Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, Canada

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Hands-On Culinary Workshop, Afternoon Tea, Fairmont Château Laurier 3-Night Stay with Airfare for 2 (3034-2)

This Experience Includes:

  • Your choice of one culinary workshop for 2 at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa, Ontario
  • Afternoon Tea for 2 at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
  • 3-night stay in a traditional Fairmont room at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
  • Daily breakfast for 2
  • Round-trip coach class airfare for 2 from the 48 contiguous U.S. to Ottawa, Canada
  • Winspire booking & concierge service

Discover Canada's proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a historic waterway that is filled with boaters from spring through fall and turns into the world's largest naturally frozen skating rink in winter, winding through the heart of Ottawa. Ottawa offers a widely acclaimed culinary community, unique boutiques and shopping districts, a lively local music and art scene, and exciting nightlife.

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa (Ontario)
Enjoy your choice of one Le Cordon Bleu culinary "short course" for two. Designed for food enthusiasts from beginners to professionals, this half-day class is offered on select Saturdays each month.

Your Le Cordon Bleu Chef Instructor will teach practical techniques that can be used to achieve your very own masterpieces at home. The unrivalled Le Cordon Bleu teaching methodology utilizes a hands-on practical approach in a professionally equipped kitchen. Participants must be age 14 or older.

Choose from the following workshops, subject to availability:

  • Cake Decorating
  • Chocolate Skills
  • Christmas Cookies
  • Cooking with Cheese
  • Cupcakes
  • Eggs
  • Gluten Free Desserts
  • Gourmet Christmas Dinner
  • Flavors of Italy
  • Flavors of Spain
  • Flavors of Sweden
  • French Baguette
  • French Cookies
  • French Macaroons
  • Fruit Carving
  • Knife Skills
  • Paris Restaurant Desserts
  • Paris Restaurant Main Courses
  • Quick Bread
  • Vegan Cuisine

Founded in Paris in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu has acquired an international reputation built on excellence in culinary and hospitality education. Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute houses a full time prestigious Culinary Academy which trains tomorrow's best cuisine and pastry chefs.Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute is Canada's only campus for Le Cordon Bleu. Located in the heart of Canada's picturesque capital, Ottawa's rich history in gastronomy and flare for French architecture makes it the perfect destination to experience a culinary journey.

Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
Enjoy a $100 Fairmont gift card to use for afternoon tea in the lovely setting of Zoe's, a stylish lounge known for its elegance and timeless decor. Freshly baked Victorian scones, homemade strawberry jam and Devonshire cream, prepared tableside, are the highlights of the Afternoon Tea service.

Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
Enjoy a 3-night stay in a traditional Fairmont room including daily breakfast for two at this 4-star luxury hotel. Located in the heart of Ottawa next to the Parliament Buildings, the landmark Fairmont Chateau Laurier is a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau.  The Rideau Canal offers miles of bicycle and inline skating paths and the world's longest skating rink just outside your door.

The nearby Gatineau Hills offer great hiking, biking and canoeing, and in the winter, cross-country ski trails and excellent downhill thrills. During downtime, drop by the health club equipped with premier fitness machines and personal flat-screen televisions or take a dip in the art-deco pool.

Airfare
This package includes round-trip coach class service for two from any major metropolitan airport in the 48 contiguous United States to Ottawa, Canada, subject to availability.

Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Airfare taxes and a $25 per person processing fee are the responsibility of the purchaser. Blackout dates: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s weeks.

Business and First Class upgrades are available at the time of booking for an additional fee. Use of frequent flyer miles for upgrades is dependent on specific ticket restrictions as determined by the airline’s frequent flyer program.

Winspire Booking & Concierge Service
Winspire provides a team of seasoned travel professionals who will help you redeem your experience. All travel related details and reservations are handled for every part of your Winspire experience. Operating as a full-service travel agency, Winspire can assist with extra hotel nights, airfare upgrades, and additional guests. This service also provides you with an established network of onsite contacts who can help you book additional experiences, activities and tours.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability and hotel may be substituted for comparable or better property. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. All purchases are non-refundable. Packages cannot be resold. Suggested retail value is calculated using tariff air rates and rack room rates. Ground transportation is not included.

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