YorKitchen showcases its start-up businesses

By CANDY WOODALL 505-5437 / @ydbiz

Updated:   11/16/2013 10:28:32 AM EST

It starts with a double-chocolate batter. Orange extract is added to the batter, which becomes brownies, and chocolate ganache is poured on top. Once a round cake pan is pulled from the oven and cooled, orange shavings are added as colorful garnish. The dessert from All About Brownies will be featured at a showcase dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Central Market.

"It's a great opportunity for us. Instead of hearing about us, they can see and taste what we do," said Nancy Nicholson, owner of All About Brownies. All About Brownies got its start two years ago, which was six months after YorKitchen opened in an annex of the market.

YorKitchen provided a shared commercial kitchen space to All About Brownies and other start-up businesses, and the event next week is a chance to showcase their products, according to kitchen manager Aeman Bashir. more...