Baking Basics

Our Baking Basics classes are geared towards those who wish to learn the fundamentals of baking. You'll learn about formulas, ingredients, leavening agents, and techniques for a variety of products. These classes are perfect for beginning and intermediate bakers who wish to develop and strengthen their understanding of the elusive world that is baking.

Tarts and Tarlets Baking 101 May-07-2016 - 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...

Butter Cakes Baking 101 May-21-2016 - 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 high fat cakes, better known as butter cakes...

Phyllo Dough Baking 101 Jun-02-2016 - Arleen Lloyd

Made of only flour and water. Rolled so thin it is see through. And ever so fragile. Phyllo dough is one of the most difficult doughs to work with. Knowing all this, why have chefs through the centuries loved working with this tempermental dough? Because it produces the most magnificent savory and sweet products...

The Art of Cookies Baking 101 Jun-04-2016 - 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...