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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 reccomended 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.

May

June

May

Just Roll With It: Sushi - May 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #238655 **FULL**

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!

Girls Night Out: Summertime Wine and Tapas - May 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #238652 **FULL**

Get a couple of girlfriends together for a fun night out at the Kitchener Market! This course focuses on preparing tapas, a trendy and sophisticated variety of appetizers that are great for serving at parties and events. 

Girls Night Out: Summertime Tapas and Drinks - May 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #246065

Get a couple of girlfriends together for a fun night out at the Kitchener Market! This course focuses on preparing tapas, a trendy and sophisticated variety of appetizers that are great for serving at parties and events. Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

June

Kitchener Market Veggie Tour - Local Food Week - June 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m. WebReg #246565

To celebrate local food week we're bringing in a certified health coach, Cassandra Eggleton to take you on a guided tour of the Saturday market to meet farmers and learn about what's fresh and local.
Your adventure will last about two hours and you'll leave with some great market goodies and a snack.

Cost: $5 at the door

Featuring product from:
Henry's Tempeh
Gingrich Family Farms
Nature's Nurturing
Shrooms
Goodvibes Juice

Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

Kitchener Market Meat Lovers Tour - Local Food Week - June 3, 11:30-1:30 p.m. WebReg #246566

To celebrate local food week we're bringing in a certified health coach, Cassandra Eggleton to take you on a guided tour of the Saturday market to meet farmers and learn about what's fresh and local.
Your adventure will last about two hours and you'll leave with some great market goodies and a snack.

Cost: $5 at the door

Featuring product from:

Nature's Nurturing
River's Edge Goat Dairy
Lovell Springs Trout Farm
Charles Quality Meats
A Taste of Seoul
Top Market Meats

Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

Vegetarian Cuisine Across Asia - June 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #246415

Eating a balanced vegetarian diet can be challenging, especially when lifestyle or dietary restrictions make options more limited. Find ways to eat healthy, vegetarian meals that are out of the ordinary and exciting! Even if you are simply interested in learning more about a vegetarian diet before you take that first step, or you're a veteran veg-head looking for meal inspiration, come join this class and explore the options that are available to you! This class will focus on a variety of vegetarian dishes from across the continent of Asia. Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

Cajun and Creole Cooking - June 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #246416

Discover a cuisine that is a product of uniquely blended influences from so many cultures all across the globe. Cajun and creole cooking takes influences from French, Spanish, African and Mexican dishes. Authentic Cajun and creole cooking can be found in Louisiana, but if a trip down south isn't in your future come try out some authentic dishes made by Chef Derek. Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

Farmers' Market Finds: Local and Fresh for the Summer - June 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #246417

Light and easy cooking for the summer using fresh ingredients from your local market. Menu: grilled corn salsa, blackened chicken tacos, garlic shrimp skewers and a mason jar 'Kitchener Market cocktail' using fresh market fruits from local farmers. Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

Taste of Italy - June 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #246418

Learn how to cook the essential comfort foods - rich pasta sauce, breads, flavors of garlic and herbs. If you haven't been blessed with your own Italian grandmother to swipe recipes from, we suggest you look a little closer to home! Our chefs will guide you in learning how to make delicious Italian-influenced recipes that will be a perfect go-to for a big family dinner. Register by emailing: info@kitchener.ca

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