• Planet Organic Cooking Demo Laura Moore
  • Planet Organic Cooking Demo Laura Moore
  • Planet Organic Cooking Demo Laura Moore

Workshops & Group Lessons

Bring a group of friends, family or staff members together for a fun cooking experience: learn new recipes and enjoy tasty, healthy food. Students learn to create health-supporting recipes using whole foods as ingredients, as taught by personal chef Laura Moore. Classes will include opportunities for hands on food preparation if requested, and all students enjoy samples of each recipe made in class, plus take-home recipe handouts. Lesson fees vary based on menu complexity, cost of ingredients and instruction requirements. Please contact Chef Laura directly with booking inquiries.

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Bio on Chef Laura
Known within Victoria’s organic and local foods community as the Fresh Piks Organics recipe creator from 1999 until 2004, Chef Laura has been teaching whole foods cooking classes in Victoria since 1999. Good For You Gourmet seasonal cooking classes have been hosted at Fairfield Community Place, Capers, Royal Oak Middle School, Peppers Foods in Cadboro Bay, Planet Organic Market, Thrifty Foods Tuscany Village, North Saanich Middle School (‘Whole Foods for Wellness’ classes co-facilitated with NP Doctor MJ Atkins), always with a focus on seasonal, local and whole foods ingredients.

Chef Laura taught whole foods cooking classes once a month at Planet Organic for several years until her son was born in 2005. After a seven year hiatus, she resumed teaching there in November 26th, 2012 and taught there until January 2015. More recent classes were hosted at The Hudson Market downtown, for a more centrally accessible venue.
Be sure to check out the classes listed on our Group Cooking Class page!



“I totally enjoyed your class at Planet Organic tonight, Chef Laura: already signed up for March Muffin Madness class. I am just starting up with healthy foods, trying to change eating habits, and pulling my family along with me. When I tried your recipes at home, they were so good my husband ate them!” 

Heather, breast cancer survivor, Planet Organic Class, 2013

We really enjoyed the Planet Organic lesson last week. As a 'newby' cook I not only learned a great deal about the preparation of Warming Kichadi and Raita but also technique. I have been a hacker with vegetables but having watched you I’m confident that I can now practice a wider range of knife strokes. We are shopping for the ingredients for both and hope to experiment soon. See you on Dec. 12th for Whole Foods Christmas Baking class.” 

Bernie C., student, November 2012

Your Winter Salads class was fantastic, Chef Laura! I enjoyed it so much, I made the Mood Maker recipe for my son and his family for dinner, and every one loved it! Your little boy looks wonderful: you have really inspired me to try some new things – thank you!” 

Karen C., February 2006

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Based in Victoria, BC, Canada, we offer the city’s first whole foods, personal chef and catering services.

Good For You Gourmet is owned and operated by personal chef Laura Moore, and staffed by a team of food service professionals.

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Good For You Gourmet
Chef Laura Moore
#206 125 Wilson Street
Victoria, B.C., V9A 6X1
Phone: 250-514-1544

Email: cheflaura@gfyg.ca