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Frietag Demo Helps Open CIA at Copia

Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag '89 visited the new CIA at Copia on September 20. About 60 guests attended her discussion and demonstration, the first event in the facility's Napa Valley Vintners Theater. Chef Freitag became nationally known as a regular on the Food Network's Iron Chef America and Chopped. After the demo, she met with attendees and signed copies of her new cookbook, The Chef Next Door: A Pro Chef's Recipes for Fun, Fearless Home Cooking. Chef Freitag was joined at the event by fellow CIA graduate Vera Eisenberg '00, the self-proclaimed Strudel Queen, who provided a bonus strudel-making demonstration.

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