Maria Capdevielle

Maria Capdevielle is a classically trained pastry chef from Abruzzo, Italy, and the author of My Sweet Abruzzo. She is the consulting pastry chef at V. Sattui in Santa Helena. Her local restaurant experience includes San Francisco’s Rose Pistola, The Townhouse Grill & Restaurant in Emeryville and Chez Panisse in Berkeley.

  • Fall Farmer's Table
    Blackhawk
    Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:30 pm
    handson
    $85.00


    Polenta Crostini with Sauteed Mushrooms and Truffle Oil
    Pear and Gorgonzola Ravioli with Walnut Sauce
    Chicken Cacciatore—braised chicken hunter style with peppers, onions, garlic and tomatoes
    Torta al Vino—grape harvest cake
  • Fall Farmer's Table
    Menlo Park
    Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Polenta Crostini with Sauteed Mushrooms and Truffle Oil
    Pear and Gorgonzola Ravioli with Walnut Sauce
    Chicken Cacciatore—braised chicken hunter style with peppers, onions, garlic and tomatoes
    Torta al Vino—grape harvest cake

  • Classic Italian Desserts for the Holidays
    Blackhawk
    Saturday, October 5, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Classic Tiramisu
    Sfogliatelle—flaky Neapolitan pastry with ricotta filling
    Zeppole—Italian doughnuts
    Chocolate-Hazelnut Biscotti
  • Classic Italian Desserts for the Holidays
    San Mateo
    Saturday, October 12, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Classic Tiramisu
    Sfogliatelle—flaky Neapolitan pastry with ricotta filling
    Zeppole—Italian doughnuts
    Chocolate-Hazelnut Biscotti

  • Gifts from the Kitchen
    Blackhawk
    Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30 pm
    handson
    $85.00


    Dulce de Leche Caramel Sauce
    Lemon Curd
    Panforte Margherita—confection with nuts and dried fruits
    Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti
    Spiced Caramelized Nuts
  • Gifts from the Kitchen
    Menlo Park
    Saturday, November 2, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Dulce de Leche Caramel Sauce
    Lemon Curd
    Panforte Margherita—confection with nuts and dried fruits
    Cranberry-Pistachio Biscotti
    Spiced Caramelized Nuts

  • Beautiful Holiday Breads
    Blackhawk
    Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Mini Panettone with Raisins and Candied Oranges
    Salami and Herb Star Twisted Bread
    Pan de Jamon—rolled Venezuelan Christmas bread with ham, raisins and olives
    Braided Nutella Bread
  • Beautiful Holiday Breads
    San Mateo
    Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11 am
    handson
    $85.00


    Mini Panettone with Raisins and Candied Oranges
    Salami and Herb Star Twisted Bread
    Pan de Jamon—rolled Venezuelan Christmas bread with ham, raisins and olives
    Braided Nutella Bread