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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 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.

October

November

December

October Classes:

Vietnamese Cooking Class: Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. FULL**

Vietnamese dishes are widely acknowledged as one of the healthiest cuisines in the world: full of fresh ingredients and limited use of dairy and oil. Join Chef Thompson Tran for a hands-on class creating delicious Vietnamese and Pho meals that will satisfy your taste buds without breaking your New Year's resolutions. 

Halloween Signs with Nailed It Nite: Friday, Oct. 19 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. FULL**

Let the Nailed It Nite team show you how to build, design and paint a fun or spooky Halloween 14"x18" wooden sign, just in time for those little monsters to knock on your door, all while enjoying some wine courtesy of Simple Fine Wine in Waterloo! Each wooden sign will be aprox. 14"x18", using 4, 1"x4" boards nailed together.

There are four stencils to choose from:

  • Halloween "cut out"
  • Trick or Treat
  • A witch, her little monster(s), handsome devil live here
  • Hocus Pocus I need Wine to Focus

*Please see www.facebook.com/naileditnite for more pictures

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

Working with Essential Oils - DIY Cleaning Products: Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. - noon Register FEE $5

Want to live a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle, but don't know where to start?

Come and join us October 20 as Michelle Renee walks us through a non-toxic lifestyle with 11 popular essential oils and blends. Learn about their origins, why quality makes a difference and how to use them safely and effectively to replace harsh household cleaning products, support your health and more.

Everyone who attends will have the opportunity to make an all natural soft scrub that can be used for cleaning kitchen and bathroom surfaces gently and naturally.

Cost - $5, please register for each person attending.

 

November Classes:

Christmas Signs with Nailed It Nite
Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.   FULL**
Wednesday, Nov. 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)

*Please see www.facebook.com/naileditnite for more pictures

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

Sip & Soil Winter Themed Planter hosted by 'Yearn to Urn'
Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.       FULL**
Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.       FULL**

Sip & Soil is back by popular demand!  Join Yearn to Urn and Buzz Tour Co. for an evening of wine, seasonal planting and fun!

Oh the weather outside is frightful but your winter planter is so delightful!  Join us as Yearn to Urn walks you through designing a 10-12” winter themed planter.  Make it as seasonal or festive as your winter heart desires. Learn the fundamentals of creating and shaping your planter as well as the designing concepts to personalize it too. By the end of the class you will take home a beautiful hand-made winter planter that is as contemporary or traditional as you choose to make it.

Speaking of delightful, as you create your planters Buzz Tour Co.’s Drink Diva, Christine, will have you exploring wines from the up-and-coming wine region of Norfolk County!

All registrants will need to supply their own clippers or scissors, sturdy enough to cut through evergreen boughs.  It is advised that you wear long sleeves as some people react to the pine needles and the branch sap.  Premium branches, foliage and decorations will be available for purchase. You are welcome to bring your own decorations to incorporate into your planters as well.

Christmas Baking Class
Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Register FEE $55
Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Register FEE $55

What could be better to get you into the Christmas spirit than a day creating delicious holiday treats that are sure to impress friends and family alike? Bring a little extra sparkle to your holiday with some easy to make tarts, breads and cookies. Come join us to learn how to bring more joy and less stress to your holiday baking. Please bring your own containers. Wine and cheese will be provided.

December Classes:

Sip & Soil Winter Themed Planter hosted by 'Yearn to Urn'
Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Register FEE $55

Sip & Soil is back by popular demand!  Join Yearn to Urn and Buzz Tour Co. for an evening of wine, seasonal planting and fun!

Oh the weather outside is frightful but your winter planter is so delightful!  Join us as Yearn to Urn walks you through designing a 10-12” winter themed planter.  Make it as seasonal or festive as your winter heart desires. Learn the fundamentals of creating and shaping your planter as well as the designing concepts to personalize it too. By the end of the class you will take home a beautiful hand-made winter planter that is as contemporary or traditional as you choose to make it.

Speaking of delightful, as you create your planters Buzz Tour Co.’s Drink Diva, Christine, will have you exploring wines from the up-and-coming wine region of Norfolk County!

All registrants will need to supply their own clippers or scissors, sturdy enough to cut through evergreen boughs.  It is advised that you wear long sleeves as some people react to the pine needles and the branch sap.  Premium branches, foliage and decorations will be available for purchase. You are welcome to bring your own decorations to incorporate into your planters as well.

Winter Herb Planter with Nailed It Nite: Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Register FEE $60

During this exclusive three-hour workshop, Nailed It Nite will teach you how to build your planter box, Simply Fine Wine will teach you about the perfect Christmas wine and The Garden Shed will teach you how to properly care for and maintain your herb planter for the perfect Christmas culinary experience!

You will be offered to choose up to four different herbs and choice of one handle set for your DIY Herb Planter, while supplies last.

*If you have a particular herb that you would just love to have in your planter, please email Heather from The Garden Shed (hlightheart@gmail.com)

Space is limited, so register fast!

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

Christmas Baking Class
Thursday, Dec. 6 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Register FEE $55

What could be better to get you into the Christmas spirit than a day creating delicious holiday treats that are sure to impress friends and family alike? Bring a little extra sparkle to your holiday with some easy to make tarts, breads and cookies. Come join us to learn how to bring more joy and less stress to your holiday baking. Please bring your own containers. Wine and cheese will be provided.

Christmas Signs with Nailed It Nite: Friday Dec. 14 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Register FEE $55

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)

*Please see www.facebook.com/naileditnite for more pictures

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