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

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Grow your culinary confidence in our full commercial kitchens and bakeries. No matter what your palate prefers we offer a wide variety of hands-on evening, half day and weekend continuing education classes.

Date Night (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, October 18
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
Location: SAIT Main 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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Cake Decorating (Main Campus)

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

Date: October 18 - November 15 (Fridays)
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $315

Location: SAIT Main 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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Introduction to Baking (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Introduction to Baking (Main Campus)

Date: October 19-26 (Saturdays)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Fee: $500
Location: SAIT Main Campus

This introductory course covers the essentials of baking from scratch, including: mixing methods, ingredients, weighing, recipes, understanding your oven and choosing the best tools and equipment. With hands-on training in SAIT's world-class bakery, you'll learn how to make quickbreads, cookies, pies and simple breads.


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Sausage Making (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sausage Making (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, October 19
Time: 8-12pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Learn the theory and practice of sausage making in SAIT's state-of-the-art butchery and charcuterie lab. Theory covers sausage making, history, safety, techniques and non-meat ingredients. The hands-on portion includes grinding, mixing and stuffing sausages, in addition to handling and choosing meat. The instructor will also discuss fermented sausage, smoking and cooking. In this class, you'll prepare one cured sausage (a fully cooked smokie) and two fresh sausages (chorizo and garden herb) to cook at home.


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Pasta (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Pasta (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, October 22
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Preparing pasta from scratch is easier and more worthwhile than you may think. Let our chef instructor take the mystery out of preparing fresh pasta, while demonstrating techniques, recipes and tips in this engaging class.


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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: October 23 - November 20 (Wednesdays)
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $425
Location: SAIT Main 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 5 3-hour classes over 5 weeks.


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India (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: India (Main Campus)

Date: Friday, October 25
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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Cooking with Cheese (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking with Cheese (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, October 29
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Whether cooking for your family or entertaining guests, you'll rarely go wrong with cheese. From filling favourites like gruyre souffl and gnocchi with boursin cream sauce, to party foods like goat cheese and nuts in phyllo, we've got your cheese cravings covered.


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Viennoiserie

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Viennoiserie

Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 9am-2pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main 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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Sausage Making (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sausage Making (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 2
Time: 8-12pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Learn the theory and practice of sausage making in SAIT's state-of-the-art butchery and charcuterie lab. Theory covers sausage making, history, safety, techniques and non-meat ingredients. The hands-on portion includes grinding, mixing and stuffing sausages, in addition to handling and choosing meat. The instructor will also discuss fermented sausage, smoking and cooking. In this class, you'll prepare one cured sausage (a fully cooked smokie) and two fresh sausages (chorizo and garden herb) to cook at home.


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Knife Skills (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 6-8pm
Fee: $60
Location: SAIT Main 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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Viennoiserie (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Viennoiserie (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 16
Time: 9am-2pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main 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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Baking Cakes (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Baking Cakes (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 16
Time: 10am-2pm
Fee: $120
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Throw away your boxes of instant cake mix and learn how to bake delicious cakes from scratch. This highly in demand cake baking class provides a great introduction to the world of baking and decorating.

Learn how to make three distinct types of traditional cake batter: Genoise Sponge, Marble, and Chocolate. This course focuses on baking cakes, not decorating, so we will examine ingredients and techniques, while learning the secrets to baking with success. You will go home with your cakes to savour and enjoy.

All tools supplied.


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Sushi (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sushi (Main Campus)

Date: Friday, November 22
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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Knife Skills: Butchery (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Knife Skills: Butchery (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, November 26
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Save money at the meat counter with basic butchery skills. Build on your existing knife skills to learn how to fillet a fish, break down a chicken, trim meat and de-bone a leg of lamb. Our chef will also demonstrate how to truss and tie a roast.


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Date Night (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, November 29
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
Location: SAIT Main 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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Butchery for Hunters (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Butchery for Hunters (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 30
Time: 9-3pm
Fee: $275
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Butchery for Hunters is designed for the sports enthusiast interested in learning more about the best way to handle and process wild game. Learn the most effective way of breaking down the whole carcass into more manageable parts. The course focuses on whole carcass butchery, prime and secondary cuts and the preparation of sausage.


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Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 30
Time: 10-3pm
Fee: $130

Location: SAIT Main Campus
Explore the wonderful world of chocolate in this beginner's chocolatier class. Discover the history behind one of the most loved luxury treats out there. Learn first-hand how to temper chocolate, make chocolates through various dipping and molding methods and basic chocolate decorating techniques. The focus of this training will be developing your artistic side while tantalizing your taste buds.


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Fondant Basics (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Fondant Basics (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, November 30
Time: 10am-2pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Fondant has drawn many to the world of cake decorating for its easy-to-use versatility and visually effective results. In this course, you will learn the basics of fondant application by covering and decorating a 1-tier cake. Each student goes home with a completed 1-tiered fondant-covered cake to enjoy and Instagram.


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Thailand (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, December 3
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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Curry (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Curry (Main Campus)

Date: Friday, December 6
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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 (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Viennoiserie (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, December 7
Time: 9am-2pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main 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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Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, December 7
Time: 10-3pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Explore the wonderful world of chocolate in this beginner's chocolatier class. Discover the history behind one of the most loved luxury treats out there. Learn first-hand how to temper chocolate, make chocolates through various dipping and molding methods and basic chocolate decorating techniques. The focus of this training will be developing your artistic side while tantalizing your taste buds.


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Desserts

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Desserts

Date: Saturday, December 10
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Learn how to prepare dessert from a chef. Create easily executable, unique dishes with items you can find in your own kitchen. These quick and delicious desserts are sure to impress your guests: crme brulee, sabayon, chocolate mousse and bread pudding.


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Butchery for Hunters (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Butchery for Hunters (Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, December 14
Time: 9-3pm
Fee: $275
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Butchery for Hunters is designed for the sports enthusiast interested in learning more about the best way to handle and process wild game. Learn the most effective way of breaking down the whole carcass into more manageable parts. The course focuses on whole carcass butchery, prime and secondary cuts and the preparation of sausage.


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Bean to Bar (SAIT Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Bean to Bar (SAIT Main Campus)

Date: Saturday, December 14
Time: 10am-3pm
Fee: $130
Location: SAIT Main Campus

The ultimate class for chocolate lovers. Discover the theory and practice of chocolate making from start to finish, or as we like to say, from bean to bar. Our world-class chocolatier will introduce you to cocoa beans, discuss farming methods and cover the entire chocolate-making process. Learn all about roasting, winnowing, conching, tempering, molding, crystallizing and more You'll taste the unique notes of a variety of chocolate, create a small showpiece and take home 8-10 bars to gift or enjoy yourself. At the end of this one-of-a-kind experience, you'll leave knowing how to make a small batch of chocolate at home - a secret too sinful to share.


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Cake Decorating-Advanced (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cake Decorating-Advanced (Main Campus)

Date: January 6 - April 23 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 3-8pm
Fee: $6,500
Location: SAIT Main Campus

NEW! This 15 week course will expand your cake decorating expertise skills that could lead to a professional career or opening a cake business. Students will design and create a multi-tier wedding cake and numerous other cake projects, such as marvelous mini cakes and a variety of other special occasion cakes using various decorating mediums and techniques such as royal icing, gum paste, figure modeling and buttercream.


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Bar Mixology (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Bar Mixology (Main Campus)

Date: February 24 - March 12 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 3:45-10pm
Fee: $575
Location: SAIT Main Campus

This Bar Mixology course offers a tremendous opportunity to learn the art of bartending in a live classroom. Instruction takes place in the elegant Highwood dining room. You will learn all aspects of bar service, product knowledge and customer relations, and will prepare both classic and current cocktails with the opportunity to create your own unique beverages. There is a considerable focus on wine, wine service and food and wine pairing, with the awareness that wine is a growing segment of the beverage industry.


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