Events & Tastings

Feb
21
2019
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
$85.00

A night featuring never-before-tasted Hungarian Wines and a light dinner inspired by George Lang

Join us for an evening of Hungarian wines and George Lang’s Hungarian-inspired recipes at Zingerman’s Greyline. Zingerman’s Food Tours invites you to a special Hungarian winter event, featuring their tour partner and friend Gábor Bánfalvi. Gábor will be bringing along several hand-picked Hungarian wines for a tasting that you’ll not soon forget. Many of these wines Gábor is bringing are new to the United States, let alone Ann Arbor, Michigan! Along with the wine, our Zingerman’s chefs will be putting together mouth-watering food pairings from George Lang’s recipe book—George was known as Hungary’s most celebrated chef who spent his life capturing and protecting Hungary’s most traditional recipes. In honor of his work and the exciting partnership we have with tour partner, Taste Hungary, we’re excited to share a winter evening with you and celebrate our love for Hungarian food and wine.

Feb
22
2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$250.00

Named for the patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs, the St. Honore is an over-the-top French dessert. It's a marriage of cream puffs and a Napoleon. You'll learn a variety of classic techniques and components that can be used in this recipe and in many other applications as well: puff pastry, pate choux, pastry cream, whipped cream, and caramelized sugar. This dessert isa project but well worth the effort. Any dessert that is built out of other desserts is a winner in our book and is sure to impress in your guests! This class also includes a great Bakehouse lunch!

You’ll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a fulltummy, a complete Gateau St. Honore you made in class and great coupons.

Feb
22
2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

Learn Zingerman's Bakehouse's traditional French baguette recipe in one of our best classes for new bakers. Most commercial bread labeled “baguette” bears no resemblance to the traditional French bread that Parisian bakers first developed around 1920. When a law went into effect forbidding them from starting to work before 4 a.m., they began baking the long thin loaves that are synonymous with French baking today. We teach you to make the traditional French baguette recipe—starting with a flavorful poolish, hand rolling your dough, and ending with a very crisp crust surrounding a soft, holey interior. Imagine serving breakfast to out-of-town guests and bringing out a perfect baguette that they swear must have been airlifted from Paris.

You'll leave BAKE! with our French baguette recipe, the knowledge to recreate it at home, four French baguettes you made in class, dough to
bake later and great coupons.

Feb
22
2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$40.00

Creamy, crumbly, and slightly funky, blue cheese can seem intimidating, but our cheesemongers are here to serve as your guide into this flavorful world! We'll taste our way through the classic styles of blue from around the globe as well as from here in the States, accompanied by our favorite serving suggestions. Come prepared to learn all about this fascinating cheese style and the folks who make them.

Feb
23
2019
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 themat 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 inif you are traveling more than an hour to attend class.

Feb
23
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

This class takes you all the way back to the origin of bread. Flatbreads have been around since humans first picked wheat off the stalk and decided to grind it and heat it. In this class you’ll make whole wheat tortillas, za'atar bread, and einkorn naan; and we’ll demonstrate how to make a proper matzo. Learn everything you need to know to make these versatile, full-flavored breads.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a dozen flatbreads and great coupons.

Feb
23
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Brioche is one of the most satisfyingly rich breads in the world. The scent of butter will fill the room when you learn how to make brioche dough, shape it and bake it to perfection. We’ll show you how versatile this dough is by making a traditional round tête shape, chocolate-filled brioche rolls, a savory brioche roll filled with sausage, and a sweet loaf called Craquelin, the national bread of Belgium! You'll get plenty of hands-on practice in class with mixing, kneading and proofing yeasted doughs. We'll also demonstrate "bee sting" cake. You gotta try it!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two loaves, eight rolls, dough to bake later and great coupons.

Feb
23
2019
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
$75.00

Remember when you were little and the gym teacher pulled out a compact plastic bundle and magically unfurled it into a huge parachute that the whole class could fit under? Well, you’ll have that experience all over again when we take a grapefruit-sized piece of strudel dough and stretch it out to cover a 24 sq. ft. table. Then we’ll make sweet and savory fillings to finish it off. This is just about the most fun you can have making food.

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

Feb
23
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$40.00

You might not think of tea as being a typical pairing for a slice of cheese, but the two can be exceptionally good together. Much like wine, certain teas contain tannins that are released once the tea leaves are exposed to hot water, giving it a full-bodied taste and making it a perfect accompaniment to cheese. Our cheesemongers have selected some of our favorite teas sourced from Rishi Tea and picked some perfect cheeses to pair up that will make you look at tea time in a whole new way!

Feb
24
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

At Zingerman’s Bakehouse we bake bagels as they were a long time ago—crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, with big flavor, and a hole you can stick your finger through. Let us teach you to make a great bagel in your own home. You'll mix your dough from scratch, knead it by hand, shape it into rings, then boil and bake your bagels to get just the right texture. You'll choose your seeds too. We'll also show you traditional bialys, a crispy, chewy roll with a center of slow-roasted onions and poppy seeds. In class, we'll snack on some bagels along with fresh cream cheese from our neighbor Zingerman's Creamery. This class will give you a great go-to recipe. Who wouldn't be impressed waking up to freshly baked bagels? After all, better bagels could make for better weekends!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two dozen bagels/bialys you made in class and great coupons.