Jeffrey's expertise in breadmaking makes him a key contributor on our team

Jeffrey Hamelman

Jeffrey Hamelman

Master Baker Contributor

Jeffrey has over 40 years experience in baking spending most of his professional career at King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Vermont as the Bakery Director specializing in breadmaking. He has also been a baking and pastry instructor at numerous culinary schools across the world. He has earned his Master Baker certification making him the 76th Master Baker in the United States. He was selected Captain of Baking Team USA, a three-person team representing the United States at the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie – the World Cup of Baking in Paris in 1996. In 2005, he received the Golden Baguette Award by the Bread Bakers Guild of America for his dedication and contribution to baking. He is the author of many cookbooks, including “Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes”, a comprehensive reference for bread enthusiasts and professionals alike, and was awarded the Julia Child Best First Cookbook by the International Association of Cooking Professionals. Jeffrey serves as The Butter Book’s Bread Contributor sharing his expertise, knowledge, and stories of breadmaking from around the world.

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