Food, Food Artisans

This Week at Zingerman’s 9/16/14

Renowned Chocolate Maker Shawn Askinosie Visits Zingerman’s for Two Events!

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We’re very happy to announce that founder and CEO of Askinosie Chocolate, Shawn Askinosie will be here tomorrow to share his story, and his chocolate! Tickets are still available, so please join us!

ZingTrain Speaker Series
On Wednesday, September 17, 8am, Shawn will take the reins at the ZingTrain Speaker Series to tell you his story, the story of how a criminal defense attorney became a chocolate maker. The story of how his business, Askinosie Chocolate, wins more awards for its chocolate than we can keep track of. The story of how his small 15-person business makes a huge positive impact on all it comes in contact with the world over. The story of how you can go about creating meaningful work, creating a business with a vocation.

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Chocolate Tasting at Zingerman’s Deli
Later that day, September 17, 630pm, Shawn will share his story at Zingerman’s Events on 4th, and lead us in a tasting of some of his amazing bean-to-bar chocolates. Join us as Shawn talks about Direct Trade, his relationship with the farmers who grow his cocoa beans, and his commitment to sharing profits with the people at the source. Shawn’s chocolate wins awards year after, and you’ll see why when you taste it. Don’t miss this chance to talk, and taste, great chocolate with one of the best!

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Rosh Hashanah Specials at zingerman’s bakehouse

Erev Rosh Hashanah is September 24.

Challah Turbans
Our fresh egg and clover honey challah bread in the traditional round shape, with or without rum-soaked raisins. Available September 17th thru October 4th.

More Rockin’ Challah
Traditional Moroccan challah, egg bread with clover honey in a traditional 5 strand braid topped with poppy, sesame, and anise seeds. Available September 17th thru October 4th.

A dense spice cake made with buckwheat honey, brewed tea, almonds and golden raisins. 6″ cake. Available September 17th thru October 4th.

Applesauce Cake
A moist cake made with applesauce and butter, full of chunks of fresh Michigan apples, toasted walnuts and red flame raisins. 9” cake. Available September 24th thru September 28th.

The name flodni (fluden in Yiddish) refers to a layered and filled pastry. This version with poppyseed, walnut and apple filling layers is a Hungarian specialty as well as a traditional Jewish holiday pastry. Available everyday.

Apple Rétes
Rétes (ray-tesh) is a Hungarian specialty, you might know it as strudel. We take our own fresh dough and carefully hand stretch it over an 8-foot table until it’s thin enough to see through. Then it’s folded and layered with melted butter and a sprinkle of cake crumbs, wrapped around fresh Michigan apples, baked until golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar. Available everyday.

Call to reserve your Rosh Hashanah specials. 734-761-2095.

Rosh Hashanah Menu at Zingerman’s Deli

Erev Rosh Hashanah is September 24.

Let the Deli do the cooking this year! Our Rosh Hashanah Menu includes a delicious selection of traditional favorites including Challahs, Honeycake and sweet pastries from the Bakehouse, Noodle Kugel, Chopped Liver, Potato Knishes, Matzo Balls, Jewish Chicken Broth, Free-Range Hanois Hens, Roast Beef Brisket and much more! Serve a holiday feast that your guests will never forget! Call to order 734-663-3400.
Rosh Hashanah Menu items available for pick-up or delivery starting Wed., Sept. 24th at noon.

New Buyers Guide and Holiday Staff Positions at Zingerman’s Mail Order

The big news around Zingerman’s Mail Order is that our Fall Buyers Guide should be in homes any day now. The Guide has lots of new products and a bunch of in-depth articles about the fabulous foods! Check it out!

The other big news is that Zingerman’s Mail Order is hiring holiday staff! We’ve posted several positions on our Jobs site and we’re taking applications now! Apply today!

Intro to Cornman Farms Tour

Enjoy a fascinating introduction to Cornman Farms’ rich history, agricultural projects and humane raising of animals. We’ll even throw in a taste of one of our seasonal vegetables! Friday, September 19, 6 pm.

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Brewing Methods at Zingerman’s Coffee Company

Learn the keys to successful coffee brewing using a wide variety of brewing methods from filter drip to the syphon pot. On Sunday, September 21, 1pm, 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.

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You Pick Sunday Supper at Cornman Farms

We’ll start the event with a hayride out to the fields where we’ll meet Farm Manager Mark Baerwolf to learn the history of Cornman Farms and harvest the food for the evening. Then we’ll head back to the barn for a cocktail hour while Chef prepares an unforgettable meal that highlights the fantastic flavors of the summer. Join us on Sunday, September 21, 4pm, on the eve of the autumnal equinox! I can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to summer than to share the fruits of the field with family and friends.

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See you soon!