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Saturday, December 30, 1899

WRRC with Colette Christian, CMB

Start Date: 1/8/2024 12:00 PM CST
End Date: 1/8/2024 1:00 PM CST

Venue Name: RBA's Virtual Classroom


Organization Name: The Retail Bakers of America

Contact:
Marissa Sertich Velie
Email: marissa@retailbakersofamerica.org
Phone: (800) 638-0924

Sponsor: Washington Red Raspberry Commission

Bread Baking Techniques with Colette Christian, CMB

Advanced registration required. 
RBA Members: $10
RBA Student Members: $0
Non-Members: $15


Learn to bake with the best! Join Certified Master Baker Colette Christian for a demonstration on how to create delicious chocolate-raspberry bread. Chef Christian will focus on mixing techniques for yeast-leavened doughs, recipe formulation and ingredient function.

Chef Colette Christian:
A native of Chicago, Colette Christian, CMB, began working in restaurants at fourteen years old. A bread baking class in high school inspired a lifelong love of baking. Chef Christian earned her degree at the New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier Vermont and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For many years, Christian worked in upscale restaurants and luxury hotels, running a bed and breakfast for two years in Ashfield, MA. She also ran a successful wedding cake business.

Currently, Chef Christian is working as a chef instructor for Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, teaching baking and pastry. She has previous experience teaching at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, CA, as well as the Art Institute of Hollywood. She also has taught classes on Craftsy. In 2017, Chef Christian earned her Certified Master Baker (CMB) credential through the Retail Bakers of America.

About the Washington Red Raspberry Commission:

In the cool, marine climate of the Pacific Northwest, Washington produces approximately 90% of the nation’s frozen red raspberry crop. By freezing raspberries within hours of being picked at the peak of ripeness, Washington raspberry producers preserve the fruit’s integrity, flavor, and nutrition value, for convenience and ease of use year-round.
 
From artisan bread and laminated dough to quick breads and bars, Washington red raspberries can add natural vibrant colors and intense flavors to enhance any bakers or pastry chefs’ creativity. Download the free Baking & Pasty with Washington Red Raspberries toolkit for tips, baking formulas and more.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 1/8/2024 11:45 AM

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