LEARN TO MASTER BREAKFAST BREADS WITH AVERY RUZICKA OF MANRESA BREAD
There are few better phrases than “baked fresh daily”! Learn the secrets of the perfect pastry from Avery Ruzicka, ICC grad and Head Baker/Partner of Manresa Bread in Los Gatos. Early risers and night owls alike will appreciate this intensive 25-hour course focused on homemade breakfast breads and pastries. You’ll improve your skills immeasurably and gain a basic understanding of baking theory and practice that can translate to a world of pastries and breads.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Under the expert guidance of our instructors in our state-of-the-art kitchens, you’ll apply the same baking techniques used by professional chefs in restaurants and bakeries to make picture-perfect crumb muffins studded with fruit, savory scones, nutty toasted granola and glazed sticky buns. You’ll conquer the complexities of laminated dough for flaky croissants and Danish, mixing methods for quick bread batter and shape yeast dough into stunning loaves of sweet breads.
- Application fee
- Tool kit
- Books and supplies
ABOUT CHEF AVERY RUZICKA
Avery Ruzicka was attending college in Chapel Hill, NC, when she felt the pull of the kitchen and enrolled in culinary school. She completed ICC’s Culinary Arts program in 2010, then focused her passion on the Art of International Bread Baking, graduating in 2011. After graduating, she trained with master baker Ben Herschberger at Thomas Keller’s Per Se, and Bouchon, then made her way to the West Coast. She landed at Manresa, David Kinch’s revered restaurant, working front-of-house until a baker spot was available. Avery spearheaded The Manresa Bread Project in 2013, selling out her expansive stock of artisanal breads at various local farmer’s market. Today, the Head Bread Baker can be found at the new brick-and-mortar Manresa Bread in Los Gatos and Los Altos, CA. In 2016, Avery was awarded with ICC’s Outstanding Alumni Award for Excellence in Bread Baking.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 866.318.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.