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About Us

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The Baking Association of Canada invites all those involved in and entering the baking profession in Canada and worldwide to come together May 5-6, 2024, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Over two action-packed days, you’ll learn from other bakers and experts, watch exciting demonstrations, witness the next generation of bakers craft stunning cakes, and talk with manufacturers and suppliers of high-quality, innovative and delicious products designed to help your baking business succeed!

Here are just a few of the speakers and learning sessions you will find at Showcase:
  1. Careers in Baking Panel and Networking with Anna Olson, Celebrity Chef and Author, Oh Yum Channel; Rosalyn Hyslop, Co-Owner and co-CEO, Mrs. Dunster’s; Matthew Duffy a.k.a. @SourdoughDuffy, Centennial College; Rodney Alleguede and Bianca Mazzi, Gouter by RA patisserie and bakery; and Dina Hamed, Pastry Customer Development Chef, Nestle Professional.
  2. Taking a Successful Community-Based Bakery into the Future: Q-and-A with Tall Grass Prairie Bakery – Editor Colleen Cross in conversation with Tabitha Langel and Ryan Stoesz of Tall Grass Prairie Bakery.
  3. The Art of the Seasonal Fruit Tart with Celebrity Pastry Chef Joanne Yolles. Learn techniques for making the different components of a seasonal fruit tart and shows you how to put it all together with a flourish!
  4. Panel: Artisan Baking Into the Future with Simon Blackwell, Blackbird Bakery, Issa Niemeijer-Brown, Niemeijer Brothers Bakery and Dawn Woodward, Evelyn’s Crackers and Whole Grain.
  5. Ask an Expert: Learn from Canada’s Coupe de Monde de la Boulangerie and World Bakery Masters Expert – Presentation, Demo and One-on-One at the BAC Booth (by appointment info@baking.ca) with Alan Dumonceaux, NAIT, BAC Board of Directors and Education Committee Member.
  6. Baking Association of Canada Annual General Meeting and Meet-and-Greet with the BAC board members.
  7. Kneading, Folding and Shaping: The Development of Flavour with Issa Niemeijer-Brown, Founder of Niemeijer Brothers Bakery, Amsterdam.
  8. Turkish Pizza and Dessert with Chef Ali Isitmezoglu and Yesim Erkus of Pizza-Boat.
  9. Lessons from the Bakery Leadership Circle with Karen Bornarth, Executive Director, Bread Bakers Guild of America
  10. Meet Anna Olson and Issa Niemeijer-Brown at the BAC Booth and snag a signed copy of their latest books dedicated to baking!
  11. Busy Trade Show Floor: Walk the aisles to experience 260 booths represented by more than 155 companies presenting baking-specific ingredients, equipment, supplies and services!



Baking Association of Canada
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Telephone : 905 405 0288 | info@baking.ca | www.baking.ca