This is an event I am especially proud to announce and promote. Queen Victoria Public School’s Parent Council is holding the first, of many more, hot school lunch days. On Tuesday May 4 senior students will be preparing 2 types of soups for the rest of the school to purchase for their lunch. This program acts as a fund raiser for the Parent Council but reaches far beyond that in promoting the new food guidelines set out by the Provincial Government as well as teaching the students where their food comes from. The program was made possible by working in partnership with private sponsors. We at the Black Kettle Bistro along with the Essex County Associated Growers are contributing our time and products for the program. All produce used is grown locally and helps promote the Buy Local movement. Once we have worked out all the kinks we hope to grow the program to eventually have regular scheduled hot lunch days in our school; all prepared from local ingredients and by our very own students. This program has been in the works for awhile and we hope to expand it more in the coming school year.
Black Kettle Bistro is excited to announce its participation in Winter Bites. We are taking the culinary festival one step further and incorporating some of Windsor’s finest artistic talents to create not only a great culinary experience but a great taste of the Windsor arts & music scene. Each night we will be hosting a special guest artist or musician. It will be a special small and intimate atmosphere. You may not get a chance to see these artists is such a setting anywhere else. We will be offering a new and unique menu for the event. When you purchase the $25 menu $5 will automatically go to the artist and if you choose the $35 menu then $15 will go to the artist and you will receive a signed copy of their CD or a special limited addition print signed by the artist. Below is a list of the participating artists and musicians. As outlined in a previous post, BKB is also starting their cooking class series the week of Winter Bites. This is an exciting event that we are very proud to be offering and very excited to host. Winter Bites is the perfect excuse to get out in the middle of a long cold January. If you’re a fan of BKB this is an opportunity to try something that is not usually on the menu. If you haven’t tried BKB yet, this is definitely the time to do so.
Sunday January 17 – Cooking Class: Soups & Stews
Monday January 18 – Jeremy Coulter (Stereo Goes Stellar)
Tuesday January 19 – Owen Wolters Photo Exhibit Show Closing
Wednesday January 20 – Adam Rideout-Arkel (Yellow Wood)
Thursday January 21 – Mike Hargreaves (Michou & Solo Artist)
Friday January 22 – Stefan Cvetkovic (Efan)
Saturday January 23 – Cristina Naccarato Photo Exhibit Opening
For BKB Menu Options & Details and more Winter Bites info visit Windsor Eats
Reservations are Required for this event……
Reservations: Call BKB 519.252.4333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shows start @ 7:15pm Reservations for 6:30, 6:45, 7, & 7:15 available
Christmas is soon approaching and this might be a tad late for those of you who get Christmas shopping out of the way early but BKB has some great gift ideas for those who love food and love to cook.
Our gift certificates always make a great gift but they are especially perfect for stocking stuffers, teacher’s gifts, secret Santa gifts, or for coworkers because they come in $10 denominations. Give someone the gift of great food without breaking your piggy bank. There are ten days left till Christmas so hurry on down and get some.
BKB Cooking Classes
Purchase one of these classes for $30 or a package of 3 for $75. This is a great gift for those who love to cook or would just enjoy a fun night out. Buy a certificate and let them choose which class they would prefer. Our first class coincides with Windsor Eats’ Winter Bites. What better way to kick off Winter Bites than learning what makes BKB’s soups and stews so special.
On the third Sunday of each month BKB will be holding a series of cooking classes. These classes will demonstrate the technique used to create the dishes as well as sampling the dishes themselves. Participants will also get to sample wines that pair well with the dishes being made. These classes are very informal and are meant to be as social as they are informative. Cooking was meant to be fun. Food, wine and friends. Come alone or book as a group. Attendance is limited to 20 people so book early.
Sunday January 17th, 2009 6:15pm to 8p.m
Soups & Stews – come see what makes BKB’s soups so memorable. What better way to warm up on a cold winter’s night.
Sunday February 21st 2009 6:15pm to 8p.m
Appetizers – learn how to make simple yet elegant and impressive appetizers. What you learn will be perfect for any party or family function. Your parties will never be the same.
Sunday March 21st 2009 6:15pm to 8pm
Pastas – one of the most versatile foods than can render endless possibilities. Learn how to make fresh pasta as well as a plethora of different sauces.
Sunday April 18th 2009 6:15pm to 8pm
Sauces and Dressings – put away the Paul Newman forever. You won’t need to buy any packaged dressings or sauces after you learn how easy it is to make your own.
Sunday May 16th 2009 6:15pm to 8pm
Vegetarian – while many of the classes will be veg friendly and have many veg options, we will look at specific veg flavours and styles along with a closer look at lesser known grains and vegetables.
Sunday June 20th 2009 6:15pm to 8pm
Desserts – learn some great shortcuts and some easy ways to make healthy alternatives to the heavy decadent desserts you may be used to. Use of fruit and natural sweeteners with classic techniques can render delicious results without the boatload of calories.
Location: The Black Kettle Bistro – 357 Ouellette Ave
Price: $30/each (taxes included) or 3 for $75
For more info or to book a spot please email email@example.com or call 519.252.4333
BKB Participates in Windsor Eats’ Winter Bites
BKB is excited to participate in Winter Bites. Winter Bites gives us an opportunity to create dishes and menus that go beyond our regular menu. Don’t miss this chance to sample some new dishes. We also have some other fun and unique events in the works for the week. Our first cooking class kicks the week off. Stay tuned for more info and our Winter Bites menus. Visit Windsor Eats for full details and a listings of all participating restaurants.