Events & Tastings

May
05
2019
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
$30.00

Sample coffees from Africa, Central and South Americas, and the Asian Pacific. We will taste and evaluate these coffees using the techniques and tools used by professional tasters. This is an eye-opening introduction of the world of coffee.

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May
05
2019
1:30 pm to 5:30 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 thetreats you made in class and great coupons.

May
05
2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
$45.00

Learn about cheeses, ciders, and how we choose the pairings. Get ready to wow your guests at your next party or get-together! Bread and accompaniments from the Cream Top Shop will be provided in addition to the ciders and cheese. This tasting is for cheese lovers 21+.

May
08
2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$125.00

We created this class years ago to celebrate Zingerman's Delicatessen's anniversary (they opened way back 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 fixinsto go with your bread and end the class with iconic Zingerman’s treats: a sandwich, pickle, 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
09
2019
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$125.00

Ever wonder how to make those tender hollow little cream puff shells? Well, join us to find out! Learn the history and basic techniques of creating sweet and savory pastries from pâte à choux (pot-a-shoo) dough. You'll make your own dough and pipe éclairs and cream puffs. We’ll make pastry cream, whipped cream, and chocolate ganache to fill your creations. These recipes will kick your entertaining up several notches.

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a dozen and a half cream puffs, pastry cream and ganache to use later, and great coupons.

May
09
2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

In this class we will teach you to bake your own rich and soft challah bread from scratch. You’ll create a traditional six-stranded braid and a turban shape studded with rum-soaked raisins. We'll demonstrate a seeded Moroccan challah braid, too. These gorgeous golden loaves, fresh from the oven, will be tough to resist on the car ride home. You've been warned.

You’ll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 2 loaves of bread you made in class and great coupons. Please note that you will be taking home an unbaked dough to bake another loaf of challah at home.

May
10
2019
10:30 am to 11:00 am
$10.00

It's never too soon to start honing your expert palate, so join us for this JUST FOR YOUNGER KIDS tasting event where we'll read a story and learn to taste like an expert! In this event, we'll be reading a couple of special stories about spring and all the bounty from our gardens that we're eagerly awaiting. And we'll try a few foods we make and sell at the Deli in celebration of our gardens. The best part for us is that we'll be teaching your kids to taste the food like an expert - using the 5 steps to tasting great food.

May
10
2019
1:00 pm to 5:00 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.

May
10
2019
1:00 pm to 4:00 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
10
2019
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
$45.00

Join us for a special Mother’s Day tasting with our neighbors next door from Zingerman’s Candy Manufactory for a delicious experience with all things chocolate, cheese, and wine! While wine & cheese, and chocolate & wine are relatively familiar combinations, all three together can be an uncommon matchup. We’ll get your taste buds tingling and give you plenty of decadent pairing ideas for your next gathering - whether you are throwing a girls night or just having a quiet night in! Bread and additional accompaniments from our Cream Top Shop will be provided.