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.

West Coast

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: West Coast

Date: Thursday, January 30
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66130
Location: Culinary Campus

Explore and enjoy the light and local approach to West coast food. Focusing on cuisine from Vancouver to San Francisco, you'll work with seafood as you learn to shuck oysters, prepare cod, smoke and cure salmon and make traditional Cioppino, a San Francisco fish stew. And for dessert? Nanaimo bars.


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Chinese Stirfry

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Chinese Stirfry

Date: Thursday, February 6
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66122
Location: Culinary Campus

Forgo the take out menus and learn to create delicious and simple Chinese dishes at home. In this course you'll learn how to create three of the most popular Chinese stir-fries: ginger beef, sweet and sour pork, and beef and broccoli with black bean sauce.


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India

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: India

Date: Thursday, February 27
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66147
Location: Culinary 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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France

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: France

Date: Thursday, March 5
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66137
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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Caribbean

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Caribbean

Date: Thursday, March 12
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66124
Location: Culinary Campus

Feel the warmth of the tropics in the heat of Caribbean food. Explore the islands of Jamaica and Trinidad while preparing conch fritters, fried plantains and the crowd pleasing jerk chicken.


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Sushi

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sushi

Date: Thursday, March 19
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66143
Location: Culinary 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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East Coast

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

Date: Thursday, March 26
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66125
Location: Culinary 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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Portuguese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Portuguese

Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66127
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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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Thursday, April 9
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66121
Location: Culinary 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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Italian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Italian

Date: Thursday, April 23
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66144
Location: Culinary 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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Mexican

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Mexican

Date: Thursday, April 30
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66172
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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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, May 7
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66178
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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Sushi

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Sushi

Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66182
Location: Culinary 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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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Thursday, May 28
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66171
Location: Culinary 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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Italian

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Italian

Date: Thursday, June 4
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66186
Location: Culinary 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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Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, June 11
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66179
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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Curry

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Curry

Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66175
Location: Culinary 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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