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New York State
Assn of Manufacturing
 Retail Bakers

 Spring 2017 Newsletter 
New York State Bakers Officers

Chairman of the Board 
Joseph Gifoli

Nick Stork

1st Vice President 
Aaron Wasserman 
2nd Vice President
Edward Maher

Werner Simon

Edward Maher

Newsletter Editors
Rosanne & Brian Rush 

New York State Bakers 
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  The Countdown Has Begun


 2018 Atlantic City Expo
 Yes in less than one year, this fabulous event will be upon us.



New Jersey Bakers 
York State Bakers   

In April, a delegation of NY Stare Bakers joined their New Jersey counterparts in a workshop at Harrah's Atlantic City, NJ.  

Kate O'Brien, Dawn Food Products, Inc.and Annemarie Kane, Inspired Foods, LLC teamed up to showcase Advanced Buttercream  Techniques.     
Anne Heap, Owner of The Pink Cake Box and Brand Ambassador of Satin Fine Foods taught Advanced Fondant Techniques.

The afternoon was capped off by Rick Crawford and Randall McArthur, from The RPIA Group.  These two industry icons teamed up to show an inside look at "BOB" the Business of Baking  Class, taught at the  IBIE SHOW in Las Vegas.

New  York State Bakers
 Faculty and Students
 From Monroe College

One of our primary purposes as an organization is to pass on knowledge acquired over years through experience and professional training.  To that end, the New York State Bakers invited a group of thirteen students from Monroe College in New Rochelle, led by their instructor, Chef Gerard Molloy.

The attendees consisted of the top students who showed interest and proficiency  in the field of baking.  Many of them shared their aspirations of eventually opening their own establishments.

To bring them real life education, they were treated to three customized sessions presented by some of the NYS Board Members.

The first was led by Joseph Gifoli,  Chairman of the Board, who presented the rewards and challenges of operating  a successful    retail bakery.

Next was a class by Edward Maher, Treasurer, on delving into the technology that goes into determining profitability of products, developing recipes, POS systems, and nutrition.

Finally, Werner Simon, Treasurer, concluded the sessions with bringing the students up to date  with the hottest trends of using Ancient  Grains in today's artisan  products.

Great questions followed each of the classes.

President, Nick Stork thanked the faculty and students of Monroe College and expertly fielded numerous additional questions on a wide variety of related issues.   This group appreciated the information they received and we appreciated the enthusiasm of this up and coming group to our industry.

And what would a successful Baker's Meeting be without cake?

What kind of a dumb question is THAT?

In recognition of of his continued support and leadership in the industry, Chef Gerard Molloy presented President Nick Stork a plaque from the Culinary Institute of New York.

Just before we finalized an exciting day, the NYS Bakers Association raffled off one toolbox, one turntable, and two tickets to our fishing trip in August. The students were thrilled and very grateful to receive them.

All agreed that we just have to do this again!

                                                                                                    In keeping with our mission to provide opportunities for Education, NYS Bakers seek to assist deserving applicants with financial support to attend institutions of higher learning in our field.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Emily Inman is our most  recent scholarship recipient .  She
is currently a Student at Suffolk College studying to be a Pastry Chef.  Emily is a proficient and dedicated 
worker at Manhattan Sweets Bakery. She maintains high grades in college in addition to working about 25 hours a week.                                                                                                                                                    

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July 18, 2017

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Join us as we sail from Sheepshead Bay on the Brooklyn VI                                                                Call                 Aaron Wasserman for further details           (718) 763-5546
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Ed Maher Shared This Recipe with the Monroe Class

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Bakers Amusement Corner
Jokes, Quotes, etc!


This recipe is certainly silly. It says to separate two eggs, but it doesn't say how far to separate them." -- Gracie Allen


Up Coming Events


Nassau & Suffolk Bakers  Meeting
When: Thursday September 14, 2017
Where:  Your Mother's Place
2349 New Hyde Park Road
New Hyde Park, NY
516 493-9030 
New York State Bakers Meeting
When: Thursday June 15, 2017
Where:  Your Mother's Place
2349 New Hyde Park Road
New Hyde Park, NY
516 493-9030 

Westchester Bakers Associate Road Trip
When: TBA
Where: Bronx
Details will be forthcoming.
Atlantic Bakery Expo
April 8-9, 2018
Atlantic City Convention Hall
Atlantic City, NJ