Knife Skills
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: November 28, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Want to learn how to use that kitchen knife to its full potential? Looking to learn how to cut like a Chef? Chef Toll will teach you all of these things and more in an introductory class to knife skills. We will cover knife care and safety, how to hold a knife, what to look for when buying a knife, different types of knives and of course all the cutting, slicing and chopping you can handle. You will leave with a new found confidence in your culinary cutting abilities. Do not let that knife investment go to waste. Come spend an evening with us and get chopping!

This class is part demonstration and participatory. Please bring an apron and your favorite knife if you have one.

Each registrant will receive a complimentary cutting board to take home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 0

Class Size: 8
Thai Inspirations
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: November 29, 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: 3

Class Size: 10
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Holiday Treats
Instructor: Chef Sarah and Jade
Date: December 5, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

The holidays are almost upon us, and we are excited to share some of our favourite treats to share with friends and family throughout the winter season. Come cozy up next to the ovens, as we share our favourite vegan sweets, a savoury party mix, and even a healthy alternative to eggnog!

  • Holly Nog
  • Gingerbread Pals
  • Festivus Miracle Fudge
  • Better-Than-Butter Tarts
  • Jade's Famous Party Mix

 

This class is participatory and includes tasting, so bring your aprons! Also feel free to bring a tupperware or plastic bag if you prefer to bring your goodies home. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 1

Class Size: 10
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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: 2

Class Size: 8
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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:

  • No Butter Butter Tarts
  • Cranberry Crumble Bars
  • Cookie Dough Balls
  • Butterfingers
  • Dark Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

 

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: 5

Class Size: 8
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Mexican Street Food
Instructor: Chef Israel Alvarez
Date: December 13, 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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Cooking to Detox
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: January 16, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

The holidays are over and it's time to reset. Food can be a great way to gently detoxify the body and give a reboot to the system. In this class, we will use simple ingredients to create truly incredible meals that cleanse, nourish and satisfy.

Menu:

  • Pineapple Mango Coconut Green Juice
  • Red Cabbage and Kale Coleslaw
  • Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Guacamole and Spicy Black Bean
  • Roasted Squash and Wild Rice Salad

All participants will receive a booklet with all recipes. This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Please bring a container for any leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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Sausage Making 1
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: January 17, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

Chef Richard Toll will be taking you to the wonderful world of sausage making! Learn the technique of making your own sausages, both gluten and nitrate free. We will be making Spicy Lamb Sausage, Chicken and Mushroom Sausage, Turkey and Apple Sausage and Italian Sausage. Get hands on with us and create amazing homemade sausages for you and your family to enjoy. 

This is a participatory style class with sausage to take home with you. Please bring an apron and a ziploc bag or container to take your creations home.

Price: $ 95.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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Robbie Burns Dinner
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: January 30, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Description:

Come down to The Pan Tree and join Rage Catering in celebrating Robbie Burns! Scotlands most renowned poet will be honored by us with a five course dinner, prepared by our own Chef Richard, as well as poetry and bagpipes. We will be serving:

  • Cullen Skink
  • Forfar Birdies
  • Haggis, Neeps and Tatties
  • Scotch Trifle
  • Cheese and Biscuits

Watch the cooking and plating of the traditional dishes as well as the Address to the Haggis. Dont miss this amazing event; a cultural experience you will never forget! Kilts are always welcome and if you are feeling brave, get up and read some of Burns work for everyone! Slainte!

Beer, wine and scotch will be available for purchase at the event at an additional charge.

Price: $ 65.00 + GST Available Spots: 12

Class Size: 14
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Death by Chocolate Vegan
Instructor: Chef Sarah Foster
Date: January 31, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

It's cold outside, and we're ready to turn the ovens on and eat our feelings! Whether you're looking to celebrate a new year by learning the ins and outs of vegan baking, or looking to get a leg up on your Valentine's sweet game, we are SO here for you. Join us in the kitchen as we put on some tea and bake some delicious treats- all egg and dairy free!

Menu:

  • White Chocolate Matcha Cheesecake
  • Versatile Chocolate Mousse
  • Raspberry Truffle Brownies
  • Earl Grey Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

This is a participatory class with tasting. Please bring an apron and tupperware or ziploc bag if you prefer to take goodies home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 10
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Decadent Raw Desserts
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: February 7, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Some of the best baking ever created is when it's raw! It's also extremely easy. Raw baking simply means that no ingredients were heated, which leaves all of the nutrients intact. Come learn and taste firsthand how easy raw baking can be.

Menu:

  • Eatmore Bars
  • Chia Pudding Parfait
  • Caramel Apple Tarts
  • Matcha Truffles

All participants will receive a booklet with recipes. This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Please bring a container for any leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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Thai Inspirations
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: February 20, 2018 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 for leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Vegan Brunch for Dinner
Instructor: Chef Sarah Foster
Date: February 21, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Tired of tagging along with friends to trendy brunch spots while you make due with bowls of oatmeal and MAYBE an under-seasoned tofu scramble? Sulk no more, friends! We are here to save the day with vegan brunch options that will impress even the staunchest omnivores, when you start hosting SUNDAY FUN-DAY BRUNCH at your place!

Menu:

  • Vegan Waffles
  • Smoked Tofu Benedicts w/crispy kale
  • Mediterranean Quiche
  • Roasted Root Vegetables


This a participatory class with tasting. Please bring an apron and container if you prefer to take gooodies home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Meat Pies
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: February 27, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

Flaky, warm and rich...no wonder meat pies are such a comfort food. Join us to learn how to make the classics:

  • Chicken Pot Pie
  • Lamb and Guiness Pie
  • Steak and Mushroom Pie

We will cover basic, flaky pie crust, brown sauces and preparing perfect tender meats.

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

Price: $ 95.00 + GST Available Spots: 6

Class Size: 8
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It's Pizza Time!
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: February 28, 2018 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: 10

Class Size: 10
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Vegan Italian
Instructor: Chef Sarah Foster
Date: March 7, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

All of the fun of Italian food, with none of the eggs or dairy! You will be thrilled to learn the ins and outs of vegan Italian food with us.

DID YOU KNOW ITALIANS EAT BREAD SALAD?! It's called Panzanella (who ever said that bread wasn't a vegetable?). Along with this, you will go home with the skills to make a versatile risotto, killer pestos and red sauce, as well as Tiramisu-cashew marscapone. You won't want to miss this one!

Menu:

  • Panzanella with Winter Vegetables
  • Roasted Asparagus Risotto
  • Perfect Pesto and Classic Marinara served with pasta
  • Tiramisu

 

This is a participatory class with full tasting. Please bring an apron and container if you prefer to take your creations home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 10

Class Size: 10
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Easy Bread Making
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: March 13, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Description:

Nothing beats homemade bread and the satisfaction of creating your own. In this class, Chef Toll will take your bread making skills to the next level. Make brunch better with homemade English muffins, become a fan favorite with focaccia (Italian herbed bread) and delve into some artisan baguettes. With your new found bread making skills, you'll be lucky to have your creations make it to the table! 

This is a participatory class. Please bring an apron and container or ziploc bags to take your creations home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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Super Salads
Instructor: Amanda Cook, C.H.N.
Date: March 14, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Description:

Salads that appeal to all the senses! Not just your typical lettuce with dressing, these salads are mouth watering and filling. Salads are not meant to be boring, in fact, as a holistic nutritionist, my favorite meal is always a salad. Salad and dressings are pure harmony!

Menu:

  • Baked Salmon Salad
  • Garlic Shrimp Kale Caesar Salad
  • Warm Potato Salad with Arugula and Red Onion
  • Power Bowl with Kale Pesto

Participants will receive a booklet with all recipes. This is a demonstration style class with full tasting. Please bring a container to take home any leftovers.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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Pasta Making 1
Instructor: Chef Stefan Cherwoniak
Date: March 20, 2018 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: 10

Class Size: 10
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Vegan Thai
Instructor: Chef Sarah and Jade
Date: March 21, 2018 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
  • Mango Coconut Ice Cream


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: 5

Class Size: 10
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Knife Skills
Instructor: Chef Richard Toll
Date: March 27, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:

Want to learn how to use that kitchen knife to its full potential? Looking to learn how to cut like a Chef? Chef Toll will teach you all of these things and more in an introductory class to knife skills. We will cover knife care and safety, how to hold a knife, what to look for when buying a knife, different types of knives and of course all the cutting, slicing and chopping you can handle. You will leave with a new found confidence in your culinary cutting abilities. Do not let that knife investment go to waste. Come spend an evening with us and get chopping!

This class is part demonstration and participatory. Please bring an apron and your favorite knife if you have one.

Each registrant will receive a complimentary cutting board to take home.

Price: $ 85.00 + GST Available Spots: 8

Class Size: 8
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