Give a guy a fish, and he'll eat for a day; teach a guy to make perfect sushi rolls, and he'll be the culinary king of the cul-de-sac. With today's deal, $39 gets you a two-hour cooking class at Meinhardt (a $79 value), located on Granville Street. Find out why your soufflé always falls, or learn the basics of braising and roasting and the dark art of broasting.
Meinhardt Fine Foods, an esteemed epicurean destination, provides potential connoisseurs with the skills needed to stabilize a satisfying meal. The two-hour cooking classes focus on pastry, savoury, or seasonal dishes, and dining is included in every course. The experienced instructors impart techniques on sautéing, dicing onions with willpower, and hypnotizing dinner parties into thinking you made them a delicious meal. Small class sizes ensure you'll get plenty of attention from the chef, creating an encouraging atmosphere for culinary discovery. Sample the fruits of your labour before perusing Meinhardt's stacked selection of specialty goods. On the same visit as your class, you'll get 10% off any groceries of your choosing, as well as a one-time 10% discount on corporate catering and a complementary jar of Meinhardt jam.
Confront the power of bechamel by yourself, or buy several Groupons and bring a friend who may become more than a friend once the smell of rosemary scents the air and your hands casually brush when reaching for the paring knife. Meinhardt will add classes based on customer interest; take a look at the current schedule and call for more info once you've decided on your ideal class date.