Renowned culinary vacations in Nova Scotia, Canada, Kemptville, Nova Scotia Cooking Schools - RealAdventures

Renowned culinary vacations in Nova Scotia, Canada

Renowned culinary vacations in Nova Scotia, Canada: Have fun at the Trout Point Cooking & Wine School!
Savor the experience of courses in seafood cookery, wine, Mediterranean cuisine, and cheeses & cheesemaking while staying at luxurious Trout Point wilderness lodge. These classes have been recommended by Food & Wine, USA Today, and Condé-Nast.

First Name: Last Name: Email:
Check Availability

Flexible Dates

Starting At USD $
per Person

Details of Renowned culinary vacations in Nova Scotia, Canada, Kemptville, Nova Scotia Sight-Seeing Tours Details for Renowned culinary vacations in Nova Scotia, Canada


The Seafood Cookery course focuses on the use of different fish and shellfish, including selection & freshness, various cooking techniques, making ceviche, and home smoking methods. It also exposes participants to Creole, Acadian French, and Cajun cooking styles. During the class the instructors and students will together create seafood-based meals, from appetizers and soups to entrees and bread. This unique cooking vacation will introduce participants to the culture and history of French New World cuisines. The course on Mediterranean Cuisine introduces the cooking and culture of the Mediterranean region and southern Spain, where the instructors have perfected techniques and recipes at the Granada cooking school in Granada. Dishes and techniques will include making couscous, tajines, stuffed mussels, and seafood grilling.

Typical Day

Here's how Kate Williams of Time Out New York summarized the experience: "The classes cover many seafood basics, from how to tell whether fish and shellfish are fresh to which kitchen equipment you’ll need for a range of cooking processes, including grilling and salt-baking. In addition, the chefs are eager to demonstrate advanced methods—such as tea-smoking—which you’ll probably never use in your closet-size New York kitchen but are fun to learn nonetheless. I picked up several fundamentals of Cajun cooking, like the "holy trinity" (a mix of chopped onion, garlic and celery that’s at the heart of many recipes) and how to make different kinds of roux. One of the most useful skills I acquired was how to properly cut an onion so that you end up with uniform pieces, rather than giant chunks and tiny slivers." Time Out New York.

Age range, type of group

The class is appropriate for beginners as well as advanced cooks. It's great for a Girls Getaway, singles, or couples!

Sleeping and meals

includes all meals, luxury accommodations at Trout Point Lodge, culinary instruction, and field trip

Policies & Restrictions

No smoking allowed indoors.


$899/person all-inclusive plus 9% service and HST

Other Information

"Culinary getaways are tasting success" Kitty Bean Yancey, USA Today, (July, 2010)

"The Wild Soul of the Maritimes: Trout Point Lodge Cooking School" Scientific American (October, 2009)

The 10 "most palatial, intriguing and gourmet jouneys on offer" NBPulse (July, 2008)

"World's best culinary trips" ForbesTraveler (April, 2008)

"A touch of class" Food & Travel (April, 2007)

"Global Culinary School" concierge/Condé-Nast (May, 2007)

"They come for the seafood" Globe & Mail (September, 2007)

"Gourmet traveling North American style" Peter Greenburg (September, 2007)

Email Owner For More Information »

Accommodations in Nova Scotia

Murray Manor B&B...
Murray Manor B&BYarmouth, Nova Scotia
Bed & Breakfasts

From USD $81 per Night
Harbour's Edge Bed & Breakfast (c 1864)...
Harbour's Edge Bed & Breakfast (c 1864)Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Bed & Breakfasts

From USD $112 per Night
Lakelawn Motel...
Lakelawn MotelYarmouth, Nova Scotia
Bed & Breakfasts

Activities, Adventures & Tours in Yarmouth

Scott Walking Adventures...
Scott Walking AdventuresSouth Shore, Nova Scotia
Hiking & Trekking

Walking & Hiking for the Inquisitive Tra...
Walking & Hiking for the Inquisitive TravellerCape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Hiking & Trekking

Divers World...
Divers WorldHalifax, Nova Scotia
Scuba & Snorkeling

Nature & Wildlife in Nova Scotia

Freeport Whale & Seabird Tours...
Freeport Whale & Seabird ToursDigby, Nova Scotia
Whale Watching

From USD $37 per Person
Martin's Sissiboo Hideaway...
Martin's Sissiboo HideawayDigby, Nova Scotia

From USD $116 per Night
Keltic Express Zodiac Adventures...
Keltic Express Zodiac AdventuresCape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Whale Watching

From USD $37 per Person

Tours in Nova Scotia

A Day by the Sea Tours...
A Day by the Sea ToursYarmouth, Nova Scotia
Sight-Seeing Tours

Browse 893 Other Listings in Nova Scotia

Advertise Your Accommodation or Travel Services

Create A ListingYarmouth, Nova Scotia Cooking Schools Listing
Add a full-page listing promoting your accommodations, tours or travel services to customers on our network of travel sites. Your listing page can have up to 26 images, unlimited text, interactive map, availability calendar, ecards, photo-gallery and more.
Rates From US $17 Per Month    » View Details

Search Vacation Ideas

Disclaimer: Information provided through RealAdventures website, newsletters, emails or other services has been provided directly by the companies and/or individuals owning or offering the products/services. RealAdventures does not guarantee or warranty the accuracy of the information contained herein. It is the sole responsibility of the user to ensure the accuracy and clarity of any posted material and to determine the suitability of any service for their particular needs or requirements. Likewise, it is the responsibility of advertisers to determine the suitability and credit worthiness of potential customers prior to any transaction.

Listing # RA-1156457