Food, Food Artisans

This Week at Zingerman’s 3/18/14

A Ballymaloe Cookery School-Inspired Dinner at Zingerman’s Roadhouse


The Roadhouse welcomes one of our own back to the states with this very special dinner. Long-time roadie Caitlin Doyle just returned from spending three months at the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry in East Cork, Ireland, spending time in the kitchen and the cookery schools 100-acre organic farm. Caitlin will join Chef Alex in the kitchen on Tonight at 7pm to prepare an authentic Irish meal and will join us at the dinner to share stories of her time abroad.


2014 Graduation Menus at Zingerman’s Catering


Graduation is fast approaching, despite what the weather is telling us. And Zingerman’s Catering has put together a great selection of portable feasts that are sure to be enjoyed by graduates, parents, grandparents, and friends. Call 734-663-3400 today to chat with one of our expert caterers. They can take care of all the details so you can focus on finishing up for the big day. One of our sales staff will ask all the right questions and walk you through your order in a flash!

Brewing Methods class at Zingerman’s Coffee Company


Learn the keys to successful coffee brewing using a wide variety of brewing methods from filter drip to syphon pot. We will take a single coffee and brew it 6 to 8 different ways, each producing a unique taste. We’ll learn the proper proportions and technique for each and discuss the merits and differences of each style. 


boston-cream-pieBoston Cream Pie at Zingerman’s Bakehouse

In spite of its name, Boston Cream pie is in fact a cake and happens to be the official dessert of Massachusetts. It was created in the 1800′s at the Parker House hotel in Boston, also famous for their Parker House rolls. Our Boston Cream pie is two layers of moist vanilla chiffon cake, filled with fresh vanilla bean pastry cream, covered in dark chocolate ganache. Take one bite and you’ll know why it has a whole state so devoted to it. Boston Cream Pie, whole and slices, are 20% off this month.

spring_cover_2014Spring Sale at Zingerman’s Mail Order

The once-a-year Spring Sale is on at Mail Order! Get super deals on our famous Zingerman’s Corned Beef, Zingerman’s First Cut Lean Pastrami, Borsellino Salami, Cabot Zingerman’s Cheddar, Chocolate Dipped Figs, our amazing handmade Zzang candy bars, and much more! Sale ends March 31st!

Next week:

speaker-series-speech-bubbleSpeaker Series continues at ZingTrain

Please join us this Wednesday, March 26, 730am-930am for another thought-provoking session of the ZingTrain Speaker Series.

This week’s session will feature Joel Daly, COO of, whose subject will be: How to Take the Best Customer Service Lessons from Great Business and Make Them Work in Yours! is a high performance cloud hosting and management company. Recognizing that in their world [and we firmly believe in any world] if you’re not wowing your customer, you might as well exit the playing field, set out to intentionally and strategically create an authentic customer-centric service culture. And to do that they looked at businesses that are known for their customer service (including us, blush!) and applied the best of what they saw to create their customer service strategy.


Tea and Cheese Tasting at Zingerman’s Deli

deli cheese and tea tasting

Join us Wednesday, March 27 at 7pm as we explore the relationship between really good tea and cheese. Our newest Chinese tea selections have arrived from Joseph Wesley of Detroit.  In honor of its arrival we invite you to taste and learn about it with us. Joseph Uhl, founder and tea enthusiast of Joseph Wesley tea selections will be helping us taste through his fine teas and our own cheese specialists will present you with fun pairings.


Ultimate Cheese Tasting at Zingerman’s Creamery


The ultimate battle for pairings. Which do you like better, grapes or grain? Enjoy a night of good conversation on Friday, March 28, 7pm with host Nichole and co-host Jessica from Imperial Beverage as we take you through some of our favorite cheeses and beverages that go best with them. Join us for a night of un-traditional fun as we taste, score and talk cheese, beer and wine. The menu will include an assortment of cheeses, beers & wine from the Creamery.