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The Best Cooking Classes in Toronto

The best cooking classes in Toronto will get you from binge-watching the Cooking Channel to plating up actual dishes of your own. Get hands on and learn proper knife skills, fermentation skills and the art of braising under the tutelage of certified teachers. The school of Youtube can only take you so far. 

Here are the best cooking classes in Toronto.


George Brown College
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George Brown College

You don't have to commit to full-time chef school to become one. This popular downtown campus offers a range of continuing education courses. When you're done you'll have credentials from one of the most famous culinary schools in the country.

Nella Cucina
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Nella Cucina

Take a class from this restaurant supply giant in the Annex. Brush up on your basics at Nella’s one-off classes and workshops ranging  from knife skills and classic French pastries to Caribbean cooking taught by Chef Noel Cunningham.


Dish Cooking Studio
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Dish Cooking Studio

This chic cooking school in Little Italy has an easy-to-scan calendar online that stays updated with a variety of weekly classes. Head chef Erin Ross teaching schedule ranges from making handmade ramen to the ins and outs of Nashville chicken.

The Chef Upstairs
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The Chef Upstairs

The best part of this Mt. Pleasant cooking studio is learning how to cook a full meal while sipping on wine. Their programs include 5-course cooking classes, workshops for date night and evenings dedicated to French cuisine.


Cookery
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Cookery

Roncesvalles’ kitchenware store is also a hub for cooking classes. Learn to make tortillas by hand, shape your own gnocchi or build a pan of Spanish paella. Both locations on Roncy and by Yonge and Davisville have shifted to virtual classes.


Cirillo's Academy
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Cirillo's Academy

Two-hour couples cooking classes with dinner included are popular at this cooking school across from St. Lawrence Market. Cirillo’s also offers a class with tips and tricks for chefs at every level. Bring some tupperware and take your cooked meal home when you’re done.

Sushi Making For The Soul
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Sushi Making For The Soul

This Etobicoke cooking school from restaurateur Chef Sang Kim is easily the city’s most popular sushi-making class. You’ll learn how to make hosomaki, uramaki, temai and kazari, preceded by a history lesson on the history of Edo-mae sushi and etiquette.


The Honest Food Company
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The Honest Food Company

Personalize a cooking class led by co-chefs Matthew Mason and Spencer Newlands. They’ll guide you through a multi-course dinner with ingredients and pairings delivered to your door, if you choose the virtual option.

The Edible Story
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The Edible Story

This beautiful catering company and kitchen space on Richmond St. East runs private cooking classes for 12 or more people. Their in-person class includes a cooking experience taught at a time and place that works for you.

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George Brown College, Nella Cucina, Dish Cooking Studio, Chef Upstairs, Cookery, Cirillo's Academy, Sushi Making For The Soul, Honest Food Co., Edible Story.


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