Events & Tastings

Apr
26
2017
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$150.00

Former BAKE! instructor, Alejandro Ramon, is here to share his knowledge of Mexican Tamales. One of his first memories is helping his mom in the kitchen, stirring rice as it dry roasted, to make “Grandma’s Mexican Rice.” Now, he has a few great recipes to share! In this class, you will create hand-made corn tamales with green chili chicken and red chili pork fillings. With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, you will have the skills to recreate these recipes for friends and family!

You’ll leave BAKE! with the tamales you made in class, plus great coupons.

Apr
28
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$125.00

Experience three classics from Detroit institutions that have been around since the 1920s and 1940s. Our own principal Dan was born and bred in the "D" and these foods are a beloved part of his memories there. Together we'll bake Detroit style deep dish pizza with caramelized cheese edges baked in a blue steel pan, spiced almond cookies in the traditional windmill shape and a family favorite long john coffeecake with butterscotch, walnuts and streusel. Get a little piece of history and a big bite of flavor, along with plenty of hands-on practice and tips for mastering these new recipes.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, one pizza, one coffeecake, baked cookies and cookie dough to make cookies at home and great coupons.

Apr
28
2017
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!

Apr
29
2017
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
$125.00

Making a coffeecake is worth it for the smell alone! In this hands-on class you'll craft three different coffeecakes so good you’ll be baking them for years to come- including our popular hot cocoa coffeecake, blueberry buckle and banana bread with salted pecan praline. You'll have your household jumping out of bed in the morning for your fresh baked creation!

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

Apr
29
2017
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: our famous Farm bread, the nutritious 8 grain 3 seed bread, and our popular pecan raisin bread. We'll also demonstrate sourdough pancakes and parmesan pepper bread rolls. 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, two Farm breads, two pecan raisin breads, two grain 3 seed breads, 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!

Apr
29
2017
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
FREE

After completing a nine month (we really missed you!) renovation, the Creamery now has a shiny, new production space for our award-winning cheeses! And we also have a larger retail spot—the Cream Top Shop!

Apr
29
2017
1:30 pm to 5:30 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.

Apr
30
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$125.00

A fresh new class full of handy summer recipes. We’ll make tender Bakehouse sweet cream biscuits, golden vanilla pound cake and pavlova, a crisp sweet meringue. What do they have in common? They’re all delicious vehicles for your pick of ripe summer fruit and whipped cream. These simple and scrumptious treats are real crowd pleasers. Once word gets out about the desserts you're making, summer picnics and barbecues might turn in to block parties.

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

Apr
30
2017
1:00 pm to 5:00 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.

May
01
2017
thru
May
02
2017
May 1, 2017, Monday to May 2, 2017, Tuesday
7:00 am to 4:00 pm
$1,250.00

We call it Bottom Line Training ® because it’s not just training for its own sake or because it’s the right thing to do – it’s training that is designed to positively change behavior. This is training that enables your organization to succeed and helps your trainees feel successful. We’ve worked long and hard to distill our learnings about learning and share them with you in this seminar. Once you’ve assimilated Zingerman’s Training Compact and our Training Plan Questions, you will be able to create training that works for your business. We believe in our approach so strongly, we’ve trademarked it!

BUILD YOUR OWN BOTTOM LINE TRAINING!
Want a head start on implementing the lessons you learned at the seminar? You can schedule dedicated one-on-one time with one of our trainers the morning after the seminar and get started on developing/improving your organization's training under their able guidance.

$1000/organization
up to 5 people, up to 4 hours, the morning after the Bottom-Line Training Seminar
Email or call us to reserve a spot for your organization.

COME TO THIS 2-DAY SEMINAR TO:

Hear all about Zingerman's 4 Training Plan Questions and use them to develop Training Plans for your organization.
Learn about Zingerman's 5 Steps to Effective On-Shift [On-the-Job] Training and use them to train your staff more effectively.
Demonstrate how to use new training tools and techniques.
Learn how to take responsibility for the effectiveness of your own training.
Briefly become an employee of the illustrious Acme Sandwich Company. Uniforms provided.
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!