Events & Tastings

Feb
10
2018
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
$250.00

A new class with new techniques! Get ready for a full day of the magic of naturally leavened breads. You'll learn to create and maintain a sourdough starter, plus make and use a liquid leaven. You’ll bake four different breads to practice your skills: a country bread, roasted garlic and herb fougasse, a multi-grain sourdough and Lake Shore levain, a bread with local flavors of cherry, beer, and Michigan whole wheat. We’ll also demonstrate recipes that use leftover starter such as crackers, cornbread and waffles. Your class includes a great Zingerman's Bakehouse lunch too! This is an advanced class for the dedicated baker.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 8 loaves of bread, sourdough starter to make more bread at home, and great coupons. Not to mention a full tummy from lunch and bread snacking in class.

Feb
10
2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

Learn the quintessential Mardi Gras centerpiece dessert, two ways. First, the original and elegant French version made with puff pastry and almond paste. Get the slice with the whole almond inside and you’re crowned king (or queen) of the party. Second, the more recognized yet kitschy New Orleans version drizzled with green, yellow and purple icing. Receive the slice with the plastic baby, and good luck is yours.
You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

Feb
10
2018
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Some of our most delectable savory recipes have been brought together for one dynamite class! Together we’ll make focaccia bread with caramelized onions, gorgonzola cheese, and toasted walnuts; tender and tasty bacon cheddar scones; and lángos, a fried bread with savory toppings that's a popular street food in Hungary. You'll learn a variety of techniques and get plenty of hands-on practice mixing, kneading and shaping your doughs. Make these recipes at home for your next brunch or tailgate party and you're bound to even impress yourself.
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two focaccia, two lángos, a dozen scones and great coupons.

Feb
10
2018
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$75.00

Come and learn the secret to making terrific fresh mozzarella from the experts! In this fun-filled class we'll show you the ins and outs of making this simple, yet delicious cheese. You'll learn how to pull balls of fresh mozzarella from curd and milk, stretch string cheese, and create rich, creamy burrata. You'll get all of the cheese that you make in class to take home and eat, plus the recipes that we teach in the class! Perfect for pizza, super on a salad, or amazing on its own, this versatile cheese is as much to make as it is to eat. Adults and children over 12 are welcome. Classes fill fast, sign up today!

Feb
11
2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

Learn the quintessential Mardi Gras centerpiece dessert, two ways. First, the original and elegant French version made with puff pastry and almond paste. Get the slice with the whole almond inside and you’re crowned king (or queen) of the party. Second, the more recognized yet kitschy New Orleans version drizzled with green, yellow and purple icing. Receive the slice with the plastic baby, and good luck is yours.
You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

Feb
11
2018
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

New line up! Calling all chocoholics! Let's bake some of our favorite treats that will satisfy your need for a chocolate fix: rich Mississippi mud pie, a brownie like cake with dark chocolate ganache and toasted meringue, and totally addicting chocolate coconut macaroons. It's gonna be chocolate-covered fun!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a 9" cake, two dozen macaroons and great coupons.

Feb
11
2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while learning about the process directly from the makers. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.

Feb
11
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$150.00

Why order in when you can make it better from scratch at home? Shih-Wen Wu, an instructor for the Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan, comes to BAKE! To teach the art of making two versatile Chinese snacks. You will learn the Chinese dumpling, also known as "JiaoZi,”one filling is pork, shrimp and Chinese garlic chive and the other vegetarian filling is tofu, spinach, mung bean noodle, and shiitake mushroom. You will also learn to make Chinese Scallion Pancakes. With these two recipes in hand, everyone will be inviting themselves over to your house.

You will leave BAKE! With the recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, the JaioZi and scallion pancakes you made in class and great coupons!

Feb
11
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$125.00

Skip the bakery line and start your own fat Tuesday tradition. Make your own fresh paczki at home. Warning: will draw a crowd of doughnut lovers. You’ll make yeasted doughnuts and learn tips on how to fry them and keep them light and fluffy. We’ll demonstrate our chocolate pudding filling. Then you’ll fill your doughnuts with a choice of traditional and modern fillings: rosehip jam, prune preserves, sweet ricotta, chocolate pudding, lemon cream, and raspberry jam.
You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

Feb
14
2018
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

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!