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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!

Chef demonstrating cooking technique

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 hands-on instruction  and demo, 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: $47*, 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.

 

October

Just roll with it: Sushi - Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #227522

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! Register

Tropical Delight with ChefD - Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226617

Not ready for winter yet? Neither are we! Hold on to those lingering summer vibes with a taste of the tropics. ChefD from At Home With ChefD on Rogers TV will be stopping by to host this awesome class with dishes inspired by his travels through the tropics. Register

November

Tasty Thai - Nov. 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226865

One of the most popular international cuisines, 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. Register

Soups and Stews - Nov. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226866

Autumn leaves are swirling down; the air is starting to feel crisp and frosty! Warm up to a bowl of homemade soup or stew using one of the fabulous recipes you'll learn in this class. Soups and stews can be made ahead of time and frozen for future meals; they are also a great way to incorporate fresh veggies into your diet! Register

How to Build a First Class Charcutrie Board - Nov. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226867

Charcutrie boards are the best way to kick off a dinner party - and now you can show off the insider knowledge you will learn in this hands-on class. Our chef will lead you through the classic components of a charcutrie board, some local delicacies you can get right at the Kitchener Market, and demonstrate how to layout your pieces to compose a beautiful board! Each participant will setup and sample their own board throughout the duration of this class. Register

Ladies Night Out: Cocktails and Apps - Nov. 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #220154

Impress your holiday guests with the cocktail and appetizer recipes you'll learn in this informative, hands-on cooking class! Enjoy a glass of wine while our chef teaches you delicious cocktails combined with delectable appetizers. And perhaps the best part, you get to sample your creations throughout the class! Register

December

Ladies Night Out: Wine and Holiday Wreaths - Dec. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #220153

Get your girls together for wine and crafting! Learn how to make a beautiful holiday wreath to brighten up any space - indoors or out. All supplies are provided. Register

Ladies Night Out: The Great Cookie Exchange - Dec. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #220152

Plan to be inspired, organized and prepared for the holiday season. This class will teach you four easy and awesome cookie/tart recipes, and you will go home with four dozen cookies to taste and share! Prior to class, dine on a light soup with a crusty roll, accompanied by cheese and wine. Please bring your own containers for your cookies. Register

Ladies Night Out: Cocktails and Apps - Dec. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226868

Impress your holiday guests with the cocktail and appetizer recipes you'll learn in this informative, hands-on cooking class! Enjoy a glass of wine while our chef teaches you delicious cocktails combined with delectable appetizers. And perhaps the best part, you get to sample your creations throughout the class! Register

Ladies Night Out: Wine and Centrepieces - Dec. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #226869

Holiday centrepieces are the perfect hostess gift, and the best way to bling up your own dining room table. Get ready to entertain in style with a beautiful centrepiece that you have made yourself! All supplies are provided, along with wine and soup to dine on during the workshop. Register

 

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* Most classes are $47 unless otherwise noted in class details.