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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 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.

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November

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

Charcuterie 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 charcuterie 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

Ladies Night Out: The Great Cookie Exchange - Nov. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #232429

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

Bernardin Canning - Nov. 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Join EMERIE BRINE a canning specialist from Bernardin, for an exciting new holiday class. Bernardin is making your holiday gift giving easy with this innovative cooking class with a focus on quick holiday gift ideas and hostess gifts along with cranberries and pepper jellies.

Cost: $5 at the door
Register at info@kitchenermarket.ca

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

December

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. 

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

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.

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. FULL

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. 

January

Knife Skills - Jan. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #233615

Sharpen your cutting skills with this intensive hands-on tutorial and learn the basics of how to hold, sharpen, clean and purchase knives, as well as some classic cuts. You'll soon be chopping with confidence! There is a light menu of food for this class. Register

Make Your Own Pasta - Jan. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #233616

Penne, spaghetti, fettucini... Are we speaking your language yet? If you love pasta as much as we do you will want to make it fresh at home. Come learn how to make basic pasta and sauces to accompany. Register

Artshine and Wine - Jan. 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #232536

Meditative Shapes: inspired by abstract shapes and layers, this project uses soft muted colours, and mixes them with gold leaf to produce a 3D textured effect. Register

Mexican, Thai and More One Bowl Meals - Jan. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #233617

Treat yourself to a one-bowl meal (and we're not talking about soup) that mixes everything up in a great tumbled combination of awesome flavours. Whether you're into seafood, rice, burritos, noodles, or any other favourite dish or flavour, you can find a fantastic bowl that suits your tastes and feeds your appetite. If all you've ever used those bowls for are soup, salad or cereal, get ready to widen those horizons! Register

Knitting 101 - Jan. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #233618

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 beginner knitting courses and receive 2 hours of hands-on instruction for the basics of knitting: casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch and binding off. You will also learn how to read a yarn label and patterns. These foundational skills are all you need to create a variety of cozy knits for the winter! Register

February

Artshine and Wine - Feb. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. WebReg #232565

Luminous Transcendence: this piece takes elements inspired by nature and combines them with modern colours like teal and gold to produce a whimsical masterpiece. Register

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

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