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Any Good Cooking Classes in Calgary?

PrettyLilCupcake Feb 10, 2012 05:53 PM

Hey there,

I want to learn and explore the world of food in Calgary. I thought that the best way to do this would be through food classes. Does anyone know of any where in calgary that gives great cooking lessons?

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    PrettyLilCupcake Feb 12, 2012 10:52 PM

    Thanks Guys. I will definitely check them out. This was a lot of help!

    1. cellophane_star Feb 11, 2012 04:30 PM

      Good suggestions above. I have taken classes with Cookbooks Co and Chinook Learning Services in the past. Chinook's are cheaper but basic and take place in local high schools. CB Co has a LOT of selection but they're more expensive and sometimes not worth the money, in my opinion. 2 out of the 4 classes I've taken were not worth $90. I also took an Herbs and Spices course at SAIT. It was only for one evening and again, very basic but I learned a few things.

      I'd also add Knifewear in Inglewood to the list. Not a cooking class, per se, but if you're want to learn how to properly cut food or sharpen knives, check them out. I found their Cut Like a Chef class super useful.

      1. TSAW Feb 11, 2012 03:41 PM


        Chinook Learning

        SAIT (not professional

        Calgary Food Tours (not necesarily cooking but a great way to explore - The "Tootles" are awesome!

        International Ave (17th SE) Bus Tour - Around the World in 35 blocks. A great bargain and so fun!

        Choklat - Tour of their shop, learning all about chocolate

        Have fun!

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          beggsy Feb 10, 2012 08:08 PM

          Cookbook Company


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