Bread Camp – presented by Growing Chefs!

Date: October 20th, 10:00 am - October 21st, 4:00pm

Venue: Growing Chefs Headquarters 460 King St

Location: London

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Regenerate 2018 | Bread Camp
Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, October 21, 2018 | London, Ontario

Bread Camp is educating and connecting growers, millers, bakers, chefs and consumers who are creating a rise in demand for local grains. This program will increase a baker’s capacity to procure and utilize regionally grown whole grains to help build and develop the regional foodshed.

Audience: Chefs, Bakers, and those with interest in baking who want to gain more knowledge in the versatility of using grains.

Workshop topics include:

  • Learn how a region is building its speciality grain foodshed from farmer to baker to consumer
  • Compare commodity grains and speciality grains in baking and pastry applications
  • Utilize whole and processed speciality grains in baking and pastry applications
  • Utilize honey in baking and pastry applications
  • Learn how a professional bakery, Publican Quality Bread, markets its products
  • Hear how a farmer and baker collaboration is created
  • Work with a wood burning oven
  • Define heritage grains and fermentation
  • Discuss nutrition of whole grains and fermentation
Students will incorporate their five senses throughout this workshop. They will work with whole and processed grains in baking and pastry applications, eat their creations and hear how experts in baking, pastry, production, processing, and marketing are building a small grain initiative in central Illinois. Students will also learn the inner workings of how a successful small grain farm and milling operation that sells directly to restaurants in the Chicago culinary scene.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Product Workshops
Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM |  Wood Fire Baking and WorkshopsLocation: Growing Chefs Headquarters 460 King St, London, ON, N6B1S9

Tickets for 2-Day Bread Camp include:

  • Hands-on instruction by 2 time James Beard Baking Finalist
  • Lunch is provided both days of bread camp
  • Bread Camp Swag
  • 1 Ticket to Local ingredient Craft Beer Festival happening at London Brewing
  • Take home baking foundations book with 13 bread recipes created by Greg for Publican Quality Bread you can use & build upon in your journey

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