Events & Classes

At this time our traditional and BYOB cooking classes remain on hold due to COVID restrictions. 

Please note: If you have a ticket to a class currently on hold, we plan to run them as soon as possible! Should you not wish to hold on to your ticket, please contact us to discuss store credit.  Thank you!

The concept: You bring the friends, propose a date and we provide the space and the epic chef!  Create your own theme or choose a culinary adventure listed below:


Labour day cookin'! Dinner & Cocktails

The ultimate of the end of Summer cookouts with Chef and Cocktail Master, Jeremy Parsons! Inspired menu includes:

-Pineapple, mancheggo and pickled jalapeno stuffed US wild shrimp wrapped in speck with a maple bourbon glaze paired with a guava margarita.

-Hoisin salmon two bite tacos with passion fruit salsa, paired with a burnt orange prosecco.

-Santa fe pork dumplings with chimmichri sauce, paired with a strawberry basil gin fizz. 

-Passion-fruit, blackberry champagne sorbet.



Let's go to Paris! Dinner & Cocktails 

Enjoy a Parisian feast with your closet friends lead by Chef adn Cocktail Master, Jeremy Parsons. Inspired Menu includes: 

-Madeira and honey glazed mushroom and leek toasts with XO beemster - paired with a peach and thyme old fashioned.

-Croque monsieur royale - French roasted rosemary ham, caramelized onions and cave aged gruyere cheese served golden brown and paired with wine.

-Mushroom, micro green, iberico ham and shrimp crepes in a sweet pea cream sauce paired with a French 75

Rum and cinnamon flambe peaches in crepes with chocolate and frangelico whipped cream.


Pizza Party! - Vegan

Learn everything about making the perfect pizza with vegan Chef, Fraser of That Planted Fork. 

Class will include making your own pizza dough from scratch, a homemade tomato sauce, dipping sauce, and prep toppings! Learn how to properly shape your pizza, top it and bake for pizza perfection! Class will also learn how to make Fraser's world famous Caesar salad! 


Plant Based Taco Night!

Make Taco Tuesday any night of the week with Chef Fraser of That Planted Fork! Start off with a black bean, homemade

tofu Tex Mex Salad. Then perfect delicious panko crusted squash tacos with homemade slaw and spicy crema.   


Knife Skills 101

Knives are the most important tools in any chef’s kitchen. Our Knife Skills Workshop course helps you build your confidence with knives and become safe, comfortable and efficient using them. Practice sharpening methods – a core foundational skill that will be indispensable as you develop your culinary repertoire. Learn basic skills such as slicing, dicing, chopping and mincing through hands-on practice with your sharpened knives. 


Cast Iron Cooking!

Join Jonny Blonde, at the Casual Gourmet! Jonny will walk you through a meal of his favourite dishes - all made in a raw cast iron skillet! A kitchen essential in any home; cast iron skillets are extremely durable and versatile, making them perfect for any cooking method from stove-top to oven to grill!


Dinner with Nellie James!

Join local Dundas Chef, Ken LeFebour of Nellie James for a night of culinary excellence! With a focus on local, and fresh ingredients Chef Ken will create a three course meal of his favourite dishes. Learn his tips and tricks on how to get creative with what is in season. A night you do not want to miss!


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Class dates and theme will be dependent upon chef's schedule.  


Please let us know if you have any allergies when booking a class. 

Refund Policy: One week (7 days) prior class.

All classes are held onsite at the Casual Gourmet

*prices based on an 8 person class