Chef Valentine Kitamura, Chef/Owner Tartine & Maple
Valentine (AKA Tartine) is a French cook who's passionate about cooking and baking. She teaches cooking classes, mostly French food and baking, in the Vancouver area. Trained in culinary skills from France, has worked for catering events in prestigious Champagne mansions and in Paris at various locations including Hotel Ambassador. Now an Uncommon Baker at the funky and eclectic cafe "The Uncommon Cafe" in Vancouver. Tartine & Maple's mission is to demystify French food and make it fun and accessible for all!