Austrian Strudels with Rene Felbermayr
February 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Austrian Master Baker Rene Felbermayr is teaming with the Artisan Baking Center to teach the art of the strudel, a wafer thin dough that can be light as air. The fillings will range from the classic applestrudel to a savory cabbage & beef strudel. Beginning with the basic formula, Rene will walk through different doughs, the manner of handling and preparation, along with ways to reduce sugar.
Products made in the class:
Classic Cream Cheese Strudel
Cabbage Strudel with ground beef
Yeasted Walnut Strudel
Lunch and a light breakfast will be served.
Born and raised in Austria and Hofkirchen, Rene started baking when he was 13 years old. He has worked as a professional baker since 2005 — after three years of his apprenticeship for bread baking, he completed two more years of apprenticeship to become a confectioner. In 2014, he was offered a role in Los Angeles and made the move from Austria to the United States. Rene currently is the head baker for Daily Driver, a bagelry and creamery in San Francisco. He specializes in Traditional Austrian bread products, desserts, and sweets!