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Assn of Manufacturing
 Retail Bakers

Fall 2011 Newsletter 
New York State Bakers Officers

Chairman of the Board 

Biagio Settepani



Joe Gifoli

1st Vice President
Aaron Wasserman
2nd Vice President
Nick Stork
Werner Simon
Edward Maher
Newsletter Editor
Lucia Adrian

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President's Message


Dear Friends,


Welcome to our New York State Bakers newsletter. As we enter the fall season, many of our customers await the new products that come with the change of seasons: pumpkin muffins, jelly apples, pumpkin and coconut custard pies, to name a few. At my shop we also cut out some different Halloween cookies to dress up the showcases. Our customers look forward to seeing these new items in our displays. Fruit pies also sell well and I've included a recipe for blueberry filling that we make in my shop.


I wish you the best in baking,


Joseph Gifoli
New York State Annual Inauguration / Meeting


Annual Convention  

We are having our convention on Sunday,

 October 16th-17th at

Danford's Hotel and Marina in Port Jefferson

25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777




Danfords Hotel & Marina

Rates are: $129.00 plus taxes per night and includes a

continental breakfast.

There is a $ 7:00 parking fee.

Our installation dinner will start at 6:00.


The cost of dinner will be $60.00 per person including tax

 and gratuity.

Please call the hotel directly to book you room, at least

30 days prior to the convention. Be sure to mention

New York State Baker's Association when booking.


Port Jefferson is a beautiful place to go in the fall.

There will be opportunities for members to golf, fish, shop,

 go a winery, or just get away for a couple of days

 with old friends.




New York State Baker Workshop  

Gourmet Bake Shop

The Gourmet Bake Shop

Sept 14,2011 
Knowing the baker has to be better than the big box stores and super markets, Joe Gifoli of The Gourmet Bake Shop, wanted to demonstrate how easy it is to put out a better pie by making the filling from scratch. With the use of wild blue berries, strawberries and natural fruits, the pies have the distinct flavor of the sweetened fruit with no after taste of added thickeners. His workshop for the Nassau/Suffolk Bakers Association was informative, instructive and members got to taste the difference in his pies with recipes to take back with them. Sharing a success is what the workshops are all about.

Joe Gifoli


Joe Gifoli

Joe and Roseann

Joe and his helper Roseann Rush 


Pineapple filling 

Apple Filling
Apple Filling
Baker's Corner


Blueberry pie

Joe's Delicious Blueberry Pie

 Blueberry Filling 


 15lbs Wild Blueberries, defrosted

6lb 4oz. Sugar

1lb 2oz. Ultra Sperse Starch

1/4 oz Cinnamon

1/4 oz Salt

3/4 qt Water

Mix all ingredients together till thoroughly combined,by hand or by mixer


Recipe- Compliments of Joe Gifoli

Blueberry Filling
Mixing Blueberry Filling

Annual Bakers Baseball Outing


On a stormy August 1, 110 bakers and their families braved the weather and headed to Citi Field to watch the Mets loose to the Florida Marlins 7-3. Weather held at the stadium and the game ran into an extra inning when the Mets tied the Marlins in the 9th inning with a 3-3 score. Unhappily, the Marlins loaded the bases in the tenth and finished the game with a home run. But the bakers, as always, enjoyed the evening among their associates and friends.

Mets Game 1



Mets Game 2


Mets Game 4


Mets Game 3


Nassau Suffolk Bakers Banquet
Sept 11, 2011
At Fox Hollow Honoring
Richard Reinwald


Rich being honored
Rich being honored


Reinwald Family

Rich Reinwald and Family


Rich expressing his thanks and thoughts
Nassau Suffolk Officers
Charlie Tola, Kathy Fehn, Lucia Adrian, Eddie Maher


Some of our the plentiful desserts
Up Coming Events

All Things Baking

When: Oct 2nd-4th

Where: Schaumburg (Chicago), IL



Nassau & Suffolk Bakers Workshop and  Meeting

When:Wed, October 12th   3pm - 6pm
Where:   Paddys Loft Restaurant 

1286 Hicksville Rd (Route 107)

Massapequa, NY 11758




New York State Bakers Board of Directors Meeting

When:Monday, Oct  17th, AM Meeting
Where: Danfords Hotel and Marina
Port Jefferson , NY 11040
(800) 332-6367


Westchester Bakers Meeting
When:Wednesday, Nov 2nd , 4pm
Where: Roasted Peppers Restaurant,  320 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY  914-341-1140 
Any questions. Please contact
Rosanne Rush

Cell phone # is 914 255-5991.

New York State Association of Manufacturing Retail Bakers
640 Route 25A
Rocky Point, NY 11778