Baking

The aroma of fresh baked goods is truly intoxicating. There is nothing that can compare to melt in your mouth breads, pastries, cakes and desserts. And yes, you can make them in your home! We invite you to join us in our hands on baking classes where you will learn the art of creating the most magnificent bakery products.

And if you'd like to take your education further sign up for one of our 10 Class Ongoing Series Programs where you'll begin your journey of becoming an accomplished baker. Classes are 3 hours in length with 2 - 4 classes per month, Monday through Saturday. Classes rotate monthly allowing students to take the full course at their convenience.

Baking 101 The Series - Explore the magic of baking in this hands on series where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about yeast and leavening agents, the different types of dough, cakes and cookies; what the different baking techniques are and when to use them. Classes include: Fundamentals of Baking, Taming the Yeast Monster, Danish, Croissants, Puff Pastry, Phyllo Dough, All About Pies, Tarts and Tartlets, The Art of Cookies and Butter Cakes.

Bread 101 The Series - Explore the magic of bread baking in this hands on class where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about yeast and leavening agents, the different types of dough; what the different baking techniques are and when to use them. Classes include: Fundamentals of Baking, Taming the Yeast Monster, Artisan Breads, Flatbreads, Sweet Yeast Doughs and Baking Powder Breads, Sweet Rolls, Dinner Rolls, Quick Breads, Croissants and Danish.

The Elements of Cake Baking - There is more to baking a cake than just opening a box. Learn the elements of baking cakes from box to scratch. You'll learn hands on the how to and what not of cake baking in the following classes: Fundamentals of Baking, Boxed Cakes, Butter Cakes, Sponge and Genoise Cakes, Foam Cakes, Chiffon and Angel Food Cakes, Pound and Bundt Cakes, Frostings Icings and Glazes, Basic Assemling and Decor I and II.

The Art of Pastry - The art of making pastry is a time honored tradition. Beautiful to behold and equally delicious, the magic of pastry is undeniable. You'll learn hands on the the artistry behind the world of patisserie in the following classes: Pate Feuilletee I and II, Meringues, Pate a Choux, Tartlets, Danish, Phyllo and Strudel, Petite Fours, Custards, Puddings and Mousses, Souffles.

Baking 101 The Series Apr-20-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. Explore the magic of baking in this hands on series where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about yeast and leavening agents, the different types of dough, pies, tarts, cakes and cookies; what the different baking techniques are and when to use them...

The Elements of Cake Baking Apr-20-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. There is more to baking a cake than just opening a box. Join Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd and learn the elements of baking cakes from box to scratch...

The Art of Pastry Series Apr-20-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. The art of making pastry is a time honored tradition. Beautiful to behold and equally delicious the magic of pastry is undeniable...

Basic Cake Assembly and Decor The Elements of Cake Baking Apr-23-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

You've learned to bake cakes and now you're ready to learn how to put them together. In this class Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd will teach you the fundamentals of cake structure and how it pertains to assembling 2 layer cakes along with basic frosting and decor...

The French Macaron Apr-25-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

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Tarte Tatin Apr-26-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

There is nothing more delicious than this french classic of caramelize fruit, buttery pastry all made in a cast iron skillet. Join Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd for an afternoon of mouthwatering delight where you'll learn the secrets to a great Tarte Tatin...

Flour, Water, Yeast, Salt Apr-27-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

Explore the world of the artisan baker where the combination of flour, water, yeast and salt, along with the perfect touch of one’s hands create the most splendid alchemy...

Artisan Bread for Beginners Apr-29-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

The smell of fresh baked bread has no rival. Making bread isn't difficult, it just requires patience, a little knowledge of chemistry and the desire to create magic with the ingredients at hand...

Taming the Yeast Monster Baking 101 Apr-29-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

The smell of fresh baked bread has no rival. Making yeast breads isn't difficult, it just requires patience, a little knowledge of chemistry and the desire to create magic with the ingredients at hand...

Pound and Bundt Cakes The Elements of Cake Baking Apr-30-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

In the cake world there are two types of cakes; high fat or shortened cakes and low fat or foam type cakes. This hands on class teaches you the techniques needed to create high fat cakes, the denser versions of butter cakes better known as pound and bundt shapes...

Chiffon and Angel Food Cakes The Elements of Cake Baking May-07-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

In the cake world there are two types of cakes; high fat or shortened cakes and low fat or foam type cakes. This hands on class teaches you the techniques needed to create foam type cakes, better known as chiffon and angel food cakes...

Springerle Cookies May-10-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

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Baking 101 The Series May-18-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. Explore the magic of baking in this hands on series where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn what equipment you need, how to stock your pantry, all about yeast and leavening agents, the different types of dough, pies, tarts, cakes and cookies; what the different baking techniques are and when to use them...

The Elements of Cake Baking May-18-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. There is more to baking a cake than just opening a box. Join Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd and learn the elements of baking cakes from box to scratch...

The Art of Pastry Series May-18-2014 - Arleen Lloyd

10 Class Ongoing Series. The art of making pastry is a time honored tradition. Beautiful to behold and equally delicious the magic of pastry is undeniable...