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!

Winter Stews

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Winter Stews

Date: Tuesday, January 14
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66131
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Inexpensive and versatile, stews are the ultimate winter comfort food. Learn to prepare hearty chilies and stews using off-cuts, game meats and chicken. Our chef will also discuss the art of marinade and demonstrate how different techniques yield distinct flavours.


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Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, January 28
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66135
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: Tuesday, February 4
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66132
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 for Your Health

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking for Your Health

Date: February 12-26 (Wednesdays)
Time: 5:30-8pm
Fee: $225
CRN: 66133
Location: Culinary Campus

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 (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66136
Location: SAIT Main 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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Bar Mixology (Main Campus)

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

Date: February 24 - March 12 (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 3:45-10pm
Fee: $575
CRN: 64368
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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Vegetarian (SAIT Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, March 17
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66123
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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Cooking with Cheese (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Cooking with Cheese (Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66118
Location: SAIT Main Campus

Whether cooking for your family or entertaining guests, you'll rarely go wrong with cheese. From filling favourites like gruyre souffl and gnocchi with boursin cream sauce, to party foods like goat cheese and nuts in phyllo, we've got your cheese cravings covered.


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Savoury Brunch

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

Date: Tuesday, April 7
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66129
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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Pasta (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, May 5
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66177
Location: SAIT Main 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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Herbs and Spices (Main Campus)

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

Date: Tuesday, May 19
Time: 6-9pm
Fee: $90
CRN: 66176
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.


Registration

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Desserts and Confections Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Classes at the Calgary's Downtown Culinary Campus: Desserts and Confections Boot Camp (Main Campus)

Date: May 25-29 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8-4pm daily
Fee: $1,450
CRN: 66169
Location: SAIT Main Campus

It takes only minutes to devour, but hours - even days - to prepare. It is part food, part art. It looks almost too good to eat.

It is not your ordinary dessert.

Inspired by award-winning pastry chefs at SAIT's renowned Highwood restaurant, our Desserts and Confections Boot Camp is an intensive culinary experience designed to challenge the best home baker. Spend four days in our world-class commercial bakery preparing Pinterest-worthy desserts and confections, including: decadent mousse, irresistible fresh-baked desserts like souffl and custard, beautiful petit-fours, traditional shortbread, and an assortment of scrumptious cookies, truffles and macaroons. Then put your creativity to the test as you craft delicate garnishes with sugar and chocolate.

Working in a professional kitchen you'll think like a pastry chef as you learn proper techniques to elegantly plate desserts and complete your masterpieces on a deadline.


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Cooking Boot Camp

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

Date: May 25-29 (Monday to Friday)
Time: 8-4pm daily
Fee: $1,450
CRN: 66174
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 four-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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