Join World Baking Champion Pierre Zimmermann for an afternoon discovering of the Art of Boulangerie. Sample uniquely different breads, such as the classic French baguette, the country bread, the crusty cheese bread, the distinctive olive Fougasse or La Fournette‘s favorite "la miche." Learn the science, process, and traditions behind these products. Chef Zimmermann will also share his tips for choosing the best bread!
You will also learn the secrets behind popular viennoiserie pastries including croissant, brioche, and danishes. And to finish, Chef Zimmermann will tell you about the delicate craft of making macarons and mini madeleines.
La Fournette traces its origins to Alsace, to the Zimmermann family bakery in Schnersheim, France. It is there that the Zimmermann family developed over four generations (110 years!) the expertise and craftsmanship for which they are reputed. On coming to Chicago in 2010, World Baking Champion Pierre Zimmermann and his wife, Michele, began to conceive of a bakery both distinctly Alsatian and uniquely Chicagoan, with quality, affordable, and accessible products.
The Art of Boulangerie
Friday, October 12, 2018
4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Bakery & Café
1547 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610