Learn a new skill, meet some great people and eat something tasty.
The Depanneur hosts fun, hands-on cooking classes on Sunday, Monday and some Tuesday 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.
A whole new way to lunch! The Dep is launching a new Lunch & Learn workshops series on Mondays & Fridays featuring some of our most popular classes — and a few new ones! These classes run from 10am-1pm and include lunch.
Upcoming Workshops at The Dep
At the heart of French cooking are the “Mother Sauces”; a series of fundamental culinary building blocks upon which countless variations and dishes are based. In this fun, hands-on workshop, French Chef Chantal Vechambre will introduce the key techniques behind several of these versatile sauces, an invaluable foundation for anyone interested in exploring true French […]
Knowing how to choose, use and care for knives is one of the most essential parts of any cook’s skill set. Join Chef Sonya Gammal for a solid primer on knife fundamentals, including selecting the best knife for the job, as well as knife safety, storage and maintenance including sharpening and honing. In addition to […]
Kimchi is an incredibly healthy and delicious category of Korean fermented vegetables that goes far beyond the familiar Baechu-kimchi (배추김치), the spicy napa cabbage kimchi found at Korean restaurants. There are scores of seasonal and regional variations that offer a unique glimpse into a rich and complex Korean culinary tradition. After a long winter, early spring […]
Join master preserver Camilla Wynne of Preservation Society for this fun, hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn how to bring a little sunshine into your life by transforming citrus fruits into gorgeous, shelf-stable preserves. This class covers all the basics of water bath canning, from selecting your produce to proper sterilization to basic microbiology. You will […]
Discover the fundamentals of sausage making with Chef Amber Farrell. Learn some tricks, get your hands dirty and have fun learning how to make 3 different kinds of pork sausage. At this workshop you will be making: Breakfast Sausage made with pork, sage, brown sugar, nutmeg; Polish Sausage made with pork, marjoram, paprika, garlic; and […]
Mezze are kind of like the Middle Eastern version of tapas, flavourful small plates often found in abundance at the beginning of a family lunch or dinner, or combined with fresh flatbread into a satisfying meal of their own. In this fun, hands-on workshop Chef Mary Freij, of The Depanneur’s popular Mazeh Brunch will introduce […]
Join passionate and knowledgeable Italian culinary expert Chef Luciano Schipano for a unique, in-depth exploration and live demonstration of one of Italy’s most famous cheeses, mozzarella, and its much rarer and sophisticated cousin, burrata. This fun and delicious evening will begin with general introduction to the world of Italian cheeses, and demonstration and tasting of […]
SOLD OUT! 3rd Night Added TUE, Apr 9 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 […]