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Baking School: Essential Breads with Chef Cleo


Baking School: Essential Breads with Chef Cleo


Presented by The Trustees


Go back to school and learn how to bake with Chef Cleo Bell at The KITCHEN at The Boston Public Market! In this lively, hands-on cooking class you’ll learn the essential science and techniques to creating perfect baked goods. In each class, participants will create enough of each baked good to enjoy at the end of class and bring home extras to share. 


Attendees will also enjoy a wine tasting of three local wines from the Massachusetts Wine Shop as they knead, mix, taste, and bake each scrumptious recipe.  


Baking School is scheduled for Sundays from 1:00-3:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.


Breads of Italy: Focaccia and Olive Loaf


Dates: April 28, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9, and June 30

Do as the Roman's do, and enjoy bread with every meal! We'll warm you up this winter with a bread making class focused on the classic savory breads of Italy. Get your hands in some dough and make an Italian Focaccia Pomodoro, plus a Rosemary Olive Loaf. Attendees will make one (1) focaccia and one (1) olive loaf to take home. 


About Baking School


Our hands-on baking classes are structured as a group learning experience; you’ll work with other students to create a seasonal meal led by our professional chef instructors. We focus on learning new styles and techniques to increase your confidence and enjoyment in your own kitchen. Here are a few things to know before booking a class with us:



  • During each class, you’ll learn 2 recipes and you’ll work with between 2 and 4 other students to create each one.

  • Classes are usually between 2 and 2.5 hours long, unless otherwise noted.

  • Please be prepared to be on your feet, standing at a table, and cooking for the duration of class.

  • We recommend comfortable, non-slip, and closed-toe shoes.


Tickets: $52 for Trustees member and $65 for Non-Trustees Members. Members must bring their current member card and number. Join The Trustees and save! Members save between 20-40% off all classes in The KITCHEN.



About Chef Cleo Bell


Cleo Bell is the Educaton and Operations Manager at the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market.  Cleo has a degree in Anthropology from McGill University and she has been cooking professionally for almost ten years in Washington, D.C., Maine, and Massachusetts. She gets her inspiration for new menus from the farmers and artisans at the Boston Public Market and she is passionate about teaching people how to cook using local ingredients, especially fruits and vegetables.  She believes that in learning how to cook, we also learn how to better care for our bodies, our friends and families, and the environment.  


About The Trustees and The KITCHEN


As one of the largest owners of agricultural land and the premier steward of the cultural and natural landscape of Massachusetts, The Trustees extends its leadership to transform the local food system by connecting residents and visitors back to the land and sharing the Commonwealth’s collective agrarian heritage through innovative retail and educational experiences at the Boston Public Market in the heart of downtown Boston.


The KITCHEN is a community gathering place, managed by The Trustees, that is restoring the craft of seasonal cooking in Massachusetts, New England, and beyond through hands-on classes and educational experiences that celebrate the farmers and artisans of this region.  Partnered with the Boston Public Market, The KITCHEN embraces a whole-food approach to eating and promotes cooking as an essential cornerstone of a sustainable food system. 


Join the Trustees and recieve discounts on KITCHEN events. Join here. 


Program Refunds/Cancellations: In the event that a program is cancelled due to severe weather, low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify you as soon as possible by email and issue you a full refund within 14 days of the cancellation. If you cannot attend a program as planned, contact kitcheninfo@thetrustees.org at least 7 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund. Refunds will not be granted for registration cancellations placed fewer than 7 days before the start of the program. There are no refunds for missed classes. The KITCHEN reserves the right to change program locations, schedules, or instructors when necessary.