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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.)

Risotto and Prosecco: Fast Foods, Fast Friends

Risotto and Prosecco: Fast Foods, Fast Friends

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier, and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Two of our favourite Italians - in one room! While we enjoy each of these iconic Italian staples on their own, there are few greater delights than when they come together. Join us as we sample different varieties of prosecco, and sip while you stir. (Click for more) 

Italian Farmhouse Menu

Italian Farmhouse Menu

Instructor: Judy Wood, executive chef/co-owner of MEEZ, cookbook author
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Judy is mad for the rustic foods of Europe, the dishes family cooks have been making for eons, based on seasonal local ingredients. In this class, she tackles Italian country cooking, those recipes travellers practically faint over as they’re describing them to you when they get back home. With Judy’s able assistance you’ll learn how to create your own dolce vita. Book early for this popular class! 

French Farmhouse Menu

French Farmhouse Menu

Instructor: Judy Wood, executive chef/co-owner of MEEZ, cookbook author
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Judy and French food are like bread and cheese – you can experience one without the other, but why would you want to? Judy adores the rich flavours of the French countryside and is keen to share her understanding of them so you, too, can revel in these classic dishes at home. Book early for this popular class!

SOLD OUT Perfecting Paella

SOLD OUT 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: SOLD OUT
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! 

Fresh Vegetarian: Recipes for Fall

Fresh Vegetarian: Recipes for Fall

Instructor: Lisa Cheah, executive chef Community Natural Foods
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
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 seasonal entrées full of herbs, flavour, vegetables and imagination.

Dinner With Julie

Dinner With Julie

Instructor: Julie Van Rosendaal, great cook, food blogger, cookbook author, community advocate
Class Type: Specialty Dinner + Demonstration Class
Price: $100 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for an evening of food, wine, and laughter with celebrated author Julie van Rosendaal! The menu is to be announced - but with Julie cooking, you know it'll be delicious. Don't wait to book this specialty dinner before it sells out! 

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
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.)

Vietnamese Cooking

Vietnamese Cooking

Instructor: Ching Li, culinary instructor and great cook
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
As a crossroads for travellers and traders between Burma, Indonesia, India, China and Thailand, Vietnam has developed a cuisine that's been influenced by the cooking traditions of all those countries as well as those of France. This rich history makes for fascinating and delicious eating, with an emphasis on freshness.  Ching will show you how to make specialties native to the villages of northern Vietnam. This is the food Ching's family and friends love - yours will, too.

Handmade Asian Dumplings

Handmade Asian Dumplings

Instructor: Ching Li, culinary instructor and great cook
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Students from Ching's classes have loved her dumplings so much they asked for a class just featuring them - so here it is! Join Ching for a journey of discovery into these delicious little parcels of flavour, and learn just how weeknight meal-worthy dumplings can be. Expand your dumpling making skills - life will never be more yummy!

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, in-house catering/pantry chef at The Cookbook Co. and culinary instructor
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.)

NEW DATE - Pie and Pastry Making Workshop

NEW DATE - Pie and Pastry Making Workshop

Instructor: Julie Van Rosendaal, food writer, cookbook author, pie aficionado
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $125 per person (includes an Emile Henry pie dish!) 
Availability: Available
Some people think baking is alchemy, and bakers are magicians. Others know that pie and pastry both have to do with the hands. From a baker’s hands emerge the telltale hearts of pastry, crumbling strata that melt or hang on lips and invite a darling’s dusting. In the hands of a baker, flour and butter are transformed from the mundane into the magical, 99 percent inspiration and one percent angels’ breath in the heat of the oven. Pie is not hard. Sift your flour and see how simple it is. Registrants in this class will take home an Emile Henry pie dish ($40 value).

Basic Cake Decorating

Basic Cake Decorating

Instructor: Stephanie Lindal, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $115 per person (includes a set of cake decorating piping tips!) 
Availability: Available
Practice your piping skills to perfection in this class all about flinging frosting! Well, not flinging. You won't need to fling anymore: you'll have the know-how to delicately apply decorations. In this class learn how to pipe icing using a variety of tips, and pick up a range of cake (and cupcake) decorating techniques. This class includes a set of cake decorating piping tips. 

A Good Day to Brûlée: Sweet & Savoury Excuses to use a Blowtorch in the Kitchen

A Good Day to Brûlée: Sweet & Savoury Excuses to use a Blowtorch in the Kitchen

Instructor: Stephanie Lindal, chef instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $115 per person - includes a culinary torch! 
Availability: Available
Who doesn't like playing with fire in the kitchen? Although often pigeonholed as a unitasking crème brûlée-maker, Stephanie will show you how multi-talented this tool can be, and not relegated to use only for desserts. Learn a variety of sweet AND savoury excuses to light your torch. Registrants in this class will receive a brûlée torch to take home. 

Meat, Meet Beer! A Mixed Grill Menu with 6 Craft Beers

Meat, Meet Beer! A Mixed Grill Menu with 6 Craft Beers

Instructor: Craig Westhaver, chef, culinary instructor and 'beer guy' at Metrovino
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $100 per person
Availability: Available
Join us for an eclectic seasonal mixed grill of meat with Chef Craig Westhaver, who is also the resident beer guy at Metrovino. Craig will pair a variety of delicious proteins with equally interesting and intriguing beers. It's going to be a hands-on night of meat, barley and possible mayhem - not to be missed!  

Confident Cooking I

Confident Cooking I

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person (see special price below for both sessions!)
Availability: Available
Want to gain confidence in the kitchen? Join Luis as he guides you through a series of basics that will build your confidence and set you on your way to being a better cook. In this first of two sessions you will learn a series of techniques, including knife skills, braising, roasting, the best ways to build depth of flavour, and how to expertly handle produce and proteins. Book both sessions in the Confident Cooking series (October 3 and October 10) for a reduced fee of $160!

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

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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! 

Confident Cooking II

Confident Cooking II

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person (See special price below for both sessions!)
Availability: Available
Want to gain confidence in the kitchen? Join Luis as he guides you through a series of basics that will build your confidence and set you on your way to being a better cook. In this second session of the Confident Cooking series, you will learn more techniques, including proper methods of searing, sauteeing and poaching. Dive even deeper into ways to build those deep, complex flavours that have been just out of reach, and leave with a new-found kitchen confidence. You can start planning the dinner party now! Book both sessions in the Confident Cooking series (October 3 and October 10) for a reduced fee of $160!

Gin Cocktails and Tapas

Gin Cocktails and Tapas

Instructors: Chris Halpin, chef instructor and owner of Manna Catering
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Who needs a better excuse to nosh on tapas and sip a cocktail than the fact it's a Thursday? In this hands-on class, craft a variety of small bites meant to pair with beautiful, botanical gin-based cocktails. 

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.)

Grown-Up & Kids Class

Grown-Up & Kids Class

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner Manna Catering, culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $65 per person (e.g. $130 for one grown-up and one child)
Availability: Available
The two of you have eaten so many meals together, and maybe even cooked a few - and now, it's time to cook something new, together! Today, Chef Chris takes you and your child through the creation of a simple meal, culminating in knowing that there is no “kid” food and ”adult” food, only good food. This is a hands-on class. As ever, please inform us of any allergies or dietary requirements upon booking. Children ages 8+, please! Limited registration.

Thai Classics

Thai Classics

Instructor: Ching Li, culinary instructor and great cook
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Thai food wins over any crowd. It’s healthy yet rich in flavour, spicy without assaulting the palate, and it plays tastes and textures off one another with subtlety and finesse. Ching Li reveals how to achieve the signature notes of this, one of her favourite cuisines, through coconut milk and kaffir lime leaves, cilantro and basil, lemongrass and ginger. Enjoy Ching's pan-Asian influences, and her delicious, contemporary take on the classics.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, in-house catering/pantry chef at The Cookbook Co. and culinary instructor
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.)

Handmade Asian Noodles

Handmade Asian Noodles

Instructor: Ching Li, culinary instructor and great cook
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Making noodles from scratch might sound daunting, but once you learn how, you will have a whole new appreciation for how tasty fresh homemade noodles are! Join Ching as she guides you through preparing - and eating - a variety of Asian noodles in this exceptionally delicious class.
Menu for this class includes - 
Kimchi Sujebi (Korean Hand Torn Noodle Soup)
Dak Kalguksu (Korean Chicken Noodle Soup)
Miso Ramen
Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients.

Make & Take: Perogy-Making Workshop!

Make & Take: Perogy-Making Workshop!

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering, culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Perogies have come a long way since your Baba stuffed rounds of tender dough with sauerkraut or cottage cheese, tossed them in melted margarine, and set them down in front of you with a tub of sour cream – not that there was anything wrong with that. These marvellous parcels can be stuffed with anything and everything, and in this class, they are. Rediscover perogies and the pure pleasure of building them from scratch. Surprise your relatives, your friends and yourself with a fresh take on the traditional.

Off the Menu of Sidewalk Citizen

Off the Menu of Sidewalk Citizen

Instructor: Colin Metcalfe, chef Sidewalk Citizen Bakery
Class Type: Demonstration
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
You come to Sidewalk Citizen for Aviv Fried's heavenly sourdough bread - you stay for Colin Metcalfe's delicious daily menu creations (and Aviv's heavenly sourdough bread). In this class, learn the art of amazing ingredients combined simply to yield some of the best breakfast and lunch fare Calgary has to offer. 

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, culinary instructor, and sommelier
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.)

Get Them in the Kitchen! Kids' Cooking (Ages 8+)

Get Them in the Kitchen! Kids' Cooking (Ages 8+)

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner Manna Catering, culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $55 per child
Availability: Available
The two of you have eaten so many meals together, and maybe even cooked a few together. Now, it's time to hand the whisk over to your kiddo! Today, Chef Chris takes your child through the creation of a simple meal, culminating in knowing that there is no “kid” food, only good food.

This is a hands-on class. As ever, please inform us of any allergies or dietary requirements upon booking. Children ages 8+, please! Limited registration.

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.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, in-house catering/pantry chef at The Cookbook Co. and culinary instructor
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.)

One Bowl Wonders: Balanced Meals to Fuel Your Day

One Bowl Wonders: Balanced Meals to Fuel Your Day

Instructor: Sarah Boucher, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
There's just something so satisfying about eating from a bowl. Join us as we learn how to layer flavours from around the world to create feel-good and nourishing one-bowl wonders. Don't worry - we won't judge if you want to lick the bowl! 

Off the Pages of How to Eat a Peach

Off the Pages of How to Eat a Peach

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $125 per person (includes a copy of the book!) 
Availability: Available
From the jacket: How to Eat a Peach contains many of Diana's favorite dishes in menus that will take you through the year and to different parts of the world. (Click for more.)
Our take: We are unabashedly in love with this book, as we have been with all of Diana Henry's works - but even so, this one might be something extra special. We spent the season cooking our way through its pages, and so it seemed only fair to share our new favourites with you. Join us for a celebration of How to Eat a Peach, and leave pleasantly sated and with book in hand. 

A Roman Feast! A Menu from Bread & Circus

A Roman Feast! A Menu from Bread & Circus

yInstructor: Kayle Burns and Maia Pineault, Bread and Circus
Class Type: Demonstration
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Surely you've heard of Bread & Circus - a Roman-styled trattoria billed as a love-letter to Rome that has been making waves on the Calgary food scene since its opening last fall.  "Our dishes," they say, "are all inspired by takes on these longstanding recipes from Rome’s expansive empire with a few tweaks for our modern day take." Sit back, relax, and join Kayle and Maia for an evening of Roman food and wine that will nourish, comfort, and delight. 

Around the Japanese Table

Around the Japanese Table

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier, and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available

Class Description:
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A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
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.)

Cut Like a Pro: Essential Knife Skills

Cut Like a Pro: Essential Knife Skills

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $115 per person - includes a paring knife!
Availability: Available
Specializing in the practical, this class is all about the edged weapons that are your biggest asset in the kitchen – your knives. Speed and streamline your cooking time by learning some applied body mechanics, then absorb some facts on choosing the best knife for the job. Learn how to use, sharpen, care for and store your most valuable kitchen tools. In this hands-on class, get up-close and personal with onions, basil, and ginger while you learn to differentiate between chopping and mincing, and appreciate the finesse of a chiffonade and a julienne. Hands-on. Bring your knives and steels if desired (or use ours).

Some Like It Hot! A Cast Iron Workshop

Some Like It Hot! A Cast Iron Workshop

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Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier, and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $115 per person - includes a skillet! 
Availability: Available
Cast iron cookware distributes heat evenly, lasts a lifetime, and is budget friendly. Learn how to season, cook with, and properly care for a cast iron pan in this workshop. Registration in this class includes an 8-inch Lodge cast iron skillet!

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) 

Sausage-making Workshop

Sausage-making Workshop

Chef Instructors: Luis Obregon, chef, sommelier, and culinary instructor
Class Type: Combination hands-on and demonstration
Price: $100 per person
Availability: Available
Sausage has become essential dining, and a pretty delicious way to enjoy the benefits of nose-to-tail eating. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to properly grind different meats, how to season the mixture, and how to stuff them to make perfect little parcels of deliciousness. 


The Heart of the Kitchen: Soups and Quick Breads

The Heart of the Kitchen: Soups and Quick Breads

Instructor: Sarah Boucher, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Nothing can be more soothing than a ladle full of piping hot soup.  When it's cold outside, stay warm with one of these comforting meals. Join Sarah in making homemade wholesome soups and delicious quick breads (biscuits! cornbreads! and more!) to nourish your family or impress your friends with casual entertaining.

A Tour of Italy with Allan Shewchuk!

A Tour of Italy with Allan Shewchuk!

Instructor: Allan Shewchuk, Italophile and great cook
Class Type: Demonstration
Price: $100 per person
Availability: Available
This class hardly needs pitching - it'll be Calgary's revered voice of Florentinian cuisine, Allan Shewchuk, returning for a menu of his greatest hits. Whether you know Allan from his past classes, his long-running City Palate column, or maybe you met him in Italy, you'll know that his wit, his style, and his way with the flavours of Southern Italy are not to be missed. Book now before 

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

Girls' Night Out: Cocktails & Hors D'oeuvres

The Cookbook Co. Cooks (map)

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! 

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Georgia Annis, culinary instructor and volunteer coordinator at The Cookbook Co. Cooks
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.)

Vietnamese Cooking

Vietnamese Cooking

Instructor: Ching Li, culinary instructor and great cook
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
As a crossroads for travellers and traders between Burma, Indonesia, India, China and Thailand, Vietnam has developed a cuisine that's been influenced by the cooking traditions of all those countries as well as those of France. This rich history makes for fascinating and delicious eating, with an emphasis on freshness.  Ching will show you how to make specialties native to the villages of northern Vietnam. This is the food Ching's family and friends love - yours will, too.

Make & Take: Marvelous Macarons

Make & Take: Marvelous Macarons

Instructor: Salvador Valdes, pastry chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands-On Class
Price: $100 per person
Availability: Available
Light and airy, slightly crispy, colourful, sweet and wispy – macarons are delights of the highest order and will add effervescence to any occasion. There are many details that go into making the perfect macaron, learn the techniques and secrets behind these meringue-based confections.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Melissa Gorsedin, in-house catering/pantry chef at The Cookbook Co. and culinary instructor
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.)

Confident Baking - A Hands-On Day-Long Workshop!

Confident Baking - A Hands-On Day-Long Workshop!

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, culinary instructor, and sommelier
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $125 per person
Availability: Available
Baking is a delicious merger of art and science, and requires patience, precision, and confidence! In this class, you will learn the foundations of different baking techniques - not just how a quick bread differs from a short crust, or a biscuit from a birthday cake from a loaf of brioche, but also why. Use this course to give you the firm footing to explore your aspirations towards being a star baker. On your mark, get set... Bake! 

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! 

Tagines: Stews From Morocco

Tagines: Stews From Morocco

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef, culinary instructor, contributor to Calgary Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $165 per person (includes a tagine)
Availability: Available
Uncover the mysteries of the simple, ancient cooking vessels known as tagines. Your intimate journey will take you through Morocco to better understand the subtleties of this traditional way of preparing stews. (Click for more)
Sign up for this class and take home an Emile Henry tagine pot!

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.)

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
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.)

French Farmhouse Menu

French Farmhouse Menu

Instructor: Judy Wood, executive chef/co-owner of MEEZ, cookbook author
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Judy and French food are like bread and cheese – you can experience one without the other, but why would you want to? Judy adores the rich flavours of the French countryside and is keen to share her understanding of them so you, too, can revel in these classic dishes at home. Book early for this popular class!

Italian Farmhouse Menu

Italian Farmhouse Menu

Instructor: Judy Wood, executive chef/co-owner of MEEZ, cookbook author
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Judy is mad for the rustic foods of Europe, the dishes family cooks have been making for eons, based on seasonal local ingredients. In this class, she tackles Italian country cooking, those recipes travellers practically faint over as they’re describing them to you when they get back home. With Judy’s able assistance you’ll learn how to create your own dolce vita. Book early for this popular class! 

My Portugal: Food & Delicious Wine

My Portugal: Food & Delicious Wine

Instructor: Geoff Last
Class Type: Demonstration Class
Price: $95 per person
Availability: Available
Ahh, sunny Portugal, where old-world Mediterranean flavours grace dishes from the land and sea alike. Join wine connoisseur and fantastic cook Geoff Last for an evening exploring the food and wines of Portugal. This is a demonstration class, so you'll sit back and relax while Geoff goes over techniques and talks wine pairings - and then, of course, you'll feast. 

Real-Life Entertaining: An All-In Menu from Cocktails to Dessert

Real-Life Entertaining: An All-In Menu from Cocktails to Dessert

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Ever wonder how to plan the perfect menu, without giving "stress" a seat at the table? Chef Chris Halpin is an expert at curating, preparing and executing functions with flair and flavour. Join us for a fun night of hands-on cooking paired with great tricks for keeping your real life entertaining fun and delicious!

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Sarah Boucher, chef and culinary instructor
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.)

Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres: Make-Ahead Appetizers for the Prepared Host (Morning)

Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres: Make-Ahead Appetizers for the Prepared Host (Morning)

Instructor: Chris Halpin, culinary instructor and chef/owner of Manna Catering
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person 
Availability: Available
Who wants to spend his or her own party in a tizzy, unable to chat with guests because the appetizers must be monitored and maintained? Get ultimate control by learning how to do most of the prep well in advance. Instead of bustling about in a panic at the last minute, you'll be pouring yourself a nice drink and casually flipping through your playlists for the perfect mood music.

Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres: Make-Ahead Appetizers for the Prepared Host (Afternoon)

Holiday Hors d'Oeuvres: Make-Ahead Appetizers for the Prepared Host (Afternoon)

Instructor: Chris Halpin, culinary instructor and chef/owner of Manna Catering
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person 
Availability: Available
Who wants to spend his or her own party in a tizzy, unable to chat with guests because the appetizers must be monitored and maintained? Get ultimate control by learning how to do most of the prep well in advance. Instead of bustling about in a panic at the last minute, you'll be pouring yourself a nice drink and casually flipping through your playlists for the perfect mood music.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, culinary instructor, and sommelier
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.)

Morning Kids Christmas Baking! Ages 8+

Morning Kids Christmas Baking! Ages 8+

The Cookbook Co. Cooks (map)

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef, culinary instructor, contributor to Calgary Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $55 per child
Availability: Available
Kids grow up so fast! Before you know it, they’ll be wearing ill-fitting clothes, getting tattoos and moving out. Treat them to a sweet morning of baking for the holiday season with Chef Matthew, who makes some of yummiest treats around. Your youngsters can then show off their newly refined talent at all of your holiday soirées and bake exchanges - a holiday win-win! Minimum age is 8 years.

Afternoon Kids Christmas Baking! Ages 8+

Afternoon Kids Christmas Baking! Ages 8+

The Cookbook Co. Cooks (map)

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef, culinary instructor, contributor to Calgary Cooks
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $55 per child
Availability: Available
Kids grow up so fast! Before you know it, they’ll be wearing ill-fitting clothes, getting tattoos and moving out. Treat them to a sweet morning of baking for the holiday season with Chef Matthew, who makes some of yummiest treats around. Your youngsters can then show off their newly refined talent at all of your holiday soirées and bake exchanges - a holiday win-win! Minimum age is 8 years.

Copy of Handmade Stuffed Pasta: Ravioli, Agnolotti, and More!

Copy of 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: 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 stuffed pasta dishes. This is the perfect way for pasta lovers to while away an evening while expanding their repertoires.

A Night Out: Couples Class

A Night Out: Couples Class

Instructor: Chris Halpin, chef/owner of Manna Catering and culinary instructor
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.)

Off the Pages of Ottolenghi's Simple

Off the Pages of Ottolenghi's Simple

Instructor: Matthew Altizer, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $125 per person (includes a copy of the book!) 
Availability: Available
Does Yotam Ottolenghi still bear introducing? Chef, restaurateur, and celebrated author, Ottolenghi's cookbooks always send us scrambling into the kitchen to avail ourselves of what always become favored additions to our repertoires. Clear room on your bookshelf for a new classic, and join us for an afternoon celebrating the deliciously SimpleRegistrants will receive a copy of the book! 

Morning Christmas Baking

Morning Christmas Baking

The Cookbook Co. Cooks (map)

Instructor: Stephanie Lindal, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Christmas is coming and you’ll be danged if you once again make those cookies that everybody expects from you but nobody eats. There’s a world of irresistible baked goods out there and you have only to spend a few hours with us to make true and lasting contact. Expand your arsenal of sweet treats, the perfect little pieces of holiday cheer! 

Afternoon Christmas Baking

Afternoon Christmas Baking

The Cookbook Co. Cooks (map)

Instructor: Stephanie Lindal, chef and culinary instructor
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Christmas is coming and you’ll be danged if you once again make those cookies that everybody expects from you but nobody eats. There’s a world of irresistible baked goods out there and you have only to spend a few hours with us to make true and lasting contact. Expand your arsenal of sweet treats, the perfect little pieces of holiday cheer! 

A French Christmas Entertaining Menu

A French Christmas Entertaining Menu

Instructor: Luis Obregon, chef, culinary instructor, and sommelier
Class Type: Hands On Class
Price: $90 per person
Availability: Available
Like many chefs, Luis likes to re-interpret traditional cuisine by peeling it down to its essentials and then shaking them about. The results are often surprising and always delectable. Learn how to think like a kitchen inventor by observing this master at work. This holiday season, let your own creativity wander well beyond the pages of your recipe book!