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

OVERVIEW: Welcome to Nini’s Cooking Class. In this class we will make fresh homemade pasta. From fresh dough kneading to rolling, making friends with our pasta to cutting them into desired shapes or stuffing the pasta up. Based on recipe for the day we will turn this fresh pasta into a delicious yummy meal.  Depending on the class for the day we will turn pasta from pillowy squares of ravioli to silky ribbons of fettuccine etc We will also learn and prepare a variety a sauces to compliment our pasta.

Our in-person After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters . It is designed to keep children, siblings, families, and friends connect and develop independent living skills by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. It is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is very hands-on, interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for children, classmates, and friends to hang out too.

In this program we will work with you step by step to develop skills, creativity, and confidence while having fun.. And the best part of it…. based on feedback from parents, children in our program are now preparing meals for themselves and their families.

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,a small 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, 26, Feb 2, 23, 2022) @ 6:30-8 pm

Homemade Pasta and chipotle carbonara

Homemade Pasta and Chicken fettuccine Alfredo

Homemade Pasta , Ham ravioli with homemade Alfredo sauce

Ravioli Lasagna

Spaghetti and homemade meatballs

 

 

Class dates: (March 2, 23, Apr 6, 20, 2022) @ 6:30-8 pm

Homemade Fettucine and Homemade Alfredo sauce 

Perfect homemade lasagna/Lasagna Roll Ups

Bacon Tomato and Spinach Spaghetti

French bread pizza with homemade sauce

Class dates: (May 4, 25, June 1, 22, 2022) @ 6:30-8 pm

Cheese filled ravioli with marinara sauce

Italian sprinkle cookies

Italian Pasta salad

Amazing lasagna

Cajun chicken Alfredo

Italian chocolate spice cookies

 

Class dates: (Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, 2022) @ 6:30-8 pm

Homemade Pasta with marinara

Creamy Parmesan chicken and pasta

Italian lemon ricotta cookies

Better than Olive Garden Fettuccine Alfredo

Pasta carbonara

 

Class dates:  Oct 5, 12 19, 26, 2022 @ 6:30-8:00pm

Homemade Fettuccine and Homemade Alfredo sauce 

Perfect homemade lasagna/Lasagna Roll Ups

Bacon Tomato and Spinach Spaghetti

French bread pizza with homemade sauce

 

Class dates:  Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 2022 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

Pasta e Fagioli Soup (Better than Olive Garden’s)

Tomato Basil One Pot Pasta

Italian chocolate spice cookies

Spaghetti and homemade meatballs in alfredo

Venue for all classes: 

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

59 Evansborough Crescent NW, Calgary, Alberta T3P 0M3

Welcome to Nini’s Cooking Class.

In this class we will make fresh homemade pasta. From fresh dough kneading to rolling, making friends with our pasta to cutting them into desired shapes or stuffing the pasta up. Based on recipe for the day we will turn this fresh pasta into a delicious yummy meal.  Depending on the class for the day we will turn pasta from pillowy squares of ravioli to silky ribbons of fettuccine etc We will also learn and prepare a variety a sauces to compliment our pasta.

Our virtual or in-person After school program is for kiddos and teenagers. Our mission is to build a new generation of empowered cooks, engaged eaters and confident experimenters excuse we believe in experimenting you build confidence. It is designed for families, keep children, siblings and friends connect by igniting their passion for cooking and baking while making friends. It is a great activity to keep your budding chefs busy while learning and strengthening life long skills. Our program is interactive, engaging and provides a fun way for your child, their class mates and friends to hang out too.

We are bringing Nini’s Cooking Class right to your kitchen. Our cooking school is designed to teach your child cooking and baking skills. In this program we will work with you step by step to develop skills, creativity, and confidence while having fun right in your home. And the best part of it…. based on feed back from parents, children in our program are now preparing meals for themselves and their families 🙂 🙂 🙂

This program is designed for children and teenagers. The class will be taught by our experienced chef using Zoom or in-person.  It is fun, engaging and interactive. 

So, what will you need for this class?

1. A computer, laptop or tablet with internet connection.

2. A place to connect your device in the kitchen and a work surface to prepare your food.

3. A comfortable closed toe shoes

Once registered in the Virtual Cooking School for Kiddos and Teens, we will send you

1. A Zoom link

2. Shopping list

3. Recipes, and

4. Advise you of tools or equipments required.

If you miss a class. Grab the replay link after each class and catch up.

This will be sent via email a week to your class. Our virtual program is designed with minimal supervision from an adult to keep your child safe while ensuring that your child learns fundamental cooking and baking skills. Your budding chef will gradually build on culinary skills while enjoying global flavours throughout this session.

Please take note of your course description as well as the menu, the date, and time of class. Pay close attention to the day for your class, ok. 🙂

Virtual Class or In-Person

Fabulous Breakfast : Saturdays/Sundays from 9:30am-11am MST (Mountain Standard Time)

Menus: …………

Homemade Pasta and chipotle carbonara

Homemade Pasta and Chicken fettucine Alfredo

Homemade Pasta , Ham ravioli with homemade Alfredo sauce

Ravioli Lasagna

Cheese filled ravioli with marinara sauce

Italian sprinkle cookies

Amazing lasagna

Cajun chicken Alfredo

Italian chocolate spice cookies