The schedule for the National Festival of Breads has been set, and there is a variety of activities for people of all ages!
The National Festival of Breads is the nation's only amateur bread-baking competition. We've selected the eight top amateur bread recipes from more than 500 entries, and these eight contestants will bake their breads live in temporary kitchens at the 2013 National Festival of Breads, June 22 at the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center, located at 410 S. 3rd St. in Manhattan, Kansas.
The event is free, and features a host of unique activities for families to enjoy: baking demonstrations, taste tests, a trade show and the big event itself: preparation of the recipes for the 2013 NFOB!
Here is a schedule of activities:
8:00 am Festival Opens to the Public
The Baking Competition begins! Eight contestants from across the country will prepare their winning bread recipes in temporary kitchens in the ballroom of the Hilton Garden Inn.
9:00 am Baking Demonstrations Begin
A full slate of wonderful educational sessions begins at 9 a.m. Come watch and listen to hear industry experts help you become a better baker!
9:00 am Youth Category Champion – Mardi Traskowsky, Herington, KS “Family Italian Bread”
10:00 am Paula Gray, Manager, Life Skills Bread Baking Program®, King Arthur Flour Co., Inc., Norwich, VT “Bread 101 and More! With King Arthur Flour”
11:00 am – 12:45 pm Sharon Davis, Home Baking Assoc., Family & Consumer Sciences Educator, Manhattan, KS and Diane McElroy, RD, Consumer Affairs Manager, ACH Food Companies, Inc., Ankeny, IA “Rise to a New Level”
1:00 pm Paula Gray, Manager, Life Skills Bread Baking Program®, King Arthur Flour Co., Inc., Norwich, VT “Bread 101 and More! With King Arthur Flour”
2:00 pm Aaron Clanton, Instructor, American Institute of Baking International, Manhattan, KS "Baking With Whole Grains"
3:00 – 3:30 pm Baking “Question and Answer” Panel, sponsored by Fleischmann’s Yeast, King Arthur Flour Co., Inc., Home Baking Association and the Kansas Wheat Commission
All Day Activities
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