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When: Sunday, January 26, 2014 

Where: Midwest Culinary Institute in Cincinnati, OH


  • 7:30am - 11:30am: Bakery Tours
  • 8:00am - 11:00am: Morning Hands-On Classes
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm: Buffet Lunch 
  • 11:30am - 4:00pm: Vendor Showcase
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm: Educational Sessions 

Morning Hands-On Classes

8:00am Sculpting with Internal Supports: Robert Ayres

Learn how to build and sculpt a three dimensional figure using the correct support system. Each person will construct and finish a sculpted cake to take home.  Cake, icing and all supplies provided.

8:00am Fashion Forward Buttercream: Becky Rink

Learn how to create the new trendy techniques seen in the magazines that will add value and wow to your cakes.  Included in this class:  ruffles, rosettes, rustic, spooned, and more. Students will also learn how to do a variety of script/writing that will add pizazz to their cakes.

8:00am Laminated Dough Basics: Jory Downer

Does the crazy fad of donut shaped croissants have you puzzled? This and general lamination techniques will be exposed during this 3 hour class. All stages of the production process will be covered: mixing, fermentation, laminating, frying, baking and filling. Some time will be spent producing plain croissants, and troubleshooting both products.


Spend your morning gathering ideas from some of Cincinnati's finest bakeries. Talk to the owners and workers, tour their facilities, and taste their products!

Tour participants will have two different tours to choose from; Cincinnati or Dayton. Check out the links of the bakeries we will be visiting!

The Cincinnati Tour Includes... 

Holtman Donut Shop

The Bonbonerie

Servatii Pastry Shop

Busken Bakery

The Dayton Tour Includes...

Ele© Cake Company

Dorothy Lane Market

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