It’s that gift-giving time of year again, and I know that many people are looking for ways to give something meaningful that doesn’t clutter up the world with even more junk. We’ve got two great solutions for you: Holiday Gift Workshops and Depanneur Gift Certificates.
We encourage people to Make It, Don’t Buy It by offering a whole lineup fun, hands-on workshops in December where you can learn skills and leave with some ready-to-give gifts. These are family-friendly events, and kids under 12 are 1/2 price.
We also offer $40 (+HST) Gift Certificates that can be used towards any Supper Club or Workshop that we offer (providing it’s not sold out). You can get them using the “Buy Now” button below.
To redeem a gift certificate, the holder simply needs to contact us and let us know what Supper Club or Workshop they would like to attend and we’ll issue a special promotional code that will let them sign up at no cost.
Depanneur Gift Certificates
In addition to our regular public events like our Drop-In Dinners, Supper Clubs and Workshops, The Dep also runs a shared commercial kitchen space for independent food entrepreneurs. Presently we share the facilities with great local culinary talents like Cookie Martinez, Nice Buns Bakery, and Roots of Health Nutrition. The wonderful Alchemy Pickle Company also got its start in our space before moving on to her own kitchen.
Situated below The Dep, the kitchen has a commercial convection oven, an electric stove, several refrigerators & freezers, a deep sink with spray hose, washroom, lots of prep space, etc. There are some appliances & smallwares (stand mixer, food processor, bowls, etc) which are shared, but most people use their own gear.
Members of the kitchen co-op meet every 6-8 weeks to help with a deep clean of the space. I also strongly recommend people have their own insurance in addition to the basic package I have for the Dep.
I currently I have one opening: Wed/Thursday afternoons and evenings + all day Fridays (available as a block). I am looking for people who need 20-30hrs of kitchen time per week, including some dry & equipment storage, fridge & freezer space.
I am asking $250 +HST per month, plus a $1000 deposit and a 1 year commitment. Starting in Jan 2014, the $1000 deposit will be applied towards monthly rent (ie. $83/month); the actual rent amount will stay the same.
If you are interested, and would like to check out the kitchen in person, please contact me and we can set up a meeting.
On Thursday nights, The Depanneur hosts a Drop-In Dinner aimed at showcasing the talents of culinary students. If you are a student, and are interested in participating, contact Len at The Dep and we will look at scheduling you in.
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This Thursday’s Valentine’s Day Supper Club, Secret Heart, is by far the most extravagant, outrageous and perverse culinary activity I’ve ever undertaken. I have been fantasizing about this meal for weeks, obsessively researching exotic ingredients and obscure recipes. Some of the highlights include: Continue reading
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