Events & Tastings

Jan
21
2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

Sail ashore and conquer the mysterious and rich world of danish dough. You will learn the techniques for laminating rich dough with butter, make your own dough in class, and create hand-shaped danish (almond-filled bear claws, pinwheels, and pockets filled with cream cheese or fruit), each surrounded by the rich tender flaky dough that makes a good danish. Oh so delicious!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 18 danish you made in class, dough to bake at home, and great coupons.

**You may want to bring a cooler to put your take-home dough in, if you are traveling more than an hour to attend class.

Jan
21
2017
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

We know our students can’t seem to get enough pizza. And why not? It’s fun to make and fun to eat. This collection of recipes will elevate your pizza making to a new level. Together we’ll construct a double crust pizza crostada filled with homemade meatballs, spinach calzone, and stromboli with savory Italian meats. You’ll make your pizza doughs from scratch, learn about dough fermentation and shaping, and how to bake your crusts. Make your next family pizza night primo.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, one double crusted pizza pie, one stromboli, four calzones, dough to bake later and great coupons.

Jan
22
2017
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
$30.00

Learn the keys to successful coffee brewing using a wide variety of brewing methods from filter drip to syphon pot. This tasting session will explore a single coffee brewed 6 to 8 different ways, each producing a unique taste. A demonstration of the proper proportions and techniques for each method and a discussion of the merits and differences of each style will take place.

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Jan
22
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$125.00

Join us to learn two Hungarian all time favorites Rigó Jancsi and Somodi Kálacs. Rigó, as we call it, is a chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate rum cream and iced with chocolate ganache. It’s named after a famous handsome and charming Hungarian violinist! Somodi Kálacs is a Transylvanian yeasted sweet bread and the biggest bread hit we’ve had at the bakery in years. It’s a sweet buttery rich bread brushed with butter and cinnamon sugar. It’s irresistible. This class covers a variety of techniques too- from glazing your torte to rolling and folding the cinnamon swirl inside your loaf.
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them and pronounce them at home, one 1/4 sheet cake, and one loaf of bread, and great coupons.

Jan
23
2017
7:00 am to 4:00 pm
$1,250.00

A radical approach to running a business, Open Book Management is about empowering every single employee in your business with the tools, education and data they need to act like owners. This seminar is about what Open Book is, why it works and what it looks like in the day to day. Only for owners and managers who are ready to share the stress! Only for employees who are ready to step up and take hold of the reins!

COME TO THIS 2-DAY SEMINAR TO:

Hear Zingerman's approach to open book finance.
Figure out whether and how to pursue or further a culture of open-book finance in your organization.
Acquire a variety of new tools and techniques for educating and empowering staff to make sound financial decisions.
Witness (and even participate in!) a real live open book finance huddle.
Realize that it’s possible to have fun with finance.
Discover how you can help improve the US economy!
Find a network of peers to call upon to help you get past roadblocks.
Laugh out loud, have a-ha moments and realize that lots of well meaning and well run organizations face the challenges you do.
Tour Zingerman’s Deli and Zingerman’s Bakehouse for a behind the scenes peek of how we do things here.
Eat delicious Zingerman’s breakfasts and lunches catered by our oldest and newest businesses, and everything in between.
Get buzzed on coffee roasted by Zingerman’s Coffee Company and treats from Zingerman’s Bakehouse, Creamery and Candy Company!

Jan
25
2017
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

We became friends with Eli and Tino of Dresdner Backhaus, a famous bakery in Dresden, Germany. When working with them we exchanged recipes and experience freely. Come and learn three breads our German friends taught us: Dinkelbrot, a spelt bread and sunflower loaf; Wurzelbrot, a rye and wheat baguette; and Vinschgauer, a savory seasoned mountain
roll delicious with ham and cheese. You might want to have some at home
ready for your return from class!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two baguettes, two loaves, 6 large rolls, and great coupons.

Jan
27
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$125.00

New to BAKE! Make adorable individual tarts that are elegant desserts for any occasion. You’ll make crisp butter crust tart shells and two flavorful fillings- caramel nut and cherry almond. We’ll also demonstrate the Bakehouse's popular Lemon Meranga tart never before taught at BAKE! Your dinner parties just got a tasty upgrade that will make you look like a rockstar.
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, four tarts and great coupons.

Jan
27
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

Ah, the pizza pie! It's a cornerstone of the American diet, and yet so few folks actually make pizza at home! We're here to show you how easy and fun it can be to make New York-style and Chicago-style pizza recipes. We'll fire up our wood-fired oven to BAKE! them and give you plenty of pizza samples in class. We will also demonstrate Pizza Bianca, a flavorful Italian bread that is a great accompaniment to any dinner. The next time you reach for the phone to order pizza delivery, you'll remember it's fun and a lot more flavorful to make it yourself.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, one New York-style pizza, one Chicago-style pizza, two New York-style pizza doughs, one Chicago-style pizza dough and great coupons. Not to mention a full tummy from plenty of pizza snacking in class!

Jan
28
2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

One of our most popular classes! Your family and house guests won't soon forget waking up to the aroma of butter, cinnamon, and muscovado brown sugar permeating the house from the fresh baked sweet rolls. Join us and find out how it's done. Learn the basic techniques of creating a sweet dough including mixing, kneading and rolling, hand-shaping your rolls, and properly proofing them. We'll also demonstrate how to make pecan sticky buns, a staff favorite. Wait until you taste these warm from the oven in class!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, dough to bake at home later, a half dozen big cinnamon rolls and a cinnamon roll wreath you made in class, plus great coupons.

Jan
28
2017
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
$250.00

Have you always wondered how to make naturally leavened bread at home? What is a sourdough starter anyway? In this class we will demystify naturally leavened bread for you, teach you how to make and maintain your own sourdough starter, mix and treat the dough and finally bake a loaf of crusty, flavorful bread at home. You will make three of Zingerman's Bakehouse's signature breads: our famous Farm bread, the nutritious 8 grain 3 seed bread, and our popular pecan raisin bread. We'll also demonstrate sourdough pancakes and parmesan pepper bread rolls. Your class includes a great Zingerman's Bakehouse lunch too. This is anadvanced class for the dedicated baker.

You'll leave BAKE! with Zingerman's naturally leavened bread and sourdough starter recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two Farm breads, two pecan raisin breads, two grain 3 seed breads, sourdough starter to make more bread at home, and great coupons. Not to mention a full tummy from lunch and bread snacking in class.