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Lonsdale Private Party Booking Available 11/19

Lonsdale Private Party Booking Available 11/19

$1,000.00 Location: Lonsdale Cooking School
Class attendee details

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The party's at our place!  Our amazing kitchen is all set for your next party. We can help plan a fun and food-filled evening with your friends or workmates, all you'll need to do is send the invites!

This date is available for a private party booking, with the following chefs and menus:

Kimiko Suzuki

Sushi-making at Home

Learn to make authentic and modern Japanese homestyle sushi. Kimiko will share secrets to making perfectly seasoned sushi rice and ‘real’ miso soup.  

  • Miso soup with tofu and seasonal vegetables
  • Classic sushi rolls with spicy tuna or Negitoro 
  • Inside-out avocado rolls decorated with smoked salmon, mango and avocado
  • Sushi cones
  • Tamago onigiri
  • Oshi-zushi pressed Salmon sushi

Complimentary Edamame and Green Tea will be served and each participant will take home a sushi mat.



Japanese Kitchen Party 
As is common with casual Japanese meals, we’ll start off with lighter flavors and move into heavier ones, with rice to fill up at the end.

  • Cucumber and wakame sunomono salad (authentic and refreshing salad)
  • Pork Gyoza (crispy Japanese style pork dumpling using ground pork and lots of vegetables *vegetarian option is available)
  • Yakitori (juicy chicken and green onion skewer)
  • Enoki mushrooms wrapped with bacon 
  • Kimchi fried rice

Complimentary Edamame will be served.

Hands-on and Demonstration


Chef Denise Marchessault

Easy French Bistro Fare
You don’t need to travel to France to enjoy simple bistro food at home. In this communal class you’ll learn the keys to preparing a classic French meal. Beret optional.

Option 1:

  • Ratatouille Tart
  • Stuffed pork tenderloin
  • Potato gratin
  • Wine-braised cabbage
  • Caramel glazed profiteroles

Demonstration and Hands-on


Option 2:

  • Ratatouille Tart
  • Pan-seared Fish in an aromatic fennel broth broth
  • Seasonal vegetables with tomato butter
  • Caramel glazed profiteroles

Demonstration and Hands-on


Appetizers & Small Bites
This festive, communal cooking course is sure to perk-up your appetizer repertoire. You’ll learn to make (and eat!) a variety of easy appetizers, including:

  • Vietnamese salad rolls
  • blue cheese cocktail cookies
  • cumin & cinnamon spiced nuts
  • pork and shrimp gyoza dumplings (with a vegetarian variation)
  • warm marinated olives with goat cheese and a
  • port & fig compote  *you’ll want to make a double batch of this one, to share as a Christmas gift

Demonstration and Hands-on


Chef Kakoo Sahay

Footsteps Through India:  Join Chef Kakoo for a culinary tour around India without leaving North Vancouver. You will learn Indian cooking techniques, create spice blends, and where to purchase ingredients to re-create this meal at home.


  • Fruit Chaat - Medley of fruit with a subtle tamarind dressing – North of India - Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi
  • Tandoori Chicken - drumsticks marinated in a well spiced yogurt based marinade, baked in the oven – Northern states of India
  • Vindaloo - Classical Pork preparation from South western India - Goa
  • Bebinca - Baked / Broiled layered Coconut pancakes - Goa

Demonstration and hands-on elements


OPTION 2: Northern India, South West and Central India

  • Fruit Chaat - Medley of fruit with a subtle tamarind dressing – North of India - Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi
  • Chicken Tikka Masala 
  • Paalak Paneer - Spinach cooked with Indian style cottage cheese
  • Rice Kheer – Rice pudding, a sweet from prepared by cooking rice in milk to a thick pudding consistency - Northern India

Demonstration and hands-on elements


OPTION 3: All dishes from the state of Kerala

  • Fish Moilee - Fish cooked in a coconut cream sauce flavoured with curry leaves
  • Chicken Pepper Fry - Indian style chicken stir fry
  • Erussery - Pumpkin Mash with mustard, green peppers and curry leaf tempering
  • Malabari Paratha - Flaky Pan Grilled Flat Bread

Demonstration and hands-on elements

OPTION 4: Northern India & Southern India:

  • Murgh Makhani - Butter Chicken - Dices of Chicken breast, marinated, grilled & served in a tomato based velvety sauce - Northern India
  • Lamb on the bone – Mint flavoured lamb roast - Kerala, southern state of India 
  • Aloo Ghobhi - Cauliflower and Potatoes Cooked Indian Style – A simple vegetable accompaniment with basic Indian spices - Punjab (Northern India)
  • Roti unleavened bread - Indian flat bread, very light and soft in texture – style from Gujarat Western region of India

Hands-on with some demonstration


OPTION 5: Vegetarian Menu

  • Baingan Bhurta - Fire roasted aubergines, sautéed in onions and tomatoes - North India – Uttar pradesh
  • Sai Bhaji / Sindhi style Saag Bhaji - Mixed green vegetables with split gram - Sindhi style, part of the region is now in Pakistan
  • Paneer Parathas - Indian cottage cheese stuffed Indian Flat Bread, Fairly soft dough, rolled out round and pan grilled - All over northern India
  • Gaajar Kheer - Carrots in a reduced creamy milk sauce flavoured with nuts and cardamom - South and Northern regions of India

Demonstration with some hands-on elements


Chef Jonathan Chovancek

Flavours of the Levant

  • Moroccan Mojitos (additional $10 per guest, BYOB)
  • Grilled flatbread and crudités with green lentil hummus 
  • Chicken Tagine with Figs and Eggplant 
  • Ras el hanout roasted winter vegetables 
  • Saffron & current rice 
  • Pistachio baklava with rose scented honey

Demonstration class with hands on elements


Hawaiian Christmas Party 

  • Caramelized Pineapple Daiquiri (additional $10 per guest, BYOB)
  • Albacore Tuna poke 
  • Huli Huli Chicken with coconut red rice & winter vegetables 
  • Kalua Pua'a salad rolls with spicy lychee dipping sauce 
  • Forbidden rice pudding with stewed fruits and orange cream 

Demonstration class with hands on elements


Mexican Christmas Taco Party

  • Pineapple Horchata (additional $10 per guest, BYOB)
  • Albacore tuna & grilled octopus ceviche with Condesa guacamole 
  • Hand made tacos al pastor, carnitas and guisados with peanut & arbor chile salsa; green tomatillo salsa; sweet shrimp pico de gallo 
  • Chicken mole poblano with red rice 
  • Churros with dark chocolate - coconut sauce 

Demonstration class with hands on elements


Pasta By Hand: Celebrating the Season 

  • Charcuterie & Cheese with rustic sourdough (additional $12 per person) 
  • Roasted squash Ravioli in spicy tomato sauce with shaved winter vegetables 
  • Smoked Spanish pepper Linguini with mushrooms, wheat berries & ricotta cream 
  • Saffron Cavatelli with confit tomatoes, winter squash and basil 
  • Espresso & haskap berry tiramisu 

Pasta courses will be served family style with a refreshing Winter Farmer’s Market vegetable salad Gluten Free options will not be offered for this menu.
Hands on class


Vitality Superfood Holiday Cooking

It is the festive season and we have so many parties and dinners that it is hard to eat foods that enrich our bodies as well as our spirits. Join Chef Jonathan C as he cooks a celebration feast of non-traditional, plant based dishes that you can incorporate into your seasonal recipe book. 

  • Mulled ginger spice cordial cocktail 
  • Spiced walnut and toasted quinoa stuffed apples with pickled cranberries 
  • Swiss chard, purple yam & cashew cream gratin 
  • Whole roasted celery root & wheat berry stuffed squash with preserved lemon, hemp, sage & pumpkin seed salsa verde 
  • Chia seed winter fruit crumble with whipped toasted coconut cream 

Please note that honey is used in this class and can not be substituted.


$1000 covers up to 10 guests, additional guests are $90 each

Upon booking, we will contact you to finalize the menu and personalize your evening.

Other dates, day or evening, are available.  Take a look at our calendar to see if they date you were hoping for is available.

*To find out more information about our private events, visit our website: or contact us at

Lonsdale Cooking School

1230 Lonsdale Ave
Vancouver, BC V7M 2H6

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