Friday, April 8, 2022
Five Cooking Classes
Need to improve your kitchen skills? In addition to cooking schools and full time diploma courses, Ottawa has opportunities to hone your techniques in specific areas of food preparation.
▪️The Urban Element offers virtual cooking classes as well as in-person culinary experiences on Sunday and Monday nights, in collaboration wth Corner Peach. They also plan group experiences at their private space at the Science and Technology Museum.
▪️Learn how to wield that big chef knife like a pro with a three hour course from C’est Bon Cooking. Knife Skills - Seasonal Vegetables runs April 13th and May 18th, and will teach you the Allumette, Brunoise, Julienne and Paysanne. $115 per person plus tax. 200 Dalhousie Street.
▪️Take your bestie or significant other on a Cooking Class Retreat for Two, care of Rebels in the Kitchen’s chef Rawan. Over the course of a weekend you’ll enjoy a Lebanese cooking class including drink pairings, plus you'll enjoy Lebanese-inspired breakfasts, and have plenty of time to explore the woods around the Gite O’Bordeleau B&B. 51 Parker Road, Pontiac, Quebec.
▪️If you want to study for a diploma, Algonquin College’s one year Culinary Skills Ontario College Certificate combines in-class with placements to teach the food prep skills and techniques required in professional kitchens. It’s also available as a part time course. Approx. $5,879.06 for two semesters.
▪️Le Cordon Bleu is a time and financial commitment but you’ll end up with the professional-level expertise to start your culinary career (or to simply enrich your time in your kitchen). The Cuisine Diploma/Basic Cuisine Certificate teaches the beginner technical skills required of any culinary professional. Three months (approximately 18 hours per week), $11,710.
Something quirky at Bar Robo: next week’s trivia night is all about Harry Potter. Use your Potter knowledge to fight for your chance to win passes to the new Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore film. The fun starts at 6:30pm on Tuesday April 12th in the Queen St. Fare food hall at 170 Queens St.
Deal of the Day
Mikaza Home is offering 50% off recent floor models until April 30th. Visit the showroom at 450 Preston Street to see the discounted furniture.
We'll see you Monday – Martha and Darren
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