Claire Saffitz at the Brattle Theatre

presenting

What's for Dessert:
Simple Recipes for Dessert People

in conversation with MEGAN ZHANG

Please Note: This event is now sold out.

Date

Nov
11
Friday
November 11, 2022
6:00 PM ET
(Doors at 5:30pm)

Location

Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

SOLD OUT.
There will not be a standby line for this event.

Harvard Book Store welcomes CLAIRE SAFFITZ—video host and author of the New York Times bestselling cookbook Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence—for a discussion of her newest collection of recipes What's for Dessert: Simple Recipes for Dessert People. She will be in conversation with MEGAN ZHANG, Senior Culture Editor at SAVEUR.

Please Note: This event is now sold out.

A Return to In-Person Events

Harvard Book Store is excited to be back to in-person programming. To ensure the safety and comfort of everyone in attendance, the following Covid-19 safety protocols will be in place at all of our Brattle Theatre events until further notice:

  • Face coverings are required of all staff and attendees when inside the venue. Masks must snugly cover nose and mouth. At venues where refreshments are served, attendees may briefly unmask when actively eating or drinking.
  • For the time being, we will not be holding author signings at these events, in order to limit close contact. When possible, we will have pre-signed books available for purchase on-site

Ticketing

There are two ticket options available for this event.

Book-Included Ticket: Includes admission for one and one hardcover copy of What's For Dessert?

Admission-Only Ticket: Includes admission for one.

R´╗┐efund Policy: Please note that event ticket purchases are non-refundable and non-returnable.

About What's For Dessert?

Claire Saffitz returns with 100 recipes for all dessert people—whether you’re into impressive-yet-easy molten lava cakes, comforting rice pudding, or decadent chestnut brownies. In this all-new collection, Claire shares recipes for icebox cakes, pies, cobblers, custards, cookies and more, all crafted to be as streamlined as possible. (No stand mixer? No problem! You won’t need one.) To keep the recipes straightforward and simple, Claire makes sure each recipe is extra efficient, whether you’re making a Whipped Tres Leches Cake with Hazelnuts or Caramel Peanut Popcorn Bars. Fans will find all the warmth, encouragement, and deliciously foolproof recipes with loads of troubleshooting advice that they’ve come to count on from Claire.

Claire Saffitz
Claire Saffitz

Claire Saffitz

Claire Saffitz is the bestselling author of Dessert Person and host of the cookbook companion YouTube series Dessert Person. After graduating from Harvard University, she received a master's degree in culinary history from McGill in Montreal and then studied pastry in Paris at École Grégoire Ferrandi. She lives in New York City with her husband and two cats.

Megan Zhang
Megan Zhang

Megan Zhang

Megan Zhang is a journalist covering how food intersects with culture, environment, and identity. She is the Senior Culture Editor at SAVEUR, where she writes a weekly newsletter called With Relish and pens a breakfast-themed column, Rise & Dine

Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 10 minutes

As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and proceed along Brattle St. Follow Brattle St. as it curves to the right in Brattle Square (follow the sidewalk on the right side of the street). The Brattle will be on the left-hand side of the street. The building is shared with Algiers Cafe and Alden & Harlow Restaurant, and the theatre entrance is on the left side of the building—look for the sidewalk poster case and marquee.

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