Events & Tastings

Jan
23
2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

Learn to make just a few of our favorite house made soups at the Bakehouse. Stir up some flavor with Gabor’s Butter Bean and Ham with Hungarian paprika and 5 O’clock Cheddar Ale, We’ll also demonstrate how to make the perfect matzoh ball when we cook up Tibor’s matzoh ball soup with goose broth, the traditional Hungarian version. You'll learn valuable cooking skills that are the building blocks of making great soups. These recipes are sure to be added to the family's mealtime most requested list.

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

Jan
23
2019
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.

Jan
24
2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$100.00

Learn these unique baking techniques! Make Conchas (brioche covered with a lightly sweet sea shell-like top) and Cochinitos de piloncillo (pig shaped soft cookies sweetened with spiced sugar cane syrup). We’ll also demonstrate Churros, a piped and fried cinnamon sugar pastry. Don’t miss it, it’s going to be fun with food!

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

Jan
24
2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

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
25
2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$200.00

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 fully tummy, a complete Gateau St. Honore you made in class and great coupons.

Jan
25
2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 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!

Jan
26
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

Learn to make just a few of our favorite house made soups at the Bakehouse. Stir up some flavor with Gabor’s Butter Bean and Ham with Hungarian paprika and 5 O’clock Cheddar Ale, We’ll also demonstrate how to make the perfect matzoh ball when we cook up Tibor’s matzoh ball soup with goose broth, the traditional Hungarian version. You'll learn valuable cooking skills that are the building blocks of making great soups. These recipes are sure to be added to the family's mealtime most requested list.

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

Jan
26
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

A sweet selection of eastern European traditions, like comfort food breads you could say. Each one is a soft and sweet, like a hug from your grandma (or Bubbe, or Mummo). In this fun hands-on class you’ll make Bulla bread, a cardamom roll from Sweden and Finland, Povitica, a cinnamon walnut roll from Croatia, and Babka, a Jewish chocolate swirl loaf. With these recipes in hand you can surely host a world class brunch!

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

Jan
26
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 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.

Jan
26
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Every baker should know how to make a pie crust. You never stood on a chair to help Grandma bake a pie? You don’t get many second chances in life but here’s your opportunity to learn how she did it.

In this class we’ll deliver the techniques of how to make a pie crust the Zingerman's way- creating a flaky crust with butter, and another crust using lard and butter (no shortening allowed!). We'll teach you how to make the dough by hand, successfully roll it out, show you what par-baking a crust is, and how to crimp the edges to make your pies look beautiful. You'll make a double crust fruit pie and a single crust baked custard pie. Pie flavors for this class vary by season (Apr-Sept: blueberry and lemon chess/ Oct-Mar: apple and pecan). Roll up your sleeves and join in the fun so you can tell all your friends you learned how to make a pie crust.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to make pie crust at home, two 10" pies, one butter pie crust to bake later and great coupons.

*We're sorry. Our repeat class discount does not apply to November Thanksgiving pie classes.