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.
sourdough round sliced

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Bread

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!

This will be an intensive weekend of baking and demonstrations of some of our favorite breads: Sourdough, Farm, 8 Grain, Paesano, Detroit Style Pizza, Wurtzelbrot, Vortekaker, Quinoa Flax, Biscuits, Cornbread, Roadhouse Bread, Lángos, Grissini, and Bialys.

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

Dates for the Class Price Class Status Register
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$500.00 Sold out Add me to the waitlist
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$500.00 4 spots left
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$500.00 3 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 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!

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, New York Cheesecake, Sugar Crisp Muffins, Puff Pastry, Cheese Straws, Pecan Diamonds, Dobos Torta, Cake Doughnuts, Cheddar Herb Scones, Pate a Choux, Éclairs, and Lemon Merenga Tart.

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.

Dates for the Class Price Class Status Register
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$575.00 6 spots left
pecan pie baking class by Antonis Achilleos

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Pie

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!

The world of pie is big, round (usually) and deep (dish)! In this flaky, filling, and fun weekend we’ll bake a whole gambit of pies...chicken pot pie, fried fruit pie, Patti Pocket hand pies, cream pie, double crust Jumbleberry pie, calzones pizza pie with Parmigiano Reggiano®, pasty beef pie, Bakehouse signature pecan pie, hot water crust pie with pancetta, white bean, and swiss chard filling, and Mississippi Mud Pie. Hold onto your rolling pins. This is going to be some weekend.

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

Dates for the Class Price Class Status Register
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$575.00 5 spots left
pasties

BAKE!-cation Weekend: Savory

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!

This is the most mouth-watering, lip-smacking collection of recipes we've ever assembled! In this 2 day action packed baking extravaganza you'll learn the wide variety of baking techniques behind a savory line up of baked goods. The roster includes ham and cheese croissants, parmesan pepper bread with chunks of Parmigiano Reggiano®, New York style pizza, quiche Lorraine, pasties, maple bacon doughnuts and more! Your BAKE!-cation includes breakfast and lunch each day. 

You'll leave BAKE! with our recipes, the knowledge to recreate them at home, a full tummy, boxes of amazing food you made in class, and great coupons.

Dates for the Class Price Class Status Register
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$575.00 10 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, Sour Cream Coffee Cake, Somodi Kálacs. 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.

Dates for the Class Price Class Status Register
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
$575.00 3 spots left