Cooks' Symposium

Hosted by the Barony of Cynnabar

St Paul United Church-Christ, 122 W. Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI, United States

Saturday, October 14, 2017

About the Symposium

W here cooks from the Kingdom (and beyond!) can join together to share their knowledge and love of period cooking. Make new friends, see old friends, learn new things, and enjoy delicious food! Come and develop your talents and network within the SCA cooks' community.

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  • “Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”

    — William Shakespeare (1601)

  • “The nourishment of body is food, while the nourishment of the soul is feeding others.”

    — Ali ibn Abi Talib, Caliph (599-661)

  • “No better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry.”

    — King Solomon (931)


More information to come.

Lunch Tavern

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

A sideboard-style lunch tavern will be presented by THL Renaude de Lunay. It will be themed on bars, inns, and taverns with a focus on street food of the Middle Ages.

($4 at the gate/$5 at the lunch tavern window. You are encouraged to pre-pay!)

Some preparation of this tavern will be developed into the symposium’s class schedule for those wishing to learn! Check back for more information as it becomes available.

Hotel Info

A hotel block has been set up at the Comfort Inn & Suites - University South
3501 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48108
734-761-8838 call directly to book! It’s held under “SCA - Cooks Symposium”
Rooms with 2 queen beds are reserved for $119/night.

Floors, couches, and guest rooms! We have crash space available for those preferring to stay with folks nearby. Please click this link below to request crash space or email Ceara inghean Mhuirghease

Request Crash Space

Sunday Outing

Our weekend-long event concludes with a tour at
Brewery Becker and Biergarten Tour
500 W Main St, Brighton, MI 48116
Join Matthias (Becker, himself!) for a private tour where he will show off his renovated 1873 historic brewery facility, discuss historic recipes, and explain the brewing processes. If the weather's good, we’ll will conclude our event in the Biergarten to sample some of these fine brews!

Look at the Brewery Becker website for more information about this great place. or see what’s on tap


Courses on various subjects will be held on Saturday from 10 am until 5 pm.

Schedule coming soon!

TEACHERS NEEDED, please click here to register a class! (add link)

Teach a Class

Contact Info

Please email with the name of your class, short description, your name (SCA and Modern), if you have any special needs for your class (power, kitchen, etc.), and the duration of your class.

  • Mistress Helena Sibylla
    Class Diva

Class Form

Event Steward

Hannah Schreiber

Class Diva

Helena Sybilla


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