A cooking class and dinner is a typical date-night activity for a number of young marrieds. But when the couple in question is the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the hour-long cooking class takes weeks to prepare, and the dinner gets the full-on chef treatment.
They’ll be cooking and dining Saturday at Quebec’s top hotel and cooking school, the Institut de Tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec, the ITHQ. Joining them for dinner will be Jean Charest, his wife, Michelle Dion, and two other people nobody is willing to name for fear of a media frenzy.
William and Kate are in Montreal as part of a 10-day tour abroad. Instead of being paraded past a room of hundreds at a banquet or being whisked off to one of our city’s top restaurants, they will be learning to fold a soufflé, sear lamb loin and pipe meringue.