Location: West Springs Church: 816-78th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 6B1

This is a 4 week program design to ignite creativity in your child. This program is offered weekly. We will take our students on a culinary journey in this hands-on cooking class! We will learn how  to make various meals while igniting creativity, strengthening skills, and building confidence in each session. Students will complete this program feeling excited to take on more challenges in the kitchen. No previous chef experience needed and beginners are always welcome. Our chef will supervise and assist throughout the class.

Is you child passionate about making and decorating perfect cookies, cakes, scones, rolls, breads, pies, tarts, etc.

Breads – Doughnuts – Cookies – Scones – Pies – Tarts – Rolls

OVERVIEW: Our goal is to equip and expose students to hands on recipes around the world. Our young chefs will learn about different global flavours. We will step by step teach our students how to prepare these meals, appreciate new foods, new flavours and diverse cultures. Students will be empowered to execute recipes at home so as to help cook meals at home and prepare lunches for school. Our welcoming environment provides a “real” setting so that the students can relax and take what they learn home. Students will acquire the knowledge, experience, and confidence to build lifelong cooking skills that can ignite creativity, and build self-esteem. Students will eat what they prepare, execute recipes learned at home, build confidence, and create memories that will last forever.

We invite you to also attend our camps. Nini’s Cooking camp is one of our favourite time of the year. It allows us the opportunity to build relationships, go in-depth and get even more creative in the kitchen, learn global cuisines, and laugh while enjoying tasty meals and engaging in other activities.

Our curriculum will also expose your budding chef the following areas:

• Kitchen safety
• Meal planning
• Knife skills
• Baking and pastry skills
• Cooking techniques
• Etiquette and manners
• Food Presentation
• Proper food handling
• Food preparation
• Table setting
• Kitchen hygiene
• How to prepare dinner for your family
• And so much more!

Continents covered:• North America
• South America
• Caribbean
• Europe
• African
• Asia

Requirement 1: Your lovely smile and a positive attitude to learn and have fun, and a take away container should you have left over. If you cannot finish your food you may take it with you.

Requirement 2: For kitchen safety reasons, please wear indoor closed toe shoes only, comfortable clothing, and have your hair tied  back as you will be standing, sitting and working most of the time.

Class dates:(Jan 5, 12,19,26, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Snowman cookies

Polar bear cupcakes 

Peanut butter pretzels

Monkey Bread muffins

Lemon Blueberry Cake with Cream cheese Frosting

Class dates:(Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 , 2022) @ 4-6pm

Lemon poppy seed bread

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Mini Blueberry Pies

Baked Vanilla Bean doughnuts

Doughnuts your way

Class dates: (March 2, 9,16, 23, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Easter chick cookies

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Colourful Easter Cookies with eggless Icing

Easter cake pops

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Nanaimo bars

Class dates: (April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Easter chick cookies

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Colourful Easter Cookies with eggless Icing

Easter cake pops

Class dates: (May 4, 11, 18, 25,  2022) @ 4-6pm

Lemon poppy seed bread

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Mini Blueberry Pies

Baked Vanilla Bean doughnuts

Doughnuts your way

Class dates: (June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Lemon poppy seed bread

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Mini Blueberry Pies

Baked Vanilla Bean doughnuts

Doughnuts your way

Class dates: (Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting

Vanilla cupcakes

British-style currant Scones

Pumpkin Scones the Starbucks way

Class dates: (Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022) @ 4-6pm

Apple-Puff pancakes

Shamani cookies

Jamaican Authentic patties

Sweet corn and bacon empanada

Class dates:  Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022 @ 4-6pm

Gingerbread Cake with Cream cheese Frosting and sparkling cranberries

Stained Glass Cookies

Chocolate Truffles

  • Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting
  • Strawberry or vanilla cupcakes
  • Britsh-style currant Scones
  • Pumpkin Scones
  • Monkey Bread muffins
  • Gingerbread Cake with Cream cheese Frosting decor with sparkling cranberries
  • Stained Glass Cookies
  • Chocolate sandwich cookie
  • Pullman Bread
  • Chocolate Truffles

Venue for all classes: 59 Evansborough Cres NW, Calgary, AB T3P0M3    OR St Michael Catholic Community Church, 800 85 St SW, Calgary, AB T3H 4C7

OVERVIEW: Our goal is to equip and expose students to hands on recipes around the world. Our young chefs will learn about different global flavours. We will step by step teach our students how to prepare these meals, appreciate new foods, new flavours and diverse cultures. Students will be empowered to execute sweet and savoury recipes at home so as to help cook meals at home and prepare lunches for school. Our welcoming environment provides a “real” setting so that the students can take what they learn to their own homes. Students will acquire the knowledge, experience, and confidence to build lifelong cooking skills that can ignite creativity, and build self-esteem. Students will eat what they prepare, execute recipes learned at home, build confidence, and most importantly create memories that will last forever.

We will be following the most up to date guidelines provided by Alberta health Services and the Government of Alberta. We will inform you of requirements to attend the camps such as the use of masks and temperature checks prior to day 1 of our school. We will follow all necessary protocols to ensure a safe environment for all participants. We will keep you posted on the most recent protocols as we draw close to school. We want to use this opportunity to thank you for your understanding. 

Nini’s Cooking School is one of our favourite time of the year. It allows us the opportunity to build relationships, go in-depth and get even more creative in the kitchen, learn global cuisines, and laugh while enjoying tasty meals. This is because we have more time to bring out the best in your child.

Our curriculum will also expose your budding chef the following areas:

• Kitchen safety
• Meal planning
• Knife skills
• Baking and pastry skills
• Cooking techniques
• Etiquette and manners
• Food Presentation
• Proper food handling
• Food preparation
• Table setting
• Kitchen hygiene
• How to prepare dinner for your family
• And so much more!

Continents covered:• North America
• South America
• Caribbean
• Europe
• African
• Asia

Requirement 1: Your lovely smile and a positive attitude to learn and have fun, and a take away container should you have left over. If you cannot finish your food you may take it with you.

Requirement 2: For kitchen safety reasons, please wear indoor closed toe shoes only, comfortable clothing, and have your hair tied  back as you will be standing, sitting and working most of the time.

Class dates:  Jan 6, 27, Feb 3, 24, 2021 (4:30-6:30pm)

Snowman cookies

Polar bear cupcakes , Polar Bear Cookies

Peanut butter pretzels 

Monkey Bread muffins

Lemon Blueberry Cake with Cream cheese Frosting

 

Class dates:  March 3, 24, April 7, 28, 2021 (4:30-6:30pm)

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Nanaimo bars

Easter chick cookies

Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Colourful Easter Cookies with eggless Icing

Easter cake pops

Class dates:  May 5, 26, June 2, 23, 2021 (4:30-6:30pm)

Lemon poppy seed bread

Icebox. Sandwiches 

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars

Mini Blueberry Pies

Baked Vanilla Bean doughnuts

Doughnuts your way

Class dates:  Sep 1, 29, Oct 6, 27, 2021 (4:30-6:30pm)

Gingerbread Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting 

Lemon cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting

Strawberry or vanilla cupcakes

Britsh-style currant Scones

Pumpkin Scones 

Monkey Bread muffins

Class dates:  Nov 3, 24, 2021 (4:30-6:30pm)

Gingerbread Cake with Cream cheese Frosting decor with sparkling cranberries 

Stained Glass Cookies 

Chocolate sandwich cookie

Pullman Bread

Chocolate Truffles