SAIT Polytechnic's Downtown Culinary Campus
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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.

Thailand

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Thailand

Date: Thursday, Feb. 1
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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 (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, Feb. 2
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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: Wednesday, Feb. 7
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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Vietnamese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Vietnamese

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 21
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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Curry (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, Feb. 23
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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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Thailand (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 6
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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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Caribbean

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Caribbean

Date: Wednesday, Mar. 7
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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Chinese Stirfry (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 13
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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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East Coast

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

Date: Wednesday, Mar. 14
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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Sushi (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, Apr. 13
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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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West Coast

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

Date: Wednesday, Apr. 18
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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India (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Friday, Apr. 20
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

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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Vietnamese (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, Apr. 24
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus
1301 16 Avenue NW

Explore a palette of exciting fresh flavours and ingredients in this Vietnamese cooking class. Learn how to prepare Pho, salad rolls and vermicelli.


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Portuguese

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Portuguese

Date: Wednesday, Apr. 25
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Downtown 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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