The Chef Upstairs

Join our Talented Toronto Chefs for Recreational or Private Cooking Classes.

Enjoy delicious food and great conversation while learning the cooking secrets of our talented and soon-to-be famous chefs.

Scroll down to see our current schedule of recreational cooking classes or create your own private cooking class in our cooking studio or in your own home.

Winter 2015

RECREATIONAL cooking class Schedule

(Tuesday evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM)

Click here for Friday Night Couples Cooking Classes

Scroll down to view our Payment & Cancellation Policy and the Schedule for January, February and March 2015

Our intimate Recreational Cooking Classes are limited to twelve guests, so that everyone has a chance to join in and interact with the chef. It is fun, educational, and always an experience to be remembered. Take home tips, recipes and discover a new confidence in the kitchen.

Please read our cancellation and change policy before booking.



WINTER IN ITALY - Northern Italy

Tuesday - January 6, 2015
6:30pm

Three heart warming Northern Italian dishes that are perfect winter fare!

  • Pasta e Fagioli alla Veneta (pasta and bean soup Venetian style)
  • Risotto alla Milanese
  • Orata Al Forno (Baked Sea Bream With Potatoes

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

WINTER IN ITALY - Southern Italy

Tuesday - January 13, 2015
6:30pm

Four recipes that you will want to make for your friends over and over again.

  • Bruschetta Al'Inferno - a wonderful spicy starter
  • A winter Caprese Salad (tomato coulis, roasted eggplant with buffalo mozzarella
  • Mario Batali's tomato sauce
  • Sicilian Lifeguard Stew (tomato sauce, Israeli Couscous, Pine nuts, Calamari)

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

SUSHI AND OTHER JAPANESE TREATS

Tuesday - January 20, 2015
6:30 PM

Three wonderful treats that you will want to repeat at home!
  • Miso soup
  • The Art of preparing Sushi Rice
  • Simple hand rolls
  • Miso glazed salmon with bok choy

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

FISH LOVERS tips and Tricks

Tuesday - January 27, 2015
6:30pm

Learn the tricks for making these delicious Pescatarian delights, including a quick and simple 30 minute fish stock

  • Fish stock from scratch
  • Perch bites with a herb and garlic aioli
  • Shrimp bisque
  • Mediterranean Sea bass in Acquapazza with sauteed greens

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

THIS IS VEGETARIAN?

Tuesday - February 3, 2015
6:30pm

Learn the tricks for making delicious vegetarian meals that even meat lovers will like!

  • Curried tomato soup with quinoa
  • Caramelized fennel with goat cheese
  • Roasted Cauliflower
  • Eggplant Parmigiana

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

COOKING FOR YOUR VALENTINE

Tuesday - February 10, 2015
6:30pm

You will want to re-create this wonderful three-course meal, that features seven time proven aphrodisiacs. After making this meal for your special person, they will keep you around for another year!!

  • Fresh oysters with avocado, tomato and lime...two powerful aphrodisiacs that will set the tone for the evening
  • Roasted salmon and asparagus with lemon oil ...yum!
  • Bananas flambe with organic honey and chocolate...a triple finish!

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

WINTER IN ITALY - Northern Italy

Tuesday - February 24, 2015
6:30pm

Three heart warming Northern Italian dishes that are perfect winter fare!

  • Pasta e Fagioli alla Veneta (pasta and bean soup Venetian style)
  • Risotto alla Milanese
  • Orata Al Forno (Baked Sea Bream With Potatoes

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

WINTER IN ITALY - Southern Italy

Tuesday - March 3, 2015
6:30pm

Four recipes that you will want to make for your friends over and over again.

  • Bruschetta Al'Inferno - a wonderful spicy starter
  • A winter Caprese Salad (tomato coulis, roasted eggplant with buffalo mozzarella
  • Mario Batali's tomato sauce
  • Sicilian Lifeguard Stew (tomato sauce, Israeli Couscous, Pine nuts, Calamari)

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

SUSHI AND OTHER JAPANESE TREATS

Tuesday - March 10, 2015
6:30pm

Three wonderful treats that you will want to repeat at home!
  • Miso soup
  • The Art of preparing Sushi Rice
  • Simple hand rolls
  • Miso glazed salmon with bok choy

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


FISH LOVERS tips and Tricks

Tuesday - March 24, 2015
6:30pm

Learn the tricks for making these delicious Pescatarian delights, including a quick and simple 30 minute fish stock

  • Fish stock from scratch
  • Perch bites with a herb and garlic aioli
  • Shrimp bisque
  • Mediterranean Sea bass in Acquapazza with sauteed greens

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

THIS IS VEGETARIAN?

Tuesday - March 31, 2015
6:30pm

Learn the tricks for making delicious vegetarian meals that even meat lovers will like!

  • Curried tomato soup with quinoa
  • Caramelized fennel with goat cheese
  • Roasted Cauliflower
  • Eggplant Parmigiana

$99/person or $149.50 for two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click or call 416.544.9221

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


 

Payment and cancellation policy:

All students must recognize the Payment and Cancellation Policy prior to registering for any Cooking Class.

All cooking classes are non-refundable and must be paid for when booked.

HST will be applied to all cooking classes.

More than 7 days’ notice to The Chef Upstairs by email or phone: No refunds. Students will be eligible to reschedule to future class.

Less than 7 days’ notice to The Chef Upstairs: No refunds or rescheduling will be allowed.

No Notice : Where a student fails to inform The Chef Upstairs or fails to attend registered class – NO Rescheduled Class will be issued.

Gift Certificate Use: Where a student intends to use a gift certificate and is unable to attend a class, the above Cancellation policy is in effect. All Gift certificates will be debited or voided as applicable.

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