The Fortress of Louisbourg proudly presents a delicious way to experience Canadian history: 18th century culinary workshops!
These fascinating and fun programs combine the one-of-a-kind historical experience at the Fortress of Louisbourg with the opportunity to learn first-hand the secrets of 18th century cuisine as it was prepared at the majestic French Fortress. The doors of the Engineer’s kitchen will be opened to participants eager to practice the art of French cooking using both modern and open-hearth kitchens.
Your guide through the delicious 18th century world of French-Canadian cuisine is Chef Chantal Véchambre. Chef Véchambre specializes in the intricacies of preparing and serving a selection of French cuisine from the 18th century as she connects the meal to Louisbourg’s people and their past. Each half day workshop provides recipes, history, stories about life in Louisbourg and a meal at the conclusion to taste and compare your results. As a souvenir, each participant will take home recipes tested during the workshops. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the art of 18th century French cooking within the walls of the Fortress of Louisbourg.
Dates and Prices
September 24, 2011: « La ménagère de Louisbourg » – $140.00
October 8, 2011: « Festin chez le Gouverneur » – $180.00
October 9, 2011: « Le chocolat à Louisbourg » – $100.00
October 22, 2011: « La ménagère de Louisbourg » – $140.00