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: 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 (Main Campus)

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

Date: Thursday, November 22
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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Knife Skills (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, January 8
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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Introduction to Cooking

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

Date: January 14 - February 11 (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 five 3-hour classes.


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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: February 6 - March 6 (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 five 3-hour classes.


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Intermediate Cooking

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

Date: February 25 - March 18 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $450
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

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

Date: March 16 - 23 (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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Knife Skills: Butchery (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, March 19
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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Advanced Cooking

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

Date: March 25 - April 15 (Mondays)
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $500
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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Introduction to Cooking (Main Campus)

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

Date: March 27 - April 24 (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 five 3-hour classes.


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Knife Skills

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

Date: Thursday, April 11
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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