Western Cuisine

Fundamental to modern cooking, European cuisines and iterations in Americas entail not only the classics, but dishes and techniques palatable to the creative minds.  You can choose to appreciate the traditional ways and then innovate, transforming ingredients to delectable dishes that may include appetizers, mains, and even sweets.  Enjoy them after class, or pack them away along with ample cooking tips and learnings.

 

Class fee is per person per set of materials, subject to HST.
Buddy discount available.  See FAQ

INTERACTIVE DEMO INCLUDES

  • Relevant recipes

  • Demonstrations with detailed instructions by chef instructor

  • Opportunity to work on parts of the recipes wherever possible

  • All materials needed - the tools and ingredients we use in class are of top quality




HANDS-ON CLASS INCLUDES

  • Relevant recipes

  • Hands-on practice on recipes as guided by chef instructor

  • All materials needed - the tools and ingredients we use in class are of top quality

  • An apron to use during class. You are welcome to bring your own

  • Container for you to take away your finished product


Class listing for August to October 2018
Book any of the below classes, any time.

Quiche with Summer Vegetables
 

$65/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 4 points

Description coming soon!

Bring Your Own
Knife Sharpening Workshop

$79/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 4
Prepaid Points: 5 points

Learn to sharpen your knife the right way on a whetstone!  Chef Erwin will dissect the techniques of knife sharpening, blade construction, what makes a quality knife and proper edge maintenance.  Bring any size of knife with a non-serrated edge for this hands-on workshop or use our practice knives.

Vegetarian Meatball
East Meets West

$79/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 5 points

Description coming soon!

 

Turkish Eggplant Imam Bayildi, Ratatouille

$79/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 5 points

Summer sees an abundance of vegetables perfect for making hearty dishes like these.  While cultures may vary, cooking techniques to making delicious food remain similar. In this class, you will transform your harvest into detectable vegetarian dishes with mediterranean flavours.

Salmon Tartare, Poached Salmon with Cucumber, Dill Yogurt Sauce

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

Hawaiian Poke #2, Lilikoi Ahi Tuna Steak, Butter Mochi

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 2.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

 
 

Knifeworks:
Basic Cuts and Potage Cultivateur

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

For those of you who always wanted to cut like a pro but don’t know what went wrong, come to this class and learn the details about proper knife handling and usage in safe and effective ways.  You will experience a variety of cuts, from brunoise to julienne, with different produce. Then you will cook and garnish a potage using what you cut.  Students will receive a $50 credit towards the purchase of Wüsthof products.

Duck Breast with Berry Sauce, Parisian Gnocchi

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

Sole Normande, Gaspacho, English Potatoes

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

 

Cut Pasta: Beetroot Tagliolini, Maple-Orange Quail,
Marsala Glaze with Erwin

$99/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 4
Prepaid Points: 6 points

Description coming soon!

Hand-rolled Pasta: Lobster Tail Cavatelli, Brandy Sauce,
Pimiento Crisp with Erwin

$129/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 4
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Description coming soon!

Venison with Blackberry Sauce, Robuchon's Mashed Potatoes, Fruits Sabayon

$129/person

Difficulty level: I
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Description coming soon!

 

Basque Style Chicken,
Gateau Basque

$129/person

Difficulty level: II
Duration: 3.5 hours
Format: Hands-on
Minimum # of students to run: 2
Prepaid Points: 8 points

Tomatoes and sweet peppers comprises the basis of this typical braised chicken dish in the Basque country, while cherry and frangipane fills the crust of the well-known Gateau Basque.  Learn to all the components from scratch. Student will be required to cut a whole chicken into equal portions of white and red meat.