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Kulturküche: Pretzels

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Sunday, May 12, 2024
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us once more for a hands-on German culinary workshop where you’ll learn the art of crafting perfect pretzels from scratch. Led by expert baker Andrew Lawrence Schiff from Oak&Fig Baking, you’ll dive into the fascinating history of pretzel making while mastering the techniques to create your own soft, golden-brown pretzels.

Here’s what you can expect:

  • Interactive Demonstration: Watch and learn as our skilled instructors guide you through the entire pretzel-making process, from mixing the dough to shaping the iconic pretzel twist.
  • Hands-On Experience: Roll up your sleeves and get hands-on with the dough! With personalized guidance, you’ll shape your pretzels into classic knots or explore your creativity with unique designs.
  • Baking Tips and Tricks: Discover insider tips for achieving that perfect balance of soft, chewy texture and crispy crust in every bite. Learn the secrets to baking pretzels to golden perfection.
  • Take Home Your Creations: At the end of the workshop, proudly take home your handcrafted pretzels to enjoy with friends and family. Plus, receive a recipe so you can recreate the magic in your own kitchen!

Whether you’re looking for a unique bonding experience with friends, a memorable date idea, or simply a fun activity to indulge your culinary curiosity, our Pretzel Making Workshop is sure to delight.

Limited spots available! Reserve your place now for an unforgettable culinary adventure.

Class fee includes all required material as well as two beverages to enjoy during the class.

The recipe does not contain any tree nut ingredients, however, the GAI is not a nut-free kitchen. The recipe contains gluten.

About Andrew Lawrence Schiff
Andrew is the chef and owner of Oak&Fig Baking. A life-long baker, Andrew took a 25-year detour as a fashion designer before returning to his roots and his true passion. Andrew worked through college as a pastry chef and line cook in Los Angeles, before being based in New York and later Minneapolis. His career sent him around the world for inspiration and is where he honed his palette and passion for authentic, unusual flavors and ingredients.

Oak&Fig was born after a major life shift away from corporate life and a relocation to his hometown of Oakland, CA. In 2021, Andrew heeded a call him back to the midwest to work at renowned Minneapolis bakery Patisserie 46. Oak&Fig was reborn a year later. Andrew’s cakes and desserts are built with the detailed eye of an artist and inspired by a lifetime of world travel.

Members: $75 / Non-Members: $85

Sunday, May 12, 2024
1:00 PM
- 4:00 PM


GAI Haus
301 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
(651) 222-7027
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