Foundations: All About Baking

Foundations: All About Baking

You'll launch your career when you understand the science of baking from start to end!

Lay the foundation for a successful career in baking with this information-packed seminar. Explore key baking equipment, learn essential production steps, be able to use ingredients and methods common in today's bakeries to produce pan and hearth breads, and receive training in tortillas, cakes, cinnamon rolls, and doughnuts.

Experience Level

This course is perfect for those just starting out in the baking industry, and are interested in a full-time career. There is no required skill set in order to take this course – we will teach you what you need to know. Employees who are involved in the industry in roles outside of the “kitchen” who want to explore new opportunities are welcome!

After this seminar you’ll know how to:

  • Select ingredients for their functions
  • Use key pieces of baking equipment
  • Follow steps and address challenges in producing baked goods
  • Evaluate the quality of baked goods

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive 3.4 IACET continuing education units.

Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
8:30 a.m. Wheat & Flour
  • Discusss why the composition of flour is important
  • Identify the major and minor parts of wheat
  • Identify the different types of wheat
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Baker's Math and Bread: Formulas & Ingredients
  • Introduce Baker's Math
  • Discuss functions of ingredients and formulations for breads
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Bread Dough Systems & Processing
Identify the processing conditions and equipment for mixing, make-up, proofing, baking, cooling, slicing, and packaging of pan breads
2:00 p.m. Bread Fermentation
Describe the purpose of fermentation and what it does to the dough
2:30 p.m. Tortillas: Formulas & Processes
Review ingredient ranges, formulation, quality characteristic,s and various processes to produce flour tortillas.
3:30 p.m. Hands-on Tortilla Lab
Make Tortillas
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Product Evaluation
8:45 a.m. Evaluation of Tortillas
Review of tortilla made in lab and discussion of what are key characteristics for tortillas
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Sweet Doughs: Formulas & Ingredients
Relate formulation, processing methods, and equipment utilized to make sweet dough products
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-on Bread Lab
  • Make white and whole wheat pan bread
  • Mix sweet dough
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Evaluation of Pan Breads
Review of breads baked in lab and discussion of what are key characteristics for breads
9:00 a.m. Demonstration of Laminated Dough
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Batter Cakes: Formulas & Ingredients
Define the different types of cakes and describe the formulation, ingredients, equipment, and processes for batter cakes.
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-on Batter Cake and Sweet Dough Lab
Make batter cakes and sweet dough products
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Evaluation of: Batter Cake and Sweet Dough Products
9:00 a.m. Cake Doughnuts
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Yeast Raised Doughnuts & Icings
Summarize function of ingredients, formulation, and processing of cake and yeast raised doughnuts.
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Hands-on Doughnut Lab
Make and finish doughnuts
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Time Activity
8:00 a.m. Evaluation of: Doughnuts
9:00 a.m. Trends in Baking
Discuss themes and trends that exist in today's baking industry
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Course Review
11:00 a.m. Seminar Concludes

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Foundations: All About Baking - Save with EARLY20! Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
Mar 04 - 08, 2019
$1995.00 USD
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Foundations: All About Baking - SAVE with EARLY20! Manhattan, Kansas, United States of America
Oct 07 - 11, 2019
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