The Chef Upstairs

COUPLES COOKING CLASSES

 

 

Friday Night Cooking Classes for Couples

(Scroll Down for Schedule to Sept. 1, 2017)

What could be more fun than cooking with that special person in your life! Enjoy delicious food and great conversation while learning the cooking secrets of our talented and soon-to-be famous chefs.

  • HOW LONG ARE THE CLASSES? Classes are approximately 3 hours long.
  • HOW MANY PEOPLE IN THE CLASS? The classes are limited to 7 couples.
  • 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 6 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 spacial parameters of a single stove/family-style kitchen.

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.

Please Note - we are always Nut and Peanut free!

Spring & Summer 2017

FRIDAY NIGHT COUPLES class Schedule

(Friday evenings from 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM)

Scroll down to view our Payment & Cancellation Policy; Schedule To Sept 1, 2017

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Our Couples Cooking Classes are limited to seven couples, 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.

Wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase

Please read our cancellation and change policy before booking.


MEXICAN DELIGHTS

Friday - May 26, 2017
6:45 PM **SOLD OUT**

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

COOKING ON THE GRILL - Argentine Style

Friday - June 2, 2017
6:45 PM **SOLD OUT**

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

ROMANTIC SPRING IN ITALY

Friday - June 9, 2017
6:45 PM **SOLD OUT**

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

COOKING ON THE GRILL - MIXED GRILL CLASS

Friday - June 16, 2017
6:45 PM

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

$175/couple plus HST
» To Register & Pay click here

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


MEXICAN DELIGHTS

Friday - June 23, 2017
6:45 PM **SOLD OUT**

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

MEXICAN DELIGHTS

Saturday - June 24, 2017
6:30 PM

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

Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday

Friday - June 30, 2017
6:45 PM

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

$175/couple plus HST
» To Register & Pay click here0

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


COOKING ON THE GRILL - Argentine Style

Friday - July 7, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here0

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


COOKING ON THE GRILL - MIXED GRILL CLASS

Friday - July 14, 2017
6:45 PM

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

$175/couple plus HST
» To Register & Pay click here

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


ROMANTIC SPRING IN ITALY

Friday - July 21, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


MEXICAN DELIGHTS

Friday - July 28, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


COOKING ON THE GRILL - Argentine Style

Friday - August 4, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here0

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


ROMANTIC SPRING IN ITALY

Friday - August 11, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here

    » For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


STREET FOOD OF THE FAR EAST

Friday August 18, 2017
6:45 PM

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

$99/person or $175/two plus HST

» To Register & Pay click

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


COOKING ON THE GRILL - MIXED GRILL CLASS

Friday - August 25, 2017
6:45 PM

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

$175/couple plus HST
» To Register & Pay click here

» For more information e-mail or call 416.544.9221


MEXICAN DELIGHTS

Friday - September 1, 2017
6:45 PM

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

    $175/couple plus HST
    » To Register & Pay click here

    » 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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