Events & Tastings

Jun
08
2019
8:00 am to 11:00 am
$8.00

Chef Kieron Hales from Zingerman’s Cornman Farms will be popping up at the Zingerman's Coffee Company to flip his signature homestead pancakes!

Jun
08
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$75.00

Who doesn't love cupcakes?! Join the cupcake party. We'll do a little baking and a lot of decorating, so that you can create your own tasty and cute-as-a-button cupcakes. First, you'll bake our tasty vanilla buttermilk cupcakes. Next, we'll demonstrate how we make our fluffy swiss buttercream. Then, we'll show you different ways to use vanilla and chocolate buttercream and fondant (ours is delicious—we promise!) to decorate your freshly baked cupcakes.You'll have plenty of time to let the creativity flow onto your cupcakes.You'll be eager to show off your cupcake art when you're done and then gobble it up.

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

Jun
08
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

A galette is a fancy French word for a free-form tart. It sounds and looks impressive, but we’ll show you how to master this rustic but elegant pastry. First we’ll start with an important building block, mixing, rolling and shaping a basic butter pie dough. Then we’ll use it create individual savory galettes filled with herbed goat cheese (from Zingerman’s Creamery) and sliced tomatoes. Then we’ll bake a gorgeous, large, sweet galette—with almond frangipane and seasonal fruit (apple in March-June, peach in July-Aug). These are the recipes to roll out at your next dinner party.

You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

Jun
08
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$40.00

Seasonal eating is a trend we can get behind! We’ll take those principles and pair up cheeses with the fruits of the season. From fresh young fruit just becoming available to preserves featuring fresh flavors, we’ll taste through them all with our favorite cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.

Jun
09
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 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.

Jun
09
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

The secret is out! Learn the recipe for Zingerman's signature sour cream coffee cake with ribbons of cinnamon brown sugar and toasted walnuts. It’s a Bakehouse classic that graces the cover of our cookbook (find it at most Zingerman's locations and wherever you buy books), not to mention coffee cakes are our most popular Mail Order gift.

In class you’ll also make a couple other cakes near and dear to us, the lovely olive oil and citrus cake and rich almond pound cake. These are sure to be a treasured recipe in your house for years to come!

You'll leave BAKE! with Zingerman's Bakehouse coffee cake recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 3 coffee cakes and great coupons.

Jun
09
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$100.00

Crackers are the humble underdogs of the baking world. Unassuming looking, they pack a powerful flavor punch and deliver an addictive texture experience. Join us to make cheesy pepper squares, whole wheat thins, seedy garlic crisps, and rice bites. They'll soon be your new favorite additions to salads, soups and cheese plates.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, eight dozen crackers you made in class (that you didn't munch on right out of the oven), and great coupons.

Jun
09
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$45.00

There are few things more refreshing than a glass of crisp rosé with the perfect wedge of cheese. Join us for a relaxing evening where we will be pairing this beautifully blush beverage with an assortment of cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.

This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+

Jun
12
2019
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
$35.00

Go beyond the surface to understand more about buying localwith Jae Gerhart, Washtenaw County Food Systems Coordinator for Michigan State University Extension. What does the growing market for local food look like in Washtenaw County and the surrounding food shed? Join Jae Gerhart to unpack the ins and outs of the local food supply chain in southeast Michigan. We’ll discuss farm-to institution and the many organizations working to keep the food dollarsspent in Michigan for Michigan farmers as well as the various mid-level processors and distributors needed to help move southeast-Michigan produced food-products from farm to cafeteria or grocery store. Her talkwill also beaccompanied by a light brown bag meal.

You’ll leave BAKE! with new found knowledge and inspiration, happy taste buds,and great coupons.

*This talkwill be held ZingTrain (3728 Plaza Dr)just across from BAKE!

Jun
13
2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

Ever wonder how those smooth fancy fondant-covered cakes are made? What exactly IS fondant anyway? In this class, we take you through the steps of making your own fondant that actually tastes good.That’s right, fresh hand-made fondant from scratch! We'll show you the basic techniques for coloring, shaping and cutting out fondant. Then you'll split, fill, cover and decorate your own cake to take home. The next time there’s a birthday in your house, you’ll know how to make a cake that will leave everyone asking, “How did you DO that?!”

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a 6-inch cake you decorated in class, fondant to use later and great coupons.