The Chef Upstairs

ADULT
COOKING CLASSES
(Toronto & Vaughan)

Cooking Classes

WHERE AND WHEN ARE THE CLASSES?
The Toronto classes are on Tuesday and Thursday.
The Vaughan classes are on Wednesday and Saturday

HOW LONG ARE THE CLASSES?
Classes are approximately 3 hours long.

HOW MANY PEOPLE IN THE CLASS?
The classes are limited to 14 people in Toronto and 20 people in Vaughan.

DOES THE CLASS INCLUDE A MEAL?
Classes include a minimum of 3 recipes and do constitute a complete meal.

ARE BEVERAGES INCLUDED?
Wine and beer are available for purchase

ARE THESE CLASSES INTERACTIVE?
Yes, our classes are interactive and "hands-on", coupled with the chef offering personal experiences and many tips and tricks throughout the evening. Up to 8 people at a time, work together as a group, with the chef instructing. We focus on knife skills, preparing ingredients for cooking, tasting/seasoning, and we strive to find every opportunity to offer you a hands-on experience at the stove and at your station, all within the special parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen.




Please Note - we are always Nut and Peanut free!

SUMMER 2017

Schedule until September 1, 2017

Please read our cancellation and change policy before booking.


COOKING ON THE GRILL - Argentine Style

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

Vaughan - Wed @ 6:30 pm; Jul 26 (click to book)
Vaughan - Sat @ 6:30 pm; Jun 24; Jul 29 (click to book)

Toronto - Tue. @ 6:30 pm Jun 27; Jul 26 (click to book)
Toronto - Fri. @ 6:45 pm July 7; Aug. 4 (click to book)

Cook like a Gaucho with these Argentine Grilling tips and recipes.

  • Hearts of palm and avocado salad
  • Preparing the Churrasco (Argentine Grilled Meat Marinade )
  • Grilled flank or skirt steak with chimmichurri sauce and grilled veg
  • Dessert - Sweet strawberry empanadas

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


COOKING ON THE GRILL - MIXED GRILL CLASS

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

Vaughan - Wed. @ 6:30 pm: Jul 12; (click to book)
Vaughan - Sat. @ 6:30 pm: Jul 15; (click to book)

Toronto - Tue. @ 6:30 pm: Jun 13; Jul 11; (click to book)
Toronto - Fri. @ 6:45 pm: Jun 16; Jul 14; Aug 25 (click to book)

Celebrate the first long-weekend of the summer with this fabulous grill class

  • Grilled Asparagus & Portobello Mushroom Salad
  • Grilled sausages, shrimp and chicken with grilled veg
  • Grilled fruits with a fresh berry coulis

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


ROMANTIC SUMMER IN ITALY

Vaughan - Wed. @ 6:30 pm: Aug 9; (click to book)
Vaughan - Sat. @ 6:30 pm: Aug 12; (click to book)

Toronto - Tue. @ 6:30 pm: Aug 15 (click to book)
Toronto - Fri. @ 6:30 pm: July 21; Aug 11 (click to book)

Chef Gaetano began cooking with his Nona at an early age and he will share his secrets with you throughout the evening. The class will be preparing a very fresh insalata, classic Italian fish stew and an easy to recreate Tiramisu for dessert.

  • Simple foccacia - pizza marguerita style
  • Insalata - Bocconcini cheese with roasted eggplant, fresh cherry tomato salsa, basil and balsamic reduction
  • Cioppino - seafood stew with linguine
  • Deconstructed Tiramisu

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


MEXICAN DELIGHTS

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

Vaughan - Wed. @ 6:30 pm: Aug 23 (click to book)
Vaughan -Sat. @ 6:30 pm: Jun 17; Aug 26 (click to book)

Toronto - Tue. @ 6:30 pm: Jun 20; Aug 29 (click to book)
Toronto - Fri. @ 6:30 pm: Jun 23; July 28; Sep 1 (click to book)
Toronto - Sat. @ 6:30 pm: Jun 24; (click to book)

In this class you will learn how to create these classic Mexican dishes at home.

  • Mexican chopped Salad with Lime Juice Dressing
  • Caramelized onions and beef/chicken Quesadillas
  • Grilled fish tacos with avocado and citrus mango salsa
  • Non-Fried ice cream with whipped cream, honey and cinnamon

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

Vaughan - Wed. @ 6:30 pm June 28 (click to book)
Vaughan - Fri. @ 6:30 pm June 30 (click to book)

Toronto - Tue. @ 6:30 pm June 27 (click to book)
Toronto - Fri. @ 6:30 pm June 30 (click to book)

In this class we will tackle some classic Canadian dishes.

  • East Coast Lobster Salad
  • Maple Glazed Salmon served with grilled asparagus
  • Make your own Beaver Tail

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221

STREET FOOD OF THE FAR EAST

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

Toronto - Fri. @ 6:30 pm: Aug 18 (click to book)

Chef Julian has travelled to the Far East on a few occasions and he was totally enamored with the street food culture.The street food of Thailand, Vietnam and China is amazing and you will learn to make these quintessential dishes.

  • Classic Szechuan Hot and Sour Soup
  • Thai Green Curry with Chicken
  • Vietnamese Street Vendor Fried Rice with Crispy Pork Belly
  • Thai Gluay Buadt Chee - Stewed Bananas in coconut Cream

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221

Cancellation and Change Policy:

By purchasing a Cooking Class or Gift Certificate you agree to the terms and conditions of our Cancellation and Change Policy as stated below.

NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS WILL BE GIVEN EXCEPT AS LISTED BELOW.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

We understand that life occasionally throws us curveballs, but please do not ask us to make exceptions, as your late cancellation does not allow us enough time to re-sell your seats.

 

1. More than 7 days’ notice to The Chef Upstairs by email or phone: 

  • No refunds. Students will be eligible to reschedule to future class.

2. Less than 7 days’ notice to The Chef Upstairs: 

  • No refunds or rescheduling will be allowed. Please have someone attend in your place.

3. No Notice: 

  • Where a student fails to inform The Chef Upstairs or fails to attend registered class –No Refunds or Rescheduling will be allowed.

4. Sickness or Illness: 

  • With less than 7 days notice, there are no exceptions for Sickness or Illness. NO Refunds and NO Rescheduling will be allowed.

5. Gift Certificate Use: 

  • If you intend to use a gift certificate for class payment and iare unable to attend a class, the above Cancellation policy is in effect. Failure to provide the minimum notice will result in cancellation of the Gift Certificate, regardless of the circumstances.

 

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