Cooking Class: Make Risotto From Scratch

Prepare a meal centered around the creamy traditions of risotto in this hearty interactive cooking class from Chef Burcu. Discover the foolproof process for turning out delicious dishes filled with fresh tastes and textures. You'll begin with a salad of seasonal greens topped with fruits and nuts for a sweet textural touch. Then, craft an authentic risotto filled with a trio of tender crimini, oyster and shiitake mushrooms. Turn asparagus, parmesan and garlic into a fresh, creamy side dish and whip up a zesty sorbet made with green apples topped with ginger crumble for a soothing dessert.


Seasonal Greens Salad

With nuts and fresh fruit

Mushroom Risotto

With arborio rice, and a blend of shiitake, oyster and cremini mushrooms

Sautéed Asparagus and Parmesan Cream

With garlic

Green Apple Sorbet and a Ginger Crumble

With flour and butter

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsGroup, Vegetarian, Beginner, Date Night, Italian
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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06 Jun 2023

Excellent chef and great teacher. Explained the little things that the books and many courses leave out. Patiently answered all of my many questions. Then I got to enjoy a great meal. All costing not much more than going out to an inferior dinner. I highly recommend her sessions.

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Lorena P.

18 Oct 2021

Amazing experience, I highly recommend it! Chef Burcu is very welcoming and passionate about her specialty cuisines. She taught me how to make a savory creamy red lentil soup that is perfect for the upcoming fall season. I would definitely take one of her classes once again.

CAD $ 149 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Ottawa

Chef’s Place


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Chef Burcu
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Chef Burcu has spent the better part of the last 10 years building a career in the food industry. Educated in the arts of chocolate confection and cake design, Chef Burcu has held positions as a food server, chef and executive chef in restaurants and hotels in Turkey and Canada — and has even owned a pasta-making company. Chef Burcu is excited to teach cooking classes that explore French and Mediterranean cuisines and more.

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