Become an expert in pie and pastry dough! In this three-hour workshoppe, guests will learn techniques to bring out the flakiness and flavor. Guests will build confidence with an in-depth, hands-on lesson in mixing, forming, and rolling the dough, followed by making the fruit filling and baking the galettes. Guests will head home with a new expertise in pastry dough, along with a love for baking, and one-half dozen freshly baked galettes. A complimentary beverage is also 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.