​Lunch 'N Learn Demonstration Classes​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Our Lunch 'N Learn demonstration classes are now offered at two convenient locations in Calgary - our Downtown Learning Centre and our brand new facility at ATCO Park. Observe our chefs at work as they demonstrate how to make the dishes you are served, while enjoying a light meal and you'll be able to take home copies of the featured recipes. Classes run 12 - 1 p.m.
To sign up for a course, call 403-245-7630.  
February Classes - Downtown Learning Centre
Chinese New Year Lunch (Thursday, February 7) $30
Happy Year of the Pig! Mark the Chinese New Year with a celebratory lunch featuring festive Chinese favourites. We’ll be making savoury pork and vegetable spring rolls and delicious Chinese noodles in a light soy and ginger broth.
Valentines Day Love ‘N’ Learn (Thursday, February 14) $30
Treat your sweetheart to a decadent pre-Valentines Day lunch date and pick up a few cooking tips along the way. Our chefs will be preparing a spectacularly romantic meal, with indulgent menu items like beef carpaccio and seafood ceviche.
The Russian Table (Thursday, February 21 & Friday, February 22) $30
There’s no better way to explore Russian culture than by indulging in a traditional Russian meal. At this Lunch ‘n’ Learn we’ll feast on Russian specialties like pelmeni dumplings, beef stroganoff and Russian crepes with a poppy seed filling.
Voyage To Venice (Thursday, February 28) $30
Veneto is a region in Northern Italy known for its seafood and polenta dishes. At this lunch ‘n’ learn, we’ll explore the bounty and cooking techniques that Veneto is renowned for, making recipes like stewed octopus with chick peas.
February Classes - ATCO Park Learning Centre
Brunch All-Stars (Friday, February 8) $30
Calgary’s brunch scene is exploding right now, but you don’t have to go out to a restaurant to have a trendy brunch. At this Lunch ‘n’ Learn class our chef instructor will show you how to make restaurant-worthy breakfast potato pancakes with unique and interesting ingredients.
Comfort Food Classics (Friday, February 22) $30
Warm your body and your soul at this Lunch ‘n’ Learn, which focuses on the comfort food favourites that never fail to please. Our chef instructor will demonstrate how to make a traditional split pea soup, irresistible whiskey apple onion pork chops and the ultimate Canadian butter tart for dessert.
French Favourites (Thursday, February 28) $30
French cuisine is all about premium ingredients and impeccable technique. Our chef instructors will talk about both as they guide you through a Salade Lyonnaise and classic Boeuf Bourguignon during this Lunch ‘n’ Learn class.

March Classes - Downtown Learning Centre

Talking Turkish (Thursday, March 7 & Friday, March 8) $30
Turkish cuisine is inspired by the food of the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, combining rich flavours and ingredients to create a delicious and sophisticated style of food. At this Lunch ‘n’ Learn we’ll introduce you to several Turkish dishes that are easy enough to make at home, including traditional kofte, pide (Turkish flatbread) and honey-drenched baklava for dessert.

Luck of The Irish (Thursday, March 14 & Friday, March 15) $30
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and we’ve got you covered when it comes to learning how to make a traditional Irish feast. Our chef instructors will show you how to make James Joyce proud with dishes like Colcannon soup, steak and Guinness pie and Bailey’s banoffee tarts.
Flavours Of Korea (Thursday, March 21) $30
Korean food is becoming increasingly popular in Alberta — built on intense and complex flavours and social family-style eating, Korean cuisine is both fun and delicious. At this Lunch ‘n’ Learn our chef instructor will take you through the basics of Korean food, introducing recipes for Korean staples like crispy chicken with gochujang and traditional kimchi.

March Classes - ATCO Park Learning Centre

Luck of The Irish (Thursday, March 7 & Friday, March 8) $30
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and we’ve got you covered when it comes to learning how to make a traditional Irish feast. Our chef instructors will show you how to make James Joyce proud with dishes like a classic lamb pot pie.

Blast from The Past: 1950s Cooking (Thursday, March 14 & Friday, March 15) $30
Do you ever wonder what it would have been like to feed a family in the 1950s? Step into our time machine and go back in time to learn all about ‘50s homemaking tips and how home cooks of the past would have whipped up nostalgic classics like a Wagon Wheel Dinner (a.k.a. meatloaf) and rhubarb crumble pie.
Morraccan Feast (Thursday, March 21) $30
Experience the magic of North African cuisine at this Lunch ‘n’ Learn dedicated to the delicious food of Morocco. Get ready to dig into a rich chicken couscous Tfaya, a bowl of Harira and a delicate almond Mhencha for dessert.
To sign up for a course, call 403-245-7630 or register online.
Before taking a class, please review our participant details.
Please note: the prices listed above do not include GST.

Calgary Downtown Office & Learning Centre
Main Floor
909 - 11 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB  T2R 1L8
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Calgary ATCO Park Learning Centre
Commons Building
5302 Forand Street SW
Calgary, AB T3E 8B4




Last updated on February 15, 2019