Classes & Events

At The Culinarium Cupboard Cooking School we're setting out to teach all you passionate eaters, culinary skills to share and savour for lifetime of sustainable eating.

In our cooking classes we go back to basics. We feature good ingredients and simple flavours that when crafted with skill, become more than their individual parts...they become superbly delicious.

The Culinarium Cupboard is pleased to offer delicious classes by a Angelo Bean - Artisan Sausage Maker, Wine Expert and Passionate Cook with Italian flair, and Chef Jose Arato - Mediterranean Expert & Aficionado.

Nothing tastes better than a meal prepared with love and care. And with the right skills a gourmet meal is never farther away than your very own pantry. In our cooking classes we'll show you how to cook through the seasons with ingredients from around the province and techniques from around the world. You’ll be amazed at the multitude of menus you’ll have at your fingertips.

We hope you will join us on a delicious cooking adventure.

 

2015 Winter Schedule

 

 

Stress-free Sauces from Southern Italy

Wed. May 13, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

Born and raised in Naples, Italy, Angelo grew up steeped in healthy, simple and wholesome Southern Italian cooking. This evening we will explore the ‎staple of the Mediterranean Diet, " La Cucina Povera" - The olive oil cuisine. You will learn how to make authentic and delicious pasta sauces using simple fresh ingredients and a few pantry staples. This is stress free cooking for any season at it's best. Set aside any fear, as Angelo will teach us some basic techniques and also empower us to improvise based on what ingredients are on hand.

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Handmade Sausage Al Fresco

Wed. June 24, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:30pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

Tonight we're celebrating Sausage for the Summer Season. Just in time for Father`s Day this is a great evening out for you and Dad - although no parentage is required, all are welcome. Artisan sausage producer, avid locavore, sommelier and father, Angelo Bean, will show us how to create our own artisan sausage - the old way, using fresh meat, grinding by hand and stuffing the casings. He'll work side by side with you to create the most delicious, sausage you've ever eaten. Once the sausages are made, we'll move to the patio and learn to grill the perfect sausage and enjoy wines to match.

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Handmade Pasta 101

Wed. Sept 23, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

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. All classes held at Grano Ristorante will be complemented by Prosecco and stuzzichini, and wine with your dinner!

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Handmade Pasta 201

Wed Oct 7, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

Angelo Bean returns to extend our homemade pasta making abilities. He’ll show us how to created delicious stuffed pastas, lamination and creating flavoured pasta. No pasta making experience is necessary, anyone can join, but this is also a great class for those of you who have taken our Pasta 101 class

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

 

Stress-free Sauces from Southern Italy

Wed. Oct 21, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

Born and raised in Naples, Italy, Angelo grew up steeped in healthy, simple and wholesome Southern Italian cooking. This evening we will explore the ‎staple of the Mediterranean Diet, " La Cucina Povera" - The olive oil cuisine. You will learn how to make authentic and delicious pasta sauces using simple fresh ingredients and a few pantry staples. This is stress free cooking for any season at it's best. Set aside any fear, as Angelo will teach us some basic techniques and also empower us to improvise based on what ingredients are on hand.

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Risotto for the Seasons

Wed. Nov 4, from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

Good food starts with good ingredients. We’ll teach you to make the perfect risotto using Carnaroli and Vialone Nano organic rice varieties imported from the Italy. We learned the non-stir method directly from Gabriele Ferron and we’ll teach it to you. No longer will you consider risotto adaunting time consuming task. We’ll show you some fabulous flavour combinations to delight your palette throughout the four seasons. All classes held at Grano Ristorante will be complemented by Prosecco and stuzzichini, and wine with your dinner!

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Sensational Sausage

Wed. Nov 18, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

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 your labour. All classes held at Grano Ristorante will be complemented by Prosecco and stuzzichini, and wine with your dinner!

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Handmade Pasta 101

Wed. Dec 2, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm

Location: Grano Restaurant 2035 Yonge St

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. All classes held at Grano Ristorante will be complemented by Prosecco and stuzzichini, and wine with your dinner!

$99+HST Register here>>>

 

Giving a gift?

Can't decide which class is best? Gift Certificates are available for both our tasting classes and cooking classes.
Click here>>>

 

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.