Kneading Passion: Cultivating a Life with Bread
A Public Talk by Ciril Hitz
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What do you get when you combine a Waldorf education and an art degree? A trip to the World Cup of Baking in Paris, of course! When you follow your passion, life has a way of shepherding you along on unexpected and serendipitous journeys, and this couldn't be truer for Ciril Hitz. At this evening talk, he will speak about how his life experiences and personal creative explorations have informed and contributed to his professional career as a bread baker, author, and educator. To learn more about Ciril, please visit, www.breadhitz.com.
Ciril Hitz teaches full-time at the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island and offers Breadhitz Rehoboth Workshops at his private baking facility in Rehoboth, MA. A native of Switzerland, Ciril attended the Rudolf Steiner Schule in St. Gallen until the age of 10. His family then moved Chestnut Ridge, NY where he completed his 12-year Waldorf education at Green Meadow Waldorf School. Ciril graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and completed a three-year Swiss apprenticeship as a pastry chef/chocolatier. He is a passionate baker, author, and educator with an international reputation and over 20 years of professional baking and pastry experience. Ciril is a guest instructor/expert at many national and international culinary events and schools and is an active member of the Bread Bakers Guild of America. He has been featured on the NBC Today Show, The Food Network, The Learning Channel, and Ciao Italia. His baking philosophy embraces both the artistic and technical aspects of bread. More information about his work, books, videos, and workshops can be viewed on his website, www.breadhitz.com.
A workshop for the Merriconeag Community:
Decorative Holiday Dough Ornaments
A worksop with Ciril Hitz
Saturday, December 8, 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
$35 per person. Workshop is limited to 20 participants.
You must pre-register and pay to hold your place, Emailpublicrelations@merriconeag.org and drop your check off at either office.
Tea & Play Sessions for Prospective Parents:
Tea & Play Sessions for
Wednesdays, Dec 11, 18
Early Childhood Center, 60 Desert Rd, Freeport
Prospective parents: Bring your child, share a cup of tea with us and learn more about our programs for young children. Storytime at 9:30. Registration is appreciated but drop-ins are welcome. For more info & to register: 207.865.3900, Ext 163 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Parent Evening:
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00 pm.
Tues. Dec 17, 6:30 p.m., Community Hall.
Wed, Dec 18, 5:30 p.m.
Freeport Performing Arts Center
30 Holbrook St., Freeport
Join us for a delightful evening of music. The concert begins at 5:30 and all students in grades 2-12 are expected to arrive no later than 5:15 with all necessary music and instruments. Upon arrival, students should bring their string and wind instruments backstage to the band rehearsal room.
(Students in 5 - 12 dress in black & white. Students in 3 & 4 may wear concert attire in festive colors. Gr 2 students wear their Santa Lucia attire.)
Fri, Dec 20, 11:00 am, Community Hall.
We warmly invite the entire community to join us to witness this simple, yet profound offering which speaks to what it means to be truly human.
Caroling in Downtown Freeport:
Fri, Dec 20, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (Gather in front of the L.L. Bean boot at 5:00 pm)
Come spread the holiday cheer and represent the Merriconeag Community in downtown Freeport with an evening of caroling led by our Chorus Teacher, Chris Chasse. Singing books will be provided and you may want to bring head lamps. Be sure to dress warmly. Snow Note: If the weather is inclement, please check the MWS website for a cancellation notice.
Fri, Dec 20: 12:30 Dismissal for Grades 1 - 12
Mon, Dec 23 through Fri, Jan 3 School is closed for winter break.
Classes resume on Jan 6.