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We offer cooking classes for all ages!

Where?
Our cooking classes take place on the second floor of the Covent Garden Market in the Market Kitchen.

When?
Classes take place each month and spots sell out fast. If we don’t have any spots available, subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom of this page to stay “in-the-know” on upcoming classes and dates. You can also gather a group and book a private class.

Who can take the class?
Whether you’re new to cooking or would like to refine your skills, we welcome all ages and culinary experience. We promise that you’ll learn something new and leave with new skills!


Upcoming Cooking Classes

Adult Cooking Classes


Valentines Dinner Cooking Class

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Sun-dried tomato baked brie with toasted baguette
  • Red wine braised pork back ribs with creamy mashed potatoes and lemony greens
  • Flourless chocolate cake with a raspberry coulis

Date & Time: Thursday, February 14th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Culinary Skills Workshop

This is a very in-depth workshop that covers everything from knife skills to balancing flavours to platting.

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Fresh sesame-lime noodles
  • Your perfectly cut and stir-fried vegetables (everyone prepares their own)
  • Plus, a “toppings bar” with lots of fresh garnishes so you can create your new favourite dish!

Date & Time: Sunday, March 10th, 2:30-5pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Bento Box Workshop

Delicious Menu Featuring:

  • Garden Salad with a Japanese Inspired Dressing
  • Crispy Tempura Vegetables
  • Sushi Rolls
  • Handmade Dumplings (Gyoza) with a delicious dipping sauce
  • Mango Pudding

Date & Time: Friday, March 29th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Italian Cooking Class – Menu One

Delicious Menu Featuring:

  • Classic Tuscan panzanella salad
  • Handmade gnocchi in a creamy pesto sauce with cherry tomatoes
  • Cannoli with creamy limoncello filling and toasted almonds

Date & Time: Friday, April 12th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Mediterranean Feast Cooking Class

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Fatteh with tabbouleh
  • Falafel with tahini dipping sauce
  • Hummus with grilled pita
  • Kofta with onions
  • Baklava

Date & Time: Thursday, April 25th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Workshop

Come have a fun and interactive evening making a delicious sushi feast! We will focus on knife skills and rolling but also make all of the sauces and garnishes to go with it. We will also make tempura vegetables with dipping sauce and steamed edamame.

Date & Time: Friday, May 17th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Thai Cooking Class – Menu One

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Spring Rolls with Thai Dipping Sauce
  • Mango Salad
  • Cashew Chicken
  • Massaman Curry
  • Thai Tropical Sundaes

Date & Time: Friday, May 31st, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Nutrition Workshop

Whether you’re trying to lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle, or be a better cook/make more meals at home, this workshop is for YOU!

Date & Time: Sunday, June 23rd, 2:30-5pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

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Italian Cooking Class – Menu Two

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Crostini with artichoke pesto
  • Tagliatelle pasta from scratch with a red wine bolognese sauce
  • Lemon panna cotta with a fresh berry coulis

Date & Time: Friday, June 28th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Culinary Skills Workshop

This is a very in-depth workshop that covers everything from knife skills to balancing flavours to platting.

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Fresh sesame-lime noodles
  • Your perfectly cut and stir-fried vegetables (everyone prepares their own)
  • Plus, a “toppings bar” with lots of fresh garnishes so you can create your new favourite dish!

Date & Time: Sunday, July 14th, 2:30-5pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Thai Cooking Class – Menu Two

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Fresh Rolls with a Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Traditional Pad Thai with lots of fresh garnishes
  • Panang Curry with chicken (or vegetarian)
  • Fresh mango with coconut sticky rice

Date & Time: Thursday, July 25th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market

Sold out! 

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Greek Inspired Menu

Delicious menu featuring:

  • Couscous Cakes that are loaded with flavour and served with a homemade tzatziki sauce
  • Salmon with a Greek inspired Salsa on Orzo
  • Greek Baklava

Date & Time: Friday, August 9th, 6:30-9pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market


Kids Cooking Classes


Culinary Workshop for Tweens and Teens

Delicious afternoon meal featuring a Stir-Fry Bar:

  • Fresh sesame-lime noodles
  • Their perfectly cut and stir-fried vegetables
  • Plus, a “toppings bar” with lots of fresh garnishes for them to choose from!

Date & Time: Thursday, July 18th, 2:30-5pm

Where: Market Kitchen (2nd Floor) at the Covent Garden Market


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Book your own class with Chef Shauna

The Facts...

Private classes are great for:

  • Book club or social groups
  • Corporate groups
  • Bachelorettes or groups of friends looking for something fun to do
  • Date nights for groups of couples
  • Birthday parties
  • Fun Family event

If you have a group of 4 -20 people and would like to take one of my workshops, we can work together to make it happen.

To start, fill out the form to get in touch with me, and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can with all of the details and available dates.

Class Options...

  • Culinary Skills Workshop
    • This is the most in-depth workshop we teach! 3-hours of knife skills, cooking methods, balancing flavours, plating techniques and lots more! Great for all ages!
  • All you can eat Sushi Workshop
    • Learn all about prep, knife skills and rolling. Then make your own sushi, garnishes and sauces. Finish up with a feast!
  • Thai Workshop
    • Fresh Rolls with Thai Peanut Sauce, Spring Rolls with Thai Dipping Sauce, Pad Thai and Thai Sundaes with pineapple sauce, peanuts, toasted coconut and flambéed bananas
  • Custom Class
    • If you’ve seen any of our class menus on the site or would like to work with Chef Shauna to create a custom menu for your group, then please choose “other” in the drop down section and she can work with you to create a custom cooking class for your group.

Lets chat and make this happen!


FAQs...

  • Pricing:

        

  • Locations:
    • The Covent Garden Market Kitchen (up to 15 people)
    • In Chef Shauna’s Home (up to 8 people)
    • At a home, workplace or venue of your choice (number of people and menu depends on kitchen and space)
  • Payment:
    • We can send the organizer an invoice for the full amount or we can send out individual invoices to the class participants. Payment can be made via the invoice, by etransfer, cash, or cheque.
    • Payments must be made at least 24 hours in advance, so Chef Shauna can plan groceries.
  • Bookings:
    • Private adult Cooking Classes can be booked on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays. An afternoon class would be 2:30-5pm and an evening class would be 6:30-9pm.
  • Notes:
    • If you are an elementary or high school teacher or non-profit organization, Chef Shauna volunteers her time and brings the ingredients 2-3 days per month. Usually knife (culinary) skills is taught but menu can vary based on number of students/age. These typically book up 6 months in advance.
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