Learn a new skill, meet some great people and eat something tasty.
The Depanneur hosts fun, hands-on cooking classes on Monday evenings; everything from pickles to pierogis, vegan cheese to whole-animal butchery.
If you’ve got a culinary skill you’d like to share, find out more about hosting a class at The Dep.
Upcoming Workshops at The Dep
Understanding the role of sugar in preserving is an important first step to understanding how you can reduce the sugar in your jam without sacrificing quality and taste. In this hands-on class, you will look at the role sugar plays in making an early summer berry jam; you’ll make a full-sugar as well as a […]
Every culture has their comfort-food dumplings, and warm, hearty Polish pierogies are right up there with the best of them. In this fun, hands-on workshop, Maria Rozynska leads you through the process of kneading & rolling, filling & shaping, and boiling & frying homemade pierogies from scratch. You’ll start the class with a warm borscht […]
2nd Night Added! Just because you’ve given up dairy doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy cravings for rich, melty cheese. Emily Zimmerman, the Dep’s resident vegan chef, will take you through a series of homemade vegan cheese recipes, from quick rarebit sauce and parmesans to creamy, tangy cultured cheeses. We’ll be using ingredients like cashews, coconut, […]
Being vegan, paleo or gluten-free diet shouldn’t stop you from enjoying sweet treats! In this fun, hands-on workshop Joanna Marie Nicholson will share with you a basket of amazing tips, tricks and techniques for making delicious raw, vegan and gluten-free desserts. Participants get to practice (and nosh!) by making two healthy-yet-scrumptious treats: salted caramel cheesecake […]
What makes restaurant plates look so spectacular? Modern food styling is a combination of artistry, skill, technique, tools and expertise. In this hands-on workshop, veteran Chef Christopher Showalter is happy to share the tools & tricks of the trade with you. The course will cover various aspects of composition, contrast, plate selection, seasonality, geometric and […]
Join Pastry Chef Justine Lam for a duet of summer’s most delightful treats: Lemon Meringue and Fresh Berry tarts. Along the way you’ll learn a whole suite of invaluable techniques for aspiring patissiers. Starting with perfect short crust pastry, you’ll also learn how to make delicious lemon curd, classic French pastry cream, as well as […]