Supplying the food service industry for over 110 years, A. Oliveri & Sons is a mainstay in the American Northeast.

Daily, A. Oliveri & Sons delivers to hundreds of bagel stores, bakeries, donut shops, and more the ingredients, supplies, and service they need to succeed.

This week, the company has a contest open to professional bakers or students living in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut. The winner will receive a travel stipend and entry into a King Arthur Flour Fundamentals of Bread Baking class, an $1,800 value.

Taking place Monday through Friday, August, 15 - 19, 9 am to 5 pm daily at the King Arthur Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont, this class is designed for professionals who wish to elevate their skills.

Extensive hands-on work, with an emphasis on proper shaping techniques, will be a focus of each day. Students learn about ingredients, fermentation, yeasted preferments and how to use them, as well as practical applications, such as dough temperature, baker’s math, and how to adjust formulas to meet production demands.

You can read more about the contest and how to apply here.