Specializations: Gourmet Cookies

Specializations: Gourmet Cookies

A premium cookie training course for those seeking to bring something new to the table!

Whether you want to start selling brownies or expand an existing product line, Gourmet Cookies delivers all the expertise you need to craft premium cookies, all brought to you through concise lectures and practical hands-on activities. The seminar focuses on the function of ingredients and processing techniques to maximize quality and efficiency in the production of gourmet baked goods.

Experience Level

This cookie manufacturing training is designed specifically for bakers with a solid grasp of the fundamentals who wish to expand to more specialized knowledge.

After this seminar you’ll know how to:

  • Choose ingredients for their specific functions
  • Describe cookie production processes and equipment that enhances cookie products
  • Formulate and produce various types of cookies
  • Critique final products for quality

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive 3.1 IACET continuing education units.

Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:30 a.m. Market & Ingredient Overview
  • Define types of cookies in the market and ingredients used
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Cookie Flours
  • Explain the differences in wheat flour types and optional flour treatments
  • Discuss variety grains and flours used cookies
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Hands-On Cookies Lab
5:00 p.m.  Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Review previous day
  • Evaluate cookies from previous day
9:00 a.m. Nut Products 
  • Describe of types of nut products available for cookies along with tasting
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.

Flavors

  • Summarize common flavors used to enhance cookies
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-On Cookie Lab
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Review previous day
  • Evaluate cookies from previous day
9:00 a.m. Chocolate and Cocoa
  • Discover and taste various types of chocolate and cocoa used in cookies
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Cookie Processing & Enrobing 
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-On Cookie Lab
  • Deposit cookies and enrobing
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Review previous day
  • Evaluate cookies from previous day
9:00 a.m. Hands-On Cookie Lab
  • Participants use available ingredients (grains, chocolates, nuts, fruits, etc.) to create a cookie
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-On Cookie Lab
  • Continued baking
3:30 p.m. Team Presentations of Cookies
  • Participants present the cookies they produced
4:30 p.m. Course Review and Wrap-Up
5:00 p.m.  Course Concludes

Enrollment Information

Cancellation Information

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Taxes will be added to stated seminar fees as applicable.

Date & Location

This seminar is not being offered this year, but is available at any time for plants interested in private training.

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