ALERT!

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, many of the Events you see on the calendar may be delayed or canceled.
Please check with the event staff or venue to ensure the event is still happening as scheduled.

« Home

ONLINE ONLY: Know Des(s)erts - Bontà Gelato Presentation

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 2:00 AM - 2:30 AM


A link to view this program will be available beginning Wednesday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Discover the process behind Central Oregon's favorite gelato.

Juli Labhart demonstrates the process of making dairy-free sorbetto & gelato inspired by the desert. She discusses balancing a recipe, calibrating for the sugar in fruit and how the attributes/qualities of specific ingredients can affect the freezing process.

Inspired and enlivened by a one year trip around the world, Jeff and Juli Labhart returned with a want to capture the flavors from the street stalls of Thailand, the spice fields of Zanzibar, the mountains of India, and other exotic locales into the creamy fresh goodness of gelato.

Every small batch of Bontà gelato is hand-crafted using only the best ingredients with many coming from the Oregon countryside. For it was their travels that made them realize that many of the world's best ice cream ingredients can be found right here at home, also.

Jeff grew up in the dairy community of Tillamook, Oregon and at a young age understood that the reason the milk and cream tasted so good here in the Northwest was all of the tall, green grass the cows munched on all year long. Juli was raised in the berry community of Lynden, Washington where, in her younger years, she worked the berry fields. She still wonders why she was never fired, because it seemed more berries went into her mouth than the bucket.

Upon their return from their travels, they trained under two different Italian gelato masters. From their studies they developed their own homemade ice cream recipes and the result is a denser, flavorful ice cream with less fat than traditional American ice cream.

It was from this inspiration and the want to support local growers, the community, and the environment that Bontà was born.

Phone: (541) 312-1063
Event url: www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/62657

Improve this event listing

Venue

507 NW Wall Street
Bend, OR 97703

View Map | Get Directions

More Event Ideas


Powered by Datasphere

Free Coupons in Bend, OR Add Your Coupon to LocalSaver

Powered by: SparkSMB
Close

What can we do for you?

Thank you for your input. Please fill out the form below and provide as much information as possible about updates to this event or venue.

Send