Retail Bakers of America Roadshow

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Are you a baker, cake decorator, vendor, student or educator? Bring your sweet tooth to the Retail Bakers of America Roadshow on Sunday, Jan. 18, when it makes a stop in Sacramento at American River College.

Local bakery owner Marlene Goetzler—she and her husband own the legendary Freeport Bakery—is the president of the RBA and it’s been a long-time goal of hers to bring this renowned national tradeshow to Sacramento. The full-day event will include bakery tours, classes, tips, tricks and more. Bakery tours will take place from 7:30-11:30 a.m., hands-on classes will run from 8-11:30 a.m., followed by a buffet lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will also feature vendor showcases from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and afternoon educational sessions offered on a business track, baker track and cake track from 1-5 p.m.

Before the festivities begin, you can get a head start and meet your fellow patisserie professionals at the RBA Meet & Greet on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Ettore’s European Bakery (2376 Fair Oaks Blvd.) Reserve your spot for $20 before Friday, Jan. 16.          

For more information, visit retailbakersofamerica.org. American River College is located at 4700 College Oak Drive.

Who: Retail Bakers of America
What: RBA Roadshow
When: Jan. 18
Where: American River College, 4700 College Oak Dr., Sacramento