The Chef Upstairs

FALL 2018
cooking classes




The Kid's Cooking Classes at "The Chef Upstairs" are all about fun.

2 Great locations in Toronto & Vaughan.

8 Week Program: Sept. 22, 2018 to Nov. 17, 2018

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  • Children will learn the basics of food preparation, kitchen safety, cooking and baking techniques, measuring, knife skills, healthy eating but most of all, they'll learn how to have fun creating and enjoying delicious food.
  • It's Toronto's best hands-on entertaining and interactive cooking experience for children.
  • Your budding little chef is sure to enjoy the world of "sticky fingers" and they may even make dinner for you one day!

What Do We Offer in our Kid's Cooking Classes?

  • There are themed classes on Saturdays during fall, winter and spring
  • Week-long camp sessions at Christmas Break, March Break and during the summer vacation period.

Testimonials From our Jr. Chefs - click here

The Chef Upstairs is 100% nut and peanut free. We take pride in being allergy aware, so if your child has other allergies, be sure to let us know.

COST - $595 plus HST for the 8-class series or

$85 per class plus HST

» Click Here to Register Now or call 416.544.9221

FALL 2018 - Kids Cooking class Program

Saturday September 22nd to November 17th

  • Classes are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each Saturday
  • Two locations to choose from:
    • Vaughan (Hwy 7 between Keele and Dufferin)
      Space still available

    • Midtown Toronto (516 Mt. Pleasant Rd - south of Eglinton) SOLD OUT FOR FALL SESSION
  • Parents may drop off or stay and watch
  • Your choice - book the 8 week program or pay by the class
  • No class on Thanksgiving Day Weekend - Oct. 6, 2018
  • Age Group: Grade 1 to Grade 8
  • Back for our 11th year, our Kids Cooking Class program is a "hands-on" experience that has been designed to get our Jr. Chefs comfortable in the kitchen, trying new foods and most of all to inspire kitchen creativity.
  • Students will learn to make all of the recipes from scratch, learn to use a variety of utensils, learn kitchen safety and hygiene, how to properly measure dry and liquid ingredients, how to follow a recipe, table etiquette and much more.
  • Students will enjoy the dishes they make at the end of each class or take them home.
  • This program will equip your child 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.
  • Classes are 100% Hands-on

» Click Here to Register Now

or call 416.544.9221


Mt. Pleasant is SOLD OUT for all weeks.
Vaughan - SOLD OUT for all weeks

  • Sept. 22 – Let's Get Started - week one is get acquainted with the kitchen and the Chef will have you baking and cooking before you know it! Skills Learned: using knives, measuring, cutting up vegetables and fruits, baking and mixing.

  • Sept. 29 - Fall Harvest / Thanksgiving Delights Thekids will be making a Fall Fruit Chutney, Roast Turkey Sandwiches with home made buns and an apple cranberry coleslaw.Skills Learned – mixing and measuring ingredients for baking; using the oven and Kitchen-Aid mixer.

  • October 13 - Fun with Apples - Everyone loves apples and this is peak harvest time. In this class they will be making an amazing Apple Squash Soup; Apple Crumble; Cinnamon Apple chips. Skills Learned: measuring, chopping, pureeing and baking.

  • October 20 - Italian Day - Todays class will focus on tomatoes. The kids will make Bruschetta, a classic tomato sauce and Nona's homemade Lasagna. Skills Learned - using the oven, chopping, measuring and cooking pasta.

  • October 27 - Halloween Treats – The kids will plan the menu with the chef on the preceding week. Skills Learned - TBA.

  • November 3 - Mexican Day - in today's class they will make Quesadillas; Chicken Tacos with mole sauce and Fried Ice Cream. Skills Learned – measuring, chopping, pan cooking.

  • November 10 - Asian Street Food – throughout Asia, street vendors sell amazing food. The kids will make Dim Sum Dumplings, WonTon Soup and Fried Rice (veg or chicken). Skills Learned – steaming dumplings, cooking rice and making soup.

  • November 17 - 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 - $595 plus HST for the 8-class series or

$85 per single class plus HST

» Click Here to Register Now

Children's Camps at The Chef Upstairs (click)

Children's Birthday Parties at The Chef Upstairs (click)


KIDS COOKING CLASSES - Cancellation and Change Policy:


By purchasing a Kids 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.