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A Culinary Lay-Up

Learn how to cook a great meal in your own home with Chef Trevor Bird

In support of BC Wheelchair Basketball Society

Let’s Bring the Social back into our wheelchair basketball community” and cook together for a fun filled evening!

Saturday, October 16th 2021, 6 p.m. PST

$220 .00 per 2-Person Order (We provide the ingredients.)

or

$100 for households outside of our delivery area. (We will provide a shopping list for you to acquire your own ingredients.)

 

The Culinary Lay-Up is a unique fundraising event that pairs an awesome 3-course meal, a cooking lesson in your own home with a celebrity Chef, Trevor Bird, and supports the Farm to Table industry and BC Wheelchair Basketball.

It includes door to door delivery of all the ingredients you need to cook with for the evening and exclusive access to the cooking class via YouTube.

 

PLUS you are supporting the work BC Wheelchair Basketball delivers to kids, youth, and adults in the community.

About the class

In this class we will learn some basic professional cooking skills to make you look like a pro when you want to show off your kitchen skills. Plus you get to cook a three-course meal to enjoy in the comfort of your own home, and socialize with the other participants and as questions live with the Chef Trevor Bird during the class.

About the host 

The Chef and owner of Fable Trevor Bird will be taking you through the class, He has owned Fable for 8 years, and a 2 time finalist on Top Chef Canada 2012 (2nd place) and 2017, 3rd (place)

About BC Wheelchair Basketball

BCWBS supports the development, promotion and growth of wheelchair basketball for all who wish to participate across BC

Menu

Butter lettuce salad with sourdough croutons, parmigiano, & lemon vinaigrette.

 

Gnocchi with mushrooms & slow-cooked pork belly.

Vegetarian option: without pork belly.

Cookies & cream panna cotta with Oreo crumble and strawberries.

What are these?

Fable Kitchen virtual cooking classes provide students with virtual step-by-step guidance and support in creating delicious multi-course meals. It’s a great way for anyone to increase their confidence in the kitchen, enjoy high quality food, and learn unique tips, tricks and techniques along the way.

How do the classes work?

The class is hosted by chef Trevor Bird and is livestreamed over YouTube. Trevor will be engaging with the participants, offering support and answering questions in the accompanying chat box.

If you are participating with other households, we recommend hosting your own Zoom conference adjacent to the class to enjoy the event together.

Where is this class held?

As an adjustment to the “new normal”, the classes will be hosted via YouTube, to be attended from your own kitchen!

When do the classes take place?

Our Culinary Lay-Up Class takes place on October 16th at 6 p.m. PST.

How long will the class take?

The classes will last about 2 hours depending on the pace that you are comfortable with.

What will we be making?

We will be making a three-course menu from local ingredients. We will be teaching tips and techniques usually learned in professional kitchens that you can eventually apply at your own dinner parties!

Can we accommodate dietary restrictions?

We make everything from scratch, so we are able to make adjustments along the way for special diets. Each order is prepared for households of two, so the whole order will have to accommodate the specified diet, even if it only affects one person.

Are there wine pairing options?

We have a curated selection of mostly special ordered wines that are not readily available in liquor stores, along with some house cocktails, local ciders, and kombucha available for purchase and to be delivered with the cooking ingredients.

What does the class cost?

$220 within the delivery area. Our delivery limits are West Vancouver, to Surrey and as far as Mission only.

Anyone who lives further afield and across BC please email sian@bcwbs.ca to get your shopping list and instructions and arrange payment.

 

Participants located far way may also join for $100 per stream by shopping for their own ingredients and preparing them beforehand.

How many people can participate?

Anywhere from 2 to as many people as you like people can participate in the YouTube livestream. If you have more than 2 people in your household, you can order additional ingredients. If you are participating with a group of different households, you can all jump on a Zoom call and cook together!

When will food be delivered?

For local participants, food will be delivered the day before the class. For out of city participants, a shopping list and special preparation instructions will be provided.

THE FINER DETAILS

The process:
• Sign up on our website at fablekitchen.ca
• Check that address details are correct to ensure successful delivery of ingredients
• Be prepared to receive the ingredients at your specified the day before the class between 11:30am – 6pm.
• Please check your ingredients upon their arrival by referencing the ingredient list to make sure everything was included.
• An equipment list will be provided. Please set up your kitchen accordingly.
• An ingredient list will be provided to remote participants. Please acquire all listed ingredients for the class.
• A YouTube link will be provided for the class. Please set up your equipment and log in 10 minutes ahead of time.
• Be ready to become a badass in the kitchen!

If you wish to purchase this class with a Fable gift card, please email food@fablekitchen.ca with your gift card number and order. Thank you!

A portion of the proceeds raised from this class goes to the BC Wheelchar Basketball Society. Please visit bcwbs.ca for more information!

Ingredients

Gnocchi by Fable

  • Butter lettuce salad with sourdough croutons, parmigiano, & lemon vinaigrette
  • Gnocchi with mushrooms & slow-cooked pork belly
  • Cookies & cream panna cotta with Oreo crumble and strawberries

Sparkling Wines by the Bottle

  • Anna Spinato Organic Prosecco NV – Veneto, Italy (750 mL) $40 Notes of rose petals and acacia with sweet aromas of creamed honey, fresh pears, apricot and yellow apples. Plenty of juicy fruit and sweet citrus flavours.

White Wines by the Bottle (750 mL)

  • La Stella Vivace (Pinot Grigio) 2020 - Osoyoos, BC $40 Notes of Asian pear, sage and lime zest on the nose. The palate is round and juicy with fruit cocktail flavours, finishing in bright citrus and tart apple notes.

Rosé Wines by the Bottle (750 mL)

  • Montagu Rosé (Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Merlot, Muscat) 2018– Naramata, BC $40 Ripe strawberries, perfumed peach, pear, lychee is full on the plump palate, scented with exotic spices and dusted with sagebrush. Though off-dry, this is held aloft with juicy acidity through to the snappy finish.

Red Wines by the Bottle (750 mL)

  • Larian ‘Eighteen’ (Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Carmenere) 2018 – Okanagan Valley, BC $70 2018 entices with alluring aromas of fresh cassis, plums laced with cinnamon and dark cherry pu- ree. Carrying through on the palate, lavish flavours of blackberry compote are supported by a core of lively acidity and enveloped by fine grained tannins. Some hints of violets and licorice are poking through on the lengthy stream-lined finish.

Cocktail Jars (Contains 4 cocktails)

  • Fabletini (x4) $40 Basil-infused Stealth Vodka, St Germain elderflower liqueur, Bremner's cranberry juice, lemon juice, rhubarb bitters. [Shake wth ice, then strain and serve.]
  • Blacklight (x4) $40 Victoria Empress Gin, Bitterhouse Daman, Giffard rose syrup, lemon juice, grapefruit bitters. [Shake with ice, then strain and serve.]
  • Staycation (x4) $40 Evan Williams bourbon, Woods Amaro, Maraschino liqueur, dry vermouth, Angostura bitters. [Stir with ice and serve.]

Cider (500 mL Bottles)

  • Nomad Traditional Dry Cider – Summerland, BC $12 Bright and refreshing with hints of banana, butterscotch and vanilla. Fresh-pressed cider varieties, all grown locally in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.

Beers (355 mL Cans)

  • Lion's Gate Lager $2 355 mL Can
  • Lion's Gate Pilsner $2 355 mL Can
  • Lion's Gate Pale Ale $2 355 mL Can
Total Amount: $45.00

If you wish to purchase this event with a Fable gift card, please email food@fablekitchen.ca with your gift card number and order. Thank you!

Sign-up deadline for this event: Thursday, October 7th, 12 p.m. PST