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Advanced German Pretzel Making Master Class

  • Saturday, June 29, 2024
  • 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • DANK Haus Kitchen, 5th Floor
  • 24


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  • This ticket is available for members of the public who are not Friends of the DANK Haus

Advanced German Pretzel Making Master Class
Saturday, June 29th | 1:30-6:30 PM
Taught by Reinhard Richter, Pretzel Meister

Obatzda demonstration by Carol Himmel of Himmel's Restaurant

Are you ready to take your pretzel-making skills to the next level? Join us at DANK Haus for our Advanced German Pretzel Making Master Class, designed for those who have already mastered the basics and want to delve deeper into the art of pretzel-making.

Led by our seasoned Pretzel Meister, Reinhard Richter, this immersive 5-hour session will guide you through advanced techniques and tips for creating authentic German pretzels. While we wait for the dough to rise, we will receive a special Obatzda demonstration by Carol Himmel of Himmel's Restaurant! From mastering the perfect dough consistency to achieving the ideal twist and achieving that signature pretzel sheen, you'll learn it all, plus a delicious dip recipe!

What's Included:

  • Hands-on training in our industrial kitchen with personalized instruction from Reinhard Richter.
  • A detailed recipe for you to try at home.
  • The opportunity to interact with fellow pretzel enthusiasts and share tips and tricks.
  • One complimentary beverage of your choice to enjoy during the class.
  • Take-home pretzels that you create during the session, perfect for sharing with friends and family.

What to Bring:

  • A positive attitude and a readiness to get your hands floury!
  • Comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes suitable for kitchen work.

Whether you're a pretzel aficionado or just looking to expand your culinary skills, this master class offers an unforgettable experience in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Spots are limited to ensure personalized instruction, so be sure to reserve your place today. We can't wait to see you at the DANK Haus!

Questions? Contact us at

German American Cultural Center 

4740 North Western Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60625

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.

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