Scheduled Classes.

2017 Fall Classes are online and ready for booking. Check out our schedule below …..

 

A Moroccan Adventure. With Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

Let the heady perfume of the Spice Trail transport you to the markets of Marrakesh as you learn to prepare simple but delicious mezze, couscous, and tagines with Kathryn and Elyse.  Our menu will start with Kathryn's harissa spiced carrot dip, with our own homemade harissa of course, and a smokey aromatic baba ganoush. Then we'll make a seasonal salad of beetroots with oranges and herbs, followed by some filo pastry briouats filled with seafood. And what would a Moroccan class be without a tagine? We'll be slow cooking our tagine of lamb with prunes and almonds to serve with a herb scented couscous. Then we'll finish with an orange and almond cake. Join us, and learn how to bring the flavours of North Africa into your own home kitchen!

Class Fee:  $139 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 4-hour class, a full meal, matched wines, a recipe pack.

Price: C$139.00

Date: October 22, 2017

Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm

Available Spaces: 1

Date Night. Cooking for Two with Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Join Doreen and Kathryn for our ever popular Friday date night class, and enjoy a seasonal and romantic four course menu that you can enjoy with us, then recreate at home with your special date. The focus is on cooking for two, so bring your spouse, your partner, or simply a friend.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian diets, however gluten-free substitutions are available upon request.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a full refund.

Price: Gift Certificate

Date: October 27, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Kids' Halloween Baking (age 9-13). With Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

Send us your kids (ages 9-13) for this special Halloween baking class. We'll get your kids baking up cookies and cakes, and making them hauntingly scary when we decorate them for Halloween. We'll be feeding them lunch too, and sending them home with a selection of spooky treats to enjoy with you at home.

Class Fee:  $65 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 2 1/2 hour hands on cooking class, lunch, and a recipe pack and halloween goodies to take home.

Price: C$65.00

Date: October 29, 2017

Start Time: 10:30 am
End Time: 1:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Vegetarian Cooking the Indian Way. With Kathryn Joel & Doreen Prei

Join us on a fragrant journey through the Indian spice market as we show you how to incorporate our local harvest into the flavours of the Indian vegetarian kitchen. We'll be cooking up chutneys, pakoras, dals and curries using the best of Alberta, spiced up with a world of Indian flavours. And we'll finish our meal with an aromatic Kheer, an exotic and delicious version of a rice pudding.

This class can be adapted for gluten-free diets on request.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with wine pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 1, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Advanced Seafood Skills. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Perhaps you love cooking seafood and want to enhance the skills that you've acquired on your own. Or maybe you've already been to one of our Simple Seafood classes but there's still more that you want to learn. In either case, this is the class for you. In this new advanced seafood class we'll be making fish and shellfish stocks and exploring how to use them. We'll also prepare scallops 3 ways: tartare; ceviche; and pan fried. And what would an advanced seafood class be without lobster? So we'll learn to cook and break down lobster and then use it to prepare a lobster bisque. Then finally we'll be working with whole fish, with a look at how to choose and store fish, as well as some butchery skills, and how to cook it whole, baked in salt, or as fillets, pan-fried.

This class is gluten free, but it is not suitable for vegetarian diets. No prerequisite is required.

Class Fee: $165 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$165.00

Date: November 2, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 7

Friday Night Kitchen Party. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

We're very happy to be bringing back our popular Friday night kitchen parties this fall! Join Doreen and Kathryn for a six-course menu of our favourite dishes, finished in our open kitchen and served as a seated dinner. We'll be pulling out all the stops as we create a seasonal menu filled with local inspiration and ingredients. The studio will be set up with 3 communal tables for 8 each, so come with a group of friends or family, or come on your own and make some new friends. As always, we'll be inviting you to get up and join us around our chef's table as we cook. Optional wine pairings as well as wines by the glass or by the bottle will be available on the night.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian diets, however gluten-free substitutions are available upon request.

Class Fee: $105 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour interactive dinner, a 6-course meal with optional wine pairings available on the night, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$105.00

Date: November 3, 2017

Start Time: 7:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 11

Brioche & Milk Breads. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

During this special Saturday lunch-time class we'll be teaching you two quite different milk-based yeast breads: Kathryn's Italian Milk Bread, delicious served warm with sweet butter and preserves; and Doreen's brioche, which we'll be forming into rolls to serve with her mediterranean lamb and feta burgers, and also beignets to fry up for dessert and enjoy with a drizzle of homemade caramel sauce. Since our doughs will take some time to rise, we'll make a batch of each ahead, and then again with you. And we'll even send you home with a batch of your brioche dough to finish on your own.

This class is not suitable for gluten-free diets. Vegetarian substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $85 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class including lunch with wine, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$85.00

Date: November 4, 2017

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:00 pm

Available Spaces: 5

Fresh Pasta. With Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

Join Kathryn and Elyse for our ever popular hands-on pasta making class. During our class you'll each make a batch of your own fresh pasta dough, and learn to cut it two ways. We'll also be preparing some of Kathryn's signature ricotta gnocchi as well as three of our favourite sauces to serve with our pastas: melted tomato sauce for the gnocchi; pesto alla genovese to go with tagliatelle; and a slow cooked duck leg ragu to serve with pappardelle. Then we'll end the class with a simple dessert before we send you on your way, ready to practice your newly acquired pasta making skills at home.

Class Fee:  $139 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 4-hour hands on cooking class, a full meal with paired wines, and a recipe pack to take home.

Price: Gift Certificate

Date: November 7, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Risotto, Arancini & More. With Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

Join us for our celebration of risotto, one of our favourite one pot meals. Kathryn & Elyse will be teaching you the 5 essential steps toward creating any risotto, sending you home prepared to take your favourite ingredients and translate them into your own risotto meal. And what is a risotto without the right rice and a well made stock? So we'll be preparing vegetable and white chicken stocks as well as discussing rice varietals, since these are the building blocks of any risotto. We'll even prepare a parmesan foam, to finish your risotto and take it up a notch. During your class we'll be preparing two types of risotto, to enjoy for dinner, using fresh and seasonal ingredients. Then we'll use our leftovers the Italian way, as we hand roll a selection of arancini, delicious stuffed and deep fried risotto balls designed to use up your risotto leftovers.

This class is suitable for gluten-free diets. Vegetarian substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $85 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class, dinner with wine pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$85.00

Date: November 8, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 9:00 pm

Available Spaces: 10

30 Minutes Meals. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

If you'd like to master a selection of gourmet meals to prepare in minutes, then this is the class for you. Doreen and Kathryn will be teaching you a menu composed of four quick and easy main courses plus one dessert. The focus is on fast yet delicious and impressive dishes that are as easy as they are tasty, using a selection of fresh and seasonal ingredients. Our main courses will feature one egg dish, one pasta, rice or grain, one fish and one poultry or meat, providing you with a wide range of skills to build on. And we promise to make the dessert a crowd pleaser.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian or gluten-free diets.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with wine pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 9, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Gourmet Comfort Food with Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Comfort food evokes feelings of nostalgia, warming our souls with memories of days gone by and lifting our spirits on dark winter days. In this special gourmet comfort food class, Doreen and Kathryn will take some of their favourite comfort classics and elevate them from simple to complex, from hearty to heavenly. Join us and learn how to prepare a sumptous french onion soup, oozing with melted gruyere cheese, as well as Doreen's famous mac 'n cheese with braised Alberta beef short ribs, a creamy and delicious chicken pot pie with a puff pastry crust, and a warming apple crisp with homemade vanilla ice cream.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian or gluten-free diets.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 10, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Sourdough Bread with Prairie Mill's Owen Petervine

Join us for an afternoon of bread with the delightful Owen Petervine of Prairie Mill Bread. Owen will bake off some bread for you to sample as he introduces you to the world of sourdough starters. And you will each make your own loaf of sourdough with Owen, choosing the flour combination of your choice. While you bake, Kathryn will be on hand to make you a bowl of panzanella, and a seasonal soup to accompany Owen's freshly baked loaves. And for dessert, Owen will teach you to make his sourdough waffles, served up with maple syrup and preserves. You'll leave us with all the knowledge you need to feed and use your starter on your own, since you'll be taking home a jar of Owen's starter to get you started  together with your bread dough, ready to bake at home.

Class Fee:  $105 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 3-hour hands on cooking class, a full meal with paired drinks, and a recipe pack to take home.

Price: C$95.00

Date: November 12, 2017

Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm

Available Spaces: 4

Roll With It: Sushi at Home with Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

Join Kathryn and Elyse for our hands-on sushi rolling workshop and learn how to perfectly prepare sushi rice at home, and how to use it to create your own sushi rolls. From the proper preparation of rice to choosing the right fish and accompaniments, this class will provide you with a solid foundation for turning your home kitchen into your own private sushi bar. And to round out your experience we'll take a look at preparing tempura and a miso soup as well.

Vegetarian and gluten-free substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 14, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 8

Mexican Inspired. With Kathryn Joel & Doreen Prei

We'll be heading south for our inspiration, as we create a menu aromatic with chilis and spice, drawing on the delicious traditions of Mexican cuisine. Doreen and Kathryn will teach you to fuse the flavours of Mexico with their European techniques, as they cook with you some of their favourite Mexican specialties. We'll start with a ceviche, followed by our multi-layered and classic version of Tortilla Soup, based on a chicken and tomato broth and flavoured up with fried chilis, avocado and Mexican cheese.  Next we'll be braising some local lamb with pasilla chilis and squash, and serving it with a black bean polenta. We'll finish with our delicious chili chocolate ice cream with a goat's milk cajeta for dessert.
This class is gluten free but is not suitable for vegetarian diets.

Class Fee:  $139 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 4-hour class, a full meal, matched wines, a recipe pack.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 16, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 2

Date Night. Italian Cooking for Two with Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Join Doreen and Kathryn for our ever popular Friday date night class, and enjoy a seasonal and romantic four course menu that you can enjoy with us, then recreate at home with your special date. Tonight we're cooking Italian, and the focus is on cooking for two, so bring your spouse, your partner, or simply a friend. We'll be starting off with an anti-pasta board, followed by a freshly made Pasta Nero served alla Vongole (with clams). For our main course we'll be grilling t-bone steaks for our Bistecca alla Fiorentina, which we'll serve the traditional way with Cannellini Beans and Lemon Wedges. And finally, for dessert, a delicious Vanilla Panna Cotta served with seasonal fruits.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian diets, however gluten-free substitutions are available upon request.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a full refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 17, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Ramen at Home. With Chris Tom-Kee

People wait hours for a good bowl of ramen – a Japanese noodle soup that brings together broth, noodles, and thoughtful preparation. Learn how to make your own perfect bowl with Chef Chris Tom-Kee who will take you through every aspect of preparing ramen, including making your own noodles and broth and perfecting the six minute egg. And as if ramen is not enough, we'll also be making some delicious gyoza and a Japanese salad to whet our appetites for that noodle bowl at the end of the night.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian or gluten-free diets.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a full refund.

Price: Gift Certificate

Date: November 22, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 3

French Bistro. With Doreen Prei and Kathryn Joel

Let us put some "Ooh La La" in your cooking as we explore a feast of French cuisine, with our inspiration taken from France's classic neighbourhood bistro menus. We’ll show you simple ways to recreate some of the delicious bistro dishes that make French cuisine so great. Our menu will start with Kathryn's favourite Gougères, aromatic and cheesey little choux pastry puffs, then Doreen will show you how simple it is to prepare her Salmon Rillettes. Next we'll be steaming up a pot full of  Moules Marinières, followed by another bistro classic, Coq au Vin. And for dessert, what better than a slice of Tarte au Citron, a tangy French Lemon Tart.

Class Fee:  $139 per person, plus GST.  Your Fee Includes:  a 4-hour class, a full meal, matched wines, and a recipe pack to take home.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 23, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Getting Saucy. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Join Doreen and Kathryn for this brand new class focused on perfecting sauces, during the preparation of a 4-course meal. We'll be cooking up a menu designed to teach you essential sauce skills, starting with a savoury cheese soufflé using both a classic Béchamel and a vegetable purée. Next we'll whisk up a Beurre Blanc, and use it to accompany a perfectly cooked fillet of salmon.  Then on to Hollandaise, served with a pan seared and butter basted rib eye steak. And finally, for dessert, we'll learn to make Ganache, and use it to prepare our own home made chocolate truffles.

This class is not suitable for vegetarian or gluten-free diets.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with wine pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 24, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Available Spaces: 0

Knife Skills for the Holiday Season. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Join Doreen and Kathryn for this special holiday season session on mastering essential knife skills. We'll be dicing, slicing, shucking, and sharpening, so bring along your own favourite knife if you prefer, or choose to use one of ours. And with Christmas fast approaching, we'll be focusing on holiday party entertaining so we'll be cooking up some tasty and seasonal appies and canapés as we chop. You'll leave us with a new mastery and confidence in wielding your knife when you cook at home, as well as a selection of recipes to get you cooking through the holidays!

Vegetarian and gluten-free substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $105 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class including lunch with wine, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$105.00

Date: November 25, 2017

Start Time: 11:00 am
End Time: 2:00 pm

Available Spaces: 4

Lasagna Three Ways: With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

Lasagna is one of the most beloved dishes from the Italian kitchen, as perfect for a party as it is for a family meal. But making a good lasagna takes time and some skill, so we've decided to add this special class on just lasagna to our schedule and teach you how to make three delicious lasagne, all from scratch. We'll start with the pasta of course, since the best lasagne start with a good fresh pasta. Then we'll turn to the sauces, as we make a vegetarian ricotta and spinach lasagna, as well as a classic alla bolognese, using bèchamel plus a hearty ragu. And finally we'll teach you our own favourite deconstructed version, finished with a parmesan foam.

This class is not suitable for gluten-free diets. Vegetarian substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $105 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class, a full meal, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$105.00

Date: November 25, 2017

Start Time: 5:00 pm
End Time: 8:00 pm

Available Spaces: 11

Sunday Roasts. With Kathryn Joel & Elyse Chatterton

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than in the kitchen? And what better dish to prepare than a classic Sunday Roast? Kathryn and Elyse will be taking you through the essentials of how to perfectly roast a whole chicken, a loin of pork, a leg of lamb and a prime rib of beef. And while they're roasting we'll be exploring sauces, gravies and sides as well, and keeping it seasonal of course.

Class Fee: $139 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 4-hour class, a full meal with drink pairings and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$139.00

Date: November 26, 2017

Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm

Available Spaces: 5

Crêpes, from Savoury to Sweet: With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

At Get Cooking we love making crêpes, and we're very excited to be adding this special class on crêpes to our cooking class schedule this fall. We'll be using crêpes in recipes that take us from cold appetizer, to hot main course, to dessert. As well as learning to make, and cook, the perfect crêpe, we'll be working on fillings, toppings and sauces for stuffing, drizzling and garnishing our crêpes, adding a breadth of versatility to your new-found culinary skill.

This class cannot be adapted for gluten-free diets. Vegetarian substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $105 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class, a full meal with wine pairings, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$105.00

Date: November 29, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 9:00 pm

Available Spaces: 6

From Quiches to Brülées, an Introduction to Custard Techniques. With Doreen Prei & Kathryn Joel

If you're looking for some new skills and recipes to impress your dinner guests over Christmas, why not join Doreen and Kathryn for our exploration of custard making techniques. We'll show you how to make perfect custards, and how to use them in some of our favourite recipes and dishes. We will start with a classic Quiche Lorraine, a staple in every accomplished cook's repertory. Then we'll move on to preparing our dessert as we explore ice creams, pastry creams and everyone's favourite, the créme brülée.

This class is not suitable for gluten-free diets. Vegetarian substitutions are available on request.

Class Fee: $105 per person, plus GST. Your Fee Includes: a 3-hour class including a full meal with wine pairings, and a recipe pack to take home.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to cancel your booking you must do so no less than 14 days prior to the date of your class in order to receive a refund.

Price: C$105.00

Date: December 13, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 9:00 pm

Available Spaces: 12

 

 

 

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GET COOKING IS MOVING

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.