Cooking Classes @ The BOX

c@tb-bannerB-640x480Enjoy a feast for the senses at our demonstration style cooking class in our Miele kitchen. Fill your belly with inspiration, expand your culinary repertoire and learn new skills. Gather your friends and meet new ones in a fun and casual setting. Join chefs from the Bow Valley and beyond for an interactive evening out. Cooking Classes are not gluten and dairy free unless stated otherwise. Due to the Cooking Class format, substitutions cannot be made. Keep posted for gluten and dairy free cooking classes. Private cooking classes can be adapted to accommodate dietary restrictions.

Culinary Mountain Adventure: Starts October 13, 2014. Enjoy 25% off on your cooking class when combined with an overnight stay. Offer valid during our midweek quiet season only. To book, call (403) 609 0482 or 1 888 679 6100 or send us an email.

  • Mountain Mercato’s Soups. Friday, October 3rd. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person. Elana Levin: chef and owner of Mountain Mercato.
    If soups aren’t part of your culinary routine, you may be missing your life. Finding it hard to fit it all in and prepare healthy and delicious meals? Look no further to these one pot wonders and find the answer to a nourishing busy peoples lives. Three favorites from Mountain Mercato and taught by Canmore’s soup master herself. Spiced Alberta squash, Tuscan white bean with kale and Italian sausage and Mediterranean seafood soup. Enjoy! Gluten and dairy free.
  • Opa! Greek Farmhouse. Friday, October 10th. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person. George Bayne: chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic with special guest, Rosie from Parthena Olive Oil.
    Experience the flavors of ancient Greece and learn the tricks of the trade of preparing Mediterranean cuisine. The most characteristic and ancient element of Greek cuisine is olive oil, which is used in most dishes. Find out how to get the most from the Olive Oil expert. Cretian pesto salad, slow cooked lamb with lemon and oregano potatoes, olive oil ice cream with olive oil walnut and honey cake.
  • Raw Thanksgiving. Saturday, October 11th. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person. Danielle Arsenault: Founder of Pachavega, raw food chef and whole foods nutrition and lifestyle coach, professor at Pacific Rim College for holistic whole foods cooking and food preparations within the Faculty of Nutrition.
    What better way to say thanks to your body by feeding it with gourmet healing foods. Curious about fermentation and sprouting? An evening of organic, plant-based education to heal your body and ignite your spirit. Savoury sage and nut stuffing, pesto stuffed portobello mushrooms, Cranberry kombucha and raw pumpkin pie! Vegan, gluten free, dairy free and all “raw” not heated above 118 degrees.
  • Israeli Kitchen. Thursday, October 16th. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person. Colin Metcalfe: Chef. Sidewalk Citizen Bakery, Catch Restaurant. Raw Bar at Hotel Arts, Double Zero Pizza and Model Milk. Won Gold Medal Plates in Calgary twice and nationally once.
    Israel’s culinary traditions comprise foods and cooking methods that span three thousand years of history. Over that time, these traditions have been shaped by influences from Asia, Africa and Europe, and religious and ethnic influences have resulted in a culinary melting pot. Enjoy: roasted butternut squash salad with tahini & za’atar, shakshuka, lamb meatballs with roasted eggplant & pine nuts, labneh with israeli salad, semolina cake with orange, rosewater & almond yogurt.
  • Bollywood Classics. Friday, October 17th. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person. George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
    Turn up the sizzle on this perennial Indian cooking class favorite. Creamy butter chicken, spicy Kashmiri coconut prawns,fragrant saffron basmati rice, zesty mango chutney, mint raiita, freshly baked Naan bread.

Mountain Cooking Class Series. November 2-9. All classes end in time for the Banff Mountain Film Festival evening shows. 

  • Favorites from the Skoki Cookbook: Part I. Sunday, November 2. 4:00-6:30pm. $70.00 per person.
    Katie Mitzel: Backcountry chef, cookbook author of the Skoki Cookbook and backcountry goddess.
    Katie has been whipping up culinary delights for many years and invites you share a glimpse into her rustic kitchen secrets. She has combined the essences of humour and cooking that unites certain ingredients to our spiritual well-being. Katie will teach how to forever transform your vision of the great outdoors, along with cooking nutritious and delicious meals, into something fun, easy and adventurous.
  • Favorites from the Skoki Cookbook: Part II Monday, November 3. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person.
    Katie Mitzel: Backcountry chef, cookbook author of the Skoki Cookbook and backcountry goddess.
    Katie has been whipping up culinary delights for many years and invites you share a glimpse into her rustic kitchen secrets. She has combined the essences of humour and cooking that unites certain ingredients to our spiritual well-being. Katie will teach how to forever transform your vision of the great outdoors, along with cooking nutritious and delicious meals, into something fun, easy and adventurous.
  • TBD. Tuesday, November 4. 5:00-7:00pm. $70.00 per person.
  • TBD. Thursday, November 6. 5:00-7:00pm. $70.00 per person.
  • Eat like an Olympian. Friday, November 7th. 5:30-7:30pm. $70.00 per person.
    Marcel Holzherr: Chef, restaurant owner, team chef for Cross Country Canada and Alpine Canada and founder of the the “Fuel for Gold” program.

    Wondering what is holding you back from climbing that 5.13 route or why you hit the gorp bag half an hour into your ski tour? Learn how Olympic athletes use ancient grains and protein to foster recovery and bring their performance to the next level. It just might be the missing link to a healthier and happier outdoor experience.
  • Classic French Bistro. Wednesday, November 19th. 6:00-9:00pm. $70.00 per person.
    Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
  • HANDS ON. Mozzarella Cheese Making Workshop. Saturday, November 22nd. 4:00-7:00pm. $90.00 per person.
    Ella Kinloch: Cheesemaker and owner of Make Cheese.
    As you find your inner cheesemaker, you may discover that making cheese connects you to the world – it’s a simple art form that comes from the animals, the land, our history and our culture (yes, both kinds of culture). Cheese making set and caprese salad with cheese you made included. Please note: dinner is not included in this class.

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  • Prices do not include GST or gratuity.
  • Prices includes demo instruction, enjoyment of food created and welcome Prosecco. Classes include a meal with the exception of baking and cheese making classes.
  • There is an additional fee for online registration. To book directly: call (403 609 0482), email or in person.
  • Full payment must be made at the time of registration.
  • Space is limited. Advanced registration is required.
  • Wine and beer available for purchase.
  • Corkage fee of $15.00/bottle for those who want to bring their own vino.
  • Gift certificates available.
  • Payments are non-refundable. If you have to cancel send a friend on your behalf.
  • Don’t wait until the last minute to register. We require a minimum of 5 people to run a class. In the event of a class cancellation, participants will be fully refunded.

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