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Apr 12, 2010 06:24 PM

Cooking Lessons in TO??

Hey guys!

Well, my cousin, her mother (my aunt), and another aunt, all had recent birthdays and I thought it would be a good idea to get them cook lessons. They all have varying degrees of skill, from basic to somewhat advanced. None of them have been formally trained. I was think I could get them something that would be educational, yet entertaining (kind of like a girls night out). My question is where can I find something like this in TO? I remember there use to be a lady on TV and she ran a cooking "workshop" called cook work (or something like that), but that's apparently not running any more. Any and all suggestion would be great. Thanks guys!

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  1. My sister dragged me to a cooking lesson at Nella Cucina some time ago, and it seemed more of a girls night out than a cooking lesson. About 20 "girls" were there and were VERY interested in the wines served, in fact soaked up most of it. It was a birthday event for one of them. Much giggling.I was happy to eat whatever was made and then passed around. My sister was there doing research for her cooking school in Edmonton. Anna Olson was the instructor. I believe the event was pricey, well over a hundred dollars a person, but it included lots of wine and food. Luckily we were comped.

    Nella Cucina
    876 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M6G, CA

      1. While not in TO, downtown Brampton's Aggie Martin offers monthly classes on a Monday afternoon and evening. AM has a very solid kitchen team so I would be confident in their work. See the details at:

        Aggie Martin - CLOSED 2010
        15 Main St N, Brampton, ON L6X1M8, CA

        1. Thanks guys for the recs...please keep them coming. While I want the lessons to be fun and a girls night out. I think I'd much prefer that the educational component be more of the focus....

          1. Calphalon will provide a great education. The class if very small (12 people) and intimate. It's about $130/person, but worth it.