September 27 – November 15
6:00 – 8:30pm
We are pleased to introduce a new series of unique culinary workshops, with a distinct Italian flair! Join us for an intimate and interactive cooking experience, where you’ll explore beginner-level rustic Italian recipes for contemporary living. All workshops will include a pairing of wine and a communal meal to enjoy your culinary creations with the other participants.
Instructor: Franco Berti is an Italian-born and raised, Toronto-based chef / pizzaiolo and visual artist. Uniquely influenced by the Italian and the Toronto gastronomical culture, Franco enjoys taking a fresh approach to traditional meals, giving them new meaning.
|Thursday, September 27||Tomato as a Protagonist in Italian Cooking: Panzannela salad, pappa con Pomodoro|
|Thursday, October 4||When Less is More: Making Pesto – Pesto Genovese, Pesto Siciliano|
|Thursday, October 11||A Northern Staple: Risotto and Broth – Risotto Milanese, Risotto Risi e Bisi|
|Thursday October 18||Cicchetti: Venetian fingerfood- Arancini, Crostini, Snacks|
|Thursday, October 25||Seafood, Fish and Simplicity: Mussels & Branzino|
|Thursday, November 1||Harvest Vegetables Italian Style: Stuffed Pumpkin, Gratinée|
|Thursday, November 8||Variations on Tiramisu: Coffee & Chocolate, Yogurt and Berry|
|Thursday, November 15||A humble staple: Polenta 3 Ways|
Note: A pairing of wine will be included with each meal. Pricing and schedules are subject to change without notice.
|# of Weeks||8 weeks|
|Time||6:00 – 8:30pm|
|Individual Workshop||$60.00 + HST|
|8 Week Series||$420.00 + HST|
*Register for 4 or more workshops and get 1 class 50% off.
*Register for all 8 workshops and receive 1 free.
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To register via phone, email or in person, or for more information and to inquire further, please contact:
Arts & Culture Coordinator
Tel: 416-789- 7011 Ext. 248
Arts, Youth & Culture Department (2nd floor, Room C201)
Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday, 9:00am – 2:00pm
901 Lawrence Ave. West, Office C201
Toronto, ON M6A 1C3