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Brightwater Instructor Revives Bakery for Scholarship Fundraiser

August 9, 2021

Chef Vince Pianalto with mother smiling

Pictured left to right: Wanda "Nana" Pianalto and Chef Vince Pianalto

Brightwater Chef Instructor Vince Pianalto is teaming up with his mother, Wanda "Nana" Pianalto, to revive his Fayetteville bakery La Maison des Tartes for a pop-up food truck event that will raise funds for student scoholarships. 
Vince and Nana are preparing a menu of sweet and savory baked items that will be sold from the Brightwater food truck on August 20th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and August 21st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The truck will be conveniently located on the northeast side of 8th Street Market. 
Vince and Nana have worked together in the food industry for over twenty years, first operating Italian restaurant Vincenza's and then the bakery La Maison des Tartes until 2008.

Berry Tart
The following items will be available for purchase at the event:

  • Olive Thyme
  • Baguette
  • Bialys, plain
  • Bialys, lox and cream cheese
Sweet Tarts
  • Chocolate Caramel w sea salt
  • Coconut Honey
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Lemon Curd
  • Apple
  • Fruit & Nut
Savory Tarts
  • Ham and Cheddar
  • Spinach Chèvre
  • Mushroom Chèvre
  • Roasted Vegetable
  • Potato Leek
  • Dried Fruit -N- Nut
  • Plain
  • Pain au Chocolate
  • Ham/Cheddar/Bechamel
  • Almond
  • Kouign Amann

Those who are unable to attend or would like to give beyond their purchases at the event may donate using the form below. One can also mail in a check made out to the NWACC Foundation and write “Brightwater Scholarship” on the memo line. Checks may be mailed to NWACC Foundation, One College Drive, Bentonville, AR 72712