Events & Tastings

May
31
2019
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Hot diggity dog, it’s the Sundae Social! Featuring a Sundae bar & Hot Dog bar! You double-dog-dared us to host more of these events, so by popular demand, we’ve got four lined up for you save-the-dates! Our Next Door sweet treat experts will help you make a custom-designed sundae featuring gelato from Zingerman’s Creamery and fabulous toppings like house-made chocolate syrup, cookie crumbles from Zingerman’s Bakehouse, or peanut brittle from Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory. Our kids area and patio will be open and will have extra special fun activities to add to the party festivities. The fun will also include fun activities for kids of all ages. PLUS, relish the chance to deck out your dog with condiments such as: diced onions, dill relish, spicy mustard, The Brinery sauerkraut, crushed potato chips, bacon and more!

Free to attend; Gelato Sundaes and hot dogs for purchase. No reservation required. Open-house style –come for part or the entire event. Either way, make sure to bring your sweet tooth!

May
31
2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$45.00

Join our cheesemongers for a delicious evening of all things grilled & smoked! In honor of Camp Bacon, Guests will sample some of our favorite cheeses that have been either smoked or grilled. Guests will also get to indulge in our specialty bacon Pimento! Whilst savoring these delicious smokey delights, you will be sampling a variety of adult beverage pairings. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.

This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+

Jun
01
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.

Jun
01
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

We'll be using the power of bacon to flavor three amazing baked goods, all in honor of Zingerman's annual Camp Bacon®andZingerman's Guide to Better Bacon. You'll make rich bacon cheddar scones and sweet-and-salty bacon pecan sandy cookies. Then we'll take you to hog heaven with a demonstration of our potato bacon strudel. Try and contain yourself.

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
01
2019
9:30 am to 11:00 am
$55.00

We are over-the-moon ecstatic to be hosting Cured at Pearl’s chef Steve McHugh, four-time James Beard Foundation finalist for our Camp Bacon brunch at Greyline! Hailing from a small Wisconsin town, he eventually made his way to San Antonio, Texas, after some time in New Orleans. Along with his wife, Sylvia, McHugh opened Cured at Pearl in late 2013 in the historic Pearl district. Cured makes use of the purest regional ingredients, paired with organic methods and is built on a foundation of lovingly hand-crafted cured foods, from charcuterie to pickles.

Together with Zingerman’s Deli chef Rodger Bowser, we will bring you a powerhouse of a brunch sure to wow your bacon-lovin’ soul! Your ticket will include coffee and orange juice because let’s face it, what is brunch without ‘em? And, you’ll have the option to order a signature Cured cocktail from our full bar, which sure sounds like a cure to us! Plus, $20 of your ticket goes to the Southern Foodways Alliance and the Washtenaw County 4-H, which is certainly something to feel good about.

Jun
01
2019
1:30 pm to 4:30 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
01
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

Calling all chocolate lovers! Let's bake some of our favorite treats that will satisfy your need for a chocolate fix: hot cocoa bundt cake, chocolate challah bread, and chocolate ganache filled s’more tarts. This class teaches a variety of vital baking techniques and versatile components, too!

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
01
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
01
2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$45.00

A resident of Montpelier Vermont, Jeff Roberts is president of Cow Creek Creative Ventures, dedicated to creating solutions in the areas of agriculture and food policy, conservation and the environment. He was co-founder and principal consultant at the Vermont Institute for Artisan Cheese at the University of Vermont. His new book Salted & Cured: Savoring the Culture, Heritage and Flavor of America’s Preserved Meats (Chelsea Green, 2017) examines the history and culture of dry-cured meat from 1630 to the present. As part of our Camp Bacon celebrations this year, we are excited to have Jeff join us at the Cream Top Shop for an evening of American cheese and charcuterie. Our cheesemongers have worked with Jeff to pair up selections of artisan and house-made cheeses with cured meats for a tasting that will fulfill all of your perfectly paired dreams. Bread and other accompaniments from our shop will be provided.

Jun
02
2019
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
$250.00

Have you always wondered how to make naturally leavened bread at home? What is a sourdough starter anyway? In this class, we will demystify naturally leavened bread for you, teach you how to make and maintain your own sourdough starter, mix and treat the dough and finally bake a loaf of crusty, flavorful bread at home. You will make three of Zingerman's Bakehouse's signature breads: Cranberry Pecan, Farm, and Parmesan Pepper, as well as watch a demonstration of True North wheat bread. Your class includes a great Zingerman's Bakehouse lunch, too. This is anadvanced class for the dedicated baker.

You'll leave BAKE! with Zingerman's naturally leavened bread and sourdough starter recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 6 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.

Read more about our Pecan Raisin Bread on our blog!