October 22nd, 6-9pm: Making Brioche: You'll learn how to make the dough and a few recipe to use it with, such as: Basic Brioche Loaf Braided Brioche with pearl sugar Brioche Cinnamon Rolls Savory BBQ…

October 26th, 6-9pm: Eclairs & Cream Puffs: The new pastry craze straight from France is "Pâte a Choux"! Known to some of you as  “choux pastry”, they are a family of dessert, big and small puffs, all made with the same dough base, which we call “Pâte a Choux”, prounced “shoo.” 

November 5th, 6-9pm: Cooking Demo & Dinner- Fall Flare: This event is all about celebrating fall! Comfort food with seasonal ingredients. Watch a cooking demonstration of all the dishes and sit in our restaurant to relax and enjoy your dinner with wine! Recipes demonstrated: Butternut Squash Crispy Filo Ravioli (hands on), Veal in Cream Sauce (Blanquette de Veau), Spiced Poached Pears.

​November 16th, 6-9pm: The Best Fall Pies: In this class, we will see how to make easily 3 different pies, fall flavored, and you’ll get your try at rolling dough and preparing your own apple pie to take home! Here is what we will cover: Demonstration of how to make the best pie dough from scratch, Demonstration of Pecan Pie, Make your own Apple Pie with Lattice Top, Make an easy Pear Tarte Fine with puff pastry. You will be served a glass of wine during the class and you get to taste everything that is made during the class and take home your own Apple Pie and any leftover.

Holiday Cookie Party

Don’t have time to bake this year? Or want to check out some different new cookie flavours or decorating tricks? Grab some friends, family or come on your own to get your holiday baking done all in one go! Don’t forget your Tupperware! Everything you make you take. Great for beginners – any levels welcome!

Cost:      $40 per person, $5 per child (max 2 per adult)
Location:  The Uncommon Café, 477 Powell Street, Vancouver

We will give you all the tools, decorating yummies, hints, examples, demonstrations and one-on-one help on how to make your cookies look awesome! All you need is a rolling pin, apron & Tupperware!

Cookie Options: Shortbread, Gingerbread, Sugar Cookies & Thumprints (or jam-jams)

All adults get 1lb cookie dough of their choice, extra cookie dough balls are $10. Private Parties Welcome! Ask for details, minimum 6.

Food Tour!

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Join Off The Eaten Track's Railtown Food Tour!

You'll get to taste bites from various businesses in the Railtown / DTES area. Including us of course! Off The Eaten Track tour guides will walk you around and tell you all about the area while you taste your way around it!

Cooking Classes

Tartine &  Maple offers intimate cooking classes designed to enhance your skills in the kitchen while learning new recipes and discovering the secrets of French cooking. We will demystify for you the myth of fancy French food! Courses are created and taught by Valentine, a passionate home cook who has learnt her tricks from her chef of a father, in the French Champagne vineyard countryside and graduated from Vatel Institute of Hospitality Management, in Paris. Now a full-time baker at The Uncommon Cafe in Vancouver, she would like to share her knowledge and skills with you by teaching easy and delicious meals you can easily re-create at home.

Need a pop-up space or want to hold a private party - get in touch!