Friday, September 26, 2008

Chef Andy Montero Presents “Food Science” at Port Discover, October 11

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844,
Chef Andy Montero Presents “Food Science” at Port Discover, October 11

Elizabeth City, NC — Explore “Food Science” with Chef Andy Montero of Montero’s, at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, October 11. Children will make pizza dough and learn how yeast helps to make it expand. They will also make salad dressing and discover how to keep oil and vinegar together using emulsifiers. Each child will enjoy the pizza and salad that they make during the program. The program will be presented at 9:30 am and 11:00 am and reservations are required.

Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Reservations are required. Second Saturday Science programs are geared toward elementary school aged children. Please call 252-338-6117 for registration.

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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