The Chef Upstairs

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Teen Cooking Classes in Toronto
Teen Cooking Classes in Toronto
Teen Cooking Classes in Toronto
Teen Cooking Classes in Toronto
Teen Cooking Classes in Toronto



The Teen Cooking Classes at "The Chef Upstairs" are all about food and fun.

Winter 2018 Classes - Jan. 8/9 to March 5/6
(Scroll down to see the weekly schedule)

Spring 2018 Classes - Begin Week of April 8th (click for class and registration info)

Toronto teens will learn the basics of food preparation, cooking techniques, baking, healthy eating ...but most of all, they'll learn how to create and enjoy great food.

  • It's Toronto's best hands-on and interactive cooking experience for teens.
  • Before you know it, you will be cooking and baking for your family and friends.

What Do We Offer in the Teen Cooking Classes?

  • A different theme each night teaching a wide variety of cooking and baking skills
  • Two great locations to choose from:

COST - $525 plus HST for the 8-class series
or $75 per class plus HST

Click Here to Register Now


WINTER 2018 Teen cooking - Weekly Program

  • Week of January 8th to Week of March 5th
  • Two Great Locations to choose from:
    • Toronto - Mondays from 7 PM to 9 PM
    • Vaughan - Tuesdays from 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Age Group: 12 to 18 yrs (born in 2005 or earlier)
  • Pricing: $525 plus HST for 8 weeks or $75 plus HST per class

Our Teen Cooking Classes are a totally interactive and "hands-on" experience that has been designed to get teens comfortable in the kitchen, try new foods and most of all inspire kitchen creativity.

  • Teens will learn to make all of these dishes from scratch and learn kitchen safety, hygiene and proper use of utensils and equipment
  • How to follow a recipe, measure properly, improvise with spices and seasonings and much more.
  • Teens will enjoy the dishes they make at the end of each class, and have the recipes to remake them at home.
  • This program will equip the young chef with the skills to make meals from scratch and select the ingredients that they need to make healthy choices and tasty food for the whole family.

January 8/9 - Tips and Tricks for eating healthy but fun food – Yes, Healthy Food CanTaste Great.  Example:  Replace KD with a decadent and cheesy Mac ‘n Cheese; Replace Chicken Nuggets with Panko coated chicken tenders and homemade sauces;  Replace noodle soup with homemade chicken noodle soup

January 15/16  – Gourmet Mac & Cheese for Teens. Learn how to make a perfect bechamel sauce, which is the base for your creamy cheese sauce. Pick your blend of cheeses and add a delicious garlic cheese bread to accompany.

January 22/23- Polish Night - learn how to make perogies from scratch and patychky (meat on a stick).

January 29/30  - Superbowl Snacks - loaded nachos & guacamole and chicken fingers with Buffalo Wing Sauce, that they will be able to repeat at home.

February 5/6  - Chinese New Year - the kids will learn how to make rice paper rolls, Vegetable Vermicelli and fried wontons

February 12/13  – Sweet Treats to Celebrate Valentine's Day – Chef’s surprise.

February 19/20  - No Class - Family Day

February 26/27  - Gourmet Family Brunch – your Chef will instruct you on how to make a complete brunch menu, that you can repeat at home.

March 5/6  - Iron Chef Grand Finale - this is always a surprise. It will be a fun class that will challenge the kids to use all of the skills that they have learned in the previous 7 weeks.

COST - $525 plus HST for the 8-class series or

$75 per class plus HST

Click Here to Register Now

or call 416.544.9221

For questions or more information please send us an email

Teen Birthday Parties at The Chef Upstairs (click)



Cancellation and Change Policy:


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

  • 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 a 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 Refunds, credits or Rescheduling will be allowed.

Sickness, Injury or Inclement Weather, etc.: 

  • This is a strict policy, absolutely NO exceptions for any reason including, but not limited to inclement weather, sickness or injury, family circumstances, traffic etc.
  • You have purchased a "cooking class event”, no different than purchasing a concert event or sporting event ticket. All sales are final.
  • If you fail to show up to your purchased event, there are no credits, no rescheduling no refunds, no matter the reason. Please do not ask for an exception, as you will be referred back to this policy.
  • If for which ever reason you are unable to attend your class, please feel free to have someone else take your place.

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. Failure to provide the minimum notice will result in cancellation of the Gift Certificate, regardless of circumstances.