Wood‑Burning Oven Baking at Montgomery’s Inn

LOCATION: Montgomery’s Inn 4709 Dundas Street West Toronto, ON M9A 1A8
DEPARTMENT: Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts Continuing Education
PHONE NUMBER: 416 415 5000 ext 2517
EMAIL: cehospitality@georgebrown.ca


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July 28, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Explore the plethora of things that can be made in a wood-burning oven at the historical Montgomery’s Inn. Built in 1830, the inn is now a museum that offers visitors a look back in time through the history of Toronto as well as community programming. The kitchen includes an indoor and an outdoor wood-burning oven that students will use to bake a full menu including pizza, focaccia, sourdough, and more. Work with our expert bread baking instructor to learn about baking in this unique oven that allows you to explore a range of temperatures, and discover the exceptional flavours created in this time-honoured baking method. In addition, students will have an opportunity to tour the inn — restored to reflect life in the 1850s — with a guide. Discover the life of the innkeepers and guests as you explore the dining room, kitchen, tavern, and rooms. Learn the fundamentals essential to successfully cooking and baking in a wood-fired oven in this one-of-a-kind experience.