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Introduction to Bread Baking

August 27 @ 10:30 am 1:30 pm

In this workshop head chef instructor, Kristin “Baker Bettie” Hoffman, will walk you through the process of baking bread by hand. You’ll learn exactly what all of the ingredients do and why they play such an important part in the process. You will make your dough from start to finish with the instruction of the chef instructor.

TECHNIQUES YOU’LL LEARN

  • The basic bread making process
  • How to proof yeast
  • How to knead dough by hand
  • How to shape dough in a variety of ways
  • How to know when your dough is finished proofing
  • How to use temperature to adjust your dough schedule

Menu

  • Rustic artisan style loaf
  • Whole wheat seaded rolls
  • Cherry chocolate danish braid

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

  • A 3-hour hands-on class in our fun retro diner-themed space
  • All learning materials with detailed notes to take home with you
  • Your breads to take home with you
  • A variety of breads to snack on during class

ALLERGENS & DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

All of our classes are peanut and tree nut free, however, be aware that our facility does contain peanuts and tree nuts.

All of our classes do include wheat and gluten.

This class also includes eggs and dairy. If you would like a vegan option please let us know.

853 N Larrabee Street
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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Tickets

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Introduction to Bread Baking
August 27, 2022
$ 150.00

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I GET TO YOUR LOCATION?

Bettie’s Chicago is located in the River North neighborhood of downtown Chicago at 853 N Larrabee Street. This is right near the Larrabee and Chicago intersection. If you are taking public transit we are a 3-minute walk from the 66 Bus stop on Chicago Ave. We are also about a 10-minute walk from the Chicago Ave Brown Line stop.

Where do I park?

There is metered parking available all along Larrabee street in front of our space. It is typically very easy to find a spot, however there is also a parking garage located at 811 N Larrabee if needed. 

How much baking skill do I need for class?

Unless otherwise stated in the class description, all of our classes are designed to accommodate every baking skill level. Even if you have never picked up a whisk, you are welcome to come and learn! 

Is there an age requirement?

Most of our classes are appropriate for 16+. We do occasionally host classes geared towards younger students and this will be noted in the class title and description. Some of our classes are 21+ as they are BYOB and/or complimentary alcohol is served. This will be clearly stated in the class notes. 

What is your cancellation policy?

We prep for each class specifically for how many students are signed up. Please give us 48 hours notice if you need to cancel or change your ticket to another date. With less than 48 hours notice, tickets are non-refundable but are transferable to another student.

Will i get a certificate of completion?

Bettie’s Chicago is not an accredited culinary school or university. All of our classes are for personal educational purposes and are not considered professional training. 

What covid precautions are you taking?

All staff at Bettie’s Chicago are fully vaccinated and keep up with any available boosters. We take care to fully sanitize all work surfaces between each class. Masking during class is up to each student’s discretion.