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For the Culinary Enthusiast - No Experience Required!

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute is pleased to offer a full schedule of culinary classes ranging from one afternoon to four days long. Experience a variety of culinary topics, such as mastering flavours from different cultures, planning and preparing meals for special occasions, and exploring new ways to use your favourite ingredients. Taught by our Master Chef instructors, these courses offer something for everyone, from a beginner to an industry professional.

Deadline to register is 8 days prior to class date. Download a Printable Registration Form


Cake Decorating

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September 6, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Cake Decorating

With the guidance of our pastry chef instructor, learn the elements and techniques of cake decorating.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes August 28th


Healthy cuisine

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September 8-11, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Healthy Cuisine

Learn how to prepare healthy meals at home using classic French culinary techniques in this 4-day short course!
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $725.00 (plus tax)

Registration closes August 29th


Knife Skills

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September 13, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Knife Skills

Sharpen your technique as you slice and dice your way to perfection.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes September 4th


Oh Chocolat!

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September 15-18, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Oh Chocolat!

For the love of chocolate! Spend 4 days with us and learn the art of over 15 different chocolate creations such as maple truffles with dark chocolate, passion fruit ganache, soft chocolate caramel and more!
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $725.00 (plus tax)

Registration closes September 5th


Oh Chocolat!

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September 15-18, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Seafood

Dreaming of the sea?
Learn new meal ideas such as shellfish marinière, mussel turnovers with creamy garlic sauce and pastry-wrapped fennel & lobster tail!
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $725.00 (plus tax)

Registration closes September 5th


Carving Workshop

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September 20, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Fruit & Vegetable Carving Workshop

Watch Le Cordon Bleu's award-winning Master Chef Armando Baisas transform food into an exquisite sculpture and then develop your sculpting skills under his guidance.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes September 11th


Canapes

Difficulty:

September 20, 2014 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Canapés

Expand your party host collection with these tiny but flavourful treats that are sure to delight your guests.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $69.91 (plus tax) for demo

Registration closes September 11th


European Cuisine

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September 22-25, 2014 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

European Cuisine

Explore the world of European cuisines with demonstrations by our Chef Instructor leading you through the distinctive flavours of Hungary, Germany, Italy and Spain.
Duration: 4 days
Cost: $725.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo.

Registration closes September 12th


International Flavours of Latin America

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September 27, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

International Flavours - Latin America

Learn how to make Guacamole and Céviché Stuffed Tomatoes and Brazilian Feijoada Cassoulet, some of the traditional tapas and meat stews of Latin America.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes September 18th


Cupcake Creations

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October 4, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Cupcake Creations

Transform your kitchen into a trendy cupcake shop with decadent recipes and delightful decorations.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes September 25th


Hearty Stews

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October 18, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Hearty Stews

Discover dishes to keep you warm and cozy throughout the winter months. Learn how to make stews with anything but "the usual" ingredients.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes October 9th


french cookies V

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October 25, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

French Cookies IV

Back due to popular demand, it's French cookies IV
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes October 16th


Sauces

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November 1, 2014 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Classic and Modern Sauces

Learn both classic and modern approaches to sauces, the base for any great cuisine.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes October 23rd


Macarons

Difficulty:

November 8, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

La Ronde des Macarons

Draw on Le Cordon Bleu experience to help you perfect this sometimes capricious treat and become a real macaron expert!
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes October 31st


Macarons

Difficulty:

November 15, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Les Potages

Treat your family to a variety of warm, healthy, and flavourful soups this winter.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes November 6th


Macarons

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November 22, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Christmas Cookies

Fill your home with the sights and smells of Christmas baking and get you on your way to adding new favourites to the family recipe collection with the christmas cookies short course!
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50.00 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes November 13th


Macarons

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November 29, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Potatoes

Do more with potatoes than you've ever imagined! Learn how to make Stuffed Duchesse Potatoes, Pan-Fried Forestière Potatoes; Potato Flan with Truffles and Herbs and Darphin Potatoes with Ham.
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $170.00 (plus tax) for practical and demo. $50.00 (plus tax) for demo.

Registration closes November 20th


Canapes

Difficulty:

December 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Canapés

Expand your party host repertoire with these tiny but flavourful treats that are sure to delight your guests.
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $69.91 (plus tax) for demo

Registration closes November 27th


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