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

Tour of the World

Learn from chefs who have traveled the world and found spectacular dishes to share with you. These cooking classes focus on one particular ethnic cuisine and all the culinary skills involved.

Vietnamese (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, September 4
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, September 13
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
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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Alsatian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Alsatian

Date: Thursday, September 20
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Culinary Campus

The Alsatian region of Europe is nestled between Germany and France. The result? German food with a touch of French flair and delicious wine. Learn to prepare schnitzel, tart flambe and the local variation of sauerkraut - choucroute garnis.


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India (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, September 21
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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Sushi (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, September 28
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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France

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: France

Date: Thursday, October 4
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
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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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, October 11
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
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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Portuguese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Portuguese

Date: Thursday, October 18
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
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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Mexican

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Mexican

Date: Thursday, October 25
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
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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East Coast (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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Vietnamese (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, November 13
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
Explore a palette of exciting fresh flavors and ingredients in this Vietnamese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Pho, salad rolls and vermicelli.


  Register Now

Sushi (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, November 16
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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Curry (Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, November 23
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 flavours that make up the exciting world of curry. Broaden your curry knowledge and pique your imagination in this interactive class.


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Italian (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, December 4
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main 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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