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Discover your love of cooking at the Marketplace!

It doesn't matter if you know your way around the kitchen, can't tell a saucepan from a frying pan, or just want a fun night out - we have a class for you!

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Each class is taught by one of our professional, local chefs in our cooking space - the Marketplace. Classes are small, with only 20 students or less, and feature either hands-on instruction  or demostration style (please see below) with tips and tricks from the professional kitchen. After the class, the students  sit down to enjoy the evening's creations.

*Please let us know if you have any allergies, classes are not recommended for a vegetarian diet unless otherwise stated. This is not a nut-free environment.*

The Kitchener Market Marketplace - where foodies are born!

Cost: $49*, includes a recipe and food prepared during class.

Please Note: All cooking classes may be two or two and a half hours depending on circumstances. Extended length may be due to food preparation time.

All cooking classes are now licensed.

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September

Just Roll With It  - Sept. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #12210

One of the most popular Japanese foods found in North America is sushi. Instead of going out to a restaurant, why not try your hand at making your own sushi? For fresh, homemade sushi, let our professional chefs show you how to "roll" in style!

Knitting 101 - Sept. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #13558, Fee - $55

Grab some friends. Pour a drink. Let's get knitting! Want to learn to knit but don't know where to start? Attend one of our modern knit workshops.

Receive two hours of hands-on instruction on the very basics of knitting: casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch and binding off. You will also learn how to read a yarn label and knitting patterns. With these foundational skills you will be able to create a variety of your own cozy modern knits. By the end of the class, we will get started on your very first project - a modern, wide-knit headband.

Each participant will receive a knit kit with all the materials needed to get started, a glass of wine and appetizers, not to mention a pretty awesome time out to meet people, mingle and make stuff!

Tasty Thai - Sept. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #12211

Thai dishes are created using many different elements in a harmonious way to create a full dish. Although it sounds complex, the ingredients are simple and healthy! Come in and learn about all of the different components of Thai cuisine, and leave with recipes for some of your favorite meals from Thailand. 

Local Brews & Fall Food - Sept. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #12212

Fall has arrived! Cozy up with a local brew and comfort food. Our chef will be teaching some classic fall favorites that you can easily make at home. 

October

Feasting Vegan - Plant Based Recipes - Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity 13817

Eating a plant-based diet is good for your body and good for the environment! If you are a practicing vegan and would like some recipe inspo, or if you are curious about what the 'vegan lifestyle' would look like for you, this is the perfect class! We will discuss practical vegan options for a fully balanced diet, talk about the importance of superfoods, and will demonstrate 3 fully vegan recipes. After the class, sit down to feast on these delicious dishes with the group!

Knitting 101 - Oct. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #13559, Fee - $55

Grab some friends. Pour a drink. Let's get knitting! Want to learn to knit but don't know where to start? Attend one of our modern knit workshops.

Receive two hours of hands-on instruction on the very basics of knitting: casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch and binding off. You will also learn how to read a yarn label and knitting patterns. With these foundational skills you will be able to create a variety of your own cozy modern knits. By the end of the class, we will get started on your very first project - a modern, wide-knit headband.

Each participant will receive a knit kit with all the materials needed to get started, a glass of wine and appetizers, not to mention a pretty awesome time out to meet people, mingle and make stuff!

November

Knitting 101 - Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Register Activity #13560, Fee - $55

Grab some friends. Pour a drink. Let's get knitting! Want to learn to knit but don't know where to start? Attend one of our modern knit workshops

Receive two hours of hands-on instruction on the very basics of knitting: casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch and binding off. You will also learn how to read a yarn label and knitting patterns. With these foundational skills you will be able to create a variety of your own cozy modern knits. By the end of the class, we will get started on your very first project - a modern, wide-knit headband.

Each participant will receive a knit kit with all the materials needed to get started, a glass of wine and appetizers, not to mention a pretty awesome time out to meet people, mingle and make stuff!

Check back often for new additions or changes. Take a look at our cooking class photo gallery.

*Most classes are $49 unless otherwise noted in class details.