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12 Days of Gift Giving – For The Foodie

Day 2 of our 12 Days of Gift Giving ideas is all about the foodie in your life! Since everyone’s into food these days, why not give the gift of knowledge and mouth-watering recipes!?

Gourmet Warehouse has numerous cooking classes for anyone to take part in. The snapshot above shows the next 6 available classes up for grabs in the New Year. Visit their website to see them all, and to register.

Sushi Workshop – January 21 from 11am – 2pm 4pm $69 per person

Roll up your sleeves and learn how to make sushi! In this extremely popular hands-on class, Chef Cindy Low will teach you how to make the vinegared sushi rice, how to mix wasabi, how to prepare fillings (seafood, vegetarian, tofu, eggs, Japanese pickles) and how to make sushi rolls, cones and other styles and shapes. Plus tips on how to host your own DIY sushi party. Join us for a fun afternoon of sushi-making. Includes a sushi mat.  More Details

Knife Skills – January 22 from 11am – 2pm $79 per person

Join Gourmet Warehouse’s in-house chef and knife specialist, Kris Bihis, as he guides you through knife skills. He will cover all the techniques needed to cut and chop brunoise, batons, chiffonade and dice with confidence. The vegetables will be turned into soup for your post class lunch enjoyment. More Details

Taste of Morocco – January 28 from 11am – 2pm $65 per person

Saha to your health! Join Chef Cindy Low on a culinary adventure to Morocco, home to one of the world’s most intriguing yet unknown cuisines.  The use of countless spices and the combination of sweet and savoury produce unforgettable dishes. Come for a taste of exotic Morocco. More Details

Absolutely Pho-bulous – February 5 from 11am – 2pm $65 per person

Join Chef Thompson Tran as he guides you through the wonderful subtle essential techniques to a wonderfully authentic Pho (PH-UH) broth. More Details

Thai Vegetarian – February 18 from 11am – 2pm $65 per person

Thai cuisine is one of the most diverse and complex in Asia, with its combination of spicy, sweet, sour and salty flavours. Chef Cindy Low dishes up some classic and modern vegetarian Thai dishes. Learn about popular Thai ingredients such as lemon grass, Kaffir lime, coconut milk, curry pastes, and more – and how to make it all vegetarian! Come Hungry! More Details

Secrets of Pastry & Chocolate – February 19 11am – 2pm $79 per person

Award winning Chef Steven Hodge, owner/Chef of West Vancouver’s “Temper pastry & Chocolate” will be our guest today. This class demystify the complexities of chocolate and pastry. More Details

To see the rest of their cooking classes calendar check out GourmetWarehouse.ca or stop by in-person at 1340 East Hastings Street. Also remember to double-check their store hours so you don’t show up when they’re closed! See Store Hours.