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.
Benefit Night at Flatbread Company in Portland:
Tuesday, June 18, 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a benefit night that's a huge party.
Proceeds benefit the Smirkus Magic Matinee.
Circus Smirkus at Merriconeag:
Circus Smirkus presents
Monday, August 5, 2013, 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM.
On Merriconeag's Grade School Campus,
57 Desert Road, Freeport
Tickets are now available at Royal River Natural Foods in Freeport, Standard Baking Company in Portland and online (for an additional fee) at smirkus.org.