June 4th


Chef/Owner, Neighbor Bakehouse
From Jun 4 to Jun 5 - 2 days
Price: 1055.00*
Price: 738.50*
(30% discount off all classes for North American Cercle V Members)
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* Prices include a class recipe book, an apron, lunch on all class days and dinner with the student group and the instructor on the first or second night of class. In order to enhance your learning experience, the size of the class will be kept between 8-16 students depending on the class theme


Baker and business owner of San Francisco based bakery, Neighbor Bakehouse, Chef Greg Mindel is back to lend his extensive knowledge and inimitable style in his popular viennoiserie class here at l’École Valrhona Brooklyn. Chef Greg will share his vision of viennoiserie to an intimate group of Chefs with a focus on proper baking techniques and cross-utilization of a few base doughs. Through Chef Greg’s creative use of glazes, pastry creams, color, and his strong teaching skills, you will learn how to take your baking craft to the next step and most importantly build your confidence!


·       Utilize various base doughs including puff pastry, brioche, and croissant doughs along with creative finishing techniques to expand your bakery offerings

·       Gain a better understanding of doughs and how to efficiently use them in your kitchen, as well as exploring approaches to ensure product quality and consistency

·       Practice a range of shaping and production methods including hand laminating and using a sheeter to create artful, mouthwatering pastries

·       Join in an open discussion with Chef Greg on how to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for practicality in the kitchen without sacrificing creativity and quality

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