Tarleton Speaker Symposium Series features Food Network’s Duff Goldman


Monday, February 24, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Speaker Symposium Series at Tarleton State University presents Food Network star Duff Goldman at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center in Stephenville.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Goldman serves as a judge on Food Network’s “Holiday Baking Championship” and “Spring Baking Championship” shows. He co-hosts and judges “Kids Baking Championship” with Valerie Bertinelli.

He studied at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in St. Helena, Calif., and worked at several acclaimed culinary destinations — the French Laundry, the Vail Cascade Hotel and Todd English’s Olives — before moving to Baltimore in 2000 to become a personal chef.

Besides owning locations of Charm City Cakes in Los Angeles and Baltimore, he is a graffiti artist, a metal sculptor and plays bass in two bands.

Goldman has also authored two cookbooks, Ace of Cakes (2009) and Duff Bakes (2015).

More information can be found on his website, www.charmcitycakes.com.

For more information about the Speaker Symposium Lecture Series and upcoming presenters, visit www.tarleton.edu/speakersymposium.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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A founding member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.