CLAUDIA LOWE of Claudia Marie chocolate pairings will prepare Asian tasting spoons for the Placerville Vegetarian Venture and decadent desserts as part of the Placerville Cozy Culinary Adventure in this year's El Dorado Epicurean. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
OLD TOWN GRILL owner, John Sanders, left, and chef Genevieve Sanders are ready to greet diners on the El Dorado Epicurean experiences. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF Trevor Gennai creates wonderful culinary delights in the kitchen at Sienna Restaurant in El Dorado Hills. Sienna is part of El Dorado Epicurean — a progressive dinner — on Sunday, Jan. 27. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
JOHN EVANS mans the grill at Zac Jack's Bistro in Cameron Park. The bistro is on several of the El Dorado Epicurean stops. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
ANNABELLES CHOCOLATES made by Annabelle Fifield are the dessert course on the Pleasant Valley Culinary Adventure on Sunday, Jan. 27.