Baking and pastry lab

At Humber, our culinary and baking programs are renowned for graduating highly-skilled students ready to work in the industry.

Did you know we also offer continuing education workshops in food and alcohol pairings (held in our luxurious wine and mixology lab), as well as baking? Keep reading to see what’s taking place over the next few months at our North campus.

  1. Aromatic whites of France*
    May 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Learn all about French white wines: what makes them special and the foods that make them shine.
  2. Afternoon tea
    May 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Beginner bakers and hobbyists will learn how to compose desserts for afternoon tea, including crème brûlée and lemon meringue. No previous baking experience is required, and you take home a box of yummy treats!
  3. Raise a glass for Canada’s 150th*
    May 16, 6-8 p.m.
    Take a journey through beer history, with some styles of beer popular before Canada was officially established in 1867, to the present. This workshop also explores Canadian food and beer pairings.
  4. Flagship reds of France*
    May 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Explore some of France’s most popular red wines: burgundy, Bordeaux and more, and discover why the country has set the standard for red wine production.
  5. Introduction to bread making
    May 25 and June 1, 6-10 p.m.
    Learn the basics of producing yeast dough products. You will prepare soft rolls, Vienna bread, Kaisers and more.
  6. Discover Belgian beer and food*
    June 1, 6-8 p.m.
    Explore Belgium – the ‘land of beer’ – through its brewers, beers and history. You will learn all about the many Belgian beers, plus how to pair them with food.
  7. California dreaming*
    June 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    We bring Napa and Sonoma to you with this opportunity to taste from some of California's best-known grapes and regions.
  8. Low fat baking
    June 7, 6-9 p.m.
    Learn to bake using low fat, low sugar and low sodium ingredients to prepare delicious products. You will prepare banana-bran muffins, meringue kisses and pear almond tarts to take home.

For more information, or to sign up for any of our continuing education courses, visit

*Must be 19 or older to register for these workshops