See what some of the students of Get Cooking with Kathryn Joel had to say about their experience.

Cooking Class Testimonials

Kathryn is indefatigable.  Her knowledge, energy, and interest in her students and classes enthuses you to go home and stretch your boundaries in the kitchen.
– Dave Olson
I was afraid to come because I thought I’d look so ignorant.  But Kathryn’s approach is perfect — those who want to sit back and watch, can, and those who want to cook, can.  Eating all the while ….  It was delicious, perfectly paced, and very inspiring.  I will tell many friends and bring many more for your group events.  Thank you, Kathryn!
Faith Farthing
A perfect Sunday afternoon with good company, great wine and delicious food!
Kristen Olson

I just wanted to thank you for your class in December that I attended – “Cook Christmas the British Way”.

I came with my co-worker Reina and we both enjoyed it so much. I think it was the highlight of our Christmas.

Thank you for being so friendly and welcoming.

I appreciated how you explained each ingredient and its origins throughout your cooking. Knowing the reasons for each action really helped me to understand why things were being done – and helped me to retain it later! Your demonstrations and menu choices were ones that I felt I could actually try at home, which was fantastic. Thank you also for allowing the option of participation – it was nice to be able to pick and choose what we felt comfortable doing, instead of being thrown into something we were completely unfamiliar with!

I can’t even imagine how exhausting it must be to cook, direct and keep up a rapport for 7 hours straight but you did it so naturally and with amazing skill.

Thank you again for the wonderful day. I look forward to more classes in your new location!

Gillian Bennett
What a wonderful way to learn about new flavours! Kathryn was very knowledgeable and personable!
Jillian Kaufman
This was a great cooking class — perfect for me, someone who is not very experienced. Kathryn was very engaging and I feel confident about trying these recipes on my own.
Robyn Jacobsen
I truly enjoyed this cooking class!  I found that I learned new things that I did not know before and confirmed things that I was doing right.  I thought Kathryn very personable and knowledgeable.  I can’t wait to make the recipes at home and I appreciate that they are simple, easy to manage and healthy!
Nicole Bennett
Kathryn was so accommodating and professional.  I truly enjoyed our healthy cooking class in our office – not only was it delicious, healthy but  easy to follow.  Thank you so much for everything Kathryn.
Anna Neto
What a delightful, informative, fun and delicious evening. Thank you Kathryn, Israel and team for a memorable evening. We will absolutely ‘get cooking’ some of the fabulous recipes we prepared tonight! Our thanks and appreciation to William as well for sharing his passion and  wine knowledge. We highly recommend this experience to any  ‘foodies’ or ‘wanna be foodies’ interested in a great evening of food, wine and good company! Good luck with your new location opening!
Shawne and Gord Bremer
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This summer Get Cooking is moving it's kitchen from Kathryn's Riverbend home to a brand new commercial space at MacEwan University downtown. We expect to be open for business from mid-August and a brand new schedule of Fall classes and events will be online and available for booking by the end of July 2014. If you'd like to receive updates sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you posted.