The Blog Upstairs

Holiday season got you tied up? We know you need a quick and healthy meal, so here are some of our favourite 30-minute recipes for you!

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Cooking is a crucial life skill for all of us. Instilling the confidence and the know-how early on, is a great way to ensure your child is able to take care of themselves as a young adult (and hopefully, you get some tasty meals out of it too!)

There are many ways for your child to learn how to cook, but a great and effective way is by sending them to cooking classes. While they can learn how to cook at home, having an extra space to build those skills can help them have a better understanding of food. It’s also a great social setting and LOTS of fun.

So, here are 3 big reasons why cooking classes should be mandatory for your child (and why you should register fast before our winter programs sell out!).

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The weather is getting colder, the leaves are beginning to change colour, and you hear everything about pumpkin spice. It’s official - we’ve entered fall! While there’s beauty in every season, fall is arguably one of the most beautiful and romantic of the seasons. The colder weather and warm drinks just make it a perfect time to get cozy.
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Our Events Manager Danielle Pancer had the honour of writing an article for the September 2020 issue for Women Aspire Together magazine
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We were so excited to recently participate in one of The Chef Upstairs’ adult cooking classes, Canadian Winter Comforts, with Chef Pierre Beaumier. On the menu: a spiced squash and ginger soup, cornish hen with maple-glazed root vegetables and kale, and maple-whiskey butter tarts.
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Cooking Brings Out a Creative Side for Kids - These creative minds and hands never cease to amaze us with what they are capable of whipping up in the kitchen. That’s why we wanted to hear directly from some of our youngest chefs what it is they love about cooking! Today we’re chatting with Lenore, 13, who has been part of The Chef Upstairs Family for over 2 years.

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