2021-28 Wood-Fired Baking

  • 07/23/2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • Virtual Zoom Class
  • 8


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Interactive Demo

Wood-Fired Baking

with Matthew James Duffy

Wood-fired ovens are becoming more and more popular. In this demo, seasoned professional, Matthew James Duffy will lead participants on an exploration of how to prepare, handle and bake in a wood-fired oven and burn fewer pizzas.

This demo will offer you the chance to unlock your back yard baking potential by covering the following: timing, flame management, dough formulation, handling and shaping, sauces and toppings, and useful tip and tricks.

July 23, 2021
Friday, 1-2:30 PM ET

      Registration Deadline: July 22, 2021

Skill Level: Beginning to Professional

Chef and bread fanatic Matthew James Duffy exploded on the sourdough scene with over 130K social media followers. After fifteen years of international industry experience, from specialty bakeries to Michelin starred restaurants, Matthew is following his baking passion as a baking professor at Centennial College with online courses and consulting. Sourdough has taken Matthew to Freiburg, to work alongside a German master baker at Bäckerei Pfeifle and to King Arthur Flour to work with bread master Jeffrey Hamelman. San Francisco’s SFBI and Chicago’s French Pastry School also made the list. Special mention goes to a recent experience attending the Coupe du Monde De La Boulangerie in Paris, France.

Suggested Member Price - $ 75

The Pay-What-You-Can System

  • Pay the Suggested Price - Register and proceed through online payment process.
  • Pay what you can - Register, use the 'Invoice Me' option and email Rebecca to modify your invoice. 
  • Pay it Forward - make a donation to the Neale Creamer Scholarship Fund

How to Pay

  • You may pay online with the registration button
  • Call the Guild office at 707-935-1468 to pay over the phone


In the event that your class is cancelled due to low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify you as soon as possible by email and issue you a full refund. 


If you cancel your reservation with more than a 15 day notice:

  • Refund (less a $50 cancellation fee) if the class has a waiting list and we are able to fill your spot.
  • Account credit (less a $50 cancellation fee) for a future class if the class is not full.

If you cancel your reservation with less than a 15 day notice:

  • Account credit (less a $50 cancellation fee) for a future class if the class has a waiting list and we are able to fill your spot.
  • No refund and no credit if the class is not full.