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Upcoming Cooking Classes & Events for 2015

The Quince Essential Series: Intensive Techniques for the Serious Amateur

Part One - Wednesday April 22, 29 & May 6, 13, 20, 2015         6:00 – 9:30 pm
Part Two - Wednesday March 11, 18, 25 & April 1, 2015         6:00 – 9:30 pm
Learn the Quince-Essentials for the culinary world. Study the basics and build on these techniques as you learn how to make beautiful food. Practice the art of the saucier to the fine details of pastry in a fully participatory class held in the stainless-steel Quince Studio.
This intensive series will set you up with strong skills for further culinary adventures, from knife skills & stocks to sauces and meats, building up to a grand meal on the last evening which uses the skills acquired throughout the series! Every evening will culminate in dinner at the harvest table with a glass of wine in hand. Build and expand your food and wine experience. See our website for a full itinerary.
Here the The Quince Essentials Outline.
        Part One: $585.00
        Part Two: $468.00

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Classic Dinner Party

Thursday April 9, 2015         6:00-9:00 pm
Hands-on class in the making of three fabulous classic dishes
Menu: Dungeness Crab Cakes; Smocked Red & Black Pepper marinated BC Natural Newport Steak, Classic Potato Gratin; Chocolate Tart
Cost: $125.00

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Due Risottos & Thin Crusted Pizza

Saturday April 11, 2015         2:00-5:00pm
Pull out the pizza stone, fire up the oven, mix the dough and while we wait we can start the mis-en place for the risotto – one squid and the other a Spring English Pea. Little side salad of Arugula & Mint and a glass of Italian white and we will be lost in our Italian travels somewhere between Naples and the Adriatic Coast.
Cost: $120.00

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Show me the Wholegrain Dough

Saturday April 18, 2015         2:00-5:00 pm
Meant to be a follow up class from The Bread Baking Essentials, this class will explore the use of sourdoughs and whole grains. In this workshop you will make a Walnut Whole Wheat Loaf; Multigrain Buns and Sourdough Currant Rye. There will be a short break (kitchen style) to enjoy Warm Soup and Crusty Quince bread.
Cost: $115.00

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All Fish Spring Menu

Thursday April 23, 2015         6:00-9:00 pm
Hands-on class in the making of three beautiful dishes with wines to match
Menu: Albacore Tuna Carpaccio Nicoise; Seared Lingcod or Snapper with Spanish Paprika & Squid; Lacy Tuiles filled with Mascarpone Cream, Poached Fruit
Cost: $125.00

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Classic French Bistro

Thursday May 7, 2015         6:00-9:00 pm
Spring conjures up images of rosé & a touch of sophistication, who better to do that than the French! So let’s do it the French way with this delightful menu that Julia herself would be proud to serve.
Menu: Goat Cheese Soufflé; Paillard of Free Range Chicken Breasts, French Green Lentils & Grainy Mustard Sauce; Side Salad of Frisée, Endive & Chives; Dark Chocolate Tart
Cost: $ 125.00

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Paella - The Spanish Summer Staple

Saturday May 30, 2015         4:00- 8:00 pm
Fire up the charcoal BBQ in the backyard (or in this case right in front of the store and arm yourself with a menu which will wow friends and family all summer long! Sipping on Sangria and Chilled Gazpacho we will split the group up into 3 teams, each going in different directions to make: Paella Valenciana, Paella Marinera & Arroz Negra. Finish with the classic Crème Caramel Flan for dessert and enjoy Spanish wines along the way.
Cost: $125.00

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To sign up for a class

If you would like to register please phone into the store with your contact information and payment or drop by our store in person.

Gift Certificate for Every Occasion

Our gift certificates make a great gift for foodies, amateur cooks, and culinary desperados alike. Perfect for wedding or engagement gifts, graduation gifts, holiday and thank you gifts.

When redeeming a gift certificate for a cooking class, please provide us with the gift certificate number. Gift certificates are good for two years from the date of purchase.

Cancellation Policy

Quince reserves the right to cancel or postpone classes and events, or change instructors to best provide service. In the event Quince cancels any class or event, a full refund will be issued.

Refund Policy

Quince Cooking Studio requires 5 business days confirmed notice for any cooking class reservation cancellation, at which time you will be given a full refund. If confirmed notice is received from 5 business days to 2 business days prior to the start of a class, a full class credit will be issued. Please be advised there will be no refund or credit if the cancellation is the day of or the day before the class.

The Quince Essentials Series - Intensive Techniques for the Serious Amateur or any other series requires two weeks notice prior the day of the first class of the series, a full class credit will be issued. Please note that if you miss one or more classes once the series has started, no credit or refund will be issued. Should you be unable to attend a class, please let us know at the time of registration and then we can provide you with a credit towards that class the next time the Essentials series is offered.