Classes

We offer three different types of classes:

  • Private
  • Demonstration
  • Hands-on

All classes are subject to availability.

We request that participants be at least 15 years old. If you will be bringing a child between the ages of 12 and 14, please only register yourself for the class and the child can accompany you. Only one child per adult is permitted.

See below for more information about our class schedules.


Private Classes

We’d be happy to organize a private class just for you! If you have six or more people in your group, you get a 10% discount.

Please contact us for more information about organizing a private class.

Demonstration Classes

Soup and Focaccia

Celebrate the harvest this fall and stir up some beautiful bowls of seasonal soups. To go with your soup, we’ll also make a lovely Focaccia bread.

You’ll learn:

  • Basic techniques for making chicken and vegetable stocks
  • Knife skills for stocks
  • Simmer times and steps for proper stock
  • How to prepare a mirepoix, the French trinity of flavour
  • How to make and use bouquet garnishes and sachets for aromatics
  • How to make Focaccia bread

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Hands-on Classes

Scones and Biscuits

At Life of Pie, we know scones and biscuits! Great scones are a must for special breakfasts, and biscuits pair so well with soups and stews.

Learn how to make our scones, buttermilk biscuits, and baking powder biscuits.

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Slow and Easy Bread

One of the “secrets” to great tasting bread is time. We will show you our technique for slow and easy bread.

You’ll learn how to make:

  • Ciabatta
  • Focaccia
  • Pizza dough

You will get to taste the fresh-made bread and leave with dough to use at home.

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Pastry

Discover Life of Pie’s secret to tender, flaky pie crusts. Learn the tips and tricks of making Life of Pie-worthy pie dough through this hands-on workshop with the Pie Lady.

We will make:

  • Pastry
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Mini Quiche

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Cookies

Cookies are the perfect-sized treat for everyone. Come and have some fun making cookies using a variety of techniques. You will learn how to make everything from quick-and-easy drop cookies to rolled and speciality cookies.

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Cookie Exchange

Get ready for all of your holiday cookie monsters! Come and make cookies at Life of Pie.

We supply the recipes, ingredients, and expertise. You make and exchange cookies with the other students. You will leave with four and a half dozen cookies just in time for the holidays.

You and your fellow students will be making (and taking home):

  • Ginger cookies
  • Macaroons dipped in chocolate
  • Hermit cookies
  • Salted oatmeal cookies with white chocolate cranberry
  • Chocolate candy cane cookies
  • Lemon sugar cookies

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Knife Skills

The very talented Sarah will demonstrate different cuts and techniques while making a delicious chicken dish. You will then practice what you have learned by making a beautiful vegetable salad. With practice, you will be cutting and chopping like a pro!

As a bonus, we will make a variety of salad dressings. Come hungry!

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