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Author Talk - Chocolatier Kate Shaffer

Author Talk - Chocolatier Kate Shaffer

The Chocolatier and the Desserted Island

Indulge in a live demonstration at the City of Fairfax’s Chocolate Lovers Festival by chocolatier and cookbook author, Kate Shaffer. Shaffer will share tips, tricks, and tales about living your best chocolate-filled life from her books Desserted: Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier, and Chocolate for Beginners: Techniques and Recipes for Making Chocolate Candy, Confections, Cakes and More. This Fall for the Book event is presented in partnership with the City of Fairfax.


More about the Author

Kate Shaffer is a writer and small business owner based in Portland, Maine. She is the author of three cookbooks, which have earned accolades from the Independent Publisher Book Awards, the Foreword Indies Awards, and include a spot on Food & Wine’s 2011 Top 25 Cookbooks of the Year. Kate is the founder of Ragged Coast Chocolates (, an award-winning artisanal confectionery and baking company which utilizes directly traded and sustainably produced chocolate and locally sourced fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains, and flowers.



No registration is required but space is limited.  

Sunday, February 5, 2023
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch:
City of Fairfax Regional Library
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