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!

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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.





January Classes:

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

Join us as we demonstrate popular Asian inspired foods. With bright herbs, savoury 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.  FULL**

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: Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. FULL**

Do you have those days when dinner is the last thing you have time for? This class concentrates on having something in the fridge that can be complete in a moment with or without you and, without giving up taste and healthy nutrition.  

Healthy Comfort Food: Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Register FEE $49

Enjoy your favorite comfort foods, made healthier and more delicious. 

February Classes:

Wine & Sign Date Nite: February 13 from 6:30-10 p.m. Register FEE $120/Couple

Spend an evening enjoying some of Ontario's boutique and craft producers of wine, perfectly paired with a selection of delicious chocolates all while being taught step-by-step how to create coordinating wooden "farmhouse" style signs! Nailed It Nite will teach both you and your sweetie how to build, stain and stencil your coordinating farmhouse style signs, while The Vineyard at Home serves up some delicious chocolates and exclusive samples of wine!

Stencil choices include:

1) Be our Guest/Stay Awhile

2)You keep me safe/I'll keep you wild

3)I belong with you/You belong with me

4)I wish I met you sooner/So I could love you longer

5)love you more/love you most

6) Good Morning Gorgeous/Hello There Handsome

Registration includes: 

-materials required to build, stain and paint two 12"x16" wooden farmhouse style signs, 1 sign/person. Due to time restraints, we do not suggest 1 person attempting to complete both signs. 

-exclusive wine samples courtesy of Vineyard at Home

-perfectly paired snacks and chocolates

Upon registration, please email along with your receipt number and stencil choice. If no stencil choice is selected prior to the event, stencils will be available on a first come first serve basis. Pinspirational photos are available at 





DIY Children's Succulent Springtime Special!: April 6 from 1 - 3 p.m. Register FEE $25

Max: 36 kids (this is the maximum number of pots & succulents we will have)

After enjoying a delicious lunch at The Kitchener Market, join us for a special 2 hour workshop, perfect for those 3 years and up, to celebrate the start of Spring with a beautiful handmade succulent planter and a fun visit from the Easter Bunny!

Let Heather, from The Garden Shed Guelph, lead your children in a fun and interactive DIY where they will be able to plant their own succulent, paint their own decorative rocks and add a cute Easter or Spring popsicle stick sign! 

While those painted rocks dry, enjoy a visit with Mr. E Bunny and some yummy Easter snacks!

Registration includes:

-1 4" purple plastic pot

-choice of 1 succulent

-craft materials to paint rocks and build popsicle stick sign

-Easter bunny visit and photo op

-assortment snacks

*Parents are required to stay with child


Children's Peek a Boo Bunny DIY Special!: April 20 from 1 - 3 p.m. Register FEE $20

After enjoying the Kitchener Market's event (please feel free to edit this and add link) join Nailed It Nite for another special Children's Workshop!

This 2 hour workshop is perfect for those ages 3+!

Let the Nailed It Nite Creative Team lead your littles step by step on how to create an adorable DIY bunny sign.

Your little DIYer will learn how to sand, stencil and safely hammer throughout this workshop to create an adorable bunny sign, you just may want to keep up all season long!

Each sign will be aprox 12"x12" and include all the paint and materials your child will need to do this project, complete with cotton ball tail and ribbon bow!

Then, while the paint is drying, enjoy a yummy Easter snack and fun visit with Mr. E Bunny himself!

Registration includes:

-1 12"x12" pine board

-all craft materials and tools required to complete project

-Easter Bunny visit and photo op

-assortment of snacks

 Max: 30 registered, with max 10 potential walkins from the big Market event (40 total)

*Parents are required to stay with child