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Hungry since 1985.
Full time "entrée-preneur,"caterer, writer, and lover of figs.
is a home-taught foodie with a passion for storytelling and licking the plate.
BLT UPGRADE: Fanny Slater will ...
BLT UPGRADE: Fanny Slater will serve BLT crostinis, with whiskey-bacon jam, tomatoes and fresh basil to pair with Bomber Bev.
Co.'s Southern Tier 2012 Bourbon-Barrel-Aged Barleywine.
In the case of craft beer, its certified expert is called a "cicerone.
Caleb Churchwell, one of three owners of Bombers Bev.
Co.-a bottle shop with 12 taps that opened downtown in October 2014-is in the process of achieving this esteemed mark on his
Each day in the shop, Churchwell
skills for narrowing a person's palate from 500 offerings to a few distinct beers they'll love.
When he met Fanny Slater of Fanfare Catering, Wilmington local winner of Rachael Ray's Great American Cookbook Competition, Churchwell knew a pairing dinner should be in order.
"We met Fanny
started coming into Bombers
from the start," he
"It was only fitting with her
incredible knowledge as a chef and our knowledge of beer combine [to] put together an exciting event for all.
It doesn't hurt that she
is a local celebrity."
took on hundreds of applicants and, ultimately, four other chefs on the "Rachael Ray Show" to be crowned the queen of the kitchen.
turned in her
manuscript for her
cookbook in October and has completed one round of editing.
She'll begin the copyediting process soon, and then work on design, layout and title.
expects the book to be out sometime in the next year.
"I'm having an absolute blast writing it," she
"My favorite part of catering is that I get to be as wildly creative as I want," Slater
"I knew I wanted to do my own spin on bar food," Slater
"This is a play on a Vietnamese sandwich [normally] made with pork," Fanny
describes the food's flavors as exotic and warm, and tropical with its rich coconut.
"The spicy phenols from this Belgian Amber will lend well to the curry and basil from the meatballs.
Enough body and flavor to hold up to a dish like this," Churchwell
For the finale, Slater
will craft her
"Rachel's Daughter's" double-chocolate and French-roast brownies.
"My mom's original recipe was double chocolate, and I grew up drinking Starbucks French
roast with my dad," she
Women to Watch: Rising Star Finalists - Wilma - October 2014 - Wilmington, NC
CEO | Fanfare Catering
It's been a whirlwind year for Fanny Slater, CEO of Fanfare Catering and soon-to-be published cookbook author.
is currently testing recipes and working on the cookbook after winning The Rachael Ray Show's Great American Cookbook Competition earlier this year.
When the cookbook comes out, Slater
will be featured in Rachel Ray's magazine and make a return appearance on the show.
, who pulls from childhood memories and dishes to update nostalgic classics and turn them into sophisticated fare, utilizes YouTube
, social media, and her
food blog to help build her
Chefs In Archives - Focus on the Coast
It's no secret that our Chef's In writer, Fanny Slater, makes strong and distinct connections between food, family, and life.
Pathfinder Wealth Consulting - WHO WE ARE - Our Team
is the newest addition to Pathfinder Wealth Consulting
and is excited to take on her
role as the company's marketing expert.
Like the rest of the team, she
is passionate about helping others and has a strong desire for making personal connections along the way.
dad, a 30+ year veteran in the marketing world, inspired her
interests in writing, social media, blogging, advertising and many of the tactics of marketing.
Fanny spent time as an intern in several public relations firms in Raleigh and enjoyed putting her creative skills to use in a professional environment.
While working within that field, she
uncovered a flair for networking and using imaginative ways to draw in and personally connect with clients.
She graduated from Peace College in Raleigh with a BA in English.
turned 25, she
followed a life-long dream of moving to the west coast.
spent a year and a half in Hollywood, California where her
perpetual hunger for cooking and writing reached its peak through her
first blog Raleighwood to Hollywood.
After closing that exhilarating chapter, she
moved onto her
next adventure on a more familiar coast.
now lives in downtown Wilmington where she
has started her
second blog Fanfare and shares her
knowledge and love of cooking with the world.
not making homemade fig jam or browsing the aisles at Whole Foods, you will likely find her
enjoying a peaceful sunset on the river walk.
believes that her
true mission at Pathfinder
is to develop marketing strategies that not only create new clientele, but help build and maintain personal relationships that the team already has in place.
is excited to implement unique ideas and use her
passion for food and writing as a means for connecting with clients.