Cooking Classes

Lebanese Cuisine cooking classes are a real passion for me. Growing up, I was always in the kitchen helping to prepare family meals bursting with fresh ingredients and rich flavours. It gives me great pleasure to pass on the teachings of my mother from her kitchen to yours.

The three key ingredients to add to any Lebanese dish are garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Using these ingredients, I will take you through the fresh, delicious flavours and aromas of the Middle East to create traditional dishes like Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, Tabouli, Riz and Grilled Lemon Garlic Sumac Chicken.

In our cooking classes, you will learn how to prepare traditional, delicious and nutritious dishes using the freshest ingredients, leaving your taste buds longing for more. You will learn to cook with fresh vegetables like red peppers, eggplant, green beans, and zucchini, all of which the Okanagan graciously offers, as well as chick pea, lentil and rice dishes. And let’s not forget the BBQ with kabobs or lemon chicken. 

Besides learning to cook a new cuisine, cooking classes are also a great way to celebrate special occasions, share an activity with your group, friends or co-workers or add something special to a party.

Betty Cherkaoui teaching Lebanese cooking classes

SECRETS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN COOKING CLASSES

DINE & DEMO CLASSES

A demonstration of four delicious Lebanese dishes which everyone will have the opportunity to enjoy as dinner afterwards.

You will learn from generations of traditional Lebanese dishes and receive recipes to take home.

Ideal for smaller groups of 8– 12 people
Class time is 21/2 hours, afternoon or evening classes
Wine packages can be arranged for additional cost

INVESTMENT: $75/person (+GST)

Lebanese cooking classes by Betty Cherkaoui of Lebanese Cuisine in Kelowna

HANDS-ON CLASSES

Working in teams or individually, you will prepare a 5-course meal. Once completed, everyone will dish up to enjoy the fruits of their labour.

This class is a great way to get hands-on experience using traditional recipes while being tutored by a Lebanese Cuisine Chef.

Well suited for 8–20 people
Class time is 21/2 hours, afternoon or evening classes
Wine packages can be arranged for additional cost

INVESTMENT: $95/person (+gst)

Baba ghanoush salad from Lebanese Cuisine classes in Kelowna
Lebanese at it’s finest and MORE !!

“I recently organized a private party with Betty for a friends birthday. From start to finish Betty was fabulous, helping to design an evening to remember for the birthday girl and her family and friends. This included personalized cooking demonstrations, including her recipes and a mouth watering meal featuring delicious food! As a special surprise Betty also helped to arrange a belly dancer that was top notch! I can’t wait to have Betty and her wonderful culinary skill be part of another evening soon!”

Gayle

Cooking classes at Lebanese Cuisine and Catering in Kelowna
Fabulous authentic food and catering services

“I went to Lebanese Cuisine for a “learn to cook Lebanese style” evening. Not only is Betty passionate and knowledgeable about the art of Lebanese cooking, but the entire evening was filled with much laughter. We were all given a print-out of the recipes we’d learnt and they are simple and easy to follow and have become part of our everyday meals. In addition, whenever she makes something that’s time consuming to make, Betty packages, freezes and offers them to take home for our own use whenever we desire at very reasonable prices.”

Carmen

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