Taste Chef Holly's Schmears with SPOT Bagels at Williams Sonoma, San Francisco

    Don't miss Chef Holly's demonstration of her unique bagel schmears, served with SPOT Bagel samples on Saturday, June 4th from 12-2 at San Francisco's Williams Sonoma flagship store in Union Square.

    Williams Sonoma is showcasing SPOT's Boulanger Supreme, Holly Pugliese, as part of its guest chef series focusing on local talent in our community. Chef Holly will share her special bagel spread recipes, including a roasted strawberry and balsamic cream cheese and a savory cream cheese spread, as well as Williams Sonoma jams and spreads paired with SPOT bagels.

    You'll learn Chef Holly's tips and techniques so you can prepare your own amazing spreads at home. Boost your breaducation and say hello to Chef Holly!
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    Introducing Chef Holly, Boulanger Supreme of SPOT Bagel in San Francisco

    SPOT Bagel is proud to announce its Bakery Director, Holly Pugliese, who'll be taking bagels to a level they've never been before – a true art. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York City, Chef Holly spent much of her childhood cooking and baking with her beloved grandmother Stella in their family restaurant.

    Chef Holly continued to feed her passion of cooking and baking at the California Culinary Academy (CCA), graduating in 1991 and teaching baking and pastry at CCA, Foothill College, and The College of Food in 1999.

    Chef Holly was the only female head baker for Carmel's Il Fornaio and has worked within the pastry departments of numerous bakeries and restaurants including The Lodge at Pebble Beach, Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, Hyatt's Carmel Highlands Inn, Monterey Plaza Hotel. Chef Holly is active in the Bread Baker's Guild of America.

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