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

Featured Cooking Classes

Catch these cooking classes while you can. These seasonal and specialized culinary courses are not offered all the time so sign up now!

Bar Mixology (Main Campus)

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

Date: February 25 - March 14 (Monday - Thursday)
Time: 3:45-10:00pm
Fee: $575
Location: SAIT Main Campus

This Bar Mixology course offers a tremendous opportunity to learn the art of bartending in a live classroom. Instruction takes place in the elegant Highwood dining room. You will learn all aspects of bar service, product knowledge and customer relations, and will prepare both classic and current cocktails with the opportunity to create your own unique beverages. There is a considerable focus on wine, wine service and food and wine pairing, with the awareness that wine is a growing segment of the beverage industry.


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Pasta

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Pasta

Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Culinary Campus

Preparing pasta from scratch is easier and more worthwhile than you may think. Let our chef instructor take the mystery out of preparing fresh pasta, while demonstrating techniques, recipes and tips in this engaging class.


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Vegetarian (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Explore some exciting meatless options with our chef instructor in this not-your-typical-vegetarian vegetarian cooking class. Learn how to prepare a high-protein three course meal, from the perfect appetizer to a sumptuous main and a delicious vegan dessert.


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Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, April 2
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Few things can complement and add nuance to a dish like the perfect amount of the right herb or spice at just the right time. In this course you'll learn how to identify a variety of fresh/ dry herbs and spices while discovering the best ways to accentuate your favourite recipes. Reclaim your spice cupboard and explore the cornucopia of flavour possibilities through dishes like Moroccan lentil soup, Thai curried chicken and vegetable samosas.


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Savoury Brunch (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, April 16
Time: 6-9pm
Fees: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

A weekend favorite and treat, learn to master traditional brunch cuisine. Mix up your breakfast menu as you prepare eggs benedict with the perfect poached egg and hollandaise sauce, delicious frittatas, quiches and stratta.


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Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, May 7
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Few things can complement and add nuance to a dish like the perfect amount of the right herb or spice at just the right time. In this course you'll learn how to identify a variety of fresh/ dry herbs and spices while discovering the best ways to accentuate your favourite recipes. Reclaim your spice cupboard and explore the cornucopia of flavour possibilities through dishes like Moroccan lentil soup, Thai curried chicken and vegetable samosas.


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Fish Cookery (Main Campus)

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

Date: Thursday, May 14
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
Location: SAIT Main Campus

There is no need to be fearful of filleting or overcooking after taking this class. Learn how to purchase, butcher and handle a variety of fish. Prepare three different fishes in three different ways: by poaching, grilling and searing. You'll also fry squid and bake scallops.


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Cooking Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Date: May 27-31 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8-4pm
Fee: $1450
Location: SAIT Main Campus

You grew up cooking at home. You'd rather eat in than eat out. You've never had professional training, but you throw five-star dinner parties.

You are a serious home chef.

But, can you handle the heat of a professional kitchen?

Designed to challenge the best home chef, SAIT's Cooking Boot Camp is an intensive five-day culinary experience in our world-class commercial kitchens. Each day, you'll prepare a three-course lunch and dinner in our high-volume kitchens.

Think like a chef as you craft fine dining menu items, learn the art of professional plating, and carefully manage your time to serve your meals on a deadline. On the last day, you'll put your skills to the test as you create your own menu with mystery ingredients in an exciting black box challenge.


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Cooking for Your Health (The Tastemarket)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking for Your Health (The Tastemarket)

Date: June 12-26 (Wednesdays)
Time: 6-8:30pm
Fee: $225 per person
Location: Tastemarket

Let us show you that healthy foods do taste good and are easy to incorporate into your meals with the proper planning. This three-part series will teach beginner cooks who are new to incorporating nutritious foods into their home kitchens, the basic nutrition and culinary skills they need to get cooking. We discuss how food reacts in the body, the benefits of eating real food, and how to start making nutritious choices. This is a demonstration course with a small hands on component each class which will give students confidence handling knives and preparing food for the week.

Each two-hour class will include a glass of wine and/or kombucha for each student.


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Pasta

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Pasta

Date: Thursday, June 27
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: $90
Location: Culinary Campus

Preparing pasta from scratch is easier and more worthwhile than you may think. Let our chef instructor take the mystery out of preparing fresh pasta, while demonstrating techniques, recipes and tips in this engaging class.


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