RBA Roadshow Sacramento

On Sunday, January 18, the Retail Bakers of America (RBA) will host the fifth in the new RBA Roadshow series. Designed to bring bakers, cake decorators, vendors, students and educators together, this one-day event will be held at American River College in Sacramento, California.

To learn more, visit http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/rba-roadshow.html

Join us for an RBA Meet & Greet on Saturday, January 17 at Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant locate in Sacramento, CA.  This networking event will be a great kick-off to the Roadshow.  Reservations must be made before Friday, January 16. The cost is just $20 per person.  RSVP is required.  The event will be from 5:30pm to close at 9pm.

RBA Roadshow Event Schedule

Sunday, January 18

Bakery Tours (7:30am - 11:30am)

Hands-On Classes (8:00am – 11:30am)

Buffet Lunch (11:30am - 1:00pm)

Vendor Showcase (11:30am - 4:00pm)

Educational Sessions (1:00 - 5:00pm)

Bakery Tours

7:30a.m. - 11:15a.m. |   $30 per person - limit of 50 passengers

Pushkin's Bakery, 1820 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

Freeport Bakery, 2966 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818

Ettore's Production Facility, 931 Enterprise Dr, Sacramento, CA 95825

Hands-On Classes

8:00a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  |   $100 per person- limit of 15 per class

Class 1- There's Money in the Air, Airbrushing Class with Roland Winbeckler

Class 2- Couture Fondant Techniques with Marsha Winbeckler

Class 3- Chocolate with Ginger Elizabeth Hahn

Afternoon Education Program

Baker’s Track

1:00-2:00 p.m. - Bakery Trouble Shooting Panel Session with Karen Holmes, Karen's Bakery, ​Ettore Ravozzola, Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant, and Santos Buenrostro, BakeMark 

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Gluten Free Baking Demo– Danny and Olga Turner, Pushkin's Bakery

4:00- 5:00 p.m. - Duct Tape and Beyond: Making Your Equipment Work for You with Walter Goetzeler, Freeport Bakery,  Heinz Franz, Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant, and Butch Rouwhorst, Ryke's Bakery, Catering and Café

Business Track

1:00-2:00 p.m. - Beyond Facebook: Marketing Secrets of Successful Bakeries with Ryan Donahue, Mother Restaurant and Meggan Ravazzolo, Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant, and Danny Turner, Pushkin Bakery

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Pinterest and Profitability: Getting Control of the Cake Ordering Process with Beth Fahey, Creative Cakes

4:00-5:00 p.m. - Building a Team that Works: Where do I fit in? With Renee Rouwhorst, Ryke's Bakery, Catering and Cafe

Cake Track 

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Easy Edible "Lace" (And Other Decorations) by Marsha Winbeckler

1:30-2:00 p.m. - Rustic Buttercream Demo- Carol Clevenger, Freeport Bakery

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Cake Q & A – Moderated by Renee Rouwhorst, Ryke's Bakery, Catering and Cafe

4:00-4:30 p.m. – Cost Effective and Time Saving Alternatives to Carved Specialty Cakes Maribeth Bajar - Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant

4:30-5:00 p.m. - Springtime Extravaganza with Michelle Bury, BakeMark


A "Suite" Hotel Partnership in Sacramento

The RBA is teaming up with The Larkspur Landing in Sacramento for a "suite" deal of just $96 a night! Call today to make your reservation! 

The Larkspur Landing Sacramento - An All-Suite Hotel

555 Howe Ave,  Sacramento, California 95825

Direct: 1-916-646-1212 Fax: (916) 646-1216

Email: SacramentoLL@larkspurhotels.com

Website:  http://www.larkspurhotels.com/​