Growing Chefs! Ontario: Western Continuing Studies Presents ​“Cook Together, Grow Together” An Adult Cooking Class Fundraiser

Western Continuing Studies Presents ​“Cook Together, Grow Together” An Adult Cooking Class Fundraiser

9 March, 2023, 6:00 PM

A fun-filled in-person fundraising event hosted by Western Continuing Studies in support of Growing Chefs!

Hot Pot

Western University’s Continuing Studies Class of Not-for-Profit Management is hosting a fundraiser in support of Growing Chefs! Ontario. Together, we will host a fun and engaging in-person cooking class featuring a delicious sit-down meal, with all proceeds supporting Growing Chefs! Ontario’s Food Education Projects.

What to Expect:
Join Growing Chefs! Ontario’s Education Chef Team and Western Continuing Studies for a lively, interactive, hands-on cooking class featuring a Chinese inspired Hot Pot and Dumpling three-course meal. During the class, participants will cycle through different stations to learn how to make the perfect dumplings, prepare ingredients for a flavourful hot pot soup and learn all about winter growing!

Pricing: Two ticket options are available for this event:

  • $25 ticket includes a complete Recipe Guide with all the recipes from the event for you to create at home
  • $100 ticket to participate in a in-person hands on cooking class, plus a sit-down meal prepared entirely by YOU!

What your in-person ticket includes: A high-energy, interactive cooking class based on our highly popular children’s cooking class model! This class provides you with the opportunity to experience first-hand the Food Education Projects you are directly supporting! Each participant will be taking home their own mushroom growing kit to create their own delicious mushroom recipes at home! There will be a silent auction during the evening with some great local goodies available! All proceeds will be directed to Growing Chefs! Ontario in support of local Food Education Projects.

Ages: 19+ Growing Chefs! Ontario holds a valid catering licence, meaning The Grove is a fully licensed space during private events. We work with various Ontario companies to bring you the tastiest beverages our region has to offer, further supporting our mission to #supportlocal. A cash bar will be available, accepting credit, debit and cash.

Date & Time: Thursday, March 9th2023 from 6:00 to 8:30PM approximately.

Cook Together, Grow Together” Adult Cooking Class will be held at our new teaching facility, The Grove at the The Western Fair District, located at 900 King St. Our Grove location offers a large teaching kitchen and the opportunity to take an inside look into our highly popular Food Education Programmes.


  • Hot Pot soup with fresh vegetables, herbs and mushrooms from our greenhouse 
  • Dim Sum dumplings with pork and chicken
  • Cucumber salad
  • Red bean and mango steamed buns 

Food Allergies: Due to the nature of the menu, we will not be able to accommodate all dietary restrictions. Please contact Sarah Smith at ssmit564@​uwo.​ca with any specific concerns, and we’ll do our best to make the appropriate accommodations. Vegetarian options will be available. 

COVID-19 Safety: Growing Chefs! continues to work closely with Public Health as we continue to transition away from COVID-19 related health and safety protocols for our programming and events. We strongly recommend vaccinations and masking as tools to minimize the spread of COVID-19, but will not be continuing to require masks be worn in our facilities.

Refund Policy: As this is a fundraising event, there is no refund policy. If you can no longer attend, you will be provided a tax receipt for your full ticket price. If you have questions regarding our policy, please contact Jen Wyant at [email protected]​growingchefsontario.​ca