Pair a cult or Hollywood favorite with a glass of bubbly from more than 35 sparkling wine selections and a Pix original dessert…or two!
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PORTLAND, Oregon (May 26, 2010) – Pick your favorite movie choice, pair it with a glass of bubbly and check out the dessert options at Pix Pâtisserie’s Movie Madness event held every Monday at the North Williams location of Pix. Movies change weekly and are free starting at 8:30 p.m. Bring a friend, a group or your kids and indulge in a flight of macarons, sparkling wines or a star studded dessert like the Amélie, the Carmen Miranda or the Queen of Sheba Truffle Cake.
Movie and Beer…or Wine…or Champagne!
At Pix, there are more than 35 sparkling wine selections, including 20 picks of grower/producer champagnes available by the glass, ½ bottle and full bottle. From special Club Champagne to affordable quality Cava’s, Pix also serves a variety of espresso drinks, dessert wines, craft beers and fine spirits.
MOVIE MONDAY SCHEDULE JUNE-AUGUST 2010
June 7 Say Anything 1989, Cameron Crowe
June 14 Volver 2006, Pedro Almodovar
June 21 Romy and Michelle’s
High School Reunion 1997, Dave Mirkin
June 28 Labrynth 1986, Jim Henson
July 5 Daisies 1966, Vera Chytilova
July 12 Short Circuit 1986, John Badham
July 19 Hair: the Musical 1979, Milos Forman
July 26 Dangerous Beauty 1998, Marshall Herskovitz
August 2 The Dinner Game 1998, Francis Veber
August 9 Xanadu 1980, Robert Greenwald
August 16 Weekend in Havana 1941, Walter Lang
August 23 Wait until Dark 1967, Terence Young
August 30 Goodfellas 1990, Martin Scorsese
About Cheryl Wakerhauser
Pastry chef and restaurateur Cheryl Wakerhauser (a.k.a. Pix), is known for her eccentric and distinctive style that intertwines an array of flavors and textures in every dessert creation. After a short-lived career studying to be an astronaut, Cheryl trained at the pâtisserie of MOF chef Philippe Urraca in Southern France. In 2001 she moved to Portland and set up shop at the Portland Farmers Market. The next year, the first Pix Pâtisserie opened its doors on SE Division, bringing European flare and edible art to Portland with an assortment of elegant pastries and handmade chocolates. To complement each delectable masterpiece, Pix Pâtisserie serves a wide variety of dessert wines, sparkling wine, craft beers, and fine spirits.
Cheryl opened her second location in North Portland in 2005, along with an in-house chocolate laboratory with small windows for customers to peek at the pastries, macarons and chocolates being crafted on site. A graduate of the University of Minnesota in Food Science and Business Management, Cheryl was introduced to fresh, flavorful food during her travels to the Philippines and Thailand. After graduation she attended culinary school in Canada and studied in France. When she has time, she still loves to travel and tries to spend one month a year in France seeking inspiration for her next dessert creation or new macaron flavor.
About Pix Pâtisserie
Pix Pâtisserie has two locations in Portland’s SE and North neighborhoods offering elegant pastries, French macarons, and handmade chocolates and ice cream, as well as a wide selection of dessert wines, craft beers, fine spirits and Bubbly. The original Pix on SE Division opened in January 2002 and is adorned in yellow walls with comfy shoulder-to-shoulder seating. The North Williams location opened in 2005 and boasts a chocolate laboratory where customers can peek in on the mad scientists in the kitchen. With an upbeat fancy demeanor dotted with monkeys and fuzzy red wallpaper, the North Portland location offers Monday Movie Night and Sunday Tea. Don’t miss the Dessert Dim Sum night at SE Division and Concoct Yo’ Own Dessert. Pastry chef and restaurateur, Cheryl Wakerhauser trained at the Pâtisserie of MOF Philippe Urraca in Southern France. In 2001 she moved to Portland and set up shop at the Portland Farmer’s Market before opening her first pâtisserie. Pix Pâtisserie North, 3901 N. Williams Avenue, Portland; 503-282-6539; and 3402 SE Division St., Portland; 503-232-4407. www.pixpatisserie.com