Lovin Livin Local Cooking Classes and Tasting Events

Nothing tastes better than a meal prepared with love and care. And with the right skills a gourmet meal is never further away than your very own pantry. Let The Culinarium Cupboard team show you how to cook through the seasons with ingredients from around the province and techiques from around the world. You’ll be amazed at the multitude of menus you’ll have at your fingertips.

All of The Culinarium Cupboard's cooking classes are intended to teach passionate eaters, slow, sustainable culinary skills to savour and share for lifetime.


Sensational Sausage

Tues, Apr 9, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Irpinia Kitchens 650 Mount Pleasant Road

Artisan sausage producer and avid locavore Angelo Bean will show us how to create our own homemade sausage. From fresh meat, grinding and stuffing the casings he’ll work with you side by side to create a delicious, artisan sausage. Once the sausages are made we’ll cook some up and “stuff” ourselves over the dinner table on the fruits of our labour.



Risotto for all Seasons

Wed, Apr 16, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Pimenton Kitchens 681 Mount Pleasant Road

Good food starts with good ingredients. Angelo Bean will teach you to make the perfect risotto using Carnaroli and Vialone Nano organic rice varieties imported from the Italy. He learned the non-stir method directly from Gabriele Ferron and will teach it to you. No longer will you consider risotto a daunting time consuming task. We’ll show you some fabulous flavour combinations to delight your palette throughout the four seasons.

$99 Register here>>>


Tasty Tapas

Tue, May 6, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Pimenton Kitchens 681 Mount Pleasant Road

Tapas is the newest and freshest cuisine to hit T.O. since the invention of the sushi bar! Literally meaning “to cover”, tapas allows you to create a bounty of “little meals”, from soups to desserts! Join Chef Jose Arato to learn how to host your own authentic Spanish tapas party using the freshest foods of the spring season!

$99 Register here>>>


One Pot Wonders

Tues May 13, 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Pimenton Kitchens 681 Mount Pleasant Road

Want to simplify your life? Wish you could eat well in less time and have no messy clean-up? Join Chef Jose Arato and local food maven Kathleen Mackintosh to learn how to create gourmet meals in a snap, using 4 basic techniques and 10 flavour variations! And the best part…only one dish to wash!

$99 Register here>>>


Handmade Pasta 101

Tues June 10, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: Irpinia Kitchens 650 Mount Pleasant Road

Join our favourite Italian pasta master Angelo Bean for a fun evening of creating your own pasta from scratch. Angelo will show you the old school way of making pasta. Come prepared for hands on work and to have some fun with a rolling pin in this hands on class. Once the pasta is made we’ll all sit down to a delicious Italian meal using your perfect pasta creations

$99 Register here>>>


Delectable Desserts: Celebrating the Summer Harvest

Wed July 9, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Pimenton Kitchens 681 Mount Pleasant Road

Crumbles, Cobblers, Pandowdies and Grunts, simple desserts that are sensational when made with the juicy sweet summer fruit. Celebrate the harvest season, one sweet spoonful at at time with Madelaine Sperry, Founder of The Flaky Tart.

$99 Register here>>>


Looking for more great classes - check out our fall 2014 schedule here>>>


Giving a gift?

Can't decide which class is best? Gift Certificates are available for both our tasting classes and cooking classes.
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Fine Print: We require 7 days notice for cancellation on a class. Why?  This is when we start the prep, order the ingredients and confirm with the instructor.  We need firm numbers at this time.


Please email us at culcupboard@gmail.com if you have any questions.