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Home Baking Skills for Pleasure or Profit (NBAKE)
Start Date:Wednesday, March 21 (1 meetings)Location: 225, LHS
Instructor: Mimi Fix Meeting Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuition: $35($30 for seniors)Status: Running/Still Openings

Whether you’re baking for profit or simply want to learn tips and tricks from a professional, this class is for you. Discover the art of maximizing baked goods for visual and sales appeal. In our classroom setting, we’ll have a comprehensive discussion of commercial baking techniques. You’ll learn how to turn your kitchen into a well-run production area, utilizing shortcuts and tricks for recipe and product
development, quantity production (including scaling up recipes and assembly line method), shelf-life testing, packaging, storage, food safety, and more. You’ll learn everything you didn’t know to ask about equipment and appliances, and how oven heat affects baked goods.

Mimi Fix began a baking career from her licensed home kitchen and then moved her business into a bakery and café. She later worked in multiple restaurants and corporate R&D kitchens and then returned to school for an MA in writing and food studies. She owns Baking Fix, a culinary business consulting firm, and teaches both business and hands-on baking classes in local colleges and through the Culinary Institute of America (CIA).