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Turn your cooking dreams into a Masterchef reality! Learn to prepare the tastiest of dishes from various countries around the world. Indulge in the many flavours and spices of modern-day cuisine , and add that magic to even ordinary dishes. You are sure to be a hit at your next personal catering or holiday event!

Cooking: Artisan Bread Making

In this demo/hands-on class learn the steps and techniques needed to make beautiful artisan loaves, including boules, baguettes and focaccia. Sample chocolate pear bread focaccia along with some fine olive oils - bring your appetite! You don't need a lot of experience to bake bread, just enthusiasm! You'll take home your own ready-to-bake dough!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 16 - Feb 16 6:30pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$60.00
585759
Instructor: Laura Rogerson
18 and up May 18 - May 18 6:30pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$60.00
590286
Instructor: Laura Rogerson
Cooking: Caribbean Vegetarian

Delight your taste buds with a variety of healthy vegetarian dishes from the Caribbean. Learn how to prepare recipes such as chickpea curry, dhal puri, cook up rice and more. Explore the various spices that make Caribbean cooking so unique!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 21 - Mar 21 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585767
Instructor: Zelannie Assigbe
18 and up Jun 21 - Jun 21 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590293
Instructor: Zelannie Assigbe
Cooking: Chinese Cook & Eat

Learn to cook Chinese food favourites such as green onion cakes, wonton soup, steamed dumplings, stir-fries, tofu and Chinese chicken curry with no MSG or added fats or preservatives.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 28 - May 28 Noon - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590298
Instructor: Wilma Ho
Cooking: Chinese Shop, Cook & Eat

Learn to shop for, and cook, Chinese food favourites such as green onion cakes, wonton soup, steam dumplings, stir-fries, tofu and Chinese chicken curry with no MSG or added fats or preservatives. In this fun hands-on class you will tour an Asian grocery store then learn the basics of healthy Chinese home cooking in our fun and friendly kitchen! Lucky 97 Market - 10725 97 Street

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 26 - Feb 26 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585769
Instructor: Wilma Ho
Cooking: Cook With a Chef: BBQ

Join Chef Omar of AGA's Zinc restaurant for a fun and informative hands-on barbeque class! Learn how to prepare various meats and vegetables for the grill. Get the inside scoop on marinades, rubs and safe food handling to make this BBQ season a hit!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 8 - Jun 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$125.00
590310
Instructor: Dave Omar
Cooking: Cook with Chef: Fish & Seafood

Try your hand at preparing signature fish and seafood dishes that are delicious and easy to prepare, and fit perfectly into any meal at any season. Learn how to filet and debone fish, boil lobster, skewer shrimp and more in this fun and tasty class!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 4 - May 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$125.00
590279
Instructor: Dave Omar
Cooking: Cupcake Decorating - Flowers

Making cupcakes is easy, decorating them is another story! Learn from our sugar artist how to make buttercream icing and turn it into beautiful flowers to place on top of your cupcake. Participants will make between six to eight cupcakes and be able to decorate all of them. All supplies included

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 16 - Mar 16 6:30pm - 9:30pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585757
Instructor: Aura Morrison
Cooking: Doughnut Making 101

Learn to make doughnuts on the stove! In this hands-on course, you learn the basics to create yeast doughs with a variety of toppings and glazes. Flavours will include pumpkin spice, cherry, Mexican chocolate and orange cream. Each student will take home sweet and delicious goodies.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 14 - May 14 1:00pm - 4:00pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590311
Instructor: Jennie Marie Pilling
Cooking: Eating Clean Shop, Cook & Eat

Tour a local organic earth friendly store and learn how to shop efficiently, cost effectively and healthy. Then move to the City Arts kitchen for a hands on cooking lesson on how to create delicious and healthy meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner learning proper culinary techniques. Shopping, cooking and eating clean has never been more fun and easy!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 5 - Feb 5 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585745
Instructor: TBA TBA
Cooking: French for the Fun of it!

Ohh La La! foie gras, steak frites, pate and mousse from scratch are just some of the french food favourites you will make and taste in this fun and entertaining class.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 2 - Feb 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585747
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Fresh Pasta

Making pasta can be fun and easy! Want to wow your guests with butternut squash tortellini? Impress your friends with a build your own pasta bar? Or just learn to mix, knead and pull to make basic pasta from scratch using natural wholesome ingredients? Join this hands on class where you will also learn a few basic sauce recipes leaving with a host of yummy tips and tricks and a full stomach.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 16 - Mar 16 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585744
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Gluten Free Baking

Enjoy an evening of gluten-free baking secrets revealed by the former owner of Cafe Mosaics. After a brief introduction to the ins-and-outs of baking without wheat flour, you'll get into the kitchen and make easy recipes for pastry, crackers, cookies and more! Not a 100% Gluten Free environment. Not suitable for those with severe food allergies

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 14 - Jun 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590278
Instructor: Jody Shenkarek
18 and up Mar 9 - Mar 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585751
Instructor: Jody Shenkarek
Cooking: Greek Shop, Cook & Eat

If you want a taste of the Mediterranean then this class is for you! This class will showcase northern and southern Greek cuisine and focus on herbs, cheeses and olives. Learn techniques, history and flavors that will spark your appetite and inspire your cooking.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 12 - Feb 12 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585768
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Indian Breads

Learn how to make a variety of Indian breads using different flours (whole wheat, corn flour, channa flour). Breads will include roti, stuffed paratha with vegetables (potatoes, cauliflower, spinach), makki ki roti- pan-fried, maize bread, methi paratha- Fenugreek, Stuffed Paratha, Garlic naan and bhatura with channamasala (chickpea with tamarind chutney), along with a yogurt dip. Participants will take home samples of their creations.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 15 - Jun 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590282
Instructor: Aradhana Shah
Cooking: Indian Shop, Cook & Eat

Our shop and cook approach to ethnic cuisine is a sure recipe for success. First we tour an Indian grocery to learn about traditional East Indian ingredients. Then we head over to the City Arts for a hands-on cooking lesson featuring popular meat and vegetarian recipes such as butter chicken, tandoori chicken, aloo gobi, pakoras and more! Meet at the Spice Centre 9208-34 Avenue

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 19 - Mar 19 1:00pm - 5:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585743
Instructor: Kamal Toor
18 and up Apr 23 - Apr 23 1:00pm - 5:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
590270
Instructor: Kamal Toor
Cooking: Knife Skills

A chef's knife is probably their most important tool. 80 percent of cooking is the prep, so learn how to properly cut and debone different meats, vegetables, herbs and more! We will go over proper care and sharpening of your own knives, so please bring a few that you normally use.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 20 - Jun 20 7:00pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$50.00
590284
Instructor: Dave Omar
Cooking: Learn to Bake Macarons

Macarons can be tricky to make. Come learn how to make this delicious cookie from scratch. You will be taught how to make the shell and some delicious fillings. Flavours include: raspberry/rose, chocolate/mint, coffee/hazelnut and salted caramel. Everyone will take home a dozen macarons.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 11 - May 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590280
Instructor: TBA TBA
Cooking: Learn to Cook

In this introductory class we cover basic cooking skills. As you prepare a different menu each week, we introduce knife skills, stocks and sauces, vegetable and grain cookery and preparing several cuts of meat. A great class for beginners and anyone who wants to eat more at home!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 17 - Mar 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$200.00
585763
Instructor: Roberto Valencia
18 and up Apr 28 - May 19 6:00pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$200.00
590288
Instructor: TBA TBA
18 and up Feb 26 - Mar 12 1:00pm - 4:00pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$150.00
585780
Instructor: TBA TBA
Cooking: Martinis & Cupcakes

This is the perfect course for a girls night out or a date night with your special someone. Learn the right way to make buttercream icing for decorating the cupcakes. Then, to go along with your cupcakes, learn to mix the perfect martini - - apple, lemon drop, banana cream pie and fruit punch flavour. Come enjoy a `sweet? night of fun!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 10 - Feb 10 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$75.00
585783
Instructor: Aura Morrison
Cooking: Mediterranean Shop, Cook & Eat

Explore this healthy cuisine and its abundant use of fresh herbs, cheeses and yogurts. Tour a local Mediterranean grocery store, sample olives, cheeses and oils, and then return to City Arts Centre to prepare some popular dishes in a friendly group setting. El Safadi Brothers Market 11316 134 Ave NW

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 7 - May 7 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
590296
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Mexican Shop, Cook & Eat

Start off your Sunday with a trip to a local Latin American grocery store to learn about the foods of Mexico. Back in our kitchen you'll make salsas, tacos, tostadas and Mexican desserts and drinks. You'll want to repeat this feast for friends and family very soon! La Tienda Latina (Argyll Foods) 9844 63 Ave NW

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 5 - Mar 5 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585772
Instructor: Roberto Valencia
18 and up Jun 4 - Jun 4 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
590304
Instructor: Roberto Valencia
Cooking: Mexican Street Food

Grab your friends and join us for a Mexican fiesta! Get fired up with recipes for green and red salsas, and a wide variety of Mexican finger food: molotes de tinga, gorditas, picaditas and flautas.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 22 - Jun 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590309
Instructor: Mariel Montero-Sena
Cooking: Mother's Day Eclair Making

Come enjoy a fun day out learning how to make eclairs. Perfect for a mother's day gift or take the class with your mom to celebrate her. In this class you learn the how to?s on making eclairs. From the basic techniques to the beautiful finishes and fun flavours. Flavours include: dark chocolate, orange blossom, lavender and rose water. Take home a dozen samples of this mouthwatering dessert!

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
16 and up May 13 - May 13 1:00pm - 4:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
599684
Instructor: TBA TBA
Cooking: Samosas

Samosas make the perfect snack, party appetizer or lunchbox treat! Samosas are available everywhere and yet they are different wherever they are found. That's the beauty - you can make samosas in so many different ways. Students learn to make samosas with Asian spices, chicken and vegetable stuffing. Along with making samosas, students will enjoy sweet lassi - a yogurt drink.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 23 - Feb 23 6:30pm - 9:30pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585781
Instructor: Tallat Tirmizi
18 and up May 25 - May 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590314
Instructor: Tallat Tirmizi
Cooking: Singapore Street Food

Explore Singapore's multi-cultural fusion of ingredients in this hands-on cooking class. Breathe in the aromas and savour the flavour of coconut milk, spices, lemongrass and belachan (shrimp paste) when you make Nyonya Laksa, grilled tempeh satay and stir fried noodles. Maybe you can't travel to Singapore, but you can explore it's food here at home.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 1 - Jun 1 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590277
Instructor: Katia Vissers
18 and up Feb 23 - Feb 23 6:30pm - 9:30pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585749
Instructor: Katia Vissers
Cooking: Tamales

In Mexico, tamales are considered one of the most beloved traditional foods, eaten at both breakfast and dinner. In this class we'll make 4 flavours of tamales, with 3 different techniques, ingredients to show you how diverse this traditional dish can be! Our regional tour of tamales include chicken tamale, tamales chiapanecos and tamale masa.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Feb 2 - Feb 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm Clareview Community Recreation Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585776
Instructor: Roberto Valencia
Cooking: Thai 1 Shop, Cook & Eat

Curry, coconut milk and fish paste are just some of the exotic flavors you'll taste in this class. After learning about traditional ingredients at an Asian grocery store, you'll return to City Arts to create several popular Thai dishes, such as tom yung goong soup, panang curry chicken, beef satay and more! Lucky 97 Market - 10725 97 Street

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jan 29 - Jan 29 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585765
Instructor: Michaela Bily
18 and up Jun 18 - Jun 18 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
590290
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Thai 2 Shop, Cook & Eat

Have we got more Thai for you! Create more hands-on recipes such as pad thai, cashew chicken, garlic pepper squid and various dips and sauces to add to your Thai cooking repertoire! After learning more about traditional ingredients at an Asian food store, you'll return to the City Arts to create these popular Thai dishes.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 26 - Mar 26 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
585770
Instructor: Michaela Bily
Cooking: Vegan Comfort Food

Have you ever wanted to eat vegan, but just can?t bear to give up your beloved mac n' cheese? Now you don?t have to choose! This course will cover some classic comfort foods with a delicious plant-based twist! Taught by a local vegan baker, you can be sure that dessert will be involved, too! Come with an appetite, and join us for some hands-on fun in the kitchen.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up May 25 - May 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$65.00
590287
Instructor: TBA TBA
18 and up Mar 2 - Mar 2 6:30pm - 9:30pm Mill Woods Rec Centre GENERAL
$65.00
585761
Instructor: TBA TBA
Cooking: Vegan Shop, Cook & Eat

This class is designed to provide the knowledge you need to get started on the path to vegan shopping and cooking. Your instructor, past owner of Cafe Mosaics, has a wealth of experience and recipes to share. This class is not just for vegans, but for anyone that wants to learn about animal-free alternatives and delicious recipes such as cashew ricotta, cilantro pesto, vegan moussaka and more! Earth's General Store at 9605 82 Avenue

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Apr 30 - Apr 30 11:00am - 3:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$90.00
590307
Instructor: Jody Shenkarek

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