Learn the art of pie making + baking when you join us for a three-hour, hands-on workshoppe that is sure to engage the senses! Guests will learn tips and tricks for the perfect homemade crust and filling, all while building confidence with straightforward instruction. Learn how to make crust, roll it out, and form it into a pie dish. Prepare a homemade apple pie through peeling + slicing fresh Granny Smith apples. At the conclusion of the workshoppe, each guest will take home their own ready-to-bake apple pie + they will also be included in a raffle to win a homemade French silk pie that was created during class! All materials provided + a complimentary beverage is included.
Adam Schonert is a junior at Iowa State University studying Food Science. Adam has a strong passion for baking, science, and teaching and loves offering classes at Rose Farm. Adam and his wife Sophia currently own Schonert’s Patisserie, a home-licensed bakery that offers various baked goods. They are especially known for pastries, pies, cheesecakes, cakes, and pour-over coffee. Adam has extensive experience developing new products in the food industry.
Last summer, Adam was the Bakery R&D Intern at Newly Weds Food in Chicago, IL. During his role, he was able to develop a new product line for the company. During the summer of 2019, Adam was the R&D Intern at Country Maid Inc. in West Bend, IA. During his experience, he was able to develop new product lines and flavorings.Adam had been acknowledged many times for his ability to develop new food products. In 2018, Adam worked at The Chocolate Season in Algona, Iowa, where The Food Network rated his waffle menu “The Best in Iowa”.
He was also a finalist in the National Dairy Council New Product Competition in 2019. You’ll typically see Adam and Sophia at the farm teaching a class, lending a hand, or brewing pour-over coffee. After taking a class at Rose Farm with Adam, you’ll leave with a deeper understanding of the product, culinary techniques, and a new passion for baking.