SPRING LAKE, Mich.-Succulent locally grown peaches are the main ingredient for a seasonal treat that's on the menu at Spring Lake District Library on Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m
Lori VanderLende, one of the chef/owners of à la carte, will share her recipe of peach crisp with maple cream sauce and provide samples . Pre-registration is required for this free presentation, as seating is limited. Register online at www.sllib.org or call (616) 846-5770.
Before beginning à la carte in Grand Haven, VanderLende was a food stylist. Her work can be seen in local and national ads and restaurants such as CityFlatsHotel, Union League of Chicago and Cygnus as well as the Grand Rapids Symphony Cookbook, "Encore." VanderLende has 25 years of experience in various aspects of the food industry, including owning a small catering company, “Gatherings,” in Goshen, Indiana.