APRIL 21, 2024: Intro to Baguettes

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Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024

Time: 11am - 3pm

Cost: $150 per single-entry ticket HANDS-ON ticket, $50 for AUDITOR ticket (does not include hands-on participation)

PLEASE READ ALL CLASS POLICIES BELOW CLASS DESCRIPTION BEFORE MAKING YOUR PURCHASE. 

Tyler Carpenter, our bread-lover friend from neighboring Abby Jane Bakeshop, is coming to the mill to teach you how to make classic, French country style baguettes! From his years of experience in acclaimed artisanal bakeries in Austin and beyond, as well as time traveling and eating in France, Tyler has a wealth of knowledge & creativity to share with you in this class all about the baguette.

For this class, Tyler will be sharing a dough recipe and method to produce two baguettes within four hours, so you can take your recipe home and use it to your heart's content for any dinner or cheese board that just wouldn't be complete without a crusty & airy baguette friend! In class, you will start from the bottom of a recipe, mixing a dough with a unique and flavorful blend of carefully selected BSM flours. Tyler will include what flour choices work best for a baguette, as well as creative ways to incorporate specialty flours and whole wheats in your dough. He will walk you through the resting, rising, and shaping processes, as well as provide demos for more advanced applications of the baguette craft. This means that within class, you will master a basic, yet elevated baguette recipe & method, and leave with some techniques and ideas to inspire your baking at home. This class is suitable for beginner to intermediate, and even advanced home bakers. All levels are welcome and can gain something from this class!

During class, we will provide some elegant snacking opportunities (carnivore & vegetarian-friendly options available 😉). Think: butter & cheese options galore from local & specialty purveyors! 

BYOB is fine by us for participants 21+ 🥂

We hope you come to this class to learn more about baguettes from our bud Tyler, and more about the versatility of our flour offerings!


Things to look forward to:

  • Have an opportunity to work with our own fresh flours, stone-milled right here at Barton Springs Mill
  • Learn about the differences and uses for all of our wheat varietals!
  • Learn how to master basic baguette technique with elevated ingredients
  • Snack elegantly
  • Tour the mill with our Education Director, Kimberly Krebs
  • Purchase BSM products at a special one-time 15% discount

Class Policies:

By purchasing these class tickets, you acknowledge and agree to our Participant Class Policies and Media Release FormClose-toed shoes and a head covering (such as a baseball cap) required for all classes.

TICKETS ARE FINAL SALE, NON-REFUNDABLE, and NON-TRANSFERRABLE TO OTHER CLASSES. You may transfer tickets to another person to attend in your place - simply have them check in under the original name used to purchase the ticket(s).

Touring our facility requires that all participants adhere to health guidelines - all touring participants (included in ticket) will be required to remove most jewelry and piercings, and wear a beard net (if applicable) and/or hair net. Close-toed shoes are required for entering any part of our facility. 

In keeping with low COVID risk level in Travis County, masks are optional and up to personal discretion for this class. 

In the event of class cancellation, we will email you to notify you of a canceled class.


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Katherine Collins

Great class!

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Anlla Canal
Intro to Baguettes

Great class! I'd never made baguettes before, and thought the instruction was awesome. I'm now confident that I can successfully make them on my own and coming from a family of baguette lovers that is a huge win for me. It was very helpful that Tyler took the time to walk through the class to answer specific questions and give feedback on what we had going on at different stages of the process - he had really clear answers to all my questions! Thank you Barton Springs Mill! I told my friends about the class and now we're looking for something coming up that we can take together.