Events & Tastings

Jun
03
2017
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
$195.00

A fundraiser for the Southern Foodways Alliance

An all day event filled with meaty speakers, lots of learning, a whole lot of laughing and, of course, all the bacon you can eat! Bacon lovers from around the globe trek to the Camp Bacon® Main Event each to meet and eat and share their love for really good cured pork in a day filled with presentations by bacon producers, food experts, and a few fun surprise guests. This is the fourth year we're hosting the Main Event at our verdant and relaxing Cornman Farms, and we expect it to be better than ever!

Event starts at 8:00am, breakfast starts at 7:30am.

Jun
03
2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

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 butter cream. 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
03
2017
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Brownies are easy even without a box mix, but you really can taste the difference when you make them with great ingredients. We’ll make four different varieties including our very own magic brownie with toasted walnuts (called one of the top 20 recipes of all time by Midwest Living Magazine), a fudgy brownie, buenos aires brownies with dulce de leche caramel and pecan blondies. After tasting all of these brownies you’ll leave feeling magical.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, four pans of brownies you made in class and great coupons.

Jun
04
2017
12:00 pm to 2:00 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.

4 seats left!
Jun
04
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

Learn to make your own buttery layered puff pastry and what it can do. We'll start with the very popular Bakehouse sweet treat: the palmier, a crisp caramelized French cookie. Then you'll make golden brown apple tarts. We'll also demonstrate how to make savory cheese palmiers and puff pastry turnovers. Get expert tips on making delicious and oh so versatile puff pastry from scratch. These are great recipes and skills to have, especially for those who like to entertain.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a dozen palmiers, two small apple tarts, and great coupons.

Jun
05
2017
thru
Jun
06
2017
June 5, 2017, Monday to June 6, 2017, Tuesday
7:00 am to 4:00 pm
$1,250.00

Doesn’t it just make sense that if you know where you want to end up, it will be easier to figure out how to get there? We think so too, which is why we are such believers in the power of visioning and why we teach it throughout our organization. Our approach applies on any scale –from articulating the future of your organization in 20 years to figuring out a successful in-store promotion. We believe visioning is why we are successful. Come get inspired. And then get going.

COME TO THIS 2-DAY SEMINAR TO:

Create/refine a vision of success for yourself and your business.
Explain and begin teaching the process of visioning.
Put visioning to work in your life and business.
Acquire a variety of new management tools that will come in handy on the road to achieving your vision.
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!

Jun
05
2017
thru
Jun
06
2017
June 5, 2017, Monday to June 6, 2017, Tuesday
7:00 am to 4:00 pm
$1,250.00

Doesn’t it just make sense that if you know where you want to end up, it will be easier to figure out how to get there? We think so too, which is why we are such believers in the power of visioning and why we teach it throughout our organization. Our approach applies on any scale –from articulating the future of your organization in 20 years to figuring out a successful in-store promotion. We believe visioning is why we are successful. Come get inspired. And then get going.

COME TO THIS 2-DAY SEMINAR TO:

Create/refine a vision of success for yourself and your business.
Explain and begin teaching the process of visioning.
Put visioning to work in your life and business.
Acquire a variety of new management tools that will come in handy on the road to achieving your vision.
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!

Jun
07
2017
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

We created this class to celebrate the anniversary of Zingerman's Delicatessen opening in 1982. Learn to make our Jewish rye bread and black magic
brownies, old time favorites; and hummingbird cake, a new favorite with pineapple, pecan, coconut, banana and cream cheese frosting. Find out what a rye sour is and the secrets behind our rye bread's flavor. We’ll serve our deli meats and sandwich fixins' to go with your bread and end the class
with iconic Zingerman’s treats: a sandwich, a pickle, a brownie and a
toast to many years of great customers.
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a satisfied tummy, great coupons, and everything you made in class: a loaf of rye bread, rye sour, hummingbird cake, and black magic brownies.

Jun
07
2017
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$75.00

Learn the secrets to traditional German-style soft pretzels made with lard and dipped in lye. We will teach you how to form the crossed pretzel shape and tell you the story of why a monk decided to have this food be “in prayer.”You'll also shape the stick or baguette we make at the Bakehouse.These simple but tasty rolls are sure to become a family favorite. We'll also answer the “burning” question, “Are these dipped in the same lye used to make soap?” We'll end class tasting some warm pretzels with a little mustard and Zingerman's Creamery pimento cheese.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipe, the knowledge to recreate it at home, a dozen pretzels you made in class and great coupons.

*This class was formerly known as "Bavarian Baguettes: a.k.a. German Pretzels"

Jun
08
2017
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

If our Mambo Italiano class is the grand tour, this is more like a trip to Little Italy. All the fun and flavor in half the time. We’ll make sesame semolina from Sicily and focaccia from Genoa. You'll learn all the techniques of mixing, kneading, shaping, proofing and baking these yeasted breads at home. From the nutty flavor of sesame semolina to the olive oil infused decadence of focaccia, soon you too will be saying Viva Italia!
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, two loaves of sesame semolina, two focaccia rounds, semolina dough to bake later, a poolish to make more bread at home and great coupons.