Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

For the Love of the Sea!

For all those lovers of the sea, this is the class for you. We’ll begin the class with a crowd pleaser - scallops! You’ll learn how to properly clean and sear a scallop and pair them with a cauliflower puree and some pistachio crumb. We’ll then move onto another seafood favourite, oysters. Guests will learn how to properly shuck and flavour their oysters. Finally, we’ll move on to a decadent seafood dish, lobster thermidor. This dish uses white wine, cream, cheese and butter to make a melt in your mouth entree that you’ll have to serve at home.

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Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

Korean Street Food

This class is designed for the more adventurous, who want to try cooking something new! We’ll start the class off with a bang with some grilled octopus. You’ll learn how to clean and grill the tentacles to perfection! It will pair perfectly with some kewpie mayo and kimchi. For the main course you’ll get to learn how to make delicious Korean short ribs. You’ll even get to take some home along with a bottle our homemade Gochujang BBQ Sauce! For dessert the Chef will show you how to make matcha cheesecake.

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Mar
19
6:00 PM18:00

Vegan Cooking Class

If your vegan or if you just want to explore some vegan options, this class is for you! We will begin the class with a one of a kind vegan tartar which will combine fresh, raw seasonal vegetables with tofu aioli and our famous burnt lemon dressing. Next we will show you how to make a French classic - Ratatouille using ‘Nuts for Cheese’! The class will finish with another French classic, Macaroons - but vegan of course!

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Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

A Night in Barcelona

This class is all about Tapas! You’ll learn how to make 5 spanish inspired small bites. If you want to impress your guests at your next party, you don’t want to miss this class!  Guests will learn how to prepare and plate each tapa. We’ll start with shrimp ceviche on a crostini, followed by some deep fried manchego! We’ll then move on to ham croquettes and patatas bravas. We’ll finish the class with tarta de santiago, an almond dessert. Each tapa will be paired with the perfect wine.

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Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

The Art of Plating

This class is perfect for foodies who love to make their dish look like a piece of art. This class will shift the focus toward presenting a well balanced, aesthetically appealing dish. First you’ll learn how to plate a colourful seasonal salad where you’ll utilize the plate to your advantage. Next guests will learn how to enhance your soup with some homemade oils, crumb for texture and edible flowers! Our main course will focus of how to enhance your main protein or component with purees, colours, textures and flavours. Finally you’ll learn how to compose a beautifully plated dessert using sweet and savoury components.

 

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Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

A Taste Of India

There’s no need to order in Indian anymore, after this class you’ll be able to make it yourself!  We’ve got all the favourites. We’ll start the class with the always delicious onion bhaji. Guests will learn how to prepare, season and cook their onion bhajis to perfection. For the main course we’ll prepare the classic butter chicken. Guests will learn how to make the perfectly seasoned butter chicken sauce with just a little kick. For dessert, the Chef will show you how to make coconut mango pudding, the perfect finish to the evening.

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Apr
30
6:00 PM18:00

Gluten Free!

For anyone gluten free, or for those who just want to learn how to cook some gluten free options, this is the class for you!. We’ll begin the glass with a tarte flambee using potato flour! You’ll get to top your gluten free flatbread with all sorts of delicious choices. Guests will then move on to the main course, Chickpea Flour Gnocchi. Learn to make a classic pasta dish without the gluten!  Finally, we will learn how to make the classic nemesis cake. This flourless chocolate cake is a delicious gluten free dessert you’ll be bringing to your next event!

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

Mexican Fiesta

Who doesn’t loved mexican cuisine? This class will take your traditional mexican fare to the next level. We’ll begin the class with a delicious salmon ceviche. We’ll add avocado, red onion, lime and cilantro ( or no cilantro for the haters!) with some fried tortillas on the side. For our main course guests will learn how to make the signature sauce of Mexico - Mole. We’ll add chicken, homemade tortillas and all sorts of accompaniments. For dessert you’ll learn how to make another mexican classic, churros. The Chef will show guests how to make the choux paste and fry the churros, but the toppings are up to you! From dulce de leche, chocolate filled or the classic cinnamon and sugar, you’ll get to dress up your mexican dessert just how you like it!

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Feb
11
1:00 PM13:00

Dinner For Two!

Love is in the air! Come join us and bring your partner for our Valentine’s inspired class. This class will start off with a couples classic - Cheese fondue! The Chef will show you how to make the perfect cheesy fondue and you’ll have some house made bread to use for dipping!  Next we’ll move on to Steak for two. You’ll learn how to properly cook a bone-in ribeye steak. The chef will show you how to make scalloped potatoes and broccoli almondine on the side. Finally, to finish the class you’ll learn how to make the perfect cake for your partner in crime - Nemesis cake! A flourless chocolate cake, the perfect finish to a delicious meal for two

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Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

12 Days of Christmas

Tis the season to be cooking! Do you love Christmas time? Do you
love our food at Spruce? If so, this class is for you! Learn how to
cook some fabulous, holiday inspired dishes that taste like they
came right from our restaurant. This class is one you won’t want to
miss!

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Dec
5
6:30 PM18:30

Spruce's Sweet Indulgence

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
bar garnished with freshly made honeycomb. Then, you’ll learn how
to make a classic (with a twist), deconstructed lemon meringue pie.
Haven’t completely satisfied the sweet tooth? We’ll finish the
evening with chocolate ganache made from scratch!

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Nov
28
6:30 PM18:30

ITALY + PASTA. Enough Said.

Do you love pasta? So do we! Join us for a fresh pasta filled evening
with one of Spruce on Wellington’s Chefs who will show you how to
make fresh spinach infused fettuccine with classic beef bolognaise.
Then it’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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Nov
21
6:30 PM18:30

Mmm mmm Good

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 put your new soup making skills to use at home,
you’ll receive a bottle of our house made chive oil.

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Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

For The Love Of The Sea

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, lemon beurre blanc and herb crumb. Then, using our
signature house smoked Manitoulin 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!

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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Brunch Is Best!

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!

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