Cooking Class: Authentic Jamaican Cuisine

Delve into the culture and vibrant flavors of Jamaica with Chef Shanekia in this hands-on cooking class. While exploring this bold cuisine, you will learn about the ingredients and techniques classic to this unique culinary style. Create a bright, tropical salad finished with a sweet and savory mango-Dijon vinaigrette and a spicy pumpkin and chicken soup while discovering the dynamic flavor combinations of this cuisine. Learn how to stuff red snapper with fresh vegetables for a hearty oven-roasted main course followed by an authentic rum infused fruitcake.


Jamaican Sunday Salad 

With candid peanuts, tomatoes, bell peppers and mango-Dijon vinaigrette

Pumpkin and Chicken Soup 

With calabaza squash, thyme, green onions and scotch bonnet peppers

Stuffed Oven-Roasted Red Snapper and Steamed Jasmine Rice 

With cabbage, thyme, bell peppers, scotch bonnet peppers and okra

Jamaican Rum Fruitcake 

With Jamaican fruit wine, raisins, currants, cherries and nutmeg

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 6
  • Event Duration 3 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Group, Adult, Gourmet, Fun

Guest reviews for Chef Shanekia

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Brandon C.

16 Nov 2021

Chef Shanekia is extremely talented and has a great knowledge in culinary. Her personality and strong culinary ability will allow for fun and exciting culinary experiences! I highly recommend her to anyone in the Mississagua area!

CAD $ 95 Per person

all-inclusive: 3-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Chef Shanekia has a lifelong passion for food. She attended culinary school in Jamaica, then worked in resorts and restaurants in the United States and Canada. Chef Shanekia has over seven years of experience in the culinary field—she cooks a wide range of cuisines, and also develops her own menus and recipes. Chef Shanekia has worked every job in the restaurant industry, from a line cook to head chef. She is now eager to share everything she’s learned with others.

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