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Sourdough Master Class (Sydney)


Next Available: 23 Sep 12:00PM
2.0 hours

Description

Learn to bake your own sourdough bread from Bourke Street bakery’s head baker. In each two hour class we will take you through the whole process, turning handfuls of flour into your own warm, crusty loaves.

You will work with our 12 year old starter and artisan shaping methods. We will take you step by step through the creative process and educate you in the skills and techniques needed to replicate the baking process at home for the enjoyment of friends and family.

This sourdough master class is suited for keen beginners as well as those with some baking experience.

 

Workshop outline:

  • Introduction to sourdough
  • Hands-on skills
    • Mixing your dough
    • moulding and shaping techniques
  • How take care of your bread starter
  • Leaven the bread
  • Baking tips and tricks
  • Taste testing and review of skills taught

Baking Class Terms & Conditions: 

  • Full payment for bookings is required in advance of attending a baking class
  • Gift vouchers are also regarded as payment. To book a class with a pre-paid gift certificate you can book online using your voucher number for payment.
  • No rescheduling / transferring is permitted within (7) days of the scheduled class
  • Bookings are non–refundable.

 

 If you are unable to attend the class within this period you can elect to send someone else in your place by notifying our customer service team by phone 9666 5777 or by email catering@bourkestreetbakery.com.au

  • Bourke Street Bakery reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class for reasons concerning Bourke Street Bakery. If a class has been cancelled due to low attendance, sickness or any other matter regarding Bourke Street Bakery, all students will be notified within 24 hours of the class commencement time with the option to reschedule to another date, or full refunds will be provided.
  • A minimum of 6 participants is required to run a scheduled class. In the event that minimum numbers are not reached, Bourke Street Bakery reserves the right to either reschedule your booking or request to transfer your booking into another scheduled class. In the event that the class is cancelled the participants will be notified as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours before the scheduled class date.

Attending a Class;

To ensure that our class runs smoothly we ask that you arrive no later than 10 minutes before your scheduled class and make yourself know to bakery staff to register your attendance.

Parking:  There is ample parking available at our Banksmeadow bakery location and in the street in front of the premises.

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Class Schedule

Duration: 2 hours

What you will learn
  • The art of sourdough bread making from starter to baking your own hand shaped loaves
  • Home baking techniques suited for domestic ovens
What you will get
  • Bourke Street Bakery tote bag
  • Bourke Street Bakery apron
  • E-copy of all recipes and baking methods
  • Your own handmade sourdough loaf, baked and ready to eat
  • Your own hand shaped doughs ready to bake at home
  • Bourke Street Bakery’s 12 year old sourdough starter

What to bring
  • Apron
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty
  • An insulated bag or an esky - for you to take home some shaped,unbaked loaves.
What to wear

Comfortable clothing that will survive a coating of flour, and please wear flat, non-slip shoes with closed toes. Please do not wear jewellery on your wrists or fingers.

Appropriate for

Suited for keen beginners as well as those with some baking experience. (Junior bakers are welcome as long as accompanied by a paying adult. Minimum age 12 years old)


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Bourke Street Bakery

Vendor sincce 2016

Bourke Street Bakery began as a little corner store bakery cafe in the winter of 2004. Paul Allam and David McGuinness were bakers and chefs who shared a love of good food and an appreciation of all things hand made. They also shared a dream to open a little café bakery where everything would be made by hand with dedication and love. Over the years Bourke Street Bakery has grown into a Sydney institution, now with more hands still making and baking with dedication and love.

Bourke Street Bakery makes everything by hand with the best possible ingredients, from organic sourdoughs to pastries and cakes. A combination of great produce, artisanal skill and hard work creates the honest, soulful, delectable bites that Bourke Street Bakery has become famous for.

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

CANCELLATIONS: 

Bookings may be transferred once only and 48hrs notice is required for any change of date or attendee. Notice within 48hrs of class commencement will result in loss of booking. Bookings are non–refundable.

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Terms & Conditions

Baking Class Terms & Conditions

  • Full payment for bookings is required in advance of attending a baking class
  • Gift vouchers are also regarded as payment. To book a class with a pre-paid gift certificate you can book online using your voucher number for paymen
  • Baking class purchases and vouchers are non-refundable and not redeemable for bakery goods
    • Re-scheduling is not permitted within (7) days of booked classes. Bookings may be transferred to another participant if you are unable to attend the class within this period. To make a participant transfer request please call us on 9666 5777 or make a participant transfer request via email to catering@bourkestreetbakery.com.au
    • Bourke Street Bakery reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes if required. For classes cancelled due to low attendance, sickness or any other matter, all students will be notified within 24 hours of class commencement time with the option to re-schedule to another date of choice or a full refund.
    • A minimum of 6 participants is required to run a scheduled class. In the event that minimum numbers are not reached, Bourke Street Bakery reserves the right to either reschedule your booking or request to transfer your booking into another scheduled class. In the event that the class is cancelled the participants will be notified as soon as possible and no later than 24 hours before the scheduled class date.
    • 12-16 years olds are welcome to join the class with an accompanying adult, payment is required for both participants

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    Francois

    15 September 2017 • Sourdough Master Class (Sydney)

    Interesting, entertaining workshop. Two hours was too short and made it hard to follow, as the instructor was always one step ahead. The instructions on the handout could have been more thorough. All in all, $135 was quite expensive for the experience.

    Alex

    29 August 2017 • Sourdough Master Class (Sydney)

    Excellent class, the bread turned out great!

    Ian

    18 August 2017 • Sourdough Master Class (Sydney)

    A great high level masterclass on the technique of baking sourdough bread. I came in with some baking experience (having used the Bourke St book). The class is far more straightforward and now I am able to bake a great sourdough loaf at home. Thank you!

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