Workshops and Classes

Are you an aspiring chef? Do you want to learn new skills and make products that can be found in or outside of the kitchen? Workshops and classes are a great way to develop various skills and learn a new recipe or cooking technique.

Guelph and Wellington County are hosts to a variety of different classes for all levels of expertise.

Here's where you can take classes in Guelph and Wellington County:

Fan/Joy Restaurant and Bar

Join 'Chopped Canada' Winner Chef Pam Fanjoy for one of their great culinary classes in their beautiful new Hillsburgh restaurant.

Garnishes Personal Chef Services

Chef Susan Dimma loves to share the art and skill of cooking with young and old. Check out kids and adult cooking classes for the new year.

Krisha Indian Cooking School

Learn how to cook authentic Indian dishes. Let owner/instructor Chitra take you on a flavourful journey through South and North Indian cuisine. All classes are hands-on so you can learn and recreate the dishes at home.

La Fontana Elora

Passionate about local, sustainable and seasonal food, join Denis as he guides you through a hands-on pasta making session. Afterward you can enjoy a flavourful dinner with your creation along with charcuterie and cheeses as appetizers. Beverages are included!

Laza Food and Beverages

Learn how to prepare Eritean and Ethiopian dishes with Laza`s owner, Melku Gebrekristos. Dive into the world of spices, and learn how to create exceptional ethnic meals with largely local ingredients.

Magnolia Fine Foods and Catering

Join Magnolia Fine Foods for a wide variety of cooking classes year round. Whether you want to try your hand at Asian fusion cuisine or learn how to cook a Thanksgiving Dinner- they’ve got you covered. Check out their website for upcoming classes.

Minga by 10C

Learn how to bake sourdough bread, make sausages, ferment kimchi and much more. From preserving to foraging, Minga's extensive offerings of skill building workshops likely has something for everyone. Take a sneak peak of current food related workshops each year at the annual Local Food Fest!

Natalina's Kitchen

Let Natalina, our own local Italian Food guru, show you how to create authentic, delicious Italian food in one of many hands-on cooking classes. If you have appetite for more, join Natalina on culinary trips to her family's roots in Southern Italy or to the Niagara Wine Region where she shares her passion of food, wine and travel. Check out her fantastic new cookbook and bring Italian flavours to your home.

Savoy Culinary

A true farm to table advocate, Chef Brodie Sobrara offers cooking classes at their Fergus location or yours, using the best fresh, seasonal, locally sustainable products.

Thatcher Farms Butcher Shop, Bakery and Farm Market

Enjoy one of Thatcher Farms' wonderful butchery or culinary workshops in a farm setting, with excellent instructors and farm-grown ingredients.

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