On Sunday, November 1st and Monday, November 2nd, the Retail Bakers of America (RBA) will host an RBA Roadshow in Hyde Park, NY. Designed to bring bakers, cake decorators, vendors, students and educators together. This two-day event will be held at The Culinary Institute of America - New York.
RBA Roadshow Event Schedule
- Hands-On Classes (8:00am – 11:30am)
- Box Lunch & Scholarship Presentation (11:30am - 1:00pm)
- Vendor Showcase (11:30am - 4:00pm)
- Educational Sessions (1:00pm - 5:00pm)
- Evening Networking Event (6:00pm – 9:00pm)
- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd – Bakery Bus Tour (7:30am – 12:30pm)
RBA ROADSHOW – Hyde Park, NY
Roadshow Education Program
Education Roadshow on Sunday, Nov. 1st | Bakery Tours on Monday, Nov. 2nd
Morning Bakery Tours, Nov. 2nd | 7:30am - 12:30pm | $35 per person
1. Apple Pie Bakery Café
2. Deising's Bakery
3. Meredith's Country Bakery
Hands-On Classes- Nov. 1st | 8:00am - 11:30am | $100 per person
1. Advanced Fondant Techniques
2. Laminated Dough
3. Baking with Whole Wheat Flour
Afternoon Education Classes | 1:00pm - 5:00pm | $40 per person | November 1st
Track 1 - BAKERS
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Digital Marketing Techniques and Strategies for Bakeries
2:30pm - 3:30pm - Duct Tape and Beyond: Making Your Equipment Work for You!
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Gluten Free Baking
Track 2 - BUSINESS
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Building a Team that Works: Where Do I Fit In?
2:30pm - 3:30pm - I Got Your Package Right Here
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Champagne Wishes on a Beer Budget: Managing the Sales Process
Track 3 - CAKE DEMOS
1:00pm - 2:00pm - "THE DELIZIE"
2:30pm - 3:30pm - Quick Techniques and Shortcuts
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Rustic Chic
Evening Networking Event on Sunday, November 1st
6:00pm – 9:00pm | $30 per person
Join us for a fun cocktail party in Historic Poughkeepsie at Millhouse Brewing Company.
Millhouse Brewing Company is located at 289 Mill Street in Poughkeepsie.
$30 per person includes appetizers and soft drinks. There will be a cash bar available.
A "Suite" Hotel Partnership in Poughkeepsie
The RBA up teamed up with the Holiday Inn Express in Poughkeepsie for a "suite" deal of just $122 a night! Call today to make your reservation! www.HIExpress.com/poughkeepsie. General Manager – Katie Gambino, 845.473.1151
When & Where
RBA - Retail Bakers of America
Founded in 1918, the Retail Bakers of America (RBA), a 501c6 not-for-profit trade association is committed to the success of the retail baking industry.
We are a baker’s business partner connecting buyers and sellers to build profitable bakeries. Together with our members, we create industry-specific training programs and develop small business programs. We foster the community of retail bakeries providing a forum for exchange of industry and business information, as well as networking, learning opportunities and mentoring among bakers, future and existing. We also create industry standards through professional certification, industry research and school programs.
RBA members bring consumers quality bakery foods from supermarket bakery departments, independent bakeries and foodservice facilities. Baking instructors, students and suppliers of ingredients, equipment, supplies and services are also proud members of RBA. Together, these individuals are redefining the industry - and they are willing to trade ideas through networking, sharing resources and knowledge . In fact, it's the #1 reason our members join.