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Since I began writing for VanFoodies, I’ve attended a few cooking classes, dealing with different types of food in different environments.

I’m sorry to say this to all the ones I’ve taken before, this cooking class with Chef Bernie DesLauriers at Louis Gervais Fine Foods has been the best one so far. And here’s why.

Relaxed lesson

Lesson Plan & Wine

I don’t think this is too much to ask for. I want to be relaxed but still energetic when I sit down for a meal. After a day of work and a 2-hour cooking class, it’s usually not the case. However, because some of the prep work had been completely by the staff, and the demonstration and the cooking sections were evenly spread out through the night, I didn’t feel all that tired by the time I sat down to eat.

Snacks before cooking

Imagine yourself cooking at 7pm. It’s been hours after lunch, you are hungry, and you know you won’t be eating for another hour. That’s not something you want to put yourself through, especially if you are paying for it. They had just what I needed to keep my hunger at bay: a few choices of bread, some cheese and preserved meats. Nothing to ruin your appetite over.

Easy-going chef

Filleting Salmon

I can’t stress how important this is. (more…)


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