Margaret Mitchell House Book Signing with Sweet Auburn Bread Company’s Chef Sonya Jones on December 5th
The sweetest things in life are to be savored, especially when it is a delectable dessert! On Wednesday, December 5th at 7:00 pm, join the Margaret Mitchell House for a deliciously fun evening that will tickle your taste buds and introduce you to coveted Southern recipes that are sure to bring praise to your holiday menu. Chef Sonya Jones, the owner of Sweet Auburn Bread Company, discusses and signs her book, Sweet Auburn Desserts: Atlanta’s “Little Bakery That Could”
Heritage baking is alive in the Sweet Auburn district of downtown Atlanta near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. After discovering the business during the economic crisis of 2009, CNN featured Sweet Auburn Bread Company on television, naming the segment “The Little Bakery That Could.” Chef Jones proudly continues the tradition of Southern African American baking. From Raspberry Cream Pie to Red Velvet Layer Cakes, she shares her coveted recipes in this lusciously photographed cookbook. With her knack for upgrading simple Southern staples into gourmet delicacies, Jones provides readers with the ultimate indulgence.
Chef Sonya Jones studied at the Culinary Institute of America and returned to Atlanta, determined to become a success. She worked with food icon Edna Lewis and later opened the Sweet Auburn Bread Company. In addition to receiving praise from Southern Living and Flavors, Jones has made media appearances on Food Network with Rachael Ray and Bobby Flay. She lives in Atlanta.
This lecture will be held at the Margaret Mitchell House. Admission for lectures is $5 members, $10 nonmembers, and free to AHC Insiders unless otherwise noted; reservations are required; call 404.814.4150 or reserve online at MargaretMitchellHouse/Lectures.