A few spots left for brick bake oven weekend
By Bakers Journal
By Bakers Journal
Oct. 21, 2009, NANAIMO, B.C. – Reservations for this weekend's celebration of the completion of Vancouver Island University's wood-fired brick bake oven are going fast, but a few spots remain.
Oct. 21, 2009, NANAIMO, B.C. –
Reservations for this weekend's celebration of the completion of
Vancouver Island University's wood-fired brick bake oven are going
fast, but a few spots remain.
Co-sponsored by the B.C. chapter of the Baking Association of Canada, the event consists of a dinner this Friday, Oct. 23, and workshops on Saturday and Sunday.
VIU president Ralph Nilson will host the ribbon-cutting event, and along with dean of trades and applied technology Fred MacDonald, honour the institutions and indiviuals who came together to make this project a success.
After the presentations, food will be prepared and served by members of the Culinary Institute of Vancouver Island’s culinary arts program.
Come back on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for workshops on using brick ovens, baking artisan breads and other products in brick ovens, milling and grains and much more. Presenting artisans including Tracey Muzzolini of Team Canada; Richard Miscovich of the Bread Bakers Guild of America and Instructor at Johnson and Wales University, Nick Versteeg of DV Cuisine; Paul MacEwen from Slow Rise Bakery; John MacKenzie of Anita’s Organics, with presentations by VCC and VIU Pastry & Baking Departments. Lunch included in registration fees.
The dinner and workshops take place at Vancouver Island University, Malaspina Campus, Building 185, 900 Fifth St., Nanaimo. For more information, including a registration form, visit the BAC website.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-740-6289.