Flying Apron Cookery School Classes
We offer a variety of classes in our beautiful cooking school kitchen. Classes are taught by our Chef, Chris Velden. Chef Chris has been cooking and teaching for more than 35 years across Canada, the United States and in his home country of Germany. As a Certified European Master Chef and Culinary Instructor, his expert qualifications match his passion for teaching. Chris loves to provide culinary education to the food-inspired public at our Flying Apron Cookery School.
Most our classes included a 3-course meal and recipes are always provided. Our teaching kitchen is licensed so you may purchase local beer or wine to enjoy during class. Contact us to book your spot in one of our scheduled classes (published below and on our Facebook page) or to arrange a private class.
Our hands-on classes offer you the opportunity to practice new skills as you cook alongside our Chef in a 3 hour class. Chef Chris leads the class and you work in pairs to prepare the feast. When you’re finished cooking you get to relax and enjoy a meal with your classmates. Recipes for the dishes made in the class are included.
Sit back, relax and let Chef Chris make your dinner! In our demo classes you get to watch and learn from the Chef over 2 hours. Share a full meal with your classmates during the demo and take home recipes for the dishes made in the class.
Occasionally we partner with local food producers, special guests and subject experts to offer specialty classes. Some of our specialty classes have included chocolate making, beer & wine menu pairing, bread making, musical guest “chefs” and mead making. These classes may include a hands-on component and always have something delicious to eat, although a full meal might not be included.
Each season we reserve a limited number of dates for Group Getaways that include a private cooking class and overnight accommodations. This is a fun way to spend a night with friend and a wonderful way to celebrate a special occasion. We’ve hosted everything from birthdays to book clubs, reunions and bachelorette parties! You choose either a demo or hands on private cooking class with Chef Chris and select a menu to suit the group. You’ll have the whole cooking school to yourself and enjoy a full meal during the class. Beer & wine pairings are also available when booked with the class. You are welcome to gather in the common areas in the inn before or after your class. When the festivities are finished, retire to your charming room for the night. Enjoy a hot breakfast in the restaurant the next morning. Our private hands-on classes are $90+HST/person and private demo classed are $55+HST/person. Accommodation packages are available!
**We are now booking private classes into the next season! Contact us to secure your date!**
We host community events, cooking classes, farm to table dinners, and private events.