SAIT Polytechnic's Downtown Culinary Campus
Classes at the Culinary Campus

Culinary Campus

Step into the million dollar kitchen at SAIT Culinary Campus and discover your hidden culinary talents with the help of our expert chef instructors. For amateur cooks and professional chefs alike, our state-of-the-art facility and hands-on instruction bring culinary education to a whole new level.

Christmas Cookie Exchange

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Christmas Cookie Exchange

Date: Saturday, December 14
Time: 9am-12pm
Fee: $100
Location: Culinary Campus

Join us to kick-start your holiday baking in this supportive group class. Learn how to make Christmas cookies and desserts and take home a dozen of three different holiday favorites to gift, freeze or eat right away.


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Christmas Cookie Exchange

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Christmas Cookie Exchange

Date: Saturday, December 14
Time: 1pm-4pm
Fee: $100
Location: Culinary Campus

Join us to kick-start your holiday baking in this supportive group class. Learn how to make Christmas cookies and desserts and take home a dozen of three different holiday favorites to gift, freeze or eat right away.


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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, January 9
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66138
Location: Culinary Campus

There are five fundamental flavours in Thai cuisine - sweet, spicy, sour, bitter and salty. Explore these flavors and the crucial role that garlic, chilies and lemon grass play in preparing a Thai feast. This class enables you to experience the flavours and aromas of one of the most dynamic Asian countries and leave feeling inspired and ready to cook popular and exotic Thai-style cuisine for friends and family, including pad thai, green curry and sate.


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Introduction to Cooking

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Introduction to Cooking

Date: January 13 - February 10 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $425
CRN: 66139
Location: Culinary Campus

Every great chef starts with the basics. Understanding the fundamentals of cooking will ensure your culinary journey begins on the right track. In this course you will learn: knife skills, soups and stocks, sauces, roasting and braising. Whether just beginning to cook or looking for a thorough refresher of the basics, this hands-on class will have anyone cooking comfortably in no time. This course consists of five 3-hour classes over five weeks.


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Curry

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Curry

Date: Thursday, January 16
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66134
Location: Culinary Campus

Let our professional chef instructor take you on a voyage through the many spices, herbs and distinct flavors that make up the exciting world of Southern Indian curry. Broaden your curry knowledge and pique your imagination in this interactive class.


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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Friday, January 17
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
CRN: 66148
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, January 18
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66107
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Knife Skills

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Knife Skills

Date: Tuesday, January 21
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Fee: $60
CRN: 66145
Location: Culinary Campus

Sharpen your chopping, cutting, slicing and julienning skills in this popular knife skills class. Join our expert chef to learn the safe and proper way to slice, dice, sharpen and care for your knives. Feel free to bring your own knives to work with.


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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Thursday, January 23
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66120
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore a palette of exciting fresh flavors and ingredients in this Vietnamese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Pho, salad rolls and vermicelli.


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West Coast

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: West Coast

Date: Thursday, January 30
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66130
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore and enjoy the light and local approach to West coast food. Focusing on cuisine from Vancouver to San Francisco, you'll work with seafood as you learn to shuck oysters, prepare cod, smoke and cure salmon and make traditional Cioppino, a San Francisco fish stew. And for dessert? Nanaimo bars.


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, February 1
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66108
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Chinese Stirfry

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Chinese Stirfry

Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66122
Location: Culinary Campus

Forgo the take out menus and learn to create delicious and simple Chinese dishes at home. In this course you'll learn how to create three of the most popular Chinese stir-fries: ginger beef, sweet and sour pork, and beef and broccoli with black bean sauce.


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Cooking for Your Health

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking for Your Health

Date: February 12-26 (Wednesdays)
Time: 5:30-8pm
Fee: $225
CRN: 66133
Location: Culinary Campus

Let us show you that healthy foods do taste good and are easy to incorporate into your meals with the proper planning. This three-part series will teach beginner cooks who are new to incorporating nutritious foods into their home kitchens, the basic nutrition and culinary skills they need to get cooking. We discuss how food reacts in the body, the benefits of eating real food, and how to start making nutritious choices. This is a demonstration course with a small hands on component each class which will give students confidence handling knives and preparing food for the week.

Each two-hour class will include a glass of wine and/or kombucha for each student.


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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $100 per person
CRN: 66149
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Friday, February 14
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $100 per person
CRN: 66151
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

Want to learn more about the story behind the food? Join an interactive demonstration Date Night class at the new Tastemarket (course code FDPR 166).


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Assorted Buns

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Assorted Buns

Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $120
CRN: 66112
Location: Culinary Campus

This literal "hands-on" course will introduce you to a variety of buns from the soft dinner roll to a sticky cinnamon roll and a hardy multigrain Epis-style dinner roll that will impress any dinner guest. Learn how to use these basic recipes to make a variety of other interesting and versatile rolls, from savoury to sweet. Each student will learn and practice fermentation processes, dough mixing and shaping skills, depending on individual kneads, of course. At the end of the class you will have made 12 soft dinner rolls, 12 multigrain rolls, 12 savoury rolls and 12 sticky cinnamon rolls to take home.


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Intermediate Cooking

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Intermediate Cooking

Date: February 24 - March 16 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $450
CRN: 66119
Location: Culinary Campus

Expand your culinary knowledge with our intermediate cooking class which builds on your basic skills. You'll grill, roast and fry vegetables; explore different starches including polenta, risotto and potatoes; make complex sauces such as mayonnaise, aioli, remoulade and beurre blanc; and bake savoury bread pudding, scones and tarts.


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India

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: India

Date: Thursday, February 27
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66147
Location: Culinary Campus

Travel to a country with a vibrant and diverse cuisine and culture. Let our chef guide you through authentic and easy to recreate Indian recipes full of spices and flavors. Transform the everyday into extraordinary by learning how to prepare food that is anything but boring. This hands-on class will advise on where specific Indian spices are available here in Calgary.


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Cake Decorating

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cake Decorating

Date: February 28 - March 27 (Fridays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $315
CRN: 66093
Location: Culinary Campus

Learn the expressive art of cake decorating from our renowned chef instructors at SAIT. In this introductory course you will experiment with piping techniques, the use of fondant, and the creation of chocolate and royal icing decorations to adorn your cake.

During class you will use a Styrofoam cake provided by SAIT.

Students will need to bring their own basic cake decorating kit.


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France

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: France

Date: Thursday, March 5
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66137
Location: Culinary Campus

Bring home a touch of French tradition. Explore classic French culinary techniques in this hands-on cooking class with our experienced chef instructor. Learn to layer your flavours as you prepare timeless French cuisine through dishes like poulet au riesling (sauteed chicken in white wine), gratin dauphinois (potatoes baked in cream) and crepes sucrees (crepes with three sweet fillings).


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, March 7
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66109
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Caribbean

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Caribbean

Date: Thursday, March 12
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66124
Location: Culinary Campus

Feel the warmth of the tropics in the heat of Caribbean food. Explore the islands of Jamaica and Trinidad while preparing conch fritters, fried plantains and the crowd pleasing jerk chicken.


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Introduction to Cooking

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Introduction to Cooking

Date: March 14 & 21 (Saturdays)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Fee: $425
CRN: 66141
Location: Culinary Campus

Every great chef starts with the basics. Understanding the fundamentals of cooking will ensure your culinary journey begins on the right track. In this course you will learn: knife skills, soups and stocks, sauces, roasting and braising. Whether just beginning to cook or looking for a thorough refresher of the basics, this hands-on class will have anyone cooking comfortably in no time. This course consists of two full-day classes over two Saturdays.


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Sushi

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sushi

Date: Thursday, March 19
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66143
Location: Culinary Campus

Sushi is a culinary art form and sushi masters spend years learning this craft. Luckily for you, with the guidance of our expert chef you can learn the fundamentals of sushi-making in a few short hours. Walk away from this class with the basic knowledge of sushi preparation essentials: how to choose your protein; how to cook the perfect rice; and how to hand roll a beautiful nori roll.


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Advanced Cooking

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Advanced Cooking

Date: March 23 - April 20 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $500
CRN: 66117
Location: Culinary Campus

Refine your kitchen skills in the most challenging of our cooking fundamentals series. This advanced class is centered around protein: seafood (salmon, sablefish, squid and oysters), poultry (duck, chicken and Cornish hen), beef (filet mignon, veal and flank/beef strip steak), and alternative meats (rabbit, pork and lamb). From bouillabaisse and beef wellington to duck liver parfait and bacon-wrapped rabbit legs, our advanced menu will take your cooking knowledge a step above ordinary.


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East Coast

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: East Coast

Date: Thursday, March 26
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66125
Location: Culinary Campus

Discover the Atlantic coast from Prince Edward Island to the Carolinas by cooking beloved dishes of the eastern seaboard. Prepare crab cakes, fish stew and chowder, and lobster thermidor. Experiment with various techniques used to prepare east coast fish - from grilling to pan frying - plus, prepare accompaniments like corn and hush puppies. 


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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Friday, March 27
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
CRN: 66153
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

Want to learn more about the story behind the food? Join an interactive demonstration Date Night class at the new Tastemarket (course code FDPR 166).


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66110
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Portuguese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Portuguese

Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66127
Location: Culinary Campus

Portuguese cuisine stands out from the rest of Mediterranean fare with the use of fiery and luxurious spices: piri piri, saffron, cinnamon and vanilla. In this class, you'll prepare flavourful, rich dishes including steamed chorizo and clam cataplana, aorda de marisco (fish stew with bread), chanfana (lamb stew), and a national favourite, bacalhau brs (salted cod, onions and potatoes).


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Assorted Buns

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Assorted Buns

Date: Saturday, April 4
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $120
CRN: 66113
Location: Culinary Campus

This literal "hands-on" course will introduce you to a variety of buns from the soft dinner roll to a sticky cinnamon roll and a hardy multigrain Epis-style dinner roll that will impress any dinner guest. Learn how to use these basic recipes to make a variety of other interesting and versatile rolls, from savoury to sweet. Each student will learn and practice fermentation processes, dough mixing and shaping skills, depending on individual kneads, of course. At the end of the class you will have made 12 soft dinner rolls, 12 multigrain rolls, 12 savoury rolls and 12 sticky cinnamon rolls to take home.


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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Thursday, April 9
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66121
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore a palette of exciting fresh flavors and ingredients in this Vietnamese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Pho, salad rolls and vermicelli.


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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Friday, April 17
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
CRN: 66154
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

Want to learn more about the story behind the food? Join an interactive demonstration Date Night class at the new Tastemarket (course code FDPR 166).


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, April 18
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66111
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Italian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Italian

Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66144
Location: Culinary Campus

Saluti e buon appetito Understand why Italians are so passionate about their food by learning a variety of dishes that represent the numerous regions and influences of this famous cuisine. Learn the proper cooking techniques and ingredient choices that make a meal truly - and simply - Italian with menu items including gnocchi, stracciatella, grilled vegetable salad and tiramisu.

Please note: This class does not cover pasta making. SAIT's Pasta class is course code COOK 108.


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Mexican

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Mexican

Date: Thursday, April 30
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66172
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore delicious Mexican dishes as diverse as the country itself. Centered on chilies, you'll make a delicious mole sauce with chicken, tamales (masa and meat wrapped in a corn husk), chile rellenos (stuffed pepper) and fresh salsa.


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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, May 7
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66178
Location: Culinary Campus

There are five fundamental flavours in Thai cuisine - sweet, spicy, sour, bitter and salty. Explore these flavors and the crucial role that garlic, chilies and lemon grass play in preparing a Thai feast. This class enables you to experience the flavours and aromas of one of the most dynamic Asian countries and leave feeling inspired and ready to cook popular and exotic Thai-style cuisine for friends and family, including pad thai, green curry and sate.


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Viennoiserie

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Viennoiserie

Date: Saturday, May 9
Time: 9am-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66163
Location: Culinary Campus

This hands-on fine baking course introduces you to the basic steps and techniques of laminated dough production and how to make crispy, light, buttery croissants, delightful Danish pastries and rich traditional French brioche. Learn and practice dough lamination, how to make a variety of fillings for croissants and Danish pastries, and how to create a variety of sweet and savoury viennoiserie baked goods while exploring the multitude of applications for these doughs. By the end of the class you will have made 12 croissants, 12 Danish pastries and 12 brioche to take home.


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Thrill of the Grill

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

Date: Thursday, May 14
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $110
CRN: 66183
Location: 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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Sushi

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sushi

Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66182
Location: Culinary Campus

Sushi is a culinary art form and sushi masters spend years learning this craft. Luckily for you, with the guidance of our expert chef you can learn the fundamentals of sushi-making in a few short hours. Walk away from this class with the basic knowledge of sushi preparation essentials: how to choose your protein; how to cook the perfect rice; and how to hand roll a beautiful nori roll.


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, May 23
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66166
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Thursday, May 28
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66171
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore a palette of exciting fresh flavors and ingredients in this Vietnamese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Pho, salad rolls and vermicelli.


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Italian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Italian

Date: Thursday, June 4
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66186
Location: Culinary Campus

Saluti e buon appetito Understand why Italians are so passionate about their food by learning a variety of dishes that represent the numerous regions and influences of this famous cuisine. Learn the proper cooking techniques and ingredient choices that make a meal truly - and simply - Italian with menu items including gnocchi, stracciatella, grilled vegetable salad and tiramisu.

Please note: This class does not cover pasta making. SAIT's Pasta class is course code COOK 108.


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Introduction to Cooking

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Introduction to Cooking

Date: June 6 & 13 (Saturdays)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Fee: $425
CRN: 66181
Location: Culinary Campus

Every great chef starts with the basics. Understanding the fundamentals of cooking will ensure your culinary journey begins on the right track. In this course you will learn: knife skills, soups and stocks, sauces, roasting and braising. Whether just beginning to cook or looking for a thorough refresher of the basics, this hands-on class will have anyone cooking comfortably in no time. This course consists of two full-day classes over two Saturdays.


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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, June 11
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66179
Location: Culinary Campus

There are five fundamental flavours in Thai cuisine - sweet, spicy, sour, bitter and salty. Explore these flavors and the crucial role that garlic, chilies and lemon grass play in preparing a Thai feast. This class enables you to experience the flavours and aromas of one of the most dynamic Asian countries and leave feeling inspired and ready to cook popular and exotic Thai-style cuisine for friends and family, including pad thai, green curry and sate.


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Artisan Bread

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Artisan Bread

Date: Saturday, June 13
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66167
Location: Culinary Campus

If you've ever caught yourself staring in admiration at loaves of beautiful handmade bread, it's time to stop dreaming and allow our skilled artisan baker to teach you how to produce these edible pieces of art from the comfort of your own kitchen. There's nothing that says home sweet home like the smell of freshly baked bread, especially when you made it yourself. This artisan bread making course is as much art class as it is baking class.


Registration

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Thrill of the Grill

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

Date: Thursday, June 18
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $110
CRN: 66184
Location: 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.


Registration

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Date Night

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Date Night

Date: Friday, June 19
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
CRN: 66189
Location: Culinary Campus

Food brings people together and tastes best when shared with your significant other (or friends). Join us for a hands-on evening of quality time in the kitchen as you experiment with new cuisine and prepare a fresh meal to share. Then sit down, relax and enjoy the fruits of your labour with a glass of wine.

Want to learn more about the story behind the food? Join an interactive demonstration Date Night class at the new Tastemarket (course code FDPR 166).


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Curry

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Curry

Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66175
Location: Culinary Campus

Let our professional chef instructor take you on a voyage through the many spices, herbs and distinct flavors that make up the exciting world of Southern Indian curry. Broaden your curry knowledge and pique your imagination in this interactive class.


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Viennoiserie

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Viennoiserie

Date: Saturday, June 27
Time: 9am-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66164
Location: Culinary Campus

This hands-on fine baking course introduces you to the basic steps and techniques of laminated dough production and how to make crispy, light, buttery croissants, delightful Danish pastries and rich traditional French brioche. Learn and practice dough lamination, how to make a variety of fillings for croissants and Danish pastries, and how to create a variety of sweet and savoury viennoiserie baked goods while exploring the multitude of applications for these doughs. By the end of the class you will have made 12 croissants, 12 Danish pastries and 12 brioche to take home.


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