Husband and wife team Brendan Smith and Rachel Greenspan of Bettina, their new restaurant located in the Montecito Country Mart, 1014 Coast Village Road, announced sourdough bread baking class on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
Since opening in October of 2018, Bettina has become a known for their breads. Now guests can master the fundamentals and science of baking sourdough bread as Head Baker/Owner Brendan Smith shares his secrets. Brendan’s hands-on class teaches the key points of bread baking: hand mixing and folding, shaping, and proofing. He showcases multiple methods of baking bread, observing what a fully proofed loaf looks like before it goes into the oven. Guests also discover the basics of keeping a healthy sourdough starter, including a complete feeding schedule. Everyone receives a sample of a sourdough starter and recipe for Bettina’s sourdough bread. Coffee, a light lunch and wine are included.
Pricing for this event is $125 and includes coffee, wine and light lunch. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are required and can be purchased by visiting tinyurl.com/bettinabread. Call 770-2383