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.

Danish Laminated Dough Baking 101 Feb-13-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Explore the magic of baking in this hands on class where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn the time honored techniques of creating the rich dough that makes danish...

The French Macaron Feb-17-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

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Puff Pastry Baking 101 Feb-20-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Explore the magic of baking in this hands on class where you will learn the fundamentals to baking well. Learn the time honored techniques of creating the rich dough that makes puff pastry...

Chiffon and Angel Food Cakes The Elements of Cake Feb-25-2016 - 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 cakes such as chiffon and angel food...

All About Pie Baking 101 Feb-27-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

The magic of pie both savory and sweet is undeniable. Now’s your chance to learn how to make the most delectable pies you’ve ever eaten. Join us as we explore the secret behind the perfect crust and the importance of the right ingredients...

Tarts and Tarlets Baking 101 Mar-05-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Do you really know the difference between a tart and a tartlet? Do you think of them as mini pies? Well, there is a difference. First, they can be sweet or savory, petite and large...

The Art of Cookies Baking 101 Mar-12-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Who doesn't love cookies? Crunchy, gooey, melt in your mouth delights that make you go ahhh! Join Executive Chef Arleen Lloyd for a primer on all about cookies...