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Italian Chef Deborah Dal Fovo Hosts Online Cooking Class and Scholarship Fundraiser: “Handmade Flour + Water Pasta Workshop”

Workshop to Help Raise Funds for 10,000 Degrees Student Scholarship Program


What: Learn to make handmade pasta shapes while supporting a good cause by joining Italian Chef Deborah Dal Fovo’s “Handmade Flour + Water Pasta Workshop.” During the live-stream interactive workshop, Chef Dal Fovo will teach participants how to measure, mix, and knead pasta dough into a variety of interesting shapes (all made by hand with no rolling machine or special equipment needed).

Joining Chef Dal Fovo in the virtual kitchen will be 10,000 Degrees alumni and staff who will share more details about the organization’s college success programming. 10,000 Degrees supports Bay Area students from low-income backgrounds to and through college with comprehensive wraparound support, college and financial aid counseling, near-peer coaching, scholarships, financial aid management, and career opportunities.

Tickets are $50, and include a live lesson, ingredient list/recipe, and a link to the class video to view later. Funds raised will help support academic scholarships for 10,000 Degrees students.

Where: Online (more details here).

When: Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Who: Interactive pasta workshop attendees include:

● Chef Deborah Dal Fovo
● Mary Wolfe, event co-host and 10,000 Degrees board member
● Michael Whitcomb, event co-host and 10,000 Degrees board member

Admission: $50.00 (tickets available here).

To learn more about 10,000 Degrees or to donate, please visit www.10000degrees.org.


Media, Please Note: For more information about the “Handmade Flour + Water Pasta Workshop,” Chef Deborah Dal Fovo or 10,000 Degrees, please contact Gus Nodal at gus.nodal@gmail.com or at (415) 609-3438.

Italian Chef Deborah Dal Fovo to host online cooking class and 10,000 Degrees scholarship fundraiser: “Handmade Flour + Water Pasta Workshop,” on Sat., May 22, 2021 (photo credit: Deborah Dal Fovo)

About 10,000 Degrees®
10,000 Degrees® is a leading college success nonprofit in California that supports students from low-income backgrounds to and through college. 10,000 Degrees serves more than 12,000 students and their families each year with comprehensive wraparound support, college and financial aid counseling, near-peer alumni coaching, scholarships, and financial aid management. Unlike most other college success organizations, there is no GPA requirement to participate in 10,000 Degrees programs. Powered by Fellows, near-peer coaches who are recent college graduates and often alum of 10,000 Degrees, they are embedded in high school and college campuses to help students navigate life both on and off-campus and throughout their college success journey. With this innovative support model, 10,000 Degrees achieves unmatched success rates: Over 80% of 10,000 Degrees four-year college students earn bachelor’s degrees, compared to 31% of their peers nationally. 10,000 Degrees community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year colleges at a rate that’s three times the national average. 10,000 Degrees students also graduate with 88% less student loan debt than the national average. 10,000 Degrees operates in seven Bay Area counties – San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Santa Clara – and works in 28 high schools, 26 community colleges, and over 130 four-year colleges and universities across the nation. For more information about 10,000 Degrees, please visit www.10000degrees.org.