Hands on Boot camp Baking/pastry

Hands-On Artisanal Breads Boot Camp

Spend a day in our kitchen exploring the techniques behind baking artisan breads in this hands-on class.


  • Herbed Sourdough Focaccia with Honey Ricotta Spread 
  • Sourdough Cheddar Scallion Twist 
  • Japanese Milk Bread (Shokupan) 
  • Honey Apple Challah Tea Ring 
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Morning Buns 
  • Soft Hawaiian Rolls

Skills covered in class:

  • Mixing yeast dough
  • Understanding ingredient functions
  • Using a fed and discarded sourdough starter 
  • Getting familiar with the tangzhong method
  • Kneading
  • Shaping dough
  • Successful proofing
  • Laminating techniques 
  • Baking on a pizza stone
  • How to tell when bread is done

In this hands-on class, students will be paired in groups of three to five and work together as a team to prepare the recipes.

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