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Featured Cooking Classes

Catch these cooking classes while you can. These seasonal and specialized culinary courses are not offered all the time so sign up now!

Cooking Boot Camp (SAIT Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking Boot Camp (SAIT Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, May 30 - Friday, June 2
Time: 8am-6pm
Fee: $1,450
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Ave NW

You grew up cooking at home. You'd rather eat in than eat out. You've never had professional training, but you throw five-star dinner parties.

You are a serious home chef.

But, can you handle the heat of a professional kitchen?

Designed to challenge the best home chef, SAIT's Cooking Boot Camp is an intensive four-day culinary experience in our world-class commercial kitchens. Each day, you'll prepare a three-course lunch and dinner in our high-volume kitchens in addition to simple yet delicious chef desserts.

Think like a chef as you craft fine dining menu items, learn the art of professional plating, and carefully manage your time to serve your meals on a deadline. On the last day, you'll put your skills to the test as you create your own menu with mystery ingredients in an exciting black box challenge.

Our chef:
Work with and learn from SAIT's own Chef Michael Mandato - a New York native with culinary training from the Culinary Institute of America. Chef Mandato has worked as an executive chef in luxury hotels including Garden City Long Island, Taj Boston, Ritz-Carlton St. Louis and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Included:
All meals and beverages. You will prepare and enjoy your own gourmet lunch and dinner daily.
Personalized chef’s jacket.
Daily parking.

Optional:
Tools will be supplied; however, you may choose to purchase a professional cooking tool kit for $480.
You may purchase professional chef’s clogs for $100-$120.

Required skills:
This is an advanced class. Participants must be comfortable with: Preparing tomato, béchamel and hollandaise sauce
Handling and maintaining knives
Braising and roasting cooking methods
Kitchen safety and sanitation practices Participants must be age 18 or older.


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Vegetarian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vegetarian

Date: Wednesday, June 7
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Explore some exciting meatless options with our chef instructor in this not-your-typical-vegetarian vegetarian cooking class. Learn how to prepare a high-protein three course meal, from the perfect appetizer to a sumptuous main and a delicious vegan dessert.


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Thrill of the Grill

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thrill of the Grill

Date: Saturday, June 10
Time: 10am-1pm
Fee: $110
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Become the champion of your BBQ with a course that teaches you how to master the heat for all of your summer patio parties. Never burn a steak again as you explore a variety of grilling techniques and ingredients that will inspire you to get the most out of your barbeque. Prepare foods that are great on or off the grill, including BBQ sides and accompaniments, rubs and BBQ sauce. Impress your guests with your expanded grill repertoire and expect to be hosting and grilling more than ever before as the savoury scents of your creations drift from your yard.


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Thrill of the Grill

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thrill of the Grill

Date: Saturday, June 17
Time: 10am-1pm
Fee: $110
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Become the champion of your BBQ with a course that teaches you how to master the heat for all of your summer patio parties. Never burn a steak again as you explore a variety of grilling techniques and ingredients that will inspire you to get the most out of your barbeque. Prepare foods that are great on or off the grill, including BBQ sides and accompaniments, rubs and BBQ sauce. Impress your guests with your expanded grill repertoire and expect to be hosting and grilling more than ever before as the savoury scents of your creations drift from your yard.


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Canning

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Canning

Date: Saturday, July 22
Time: 9am-3pm
Fee: $150
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Learn how to preserve and enjoy your summer harvest all year long in this hands-on canning course. You'll learn the proper techniques to safely pickle and make jam from all the wonderful fruits and vegetables you picked or purchased during the summer season. Prepare preserved lemons, pickled beets, canned peaches, a savoury and sweet jam and salsa. All tools and jars will be provided.


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Thrill of the Grill

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thrill of the Grill

Date: Friday, July 28
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $110
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Become the champion of your BBQ with a course that teaches you how to master the heat for all of your summer patio parties. Never burn a steak again as you explore a variety of grilling techniques and ingredients that will inspire you to get the most out of your barbeque. Prepare foods that are great on or off the grill, including BBQ sides and accompaniments, rubs and BBQ sauce. Impress your guests with your expanded grill repertoire and expect to be hosting and grilling more than ever before as the savoury scents of your creations drift from your yard.


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Thrill of the Grill

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thrill of the Grill

Date: Friday, August 11
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $110
Location: Downtown Culinary Campus

Become the champion of your BBQ with a course that teaches you how to master the heat for all of your summer patio parties. Never burn a steak again as you explore a variety of grilling techniques and ingredients that will inspire you to get the most out of your barbeque. Prepare foods that are great on or off the grill, including BBQ sides and accompaniments, rubs and BBQ sauce. Impress your guests with your expanded grill repertoire and expect to be hosting and grilling more than ever before as the savoury scents of your creations drift from your yard.


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