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Monthly cooking demonstration 

Join Chef Melinda McNeil of the East Valley JCC’s Challah Factory each month as she presents a cooking demonstration. At this time, the demonstrations are virtual. Register to receive a link to the video and downloadable recipes.  Registration is free. 

Chef Melinda honed her skills as a chef and baker at the Scottsdale Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School and has worked at the Phoenician Resort, Simply Bread bakery and the Olive & Ivy restaurant. She has baked challah and other baked goods at the East Valley JCC’s Challah Factory since fall 2016. 

The EVJCC’s kitchen is under the kosher supervision of Rabbi Michael Beyo. 

Ask Chef Melinda

Do you have questions for Chef Melinda? Submit questions about techniques, ingredients and recipe modifications to guide you in the cooking, baking and prep and they may be used in an upcoming column. 

Sept. 15: Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Registration is required to view video. If you have the password, enter below. To register, click here.

Aug. 18: Back-to-School Lunches and Snacks

Registration is required to view video. If you have the password, enter below. To register, click here. 

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