Events & Tastings

Sep
16
2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
$10.00

Join our cheese and gelato makers on an hour-long adventure to learn how we transform local milk into delicious cheese and gelato. On this tour, you will get to observe mozzarella stretching as well as taste freshly-made gelato. Taste some of our collection of cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses while hearing directly from the makers how the cheese is made. After the tour, make time for tasting in the Cream Top Shop or grab a couple of grilled sandwiches to enjoy for lunch.

Sep
16
2018
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

We had so much fun last year we had to do it again, so to Paella fans’ delight there will be not uno, not dos, but tres Paella Parties on the Patio!

Our 33rd annual celebration of the fabulous foods of Spain culminates with a two-grill Paella throwdown on Zingerman’s Patio.

*Your RSVP helps us to know how much food to prepare. Please arrive early, as seats are available upon a first-come-first-served basis.

Sep
16
2018
1:30 pm to 5:30 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 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.

Sep
16
2018
1:30 pm to 5:30 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.

Sep
18
2018
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
$15.00

If there's one thing we've learned from the kids at our tastings ... it's that they like sweet things! We'd like to expand their palates beyond the sugary goodness of baked goods and candy and Explore the World of Honey with them in this JUST FOR KIDS tasting!! Did you know we have over 50 different types of honey on our shelves? We'll learn about some of these different types and what makes them so different and special. Oh yeah, and we'll taste them too!

Sep
19
2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$200.00

Named for the patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs, the St. Honore is an over the top French dessert. It's a marriage of cream puffs and a napoleon. You'll learn a variety of classic techniques and components that can be used in this recipe and in many other applications as well: puff pastry, pate choux, pastry cream, whipped cream, and caramelized sugar. This dessert isa project but well worth the effort. Any dessert that is built out of other desserts is a winner in our book and is sure to impress in your guests! This class also includes a great Bakehouse lunch!

You’ll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a fully tummy, a complete Gateau St. Honore you made in class and great coupons.

Sep
19
2018
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$75.00

Learn the tips to making tender scones and flaky biscuits, such as how to properly cut butter into flour. Together we’ll make Bakehouse classic ginger scones andSouthern style buttermilk biscuits. Simple and delicious, thesestaples will surely become household favorites! We'll also shake things up a bit withsweet potato biscuits (summer2018) or scones made with einkorn, a flavorful ancient heirloom wheat variety.(fall 2018, winter 2019).

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 3 dozen pastries you made in class and great coupons.

Sep
20
2018
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
$125.00

Our BAKE! principal, Sara, is really passionate about baking bread and is always on a mission to create even more really great tasting whole grain breads for our repetoire and yours. In this class you’ll bake a multi-grain boule made with whole wheat, farina and oats, a quinoa and flax seed sandwich loaf, and kamut and fig bread. It will great hands-on practice with bread techniques including creating a "soaker" with your grains and working with yeasted doughs. Not to mention the satisfaction of making your own healthy loaves with great texture and full flavor. Eat well and feel well!

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, 6 loaves of bread and great coupons.

Sep
20
2018
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
$100.00

Let’s make dinner together! In this hands-on class you’ll cook egg fettuccine with alfredo sauce from scratch, then bake 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.

Sep
21
2018
1:00 pm to 5:00 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 them at 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 in, if you are traveling more than an hour to attend class.