Let’s have some Effing Seafood – with Effing Rob

Kathryn Joel Class Information, Guest Presenters, Mixology, News

Rob Tryon knows how to command attention. I haven’t even met him in person yet, but I know who he is. He recently blazed onto Edmonton’s culinary scene, cheeky nickname blazed across social media platforms for all to see. He’s a B.C. boy originally, and has made it his mission to bring quality seafood to our palpably land-locked city. He …

Chef Ben Staley is quickly becoming Edmonton’s shaman

Kathryn Joel Class Information, Guest Presenters, How To, Our Friends

“You ate it!” Chef Ben Staley retorts as I tell him that me and Debra Krause found a wild, underripe gooseberry the other day. Ben’s been documenting all the wild foods that grow in and around us in this bizarre hillbilly meets handsome-academic (with perfectly well-kempt hair) montage he seems to be living these days. Ben has been on a bit of an under-ripe …

Chef Alexei Boldireff

Kathryn Joel Class Information, Our Friends

I met Alexei in September last year, when we both opened kitchens at MacEwan.  Alexei’s the inspiration behind S’Wich Food Truck, and it’s concession here at MacEwan.  And at Get Cooking he’s our Bread Guy, as well as our go to when we need to find a fantastic chef to present a stellar dinner when our own team can’t do it.  He’s a …

Chef David Leeder

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We are very lucky to have had Chef David Leeder working with us over the past few months.  Having recently returned from an extended stage at Noma Restaurant in Copenhagen, David is currently to be found cooking in the kitchen at RGE RD.  But on his rare days off, he’s sometimes to be found here at Get Cooking. Lucky for us – and …

Winemaker’s Dinner with Andreas Bender February 6th

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New in 2015, I am delighted to introduce a series of Winemakers’ Dinners in partnership with Eberhard Tamm of Enotri Wines. A successful import agent, export director, and marketing manager, Eberhard has developed an intimate knowledge of his winemakers and their wines. And we are honoured to be sharing our studio with Eberhard and his winemaker colleagues for this special series over the coming …

Wine & Food Masterclass with William Bincoletto January 16

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On Friday January 16th we’re holding our first Wine & Food Pairing Masterclass of 2015, with our dear friend and Sommelier Extraordinaire William Bincoletto, Principal Sommelier at Vines Wine Merchants in Riverbend. William brings over 35 years experience in the food and beverage industry to Edmonton. Formally educated as a sommelier in France and Italy, with additional training in Germany, he …

Market Tour Classes at Get Cooking

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This fall we’re offering a series of Market Tour Classes at the City Market Downtown.  Our classes meet at the Information Desk at the Market on 104 Street, then we begin to shop! I’ll be leading the tours at all of our Market classes, and will introduce you to lots of our awesome local producers, vendors and artisans as we …

Date Night at Get Cooking this Friday September 19th

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This Friday we’re holding our first ever Date Night class, and we’re focusing on Cooking for Two.  I’ll be teaching the class alongside Chef Stephen Baidacoff, and I for one can’t wait. Our first course will be a confit of Pacific Trout, served with a Spinach Puree.  We’ll show you how to plate it up and pair it with a complementary …

Sunday Brunches at Get Cooking

Kathryn Joel Class Information, Sunday Brunch

This Autumn we’ve decided to add a series of Brunch Classes to our Sunday offerings.  Our first Sunday Brunch on September 7th will be Mexican style, but it’s already sold out!  So we’re offering a second brunch class a week later, on September 14th, and there are still some spaces to be had. Chef Stephen Baidacoff will be teaching, and I’ll be …

Knife Skills Classes

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On September 14th we’re holding our first ever Knife Skills Class, and we’re pretty excited about it.  We’ve been planning on offering Knife Skills for quite some time – so many of our clients have been asking!  But we wanted to wait until we were installed at MacEwan before we launched this new addition to our roster. So now that …

Mexican Brunch Classes

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On September 7th we’re holding our first Sunday brunch class in our new studio at MacEwan University downtown.  In fact it’s going to be our very first class ever at MacEwan, truth be told!  And what better way to launch our new home than with a Mexican class by our own in-house expert and chef extraordinaire Israel Alvarez, himself a …

Japanese Classes at Get Cooking

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Last April we held our first ever Cook Japanese class, by special request from one of my very dear clients.  It’s a class I’ve considered offering for a long time, but I like to take time to play with the recipes when I’m working on a new class menu, and somehow I hadn’t found the time to play enough with …