Events & Tastings

May
24
2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$100.00

Let’s make dinner together! In this hands-on class you’ll make egg fettuccine, alfredo sauce with Parmigiano Reggiano®, grissini (crispy breadsticks), and chocolate biscotti.
You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, dinner for four and great coupons.

May
25
2019
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

At Zingerman’s Bakehouse we bake bagels as they were a long time ago—crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, with big flavor, and a hole you can stick your finger through. Let us teach you to make a great bagel in your own home. You'll mix your dough from scratch, knead it by hand, shape it into rings, then boil and bake your bagels to get just the right texture. You'll choose your seeds too. We'll also show you traditional bialys, a crispy, chewy roll with a center of slow-roasted onions and poppy seeds. In class, we'll snack on some bagels along with fresh cream cheese from our neighbor Zingerman's Creamery. This class will give you a great go-to recipe. Who wouldn't be impressed waking up to freshly baked bagels? After all, better bagels could make for better weekends!

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

May
25
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.

May
25
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: cherry and seasonal fruit, 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-inch 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.

May
25
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
$125.00

We all know that whole grains can be good for us, but that’s not the only reason to eat them. With the right recipes and techniques, they can taste great, too. We’ll teach you to make Bakehouse Country Wheat bread, a whole-grain raisin bread, and a masterful multi-grain bread. This class will change how you think of whole grain bread.

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

May
26
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

Brownies are easy, even without the box! You'll learn how to make really great brownies with really great ingredients. The family works on a recipe together and you'll take home what you made in class!

May
26
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$100.00

This is a photo-worthy dessert that’s sure to impress your guests. You'll make all the components from scratch and learn several valuable baking techniques along the way: a swiss cake roll made with vanilla chiffon cake and raspberry preserve and a raspberry Bavarian cream. The real magic happens during assembly. Wait till you see and taste it!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, one 8-inch cake and great coupons.

May
26
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 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 with Parmigiano Reggiano®, 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.

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

Before people find out how good our cakes taste, they comment on how good they look. Decorating might be the most fun part of cake making and it’s your chance to really put your personal touch on what you’ve baked. Learn the basics for a decorated cake. We’ll split several cakes, fill, crumb coat, and ice them. We'll spend time practicing with different piping tips to make shells, rosettes, roses, vines, leaves, and letters on a cake.Practice makes perfect so you’ll get plenty of that.Finally, you'll have time to let your creativity flow as you put all that practice to work by decorating your cake.

You'll leave BAKE! with the knowledge to decorate cakes at home, a cake you decorated in class and great coupons.

May
29
2019
6:00 pm to 9:00 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.