Please join us at our Bar Habor location on Saturday, July 27th at 7PM to meet Sharon Joyce, author of the book "A Culinary History of Downeast Maine." This book dives into the history of the vibrant food scene of Downeast Maine from the Native Americans who first lived there to the Rockefellers who would build their mansions on Mount Desert Island. Make sure you stop by and get a signed copy of this fascinating book!
Sharon Joyce is a trainer/educator/chef and author who graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago. She studied Advanced French Cooking and Pastry at Cordon Bleu in Paris in 1981 and operated a catering business and cooking school in Chicago and in the Virgin Islands. She has taught various types of cooking classes, including French, International, Regional American, Downeast Maine Cooking and Cruzan cooking in such locations as Chicago, Bar Harbor, California and Christiansted, St. Croix USVI. She was fascinated by the abundance of local foods when she moved to Bar Harbor more than thirty years ago. She operates Ambrosia Cooking School in Bar Harbor, Maine.