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Course Description In the first week of our hands-on series, you will learn all aspects applicable to bread baking. This will become a very important foundation for you to understand advanced levels of artisan baking. You will be familiarized with important steps of baking, including mixing, dividing, pre-shaping, shaping and baking. You will also learn […]
Course Description In this series, the selection of breads becomes more diverse. Different styles of sourdough are incorporated into daily production. You will learn how sourdough starters are elaborated from scratch and how to maintain them on day to day basis. Factors affecting starter characteristics are explained, such as hydration, fermentation temperature and feeding schedules. […]
Course Description The interest in laminated dough such as Croissant, Danish and Brioche is rising considerably and the quality of Viennoiserie in America is finally starting to catch up to the quality of well-crafted artisan breads. This class will be easier to follow if you have had Artisan I previously. Artisan I is the foundation […]
Course Description Learn the details of mixing, fermenting, shaping, and baking bread in this essential introductory course. The course covers baker’s math, ingredient selection and function, how mixing affects fermentation, and other bread baking fundamentals. Both enthusiasts and professionals gain deep understanding of the baking process. This course explains in detail the 10 major steps […]
Course Description The first half of this series covers fundamentals of viennoiserie production. You will be introduced to our pastry lab and new equipment such as planetary mixers and reversible sheeters. The main focus is to learn mixing and handling of both laminated and non-laminated viennoiserie. Products made this week include a variety of enriched […]