Award-Winning Baker Jeffrey Hamelman to Teach Baguette Class
Chef Hamelman to Teach Sold-Out Baguette Class at Kendall College for The Bread Bakers Guild of America
June 2010, Sonoma, CA - The Bread Bakers Guild of America’s 2010 Master Class series, The World’s Fair of Bread, will visit Chicago, the site of two World’s Fairs, on August 7-8, 2010, when author and award-winning baker, Jeffrey Hamelman, teaches a sold-out baguette class at Kendall College. This year’s classes spotlight international breads, and the baguette is traditionally associated with France.
Baguettes Six Ways is an intensive demonstration and hands-on class aimed at beginning and intermediate bakers. Students will have the opportunity to compare a variety of baguette formulas and techniques, including pousse lente, intensive mix, and poolish-based baguettes, and will practice shaping and scoring the loaves.
Hamelman is a Certified Master Baker, the highest rank available to American bakers, and the author of the highly acclaimed Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes. He was a member of Bread Bakers Guild Team USA 1996, coached the 2008 team, and received The Guild’s Golden Baguette Award (now the Raymond Calvel Award), which recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to the advancement of artisan baking. An employee-owner at King Arthur Flour, Hamelman directs the production bakery and teaches professional level classes in the King Arthur Baking Education Center.
About Kendall College’s School of Culinary Arts
Founded in 1985 and located near downtown Chicago, the School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College is among the premier culinary-training programs in the United States, offering associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in culinary arts as well as associate degrees and certificates in baking and pastry. Kendall, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2009, also operates Schools of Hospitality Management, Business and Education. Kendall College is a member of the Laureate International Universities network.
For the full World’s Fair of Bread class schedule, visit www.bbga.org.
The class flyer can be viewed at http://tinyurl.com/296b5w3.
The Bread Bakers Guild of America is a non-profit organization comprised of professional bakers, farmers, millers, suppliers, educators, students, home bakers, technical experts, and bakery owners and managers who work together to support the principle and the practice of producing the highest quality baked goods. It was formed in 1993 to shape the skills and knowledge of the artisan baking community through education.
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