A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Craig Westhaver, chef and culinary instructor, beer guy in residence at Metrovino
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Sold Out - Handmade Stuffed Pasta: Ravioli, Agnolotti, and More!

Sold Out - Handmade Stuffed Pasta: Ravioli, Agnolotti, and More!

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, culinary instructor, pantry and catering chef at The Cookbook Co. Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Sold Out
Pasta is just so satisfying! Is there a person alive who doesn’t like pasta? If that person exists, they haven’t tasted Melissa's hand-made delights. In this class, Melissa will walk students through the proper preparation of fresh pasta dough, then share some of the many possibilities for creative homemade stuffed pasta dishes. This is the perfect way for pasta lovers to while away an evening while expanding their repertoires.

A VEGETARIAN Night Out: Couples Class

A VEGETARIAN Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Alex Hamilton, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
This is a special VEGETARIAN edition of our Couples Class!
If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more) 

Sold Out - Rockin' Ronnie's Grilling Essentials: Beginner to Intermediate

Sold Out - Rockin' Ronnie's Grilling Essentials: Beginner to Intermediate

Instructor: Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, bestselling cookbook author and barbecue evangelist
Class Type: Combination Hands On and Demonstration Class
Price: $125 per person
Availability: Sold Out
Whether you just got a shiny new grill or want to add some skills and recipes to your outdoor cooking repertoire, this sizzlin’ session is for you. Ronnie will show you his time-tested, award-winning techniques and share his favourite never-fail recipes. You'll learn how to prepare the holy trinity of backyard cooking: the perfect steak, the best burger, and succulent pork ribs, followed by an insanely easy and tasty grilled dessert. You’ll come away from this session with a full belly and the know-how you need to wow your guests and rock your family’s world. 

Menu for the class includes - 
Easiest, Tastiest Steak
Grilled Vegetable Platter
Classic Dadburger Deluxe
Cheater Ribs
Grilled Pineapple with Caramel Sauce

Please note that all of Rockin' Ronnie's classes have both demonstration and hands-on components. The grilling portion of each class will take place outdoors - rain or shine - please come dressed for all of Calgary's weather possibilities. Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients.

Beyond Barbecue Basics with Rockin' Ronnie: Intermediate to Expert

Beyond Barbecue Basics with Rockin' Ronnie: Intermediate to Expert

Instructor: Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, bestselling cookbook author and barbecue evangelist
Class Type: Combination Hands On and Demonstration Class
Price: $125 per person
Availability: Available
Are you ready to take your backyard cooking to the next level? In this session you’ll enter the world of gourmet grilling. Ronnie will introduce you to some advanced techniques and show you how to create complex, delicious flavours that will send your guests’ taste buds into the stratosphere.  Simple, yet elegant grilled mushrooms. Tender, succulent rack of lamb. Mind-blowingly juicy beef burger with a molten butter core. Cedar-planked salmon that even seafood haters will love. And a crazy, smoky dessert to amaze your guests featuring the humble grapefruit, elevated to greatness. You’ll leave this class satiated and educated, with a suite of sophisticated grilling skills and a treasure trove of recipes designed to impress and delight. 


Menu for the class includes - 
Mushroom Kebabs with Tarragon Vinaigrette
Rack of Lamb with Balsamic Reduction
Beef Burger with Herbed Butter Core and Caramelized Onions
Cedar-Planked Salmon with Whiskey-Maple Glaze
Planked Grapefruit with Grand Marnier and Honey

Please note that all of Rockin' Ronnie's classes have both demonstration and hands-on components. The grilling portion of each class will take place outdoors - rain or shine - please come dressed for all of Calgary's weather possibilities. Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients.

Sold Out - A Night Out: Grilling Class for Couples

Sold Out - A Night Out: Grilling Class for Couples

Instructor: Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, bestselling cookbook author and barbecue evangelist
Class Type: Combination Hands On and Demonstration Class
Price: $110 per person
Availability: Sold Out
What’s your idea of a perfect night out? Delicious food? An interesting activity? An entertaining performance? You’ll get all of that and more from this fun-filled evening with barbecue master Rockin’ Ronnie. Master new recipes and pick up lots of grilling tips and techniques in a fun, casual atmosphere, then enjoy the great food you’ve helped prepare together. 

Menu for the class includes - 
Bacon-Wrapped Oysters
Spice-Crusted Pork Tenderloin
Steak, Italian Style with Grilled Bruschetta
Whiskey and Honey Planked Peaches

Please note that all of Rockin' Ronnie's classes have both demonstration and hands-on components. The grilling portion of each class will take place outdoors - rain or shine - please come dressed for all of Calgary's weather possibilities. Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients.

High Steaks Cooking

High Steaks Cooking

Instructor: Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk, bestselling cookbook author and barbecue evangelist
Class Type: Combination Hands On and Demonstration Class
Price: $125 per person
Availability: Available
With the rising cost of meat, it's more important than ever to grill it to perfection. In one of his most popular classes, Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk cooks up a feast of fabulous steaks -- from humble treatments that will hit your comfort-food zone to more exotic fare that will send your tastebuds into the stratosphere.  

Menu for the class includes - 
Beef Tenderloin with Herbed Rub and Compound Butter
Lemony Herb Flank Steak with Grilled Asparagus
Bone-in Rib-Eye Cowboy Steaks with Chimichurri

Please note that all of Rockin' Ronnie's classes have both demonstration and hands-on components. The grilling portion of each class will take place outdoors - rain or shine - please come dressed for all of Calgary's weather possibilities. Menus to be confirmed closer to the dates.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

A Culinary Bootcamp Just for Men!

A Culinary Bootcamp Just for Men!

Instructor: Judy Wood, executive chef/co-owner of MEEZ, cookbook author
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $125 per person
Availability: Available
So last year we tried to run this class on Grey Cup weekend, and the year before, the Superbowl. Sigh! Silly us, we checked our calendar twice this season, and we’re excited to bring back this fan favourite. (Click for more)

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
So you want to have a few girlfriends over to swap tales and have some laughs. You’ll want to eat well, of course, and serve a few smashing cocktails. Chef Chris is a fabulous party-meister, with the secrets to many classic and new cocktails up his sleeve, and recipes for finger foods you’ll love to make and share, and sip! 

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Chicken 101 with CHARCUT!

Chicken 101 with CHARCUT!

Chef Instructors: Michelle Hardiment, Charcut
Class Type: Demonstration
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
In this class, we will demonstrate basic skills of deboning a raw chicken and explaining how to utilize the full bird in stocks and how to properly store the meat. You’ll learn how to prepare the famous CHARCUT Rotisserie Chicken in a way that shows how to truss a chicken for basic roasting and for rotisserie applications, how to brine, and how to hot smoke. We’ll teach you how to make a chipotle rub for the skin and a chipotle aioli accompaniment that shows how to utilize the drippings from cooking the chicken. Roasted and hot smoked chicken will be provided for the guests to enjoy, as well as the chipotle aioli. Yum!

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Pomegranates & Pistachios: A Middle Eastern Baking Workshop

Pomegranates & Pistachios: A Middle Eastern Baking Workshop

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Pomegranates and pistachios, cardamom and honey - oh, we love the flavours of the Middle East, especially infused into baking. Inspired by Ottolenghi’s Sweet and Honey + Co’s Golden, we invite you to join us for a different genre of baked goods - one that we hope you’ll find as beguiling as we do! Matthew is an amazing baker, and talented in the flavour combinations from this area of the world. Come for a tasty, tasty afternoon!

Perfecting Paella

Perfecting Paella

Instructor: Gail Norton, culinary instructor and co-owner of The Cookbook Co, and Matthew Altizer, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $115 per person (includes a paella pan!)
Availability: Available
Rice, saffron and olive oil is a magical combination. Spain knows it,we know it and Gail Norton knows it. In this hands-on class, she will guide you through the many different variations on a  classic dish that can evolve to suit your taste.  If the flavours of the Catalan call your name, why not answer? Sign up for this class and take home a paella pan of your very own! 

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

NEW DATE - A Girl and Her Greens

NEW DATE - A Girl and Her Greens

Instructor: Lisa Cheah, executive chef, Community Natural Foods
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Sure, vegetarian cuisine includes a whole rainbow of colours, but tonight, it's (almost) all green. Join Lisa for some inspired ways to emphasize the glories of various greens in your diet. Even meat-lovers will enjoy a vegetarian menu when it's as delicious as this collection of dishes from Lisa. For the "Saturday & Sunday only" vegetarian, as well as the round-the-clock herbivore, Lisa has devised some entrées full of herbs, flavour, astonishing vegetables and imagination.

Menu for the class includes -

Lettuce Wraps with Walnut Taco Meat

Quinoa Power Bowls with Peanut Vinaigrette

One Pot Vegetarian Stir-Fry

Zucchini Cake with Lemon Glaze

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Handmade Pasta: Linguine, Tagliatelle, and More!

Handmade Pasta: Linguine, Tagliatelle, and More!

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, culinary instructor, pantry and catering chef at The Cookbook Co. Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability:  Available
Pasta is just so satisfying! Is there a person alive who doesn’t like pasta? If that person exists, they haven’t tasted Melissa's hand-made delights. In this class, Melissa will walk students through the proper preparation of fresh pasta dough, then share some of the many possibilities for creative homemade pasta dishes. This is the perfect way for pasta lovers to while away an evening while expanding their repertoires.

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

A VEGETARIAN Night Out: Couples Class

A VEGETARIAN Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Alex Hamilton, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
This is a special VEGETARIAN edition of our Couples Class!
If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more) 

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Summertime in the City: A Couples Class

Instructor: Instructor TBA
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for the exciting summer season of our A Night Out: Couples Class!

If you’re looking for a fresh, exciting idea for the weekend, find a friend or invite your partner to spend a deliciously different evening adding to your culinary repertoire. (Click for more.)

Sold Out Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 12+)

Sold Out Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 12+)

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef, culinary instructor, contributor to Calgary Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Kids Camp for Ages 12+
Days and Times: July 15-19, 10AM-3PM
Price: $325 per child
Availability: Sold Out
Our summer camps will nurture your favourite young chef with a week of learning, cooking, and eating! (Click for more) 

SOLD OUT Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 8-11)

SOLD OUT Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 8-11)

Instructor: Ching Li, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Kids Camp for Ages 8-11
Days and Times: July 22-26, 10AM-3PM
Price: $325 per child
Availability: Sold Out

Class Description:
Our summer camps will nurture your favourite young chef with a week of learning, cooking, and eating! (Click for more)

Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 8-11)

Summer Week-Long Kids Camp (Ages 8-11)

Instructor: To Be Determined
Class Type: Hands On Kids Camp for Ages 8-11
Days and Times: July 29-August 2, 10AM-3PM
Price: $325 per child
Availability: Available

Class Description:
Our summer camps will nurture your favourite young chef with a week of learning, cooking, and eating! (Click for more)