where you can jam out and dance to some fun songs with your little ones!

Mon, Nov 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
If you crochet, knit, embroider, needlepoint, quilt, cross stitch, or enjoy other needlecraft then this is the group for you!

Mon, Nov 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Space
Come tinker with us!

Mon, Nov 18, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Space
Medicare education and information

Mon, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Join our Master Gardener to learn how to create a natural holiday tablescape.

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle, fun and enriching manner.

Tue, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Space
Learn to make stop-motion animation and claymation films!
This event is full

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
TALK TIME - ESOL

Wed, Nov 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Teen Space
INTERMEDIATE ESOL CLASS

Wed, Nov 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Outdoor Program Area
A community engagement program that connects people to medical and social services and opportunities to participate in health research... more
A community engagement program that connects people to medical and social services and opportunities to participate in health research at the University of Florida.

Wed, Nov 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Please join us for storytime with songs, stories, rhymes and more! This program is perfect for preschoolers and toddlers!

Wed, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Census Information

Wed, Nov 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Children's Space
Read a story with a friendly therapy dog at the Read with a Dog Program!

Wed, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Children's Space
The Tower Road Library presents Books Buddies!

Wed, Nov 20, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Have all your gardening questions answered by the experts. Come visit with the UF IFAS Alachua County Extension Master Gardeners at the... more
Have all your gardening questions answered by the experts. Come visit with the UF IFAS Alachua County Extension Master Gardeners at the Tower Road Branch Library.

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room
Get fit and have fun with free weekly Zumba classes!