Mexican Tacos and Salsa
Instructor: Chef Israel Alvarez
Date: September 5, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Description:

A taco is anything eaten on a soft tortilla, therefore the possibilities are endless. Come down to The Pan Tree and enjoy this class where you will be introduced to many of the authentic Mexican flavors that make tacos so popular today. We will share tested recipes that can be replicated at home with ingredients that can be found locally. Do not hesitate to participate in this great taco revelation!

We will start with a Margarita cocktail and Guacamole then prepare the following:

  • Skirt Steak Tacos
  • Adobo Marinated Chicken Tacos
  • Mushroom Tacos
  • Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
  • Fried Guajilo Salsa
  • Green Salsa
 

This is a part participatory, part demonstration style class with tasting. Please bring an apron.

Price: $ 95.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Delicious Breakfasts
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N
Date: September 6, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for good reason. Breakfast is fuel after fasting all night long and the more nourishing and balanced the breakfast, the more sustained energy you will have throughout the day. These breakfasts are not only delicious, but all created to balance blood sugar levels and give you and your family focus, clarity and energy for a busy day. All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet including all recipes!

Menu:

  • Farm Fresh Mini Quiche
  • Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds and Fresh Walnut Milk
  • Protein Cookies
  • Energizing Blender Latte
 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Comfort Food Cravings
Instructor: Chef Sarah and Jade
Date: September 12, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

If ever there were some recipes you wanted to keep in your arsenal for a day well spent in the kitchen, it's these ones! We look forward to a full out feast of vegan chicken & waffles, mac n' cheese, collard greens, and refreshing sweet tea. Perhaps even some dessert waffles are in the cards if you bring a full appetite!

Menu:

  • Sweet Tea
  • Fried "Chicken" and Waffles
  • Vegan Mac n Cheese
  • Collard Greens

 

This is a part demonstration part participatory class with full tasting. Please bring an apron and container for take home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Thai Inspirations
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: September 13, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Looking to add a little bit of spice to your life? Come join us and learn how to integrate the flavors of Thailand into your every day cooking. Chef Stefan Cherwoniak will teach you how to balance spice to create some authentic flavors and enjoy something right out of Asia…

Menu:

  • Thai Salad Rolls
  • Coconut Rice
  • Sukhothai Pad Thai with shrimp or chicken

This is a participatory style class with tasting. Please bring an apron and container or ziplock bag for leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 9

Class Size: 10
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Pasta Making 1
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: September 19, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Pasta making can be fun and simple! Come join Chef Cherwoniak for this pasta making class. We will make our dough by hand, make a variety of noodles and make some mushroom ravioli. Nothing says Italy like wine so, we will also taste three different Italian grapes on our pasta making journey!

This is a participatory style class. Please bring an apron and container to take your creations home in.

Price: $ 90.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 10
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Autumn Baking
Instructor: Chef Sarah Foster
Date: October 3, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Join us for a cozy night of baking using delightful seasonal ingredients! We will start with making our own stovetop chai using traditional ingredients, and continue on the evening using ingredients such as pumpkin, apples, and warm autumn spices. On the menu:

  • Stovetop Chai
  • Apple Cider Donuts
  • Perfect Pumpkin Muffins
  • Maple Gingersnaps

 

This is a participatory style class with tasting. Please bring an apron, your appetite, and a tupperware container if you wish to take your goodies home. Menu is completely egg & dairy free.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Quick Healthy Lunches
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: October 10, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Lunch can sometimes be missed, but missing lunch can also create that afternoon crash. The key is to make them quick to assemble while also making them healthy. In this class we will create healthy lunches on the fly that can also be done in batches for easy access on the go. All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet including all recipes!

Menu:

  • Mediterranean Tuna Salad on Greens
  • Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup
  • Collards Wraps with Artichoke Hummus
  • Quinoa Tabbouleh

 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Mexican Street Food
Instructor: Chef Israel Alvarez
Date: October 11, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Description:

What is it that makes street food so delicious in Mexico? Mexican Chef Israel Alvarez from COMAL Mexican Table Dinner  will share with you all those secrets. Come and join him in this new class where you will learn how prepare corn dough “masa” and its different uses and applications such as corn hand-pressed tortillas, puffy thick sopes, quesadillas and gorditas as well as his favorite snack made with kernel corn.

Menu:

  • Esquites (Mexican Corn Salad)
  • Alberta Beef Chipotle  Sope
  • Mushroom Quesadilla
  • Refried Beans Gorditas

This is a part participatory, part demonstration style class with tasting. Please bring an apron.

Price: $ 95.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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It's Pizza Time!
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: October 18, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

There is nothing that beats taking a hot, fresh pizza pie out of the oven – so let Quickfire Cookery show you how its done.

We will make pizza dough from scratch & while that is rising we will create your favorite type of sauce – green, white or traditional red. Wait a second, that sounded like the Italian flag! Travel with us to Sicily & sample a couple wines along the way.

This is a participatory style class with tasting. Please bring an apron and container for leftovers.

Price: $ 90.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 10
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Healthy Desserts
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: October 25, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Being a former sugar addict and lover of desserts, Amanda is always creating new and healthy ways to feel as though she's indulging without any of the guilt! Amanda believes that dinner doesn't just have to be nourishing, so can dessert. However, these desserts are so delicious that you'll actually question how healthy they actually are. All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet with all the recipes!

Menu:

  • Salted Chocolate Nice Cream
  • Lavender Mushroom Latte
  • Grain Free Coconut Cookies
  • Raw Chocolate Caramel Cups

 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers. 

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Thai Food
Instructor: Chef Sarah and Jade
Date: November 7, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Between Jade's experience as a chef in Thailand, and Sarah's ability to live off curry for weeks at a time, Thai food may seriously be the fuel for our friendship. So, it's only natural that we share some of our favorite Thai recipes with our friends at The Pan Tree! All menu items are vegan, as well as gluten free, so can be enjoyed by many!

Menu:

  • Green Mango Salad
  • Pad Thai
  • Panang Curry
  • Coconut Rice


This is a participatory class with full tasting. Please bring an apron, as well as a container if you prefer to take any of your creations home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 9

Class Size: 10
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Weeknight Meals
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: November 8, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

There is nothing worse than not knowing what to make for dinner. Sometimes we have a few go-to meals but after a while that can get boring. These easy weeknight meals are all about changing up your current home menu and adding in some seriously new favorites. These meals are simple to make, using clean, whole ingredients. It's time to simplify dinner without sacrificing nourishment and health. All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet with all recipes!

Menu:

  • Creamy Chicken and Rice Chowder
  • Alfredo Pasta with Sauteed Mushrooms
  • Quick Beef Meatballs with Roasted Root Veggies
  • Red Lentil Dahl with Kale

 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 90.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Adobos and Moles
Instructor: Chef Israel Alvarez
Date: November 21, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Description:

Mexican cuisine is very famous for its complexity of rich flavors and combination of extensive ingredients in single recipes such as Adobos and Moles.

Adobos are simple purees with soulful applications such as marinades for grilled meats or slow cooked preparations. Moles are one of Mexicos most iconic sauces that also has a reputation among international cuisines. Also known for its complexity, with up to 25 different ingredients in some recipes. Delicious paired with a variety of meats and vegetables.

We will start with a Margarita cocktail and Guacomole, then prepare the following:

  • Grilled Adobo-Marinated Skirt Steak
  • Enchiladas with Mole from Puebla
  • Fresh Corn Tortillas

This is a part demonstration, part partparticipatory class with tasting. Please bring an apron and container.

Price: $ 100.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Gluten Free Baking
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: November 22, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

The world of gluten free baking can be overwhelming leaving anyone with many questions around what kinds of flours to use as well as all the other ingredients that comes along with gluten free baking. Amanda has simplified this process and shares some of her favorite recipes as well as how to really master the process of baking without wheat. Amanda also doesn't use dairy or refined sugars in her baking, however, no one would ever know. Not even kids! You will receive a booklet with all recipes.

Menu:

  • Nutty Pumpkin Blondes Drizzled in Chocolate
  • Gluten Free Brazilian Buns
  • Chocolate Oat Cupcakes with Strawberry Frosting
  • Carrot Chia Oat Cookies

 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 90.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Winter Salads and Bowls
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: December 6, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Winter is a time to slow down, hibernate and eat lots of foods that keep us grounded. Unlike the summer, which is filled with garden greens, winter salads look different with lots of root vegetables and ingredients that warm us up instead of cooling us down. These bowls are easy to assemble and the sauces take the bowls to the next level. Once you learn how to make them, you'll be hooked! All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet with all recipes!

Menu:

  • Avocado Harvest Bowl with Tahini Sauce
  • Easy Chickpea Salad
  • Raw Winter Salad with Spicy Cilantro Sauce
  • Cozy Winter Bowl with Turmeric Tahini Sauce

 

This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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Healthy Christmas Treats
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: December 12, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Christmas is a time to indulge, however, it can be a time to indulge healthily. In this class we will create treats that won't just be loved by the health foodie, but by all! We will also discuss ways on how to beat Christmas weight gain and how to enjoy the holidays without having a diet mentality. This class is delicious and nutritious. All ingredients are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. You will receive a booklet with all rceipes including tips and tricks to have a healthy Holiday.

Menu: Coming Soon


This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Bring an empty stomach as well as a container to take home leftovers.

Price: $ 95.00 + GST Available Spots: 14

Class Size: 14
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