Kitchener Market


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!

Marketplace cooking classesCooking fresh asparagus

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 demonstration style along with tips and tricks from the professional chef. 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.




December Classes:

DIY Holiday Wreaths & Wine!
Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 7 - 9 p.m.   FULL**

Get your door holiday ready with this DIY Fresh Holiday Wreath! Let The Garden Shed and Nailed It Nite lead you step by step to create your own front door masterpiece. Using fresh greens and festive pieces you will guided step by step in making your own fragrant, full and fresh holiday wreath all while enjoying some delicious holiday snacks and wine courtesy of Simply Fine Wine. Choose from a variety of different greens, pine cones, ribbons, and more to create a unique wreath just in time for the holiday season.

For this workshop, we recommend wearing long sleeves and bringing along a pair of gardening gloves. If you have a favourite pair of garden trimmers, feel free to bring those along as well!

Christmas Signs with Nailed It Nite: Friday Dec. 14 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.     FULL**

Let the Nailed It Nite team lead you step by step and teach you how to build, design and paint the perfect Christmas or winter wooden sign all while enjoying some wine courtesy of Simply Fine Wine in Waterloo! Each wooden sign will be approximately 14"x18", using four 1"x4" boards nailed together

There are four stencils to choose from:

  • Rudolph (May your days be merry & bright)
  • Let it Snow
  • Weather outside is frightful, wine is so delightful
  • We wish you a merry Christmas (tree shape)

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*After registering, please email with your confirmation number and stencil choice, otherwise stencil choice will be on a first come basis.

January Classes:

More information coming soon!

Asian Inspired: Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Join us as we demonstrate popular Asian inspired foods. With bright herbs, savory sauces, and commonly found spices, you can bring some of the vibrancy of Asia, into your kitchen!

Make Your Own Pasta: Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

A hands-on cooking class where guests will make pasta from scratch and then sit down together to enjoy your delicious dinner. Recipes will be provided so no note taking is required. 

Fast Fuel - Instant Pot and more: Jan. 23

Healthy Comfort Food: Jan. 30