Open Kitchen

Welcome to our Open Kitchen!

For the first time in the School’s 34 year history we are offering spring and summer cooking classes and learning experiences devoted to the dedicated home cook.


Trade Secrets

Intensive workshops focused on a cooking technique, dish or product. Subjects include Wine, Pastry, Butchery and more.


Get Cooking

Intensive workshops focused on themed recipes. Subjects include Bistro, Vegetarian, and International Cuisine.


Boot Camps

A multi-day course focused on skill and knowledge development. Subject areas include Fermentation, Cookery, Pastry, Bread and Wine.


Team Building & Wellness

Social and educational hands on cooking events for groups of 15 to 30 allow guests to cook alongside friends and colleagues or break into teams and compete. Let us build a unique event to suit your team.


Learn more about your cooking instructor, Ian Middleton

Learn more about your wine instructor, Bob Latham



 Purchase Your Classes here

Next up:


Monday, August 14 to Friday, August 18

Open Kitchen | Summer Explorer Course

Wednesday, August 16

Get Cooking! | Off to School

Saturday, August 19

Trade Secrets | Pasta

Trade Secrets | Summer Blush: The World of Rosé Wine

Wednesday, August 23

Trade Secrets | Ice Cream

Thursday, August 24

Boot Camp | Fermentation | The Kraut Klass: Traditional Sauerkraut and Kimchi

Trade Secrets | What Wine Goes Best with BBQ?

Saturday, August 26

Trade Secrets | Preserving

Monday, August 28

Trade Secrets | Coffee & Doughnuts

Wednesday, August 30

Get Cooking! | Perth County Harvest Bounty


Saturday, September 2

Trade Secrets | Taste Wine Like a Pro!

Wednesday, September 6

Trade Secrets | Preserving

Thursday, September 7

Trade Secrets | The Best in Our Own Backyard: The Wines of Ontario & British Columbia

Saturday, September 9

Get Cooking! | Curry

Tuesday, September 12

Bradshaws presents Knife SHARPENING for Beginners

Wednesday, September 13

Trade Secrets | Pasta

Saturday, September 16

Trade Secrets | Stuffed Pasta

Tuesday, September 19

Bradshaws presents Knife SKILLS for Beginners

Wednesday, September 20

Trade Secrets | Fish & Chips

Saturday, September 23

Trade Secrets | Pizza

Saturday, September 23

Trade Secrets | Thanksgiving Pies

Wednesday, September 27

Trade Secrets | Risotto

Saturday, September 30

Get Cooking! | Thai Curry

Saturday, September 30

Trade Secrets | Gather ‘Round the Table: Perfect Wines for Thanksgiving


Tuesday, October 10

Bradshaws presents Knife SHARPENING for Beginners

Tuesday, October 17

Bradshaws presents Knife SKILLS for Beginners


The 2017 Open Kitchen Programme has been generously sponsored by

Dr. Dennis B. Nuhn and Laurie Nuhn

We Want to Hear From You!

Have an idea for an Open Kitchen class or workshop you’d like to attend?

We’d love to hear your suggestions.

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