Take a BAKE!-cation®

Fantasy Camp for Home Bakers

Kids in the classroom

Our BAKE!-cations® are the ultimate experience for the home baker! We guide you through a comprehensive education in bread and pastry techniques in a fun, exciting, relaxed and always hands-on classroom full of good humor and expert instruction. We feature both week-long and weekend BAKE!-cations® that include breakfast and lunch everyday, and we promise that you'll need to bring along an empty suitcase to bring home all the great stuff you've made.

One of the "best, most affordable" cooking classes in the world.

- Every Day with Rachael Ray, September 2010.
Illustrated Frank holding sesame semolina

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Bread 3.0

Our BAKE!-cations® are the ultimate experience for the home baker! We guide you through a comprehensive education in baking techniques in a fun, exciting, relaxed, and always hands-on classroom full of good humor and expert instruction. Your BAKE!-cation® includes breakfast and lunch every day. You'll need an empty suitcase to bring home all the great food you've made!

This hands-on, in-person BAKE!-cation® will be an intensive weekend of baking and demonstrations of some of our favorite breads:

Pretzels Buns, Onion Rye, Spicy Chile Cheddar, Potato Dill, Grissini, Sesame Semolina with Sultanas and Fennel, Green Olive Paesano, Banana Bread, Whole Grain Naan, and more! 

You’ll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a full stomach, and all the amazing bread you made in class. You'll also go home with some great coupons.

What our guests have to say about this class:

I have always baked sweet goodies, but this bread BAKE!-cation has given me so much guidance to jump into breads. It's really expanded my baking. —Julie D.

I thought the "joke" about needing a suitcase for all the bread really was a joke. It is not. —Christina C.

I wanted to improve my bread knowledge and this did that. —Susan A.

 

Dates for the Class Class Format Price Class Status Register
Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
In-Person $650.00 5 spots left
lemon merenga a meringue tart close up from our pastry making class

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Pastry

Our BAKE!-cations® are the ultimate experience for the home baker! We guide you through a comprehensive education in baking techniques in a fun, exciting, relaxed, and always hands-on in a classroom full of good humor and expert instruction. Your BAKE!-cation® includes breakfast and lunch every day. You'll need an empty suitcase to bring home all the great food you've made!

Join us for an action-packed, two-day baking getaway! Together we'll make some of our favorite pastries including Lemon Poppy Seed Coffee Cake, Zingerman's Classics Cheesecake, Sugar Crisp Muffins, Danish Pastry, Pecan Diamonds, Dobos Torta, Éclairs, Lemon Merenga Tart, and more!

You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

WHAT OUR GUESTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THIS CLASS:

Puff pastry is so much easier to make than I thought! I will definitely try this at home soon. —Kerri D.

I find home baking is so much more fun with all the new techniques, tricks, and tips I pick up. —Priya S.

I learned a ton! I wasn't much of a baker, but now there's so much more I feel like I can do! —Alan P.

Dates for the Class Class Format Price Class Status Register
Saturday, April 1, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Sunday, April 2, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT
In-Person $650.00 4 spots left
coconut pie by Antonis Achilleos

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Staff Picks

Our BAKE!-cations® are the ultimate experience for the home baker! We guide you through a comprehensive education in baking techniques in a fun, exciting, relaxed and always hands-on classroom full of good humor and expert instruction. Your BAKE!-cation® includes breakfast and lunch every day, and you'll need an empty suitcase to bring home all the great food you've made!

Don’t miss this very special 2-day weekend full of sweet and savory recipes that are the top picks of Zingerman’s Bakehouse staff. You’ll learn a wide variety of techniques when you make and watch demonstrations of Ginger Jump Up cookies, Buenos Aires Brownies, Coconut Cream Pie, Brioche Buns, French Baguettes, Cinnamon Rolls, Eve's Apple Babka, Somodi Kálacs, and more! Phew! Bakers know how to eat!

You’ll leave BAKE! With our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, all the food you made in class and great coupons.

What our guests have to say about this class:

The instruction, set up, help, results, and encouragement of the Zingerman's staff provides a safe environment for new bakers as well as wonderful expertise for experts! —Wendy R.

I look forward to my weekend away each year! —Deb B.

It just blows me away how much we can learn in only 2 days. —Colleen M.

Dates for the Class Class Format Price Class Status Register
Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 8:00am - 5:00pm EST
In-Person $650.00 1 spot left