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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.

May

June

May

Cinco de Mayo: Wednesday, May 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #213920 **FULL**

Mexican food uses traditional ingredients such as corn, chili peppers, and beans combined with spices and various meats to create flavorful dishes reminiscent of fiestas and festivals. Known for being spicy, Mexican food actually has many depths of flavours and can range from sweet, to salty, to mildly or extremely hot! After this class you'll have authentic Mexican dishes parading out of your own kitchen in no time at all. Register through Online Registration

Spring Spiralizer: Wednesday, May 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #213921 **FULL**

It isn't just a trend - a spiralizer is a creative kitchen tool that can be used to make healthy pasta and salads out of almost any vegetable or fruit! Zucchini, carrots, sweet potato, apple, cucumber, bell pepper¿ All of these fresh products can be used to replace traditional wheat pastas and garnishes for salads. Come learn how to use this awesome new kitchen tool in every day recipes. Register through Online Registration

Tasty Thai: Wednesday, May 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #213922 **FULL**

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 through Online Registration

June

Tasty Thai: Wednesday, June 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #217917

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

Artshine N' Wine - Encaustics: Thursday, June 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #217916

Encaustics is an ancient art form that involves fusing layers of oil tinted beeswax together with various heating techniques  As the layers are built up, objects can be embedded in the wax and gouging techniques are incorporated to create shapes and designs.  Colors are used simultaneously to add depth and beauty to the work.  Encaustics is a unique medium which allows participants to explore their creativity while effectively engaging the senses. It is both deeply therapeutic while at the same promoting a sense of play. Participants will be taught the basics of encaustics including safety of the equipment, layering and fusing of the wax, embedding of objects, image transfers, and gouging techniques.  Each participant will be given 1-2 practice pieces and then led step by step through the creation of their 'masterpiece'. Register

Intro to Indian: Wednesday, June 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #217918

Indian food can be spicy, sweet, sour, buttery and salty - but most of all it can be addictive! For authentic Indian recipes and hands-on teaching from a professional chef, look no further. Our Indian Cuisine class will show you just how easy it can be to make classic Indian dishes to wow your family and dinner guests alike. Register

Dinner with ChefD: Thursday, June 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. WebReg #218365 **The fee for this class is $75.00**

Join ChefD for a night of food and wine from around the world! Watch as ChefD creates a delicious 4 course meal right before your very eyes! Register

 

Summer in Italy - Wine and dine: Wednesday, June 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #217919

Wine and dine yourself with this fun, hands-on class and wine tasting event! We will feature classic Italian small plates and wines from a little closer to home - our very own VQA Niagara wine country. Featured winery TBA. Register

 

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