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CLASSICAL PREPARATION OF FOOD WITH A

MODERN TWIST

731 Wellington STREET | LONDON ONTARIO |

 

Spruce on Wellington is a restaurant located in London, Ontario founded by Chef Thomas Waite.

The culinary world has come a long way over the past 100 years and Spruce on Wellington is at the forefront, utilizing modern techniques, including experimenting with molecular gastronomy which brings scientific principles into the kitchen to transform foods.  These new techniques allow us to take your favourite dish and transform it into something that you have never had before. 

Thomas Waite is the owner of The In Home Chef, a personal In Home catering company in the heart of London.

 

 

Phone

(519)434-9797 

Location

731 Wellington St
London, ON
N6A 3S1

Hours

M-T Closed
W 11:00a-3:00p/5:00p-10:00p
T 11:00a-3:00p/5:00p-10:00p
F 11:00a-3:00p/5:00p-10:00p
SA 11:00a-3:00p/5:00p-10:00p
SU 10:00a-2:00p

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Executive Chef and Proprietor-  Thomas Waite

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CLASSES

Welcome to the Spruce cooking classes! Come enjoy mouth-watering food, great conversation, and become inspired through the passion of Chef Thomas as he teaches you to create your own culinary masterpieces. Change up your usual date night routine or grab some friends for a fun tasty evening.

See our range of classes below. All classes are priced between $85.00-$100.00 and last from either 6:30-8:30 or 6:30-9:30.

If you or someone you know is interested please call us at 519-434- 9797 to book your spot now!

Thank you,

Chef Thomas Waite

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Spruce’s Sweet Indulgence

$85.00 per person - Includes wine + gift

Do you have a sweet tooth? Come and learn how to incorporate chocolate into some sweet and savory cooking! Watch as we create a spicy beef and pork chilli, a rich white and milk chocolate candy bargarnished with freshly made honeycomb, and learn how to make one of our signature desserts – the deconstructed lemon meringue pie. Haven’t completely satisfied the sweet tooth? We’ll finish theevening with scratch made chocolate ganache!

 

ITALY + PASTA. ENOUGH SAID.

$80.00 per person 

Do you love pasta? So do we! Join us for a fresh pasta filled evening with Spruce on Wellington’s Chef Troy, make who will show you how to fresh spinach infused fettuccine with classic beef bolognaise. Thenit’s all hands-on deck to prepare your own pappardelle pasta, paired with a scratch made tomato sauce.We will top off the class with our own unique take on a sweet Italian classic – tiramisu.

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Mmm Mmm good!

$80.00 per person - Includes wine + gift

Rainy days call for soul warming eats! Learn how to make Chef Thomas’ signature potato and leek vichyssoise, garnished with fresh chive oil and smoked sea salt. We will then dive into a classic charred tomato bisque with old cheddar grilled cheese crackers, and we’ll finish the evening with a sweet melon gazpacho with mint infused syrup. To replicate your new soup knowledge at home, you’ll receive a bottle of our house made chive oil.


 

ALL ABOUT TOMATOES

$80.00 per person - Includes wine + gift 

The tomato isn’t just a simple fruit, it’s a complex ingredient! Learn how to transform an heirloom tomato into a gorgeous tomato and swiss tart, topped with a sweet onion hollandaise. Then we’ll move onto a rustic tomato bisque with house made balsamic reduction and tomato chips, and we will finish the class with a delicate tomato sorbet with simple dessert garnishes. Each guest will receive a jar of our signature tomato jam.

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FOR THE LOVE OF THE SEA!

$85.00 per person - Includes wine + gift

If you love fish as much as we do, this class is for you! We will show you how to clean and properly sear a scallop, and pair it with a sweet pea puree and lemon bueree blanc. Then using our signature house smoked Manatoulin trout, we’ll demonstrate how to properly cure and smoke a fillet. Finally, you will learn how to clean and cook fresh mussels and customize your own delicious flavour. Each guest will receive a piece of Spruce on Wellington’s signature smoked trout to take home, as well!

Brunch is Best

$100.00 per person - Includes wine + gift 

If you love brunch, then you won’t want to miss this class! Chef Thomas will show you some of Spruce on Wellington’s signature brunch items, such as our hen egg benedict with sabayon hollandaise, and our crushed avocado and spinach on buttered toast, where you will learn how to cook the perfect poached egg. To finish, we’ll indulge in a fresh fruit parfait with candied nut granola and spiced yogurt. Each guest will receive a bag of Spruce on Wellington’s house made granola to enjoy at home!

DATES

Check out the calendar on the left hand side for all of the dates for our different cooking classes. All classes begin at 6:30PM and end at either 8:30PM or 9:30PM. For specific times, please contact Spruce on Wellington.

BOOKING

Interested in reserving your spot and booking one of our classes? Please contact us at: (519) 434-9797