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

Cooking Fundamentals

To be a great cook, you must first learn the basics! These crash courses are perfect for both beginner and accomplished cooks looking to build their kitchen repertoire.

Introduction to Cooking

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

Date: September 4-October 2 (Tuesdays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $425
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 5 3-hour classes over 5 weeks.



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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: September 12-October 10 (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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Knife Skills

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

Date: Thursday, September 27
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Fee: $60
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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Intermediate Cooking

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

Date: October 15-November 5 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Culinary Campus

Expand your culinary knowledge with a newly re-designed 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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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: October 24-November 21 (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.


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Knife Skills: Butchery

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

Date: Thursday, November 15
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Culinary 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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Introduction to Cooking

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

Date: November 17-24 (Saturdays)
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Fee: $425
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 2 full-day classes over 2 Saturdays.


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Introduction to Cooking

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

Date: November 19-December 17 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $425
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 5 3-hour classes over 5 weeks.


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Knife Skills

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

Date: Thursday, November 22
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Fee: $60
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.


  Register Now


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