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Cuisine en plexiglas

*COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

For the safety of our guests, physical barriers have been installed in our kitchen to protect participants. There will be no sharing of tools or ingredients and hand-washing and sanitation protocols are in effect. Classes are limited to 8 participants, or 5 couples (applies to certain classes). Face masks are to be worn on the premises when not at your cooking station.

Should you need to cancel due to illness (COVID or other), your registration will be carried over to the next available class, or credited for future use. Refunds are only possible if cancellations are more the 48 hours in advance.

Teen Chef Camp

*TEEN CHEF SUMMER CAMPS

Half or Full Day

NEW FOR 2021!!! - Two different programming streams will be offered for both the Cooking and Pastry Camps in alternating weeks. That means 2 lineups to choose from! Details to follow in the coming months.

C’est Bon Cooking’s Teen Chef camps go much further by engaging youth aged 10 to 17 in an extensive, week-long exploration of kitchen fundamentals from knife skills, sautéing and more on the COOKING side, to the basics of dough, fillings and chocolate on the PASTRY side. Over five fun and food filled days, participants work closely with our chef to learn a variety of essential cooking and/or baking techniques. 

Your child's camp will include:

Daily instruction by our chef;

All the ingredients and equipment needed;

Snacks, and lunch if taking the Cooking Camp;

A booklet of all completed recipes.

*Note that physical barriers have been installed in our kitchen to protect participants. There will be no sharing of tools or ingredients and hand-washing and sanitation protocols are in effect. The camps are limited to 8 participants.

CAMP WEEKS:

JULY - 5th to 9th, 12th to 16th, 19th to 23rd, or 26th to 30th

AUGUST - 9th to 13th, 16th to 20th, 23rd to 27th, or 30th to Sept 3rd

 

COOKING CAMP - 9am to 11:30am, daily. Snacks and lunch included. $ 375 per child (taxes extra)

PASTRY CAMP - 1pm to 3:30pm, daily. Snacks included.  $ 375 per child (taxes extra)

FULL-DAY CAMP - Hours above. $ 600 per child (taxes extra)

 

Vegetarian option available, but not vegan, or gluten- or dairy- free

 

REGISTRATION REQUEST FORM 

Cooking For Couples

COOKING LIKE A CHEF - Cooking For Couples

Three-hour, Hands-on Class     $ 235 per couple plus tax

Our most popular culinary event. For couples that enjoy cooking together!  

Visit the VIRTUAL CLASSES section this class in virtual format.

Friday, March 5th 2021 - Menu: Duck Confit Salad with a Raspberry Vinaigrette, Pan Seared Bison Tenderloin - Balsam Fir Tips Oven Roasted Root Vegetables and Gingerbread Upside-down Apple Pudding. [SOLD OUT - Waiting List]

Friday, March 12th 2021, 5:30 - 8:30pm - Menu: Poached Salmon Salad, Glazed Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast with Smoked Honey, Blueberry & Balsam Fir Tip Sauce, Lava Cake and Sweet Clover Crème Anglaise [SOLD OUT - Waiting List]

Saturday, March 20th 2021, 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Menu: Poached Salmon Salad, Glazed Pan-Roasted Chicken Breast with Smoked Honey, Blueberry & Balsam Fir Tip Sauce, Lava Cake and Sweet Clover Crème Anglaise [SOLD OUT - Waiting List]

Saturday, April 17th at 5:00pm - 8:00pm - Menu: Vegetarian / Vegan Quinoa, Kale, Apple Stacker with an Walnut Vinaigrette, Portabella and Squash Risotto, Pecan Dream Square.

Friday, April 30th at 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Menu:

More dates to come!

Registration is per couple. You will be prompted to indicate both names.

Register

CUISINES DU MONDE - Ukraine

Three-Hour, Hands-on Class        $ 120 per person plus tax

Varenyky Ukrainian Classic (pierogies)

Let chef Elina Olefirenko introduce you to delectable Varenyky from Ukraine.

Tuesday, March 23rd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm   

MENU: Potato, Mushroom and Pancetta, Sour Cherries and Quark Cheese

 

 Register

Poultry

KNIFE SKILLS - Poultry

Three-hour, Hands-on Class   From 5:30pm to 8:30pm        $ 125 per person plus tax

Wednesday, April 21st

Visit the VIRTUAL CLASSES section for this class in virtual format.

How to debone a chicken, with chef Georges. Learn how to efficiently maximize the purchase of a whole chicken. You'll receive coaching and tips & tricks for a gateway recipe that will launch a multitude of possibilities for meals and menus. Tips on butchering, portioning, cooking the different parts of a whole chicken. Knowing how to do this will save you money on your grocery bill!!!

In addition to preparing and eating a meal during the class, participants bring home all unused, butchered parts of the whole chicken.

Register

Knife Skills - Chef's Knife

KNIFE SKILLS - Seasonal Vegetables (Chef's Knife)

Three-Hour, Hands-on Class    from 5:30pm to 8:30pm   $110 per person, plus tax     

Wednesday, March 10th

Wednesday, April 7th

Wednesday, April 14th

Wednesday, May 5th

Wednesday, June 23rd

More dates to come!

How to properly use a chef knife is one of the fundamentals of the kitchen.  Allumette, Brunoise, Julienne and Paysanne - learn the classic french cuts.

Knifes skills techniques that will help you in the preparation of vegetable dishes

"Last night my friend and I attended an excellent 3 hour knife skills course with Chef Georges. This was, by far, the most useful and active cooking class I've taken. No standing around watching other people doing things. Georges gets you chopping onions, shallots, garlic, peppers, herbs, eggplant, tomatoes, carrots, etc. Georges shared great tips and techniques. If you're visiting Ottawa, try to get into one of these workshops. So great!"

Register

Bread Basics Class

MASTER THE BASICS - Bread Basics

Hands-on class, from 5:30pm to 9pm      $ 110 plus tax

With Chef Jelena Brunet

Learn to master the techniques behind making bread at home.

MENU: Whole Wheat Bread, Brioche Buns and Focaccia  

Saturday, April 10th

This class is not gluten free.

Register

Chocolate cake

MASTER THE BASICS - Chocolate

Hands-on Class     $ 115 plus tax

Set the ground work for mastering chocolate creations  with Chef Maria Borjas

Monday, March 1st -        5:30 pm to 8:30 pm    Menu: Caramel, Chocolate and Nuts Tartlet 

Monday, March 15th -   5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Menu: Decadent Chocolate TartPâte Sucrée and Chocolate Filling

Saturday, March 27th -    1:30 pm to 4:30 pm    Menu: (Gluten Free )Chocolate Cake, Ganache and Icing

Monday, April 19th - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Menu: Tropical White Chocolate Cake (Gluten Free) – Almond Sponge Cake, Mango Compote and White Chocolate Mousse

Monday, May 31st- 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Menu: Latin American Desserts – 3 Leches, Alfajores and Polvorosas 

 

 

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Macarons

MASTER THE BASICS - Macarons

Three-hour, hands on pastry class with chef Elina     $150 per duo (taxes extra)

Master this classic French dessert that is all the rage! You and a member from your social bubble are invited to create macarons to bring home, with one of Ottawa's best pastry chefs. Parent-child, grand-parent and grand-child, siblings, or couples - open to all duos! Not part of a duo? No problem! You can occupy one cubicle on your own if you're willing to pay the full fee.

Menu: Lemon, and Chocolate Raspberry. Approximately 3 dozen to go home with.

 

Tuesday nights - NEW DATES to be determined once all previously scheduled classes have been fulfilled. Register on the WAITING LIST

 

Classes are limited to 4 duos. Duos must be from the same social circle as you will be working in the same cubicle (i.e. not socially distanced).

*Contains almonds and trace of other nuts. 

pasta class

MASTER THE BASICS - Pasta

Three-hour class, hands on,    from 5:30pm - 8:30pm     $ 125 per person, plus tax

Master the art of making fresh pasta and classic sauces

This hands on basic course is designed to teach how to make fresh pasta dough from scratch, focusing on fundamental techniques.  What flour, ingredients, equipment, sauces to use and many  tips for success.  Your efforts will be rewarded with a fine tasting of fresh pasta with a simple but amazing sauce that show cases fresh pasta.

Tuesday, March 30th -  MENU: Bruschetta, Fresh Fettuccini with Aglio Olio Sauce and Pomodoro Sauce

More dates to come!

**This class is not suited to gluten free or vegan diets.

Register

Pies & Tarts

MASTER THE BASICS - Pies & Tarts

Three-Hour, Hands-on Class    From 5:30pm to 8:30pm    $115 per person plus tax

Tuesday, April 13th  MENU:  Classical Pate Sablé: Black Currant and Hazelnut pie and Chocolate Dough with Chocolate and Pistachio Filling Tartelettes

More dates to come!

 

*Recipes contain gluten flour, dairy products and egg products, and may contain nuts or traces of nuts. No substitutions will be made.

 

Register

Master the Basics, Stocks & Sauces

MASTER THE BASICS - Stocks & Sauces

 

Three-Hour, Hands-on Class     From 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm    $ 115 per person plus tax

Master the basic cooking principles behind stocks and sauces. 

Georges will demo how to do stocks, guests will prepare sauces to serve with different proteins.

Saturday, March 13th

Saturday, April 24th

 

 Register

Teen Chef Series 3

Teen Chef - Winter Classes

Hands-on Class - Mondays every 2 weeks, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

February - March - April

C’est Bon Cooking’s Teen Chef classes go much further by engaging youth aged 12 to 17 in an exploration of kitchen fundamentals. Participants will work closely with our chef to learn a variety of essential cooking techniques. The results: giving teenagers the cooking skills and confidence they will need for life.

Minimum of 4 participants. Maximum of 8. Safety protocols are in place. These classes must meet the 4-person minimum in order to run.

Per Class Price: $ 69 plus tax

Classes offered:

Class 1   Risotto [WAITING LIST]                     Class 4     Sushi [WAITING LIST]

Class 2   Chocolate Tart   [WAITING LIST]       Class 5     Crème-brûlée, crème-caramel [WAITING LIST]

Class 3   Bread - Brioches [WAITING LIST]    Class 6     Pho (knife skills practice) [WAITING LIST]