Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Classes
What is the schedule for 5-Day Workshops?
Workshops run from Monday through Friday. Classes start at 7:30AM on Monday morning and 7:00 AM Tuesday-Friday. Each day class finishes at 3:00 PM ( they may run until 3:30 PM). Breakfast pastries, coffee and tea are provided 30 minutes before class begins. Lunch is provided midday.
What should I wear to class?
Students are required to wear long pants and closed-toe, non-skid shoes. We recommend a baker’s uniform of black or checked pants, a white chef’s jacket and hats, although these are optional.
What should I bring to class?
Students should bring a notebook, writing utensils and a calculator to class. Cameras are optional. We encourage you to stay hydrated during class. It is recommended to bring an unbreakable, closed-top water bottle.
Can I bring my mobile phone to class?
As a courtesy to our instructors and fellow students, mobile phones must be shut off or left on vibrate mode during class.
Where can I stay while attending class at SFBI?
Visit this page for a summary of lodging options near our location in South San Francisco.
If I stay in San Francisco, will I be close enough to your campus?
The SFBI campus is accessible from downtown San Francisco via a 30-45 minute trip on public transportation, or a 10-15 drive for students renting a car. Click here for a map and directions.