Events & Tastings

Jun
26
2019
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
$15.00

Join the Zingerman's cheese mongers for our annual Uplands Cheese batch selection of Pleasant Ridge Reserve with owner and cheesemaker, Andy Hatch! Come taste some yummy cheese, and learn about one of the most unique and exciting producers in the United States. On top of the Pleasant Ridge, there will be a cash bar for you to enjoy. It's gonna be a fun time!

Jun
27
2019
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
$15.00

Have you ever wanted to know more about olive oil, or wondered how Zingerman's selects the distinctive olive oils we carry? Then this is the class for you! In this introduction to olive oil, we'll taste some different varietals, learn about the different regions that grow olives and experience different flavor profiles. You'll also enjoy some Zingerman's Bakehouse bread to taste with. We aim to share a wealth of knowledge and a new appreciation for what we call liquid gold!

Attendees receive a 20% off coupon to use after the tasting.

Jun
27
2019
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$75.00

A dinner to honor a legend Ari would love to share a meal with.

On June 27th, we will honor the life and work of anarchist Emma Goldman 150 years after her birth. This special birthday dinner will benefit the University of Michigan Library and the Joseph A. Labadie Collection. That morning, the Library is hosting an Emma Goldman symposium, at which Ari will be one of the speakers. Emma has had a huge impact on how Zingerman’s operates, and we cannot wait to share her story with you at this dinner.

Jun
28
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!

Jun
28
2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$40.00

A delicious introduction to the world of cheese! Join Tessie, one of our Cream Top Shop managers and resident Certified Cheese Professional, as she guides you through the seven major styles of cheese. She'll talk about what makes each style unique and provide samples of each, share tips for building a well-rounded cheese board, and give some tips on the basics of pairing cheese with beer & wine. Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.

Jun
29
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$75.00

Hop on the tahini train! We’ve been experimenting in the kitchen with the latest culinary craze, tahini (rich sesame paste). And we’re using a particularly great organic tahini we sourced from Turkey. In this class you’ll bake tahini butter cookies, tahini banana bread made with Michigan wheat flour and black sesame seeds, and tahini and almond filled croissants with a carob drizzle. (Due to time constraints, we will provide you with already baked croissants to fill.) They'll add excitement and flavor to your baker's recipe box.

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
29
2019
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
$75.00

Jan 2019
You can make your own fresh pasta at home! We’ll teach you two classic doughs, two sauces, and some traditional shaping techniques. Learn these versatile recipes for Southern Italian semolina pasta and Northern Italian egg pasta, as well as classic marinara sauce. We'll also demonstrate making a fresh pesto sauce with fresh basil and Parmigiano Reggiano®. You’ll get hands-on practice with various pasta rolling and shaping techniques. These can be the inspiration for all the pasta creations you can dream up at home.

Feb-Aug 2019
You can make your own fresh pasta at home! We’ll teach you egg wheat pasta dough and a variety of shapes, as well as how to make and fill ravioli. We’ll also demonstrate both rye pasta andMarinara sauce, which we’ll send you home to top all the pasta you make in class. These can be the inspiration for all the pasta creations you can dream up at home.

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

Jun
29
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$45.00

Do you know which beer goes best with that cheddar? We do! Join Tessie, our resident Certified Cheese Professional and beer aficionado, for an evening of tasting and exploration. We’ll try a wide range of beer styles from our favorite breweries paired with artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments will be provided.

This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+

Jun
30
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 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.

Jun
30
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$35.00

A delicious introduction to the world of frozen desserts! This tasting will tingle your sweet tooth as we taste through some of our favorite flavors of gelato and sorbet that we produce at Zingerman’s Creamery. We’ll talk about why we choose the ingredients that we use, techniques used to create these frozen confections, and taste our way through what makes a great gelato. Additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.