Cooking Class: Vegan Mediterranean Masterpieces

This unique, hands-on cooking class features Mediterranean-inspired dishes that are gluten-free, vegetarian and, if desired, vegan. You’ll begin by preparing a refreshing arugula salad, topped with beetroot and oranges. Chef Burcu will then demonstrate how to make zucchini boats, loaded with feta (or tofu) and fresh basil. For the entrée, you’ll stuff bell peppers with quinoa, cranberries and almonds — then roast them to perfection. To cap the meal, you’ll bake apples with walnuts, cinnamon and star anise.


Beetroot and Orange Salad

With olive oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar and arugula

Zucchini Boats

With feta cheese or tofu, garlic and basil

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

With cranberries and almonds

Baked Apples

With walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and star anise

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsVegetarian, Vegan, Healthy, Gluten Free, Mediterranean, Holiday
  • 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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Meet your chef

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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