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.

  •  Classic Christmas Feast. Sunday, December 21. 5:00-8:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
    Are you in charge of Christmas dinner and looking for Santa’s elves for inspiration. Need a last minute tune up? Look no further to this all out Christmas taste sensation. Enjoy a class of wine, watch and learn. Maple roasted butternut squash soup with pecans praline and creme fraiche, Roast turkey with real gravy, roasted brussels sprouts with bacon, organic carrots, yam and roasted garlic mash with cream cheese, sage and apricot, stuffing, cranberry sauce, Tarte au Sucre (Quebec style christmas dessert with maple cream and sauce).
  • Opa! Greek Farmhouse. Friday, January 9th. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic. Rosie: special guest and olive oil expert from Parthena Olive Oil.
    The most characteristic and ancient element of Greek cuisine is olive oil, which is used in most dishes. Learn about the transformation from seed to the tree to the oil from an expert and a small olive grove owner. Witness as Chef George uses olive oil to create the distinctive taste of Greek food. Based on the staples of the mediterranean diet this class diverse flavours will satiate your taste buds and inspire you to create these dishes at home. Cretian salad, slow cooked garlic spiked roast lamb with lemon oregano potatoes,flambeed ouzo prawns and traditional walnut and honey pudding with olive oil ice cream.
  • Spices and Flavours from India. Sunday, January 18th. 5:00-8:00pm. $70.00 per person.
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
    Transport yourself to another world and turn up the sizzle with this perennial cooking class favourite. Chicken tikka masala, lamb saag, pakoras with cauliflower, peas and mushroom, poppadoms, naan, fresh mango chutney and raita. Dairy and gluten free with vegetarian options.
  • The Ultimate Burger. Friday, January 23. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    Colin Metcalfe: Chef at 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.
    Having the power to create a perfect burger is on everyone’s bucket list alongside skydiving from the Eiffel Tower, publishing an erotic novel and making a blockbuster horror film. It’s the super hero of meals and one that can get you credit points and absolve you from minor mishaps. It is simply irresistible and the clever person who masters it, by virtue becomes, as well, enticing. Celebrating the week of the burger in Canmore, learn how to make THE ULTIMATE Alberta Beef Burger from the maestro. Served with mushroom ragout, cheese curds, black pepper bacon, thousand island dressing, shaved lettuce and onion on a sesame seed bun. Accompanied by baked sweet potato chips, iceberg salad with blue cheese dressing and enjoyed with a root beer float.
  • Canmore Cooks! with Marianne Abraham from the NEW Whitewater Cooks with Passion Cookbook. Friday, January 30th. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    Marianne Abraham: Chef and food editor and recipe developer for Whitewater cookbook series by Shelley Adams
  • Canmore Cooks! with Marianne Abraham from the NEW Whitewater Cooks with Passion Cookbook. Saturday, January 31st. 5:00-8:00pm. $70.00 per person.
    Marianne Abraham: Chef and food editor and recipe developer for Whitewater cookbook series by Shelley Adams
  • Canmore Cooks! with Marianne Abraham from the NEW Whitewater Cooks with Passion Cookbook. Sunday, February 1st. 5:00-8:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    Marianne Abraham: Chef and food editor and recipe developer for Whitewater cookbook series by Shelley Adams
  • Spanish Farmhouse. Friday, February 6th. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person. 
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
    Spanish cuisine is influenced by the people who, throughout history, have conquered the territory of that country. Patatas bravas, Tortilla (classic thick Spanish omelette with potatoes and peas), Paella with seafood, chorizo and chicken, crispy decadent Churros and velvety spanish hot chocolate.
  • Thai Cuisine. Saturday, February 7th. 5:00-8:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    Ken Brushett: Self taught, cooking class instructor, world traveller by bicycle and excellent cook.
    Thai cooking places emphasis on lightly prepared dishes with strong aromatic components and a spicy edge. It is known for its complex interplay of at least three and up to four or five fundamental taste senses in each dish or the overall meal: sour, sweet, salty, bitter and spicy. This class has some hands on components. Tom Yum Goong soup, mango salad, yellow chicken curry and salad rolls. Gluten and dairy free.
  • HANDS ON! Sidewalk Citizen Kitchen Party: Sourdough Bread. Sunday, February 8th. 4:00-7:00 pm. $90.00 per person.
    Aviv Fried: Baker, owner of Sidewalk Citizen Bakery, self taught and trained in Vermont at King Arthurs Flour with Jeffery Hamelman, in Paris with the famed sourdough baker, Jean-Luc Poujauran and in San Francisco at the Tartine Bakery and Ottolenghi in London, UK.
    Good bread is the harmony between crust and crumb, and the delight of flavor collaboration. It’s a canvas that is meant to complement your preference, creativity and indulgence. It’s the most comforting and basic of foods. The smell of fresh baked bread is incomparable. It takes practice, patience and diligence to bake bread and sourdough is the ultimate skill in bread baking. Learn how to begin a ‘mother’ starter, how to maintain it over years to come and how to make great tasting, organic and crusty bread that is piece of art. Your will learn to knead, shape and understand dough so you can bake on your own. Apart from bread, you will make your own pizza and enjoy it after.
  • Mountain Mercato Soups On! Friday, February 13. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    Elana Levin: Chef and owner of Mountain Mercato.
    Struggling to fit it all in and feed yourself and your loved ones. Look no further than these one pot wonders. Sublime, sophisticated, nutritious and of course delicious. You will never look at soup in the same way.
  • Valentine’s Dinner. Saturday, February 14. 6:00-9:00 pm. $90.00 per person.
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic.
    Treat your favorite someone one to a truly unique evening. Interactive, fun and casual. Watch and learn as Chef George entertains and inspires with a divine Valentines dinner.
    For menu: click here.
  • Opa! Greek Farmhouse. Friday, February 20. 6:00-9:00 pm. $70.00 per person.
    George Bayne: Chef, private chef for the Paintbox Lodge and owner of Canmore Organic. Rosie: special guest and olive oil expert from Parthena Olive Oil.
    The most characteristic and ancient element of Greek cuisine is olive oil, which is used in most dishes. Learn about the transformation from seed to the tree to the oil from an expert and a small olive grove owner. Witness as Chef George uses olive oil to create the distinctive taste of Greek food. Based on the staples of the mediterranean diet this class diverse flavours will satiate your taste buds and inspire you to create these dishes at home. Cretian salad, slow cooked garlic spiked roast lamb with lemon oregano potatoes,flambeed ouzo prawns and traditional walnut and honey pudding with olive oil ice cream.
  • The Market Bistro. Sunday, February 22. 5:00-8:00 pm. $70.00 per person. 
    Anthony Rabot: Chef and owner of The Market Bistro.
    Nestled at the base of Three Sisters is a culinary nugget. And if you have eaten at The Market Bistro, you know what we mean. Wowing foodies with a creative interpretations of the classics, a French flare and perpetual good humor, Chef Anthony has what it takes. Menu TBD.

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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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