Chef to present dessert program Chef to present dessert program Advocate staff report Nov. 15, 2012 Comments Looking for new ways to top off your holiday meal? Look no further than the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown. Chef Christina Nicosia and her students at the Louisiana Culinary Institute will be at the library at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 to demonstrate how to make desserts perfect for a holiday meal, Librarian Stephanie Mayeux said in a news release. “Bring a friend and an empty stomach and we’ll give you recipes that will steal the show at your next holiday gathering,” Mayeux said. Dessert and light refreshments will be provided. The program is free and open to the public. To register or for more information, call the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown at (225) 673-8699.