Are you a home baker or aspiring to own a patisserie and want to enhance your baking skills?
Then you may want to consider signing up for the “Bake & Make with Kuali Bakers 2.0” entrepreneurial workshop.
The webinar on Nov 20, from 3pm to 5.30 pm, is free for members of the Kuali Bakers Community.
This second workshop organised by Kuali, in collaboration with Anchor Food Professionals, brings together leading baking industry professionals to share their expertise.
Participants will be able to broaden their understanding of the industry and explore areas where they can launch or expand their baking careers.
In addition, they will receive advice on entrepreneurship, food photography skills and steps to set up their Virtual Mall to upscale their business.
Fonterra Brands Malaysia food service director Jack Tan will host the first session — “Fireside Chat: Customer Experience & Payments” — together with Hong Leong Bank’s usability, labs and customer insights head Ho Sook May as his guest speaker.
Food photographer Raymond Ooi will be explaining the “Art of Food Photography” while Akademi Usahawan Mikro chief executive officer Abd Azharee Abd Wahid returns with another important session on “How to Start Your Online Business Through Virtual Mall”.
Bake & Make with Kuali Bakers 2.0 is an amazing sharing session for bakers and future entrepreneur bakers to learn the latest skills and bring their brand to a wider as well as higher level through a digital marketing platform.
There will be a panel discussion on “Bakers of Tomorrow” as well, featuring bakers and influencers whose creations have garnered a big following.
Participants will have a chance to hear exclusive sound bites on how these tenacious entrepreneurs sustain their respective businesses successfully amid economic changes, the challenges in offering patisserie and breads virtually even though cafes and boulangeries are a traditional business, and their Blue Ocean strategies formulated as solutions to weather a new millennial landscape.
Among the panellists are Sugar Ants DIY Baking Studio founder Joanne Hoo, Mad About Cake founder Zam Akmal and Baked KL founder Iza Sharmila.
The discussion will be moderated by Patrick Sim who is business development director of Secret Recipe, one of Malaysia’s most popular cafe restaurants.
“This will be an excellent opportunity for potential bakers to showcase their creativity, quality and talent while inspiring others to enhance their skills and take up challenges, ” said Sim.
Participants will also be treated to a Live Baking Session by Chef Firuz, hot cooking advisory chef from Anchor Food Professionals.
The Bake & Make with Kuali Bakers 2.0 workshop is one of the activities organised by Kuali Bakers Community (KBC), a holistic programme that looks at various aspects of being an entrepreneur baker.
“The partnership with Kuali Bakers unlocked multiple potentials, ” said Tan.
“It helps drive aspiring home bakers while supporting the SME industry through skill enhancement and recipes sharing, ” he added.
Star Media Group food vertical head Karen Lim said KBC had been well received by netizens since it started this year.
“And Kuali hopes to bring the positive effects of the collaboration to new heights with Fonterra Brands by exploring further avenues to benefit the Kuali Bakers Community.
“In addition to sharing recipes, tips and baking classes that are aimed at improving one’s technical skills, KBC also offers initiatives designed to enhance aspiring bakers’ commercial knowledge and business acumen, ” she added.
To register, visit bit.ly/kuali-bakers