Regional Events Calendar


 

The Bread Bakers Guild of America is proud to announce its 2015 regional event theme, "Revival: What's Old Is New."  As we all know, what goes around comes around!  Bread baking and artisan baking techniques continue to cycle with philosophies, new/old farming practices, and technical knowledge. 

Our 2015 calendar includes hands-on artisan bread and pastry classes combining traditional and contemporary ideas, as well as classes sharing valuable practical information for professional bakers.   

To view the full 2015 class calendar, click here.

Guild members may register for classes online, using PayPal. Sign in on the homepage and go to Classes.
 


We still have space open
  in t
he following 2015 classes: 



September 12-13 - The MacGyver Approach to Bakery Equipment Repair
Denver, CO
Instructor: Kurt Schmitt

Anyone who has ever worked in a bakery knows how a single piece of malfunctioning equipment can bring your entire production to a grinding halt.  In this personalized class, Equipment Guru Kurt Schmitt will teach you to identify and fix common problems. You'll learn about thermostats, electrical relays, converting from single phase to 3-phase, and how to set up a preventive maintenance plan. The class will also visit local bakeshops to view and discuss their equipment. Bring your own duct tape!

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September 24-25 - Traditional Pastries, Revisited Downey, CA
Instructor:  Sherry Yard
Bake pastries fit for royalty … or at least the Academy Awards! Sherry Yard, pastry chef to the stars and three-time James Beard Award winner, will share her extraordinary interpretations of classic viennoiserie in this two-day, hands-on class. Learn to make fantastic creations like Black Forest Pot Pie, 12-Layer Dobos Torte, and Palm Sugar Meringue and Yuzu Tart to wow your customers or push your personal baking repertoire to new heights.  Your new favorite pastry awaits you in this class.

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October 23-24 - The Wonder Bread Years...From an Artisan Perspective
Providence, RI
Instructor:  Richard Miscovich

Remember those wonderful ethnic breads from the old neighborhood - Hoagie Rolls, Cuban Bread, dense Polish Ryes, and fluffy loaves of “Italian” bread split open and made into garlic bread?  Richard Miscovich of Johnson & Wales University will teach you to re-create traditional Northeastern breads --  but using local ingredients and artisan baking techniques.  Augment your bakery/deli offerings or expand your own baking repertoire!
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Registration for the following classes
is CLOSED:

March 14-15 - Starting a Bakery, Seattle, WA
Instructors: Leslie Mackie and Solveig Tofte
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April 18-19 - Breakfast Evolution, Minneapolis, MN

Instructors:  Joanne Chang and Rachel Crampsey
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May 8-9 - Naturally Leavened Breads Using Raisin Water, Norwich, VT
Instructor:  Jeffrey Hamelman
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June 15-16 - Milling and Baking with Local and Specialty Wheats, Mount Vernon, NY

Instructors: Steve Jones and Jonathan Bethony
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July 10-11 - Baking with Locally Grown Grains, Norwich, VT
Instructor:  Jeffrey Hamelman
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To put your name on the wait list, email laverne@bbga.org

August 15-16 - Designing a Bakery
Chicago, IL
Instructor: Michael Eggebrecht
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SOLD OUT - October 3-4 - Exploring Classic German Breads Brookline, MA
Instructor: Christy Timon 

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To put your name on the wait list, email laverne@bbga.org

SOLD OUT - October 23-24 - Bagels, Bialys, and Pretzels, Los Angeles, CA
Instructor:  Jeffrey Hamelman
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To put your name on the wait list, email laverne@bbga.org 

SOLD OUT - November 7-8 - Baking with Ancient
and Sprouted Grains Charlotte, NC
Instructor:  Peter Reinhart
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To put your name on the wait list, email laverne@bbga.org 


SOLD OUT - November 14-15 - Kickin' It Old School:  Bringing Back Classic Viennoiserie Calgary, AB
Instructor:  Tracey Muzzolini 
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To put your name on the wait list, email laverne@bbga.org

 


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“Baking with Ancient Grains was truly an amazing experience!  I'm really looking forward to taking more classes in the future.” – Bakery employee, OR