February 20 update: This cooking class has sold out. If you’d like to be added to the wait list, please call us at 708.246.2082. Thank you!
Join our March 11 cooking class with Vie sous chef Frank Hutman to learn the finer points of artisan bread-making.
Artisan Bread Class
With Vie Sous Chef Frank Hutman
Monday, March 11
3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Vie
$200 per person | includes class and take-home items (see below), dinner and beverages
This class offers you hands-on experience in the Vie kitchen and provides all the essential tools you need to start making beautiful, delicious bread at home. After class, we'll sit down to enjoy the loaves of our labor in a family-style dinner.
Please call 708.246.2082 to register; pre-payment is required to reserve your spot. Very limited space is available, so sign up soon if you'd like to join us!
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
How to create and maintain a healthy starter
Dough percentages: how to apply and manipulate them into different types and styles of bread
Bread-making theory and practical application
Proper way to add inclusions such as seeds, nuts, fruits, vegetables and cheese
HANDS-ON CLASS EXPERIENCE
During class, we'll feed a starter and make several types of dough, which will be turned into four different types of bread:
WHAT YOU'LL TAKE HOME
Loaf of country, walnut blueberry and focaccia
Two brotforms for proofing your bread
Lame (bread blade) to score your bread
Syllabus with all the steps and bread formulas
Starter with feeding flour
Knowledge and confidence to begin making artisan bread at home to the delight of your family and friends
*Note: This class will cover the same information as Frank's bread-making class on September 10, 2018.
Photos by Frank Hutman, Vie sous chef and bread-making extraordinaire, featuring some of his recent creations