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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.

Cupcakes (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Saturday, May 2
Time: 10-1pm
Fee: $100
CRN: 66165
Location: SAIT Main Campus

The perfect crash course for cupcake lovers -- let our chef instructor teach you how to bake and decorate cupcakes for every occasion.


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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: May 6 - June 3 (Wednesdays)
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $425
CRN: 66180
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 five 3-hour classes over five weeks.


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Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Saturday, May 9
Time: 10-3pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66161
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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Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, May 19
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66176
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Few things can complement and add nuance to a dish like the perfect amount of the right herb or spice at just the right time. In this course you'll learn how to identify a variety of fresh/ dry herbs and spices while discovering the best ways to accentuate your favourite recipes. Reclaim your spice cupboard and explore the cornucopia of flavour possibilities through dishes like Moroccan lentil soup, Thai curried chicken and vegetable samosas.


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Date Night (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, May 22
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90 per person
CRN: 66188
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.

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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Desserts and Confections Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Desserts and Confections Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Date: May 25-29 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8-4pm daily
Fee: $1,450
CRN: 66169
Location: SAIT Main Campus

It takes only minutes to devour, but hours - even days - to prepare. It is part food, part art. It looks almost too good to eat.

It is not your ordinary dessert.

Inspired by award-winning pastry chefs at SAIT's renowned Highwood restaurant, our Desserts and Confections Boot Camp is an intensive culinary experience designed to challenge the best home baker. Spend four days in our world-class commercial bakery preparing Pinterest-worthy desserts and confections, including: decadent mousse, irresistible fresh-baked desserts like souffl and custard, beautiful petit-fours, traditional shortbread, and an assortment of scrumptious cookies, truffles and macaroons. Then put your creativity to the test as you craft delicate garnishes with sugar and chocolate.

Working in a professional kitchen you'll think like a pastry chef as you learn proper techniques to elegantly plate desserts and complete your masterpieces on a deadline.


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Cooking Boot Camp

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking Boot Camp

Date: May 25-29 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8-4pm daily
Fee: $1,450
CRN: 66174
Location: SAIT Main Campus

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.

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.


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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, May 30
Time: 10am-3pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66170
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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Knife Skills (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, June 9
Time: 6-8pm
Fee: $60
CRN: 66187
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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Artisan Bread (Main Campus)

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

Date: Saturday, June 13
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66167
Location: SAIT Main 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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Chocolate (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Saturday, June 20
Time: 10-3pm
Fee: $130
CRN: 66162
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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Assorted Buns (Main Campus)

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

Date: Saturday, June 20
Time: 9-2pm
Fee: $120
CRN: 66168
Location: SAIT Main 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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