April 30th : Broth Based One Pot Wonders – The Springtime Edition
Up your roster of delicious, satisfying, Omega-3 rich and healthful one bowl meals. Food to brighten the day and up your energy. How to make fish and shellfish stock, classic shellfish soup, mussel and chickpea soup plus one or two more. Your dinners and work lunches just got a whole new lift.
May 14th : Fish Charcuterie Basics Class
DEMONSTRATION WITH SOME HANDS ON PARTICIPATION
It is so much easier than you think! How to cure, brine, cold smoke, hot smoke and make patés at home using ingredients already in your pantry. Work week lunch prep made healthier and more delicious using your new skills plus consider the ante UPPED for your next gathering.
May 21st : Whole Fish Cooking
DEMONSTRATION WITH SOME HANDS ON ACTION
One fish, two fish, three fish, whole fish? Grilled, roasted, poached and steamed. 4 different fish, 4 different techniques taught by the happy fishmongers at Hooked. Get ready for big flavours and perfect fish. This is THE whole fish cooking primer.
June 4th : Fishmongering 101 Class
FULLY AND COMPLETELY HANDS ON
Join us for one of the most popular classes offered at Hooked. A fully hands on fish filleting tutorial in our Queen Street kitchen with one of our most accomplished fishmongers. The gang at Hooked is going to show you how to filet fish, pan fry & even make an accompanying sauce. Trust us, we’ll make you look REALLY good for your next dinner party.
June 18th : Wild West Coast Fish
The wild salmon, halibut and groundfish fisheries are OPEN for the season! And there might even be spot prawns if we are lucky:) It’s time to celebrate the WILD from British Columbia while the fisheries are just opening and there is loads of beautiful fish to choose from! We will cure, smoke and cook up everything we can get our hands on from our small boat fishers on the coast including cold smoked wild salmon lox, smoked rare spring salmon, marinated slow baked halibut, brined and roast lingcod. And hopefully spot prawns…
June 25th : Southern Italian Summer Fish with Deborah
We are fortunate to have one of our very favourite chefs teaching with us at Hooked, Deborah Reid. An incredibly accomplished chef and instructor, Deb is a true lover of Southern (and Northern and Eastern…) Italian cuisine. Join Deborah for this perfect summertime class as she instructs you on great fish, Southern Italian style. Dishes from Sicily and Calabria, fish and shellfish marinated, grilled and roasted, along with glorious fresh sides. Molto benissimo!
July 9th : Easy Breezy Fresh and Light Summer Mains
In the heat of the summer, who actually wants to also heat up their home? July is the time for beautiful fish on the Q, for bright beautiful crudos as part of fresh and satisfying summer salads and for light pastas accompanied by bright flavours and perfect fish. The most lovely class to help you to eat well in the midst of the summer swelter.
July 16th : Japanese Snacks + Sushi
DEMONSTRATION + HANDS ON
Here is a nation whose diet is centred around great fish, and whose culture is focused on great eating! We will spend time learning raw preparations, including sashimi, sushi and handrolls. We will also enjoy the snacky side of Japanese eats with okonomiyaki, gyoza and tempura. SO GOOD!!!
July 23rd : Fresh Thai Summer Fish
ปลาเป็นสิ่งที่ดีสำหรับคุณ！(in Thai) translates to FISH IS GOOD FOR YOU!
Traditional fish cooking techniques and dishes from Thailand, geared for summer. Lighter fare with less cooking time. We are so lucky to have a bonafide Thai chef on our team! Sarinya will guide your through the cooking of her native land. Bright, flavourful and healthy cooking recipes for two or more.
July 30th : Seafood Paella 101 Class
DEMONSTRATION WITH A LITTLE HANDS ON PARTICIPATION
You’ve asked and we are finally delivering… Our first ever paella class at Hooked! Join us as we explore the world of bomba rice, saffron, slow and long cooking and loads of beautiful fish and shellfish. Consider this our paella primer.