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Looking for Inexpensive Couples Cooking Classes in the GTA.

lfslshlps Dec 14, 2010 03:14 PM

I've been looking around for a few months now after my boyfriend brought up the idea of us going to a couples cooking class since we cook together often,but want to try it in a different atmosphere. From what I've found they go around $150-$400/couple which is kind of ridiculous.

I'm looking for something less than $150 but is still an enjoyable and fun couples cooking class.

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    JennaBean RE: lfslshlps Dec 15, 2010 01:06 PM

    I think this will be a challenge if you want a hands on class. I can't think of a single school that has hands on classes for less thank $75 pp most are double that.

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      sillybuns79 RE: lfslshlps Dec 15, 2010 01:15 PM

      Toronto Parks and Recreation offers cooking classes from $25 per person. They're not just for couples, but they are hands-on. I've haven't taken any cooking classes through the Parks and Rec, so I can't comment on the quality. http://efun.toronto.ca/torontofun/Act...

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        JennaBean RE: sillybuns79 Dec 15, 2010 01:22 PM

        That is something I never would have thought of!!! I know that the LCBO has demo classes as well but I haven't seen anything hands-on!

        Outside of the cooking school box for sure! Well done Sillyburns.

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          sillybuns79 RE: JennaBean Dec 15, 2010 01:24 PM

          Thanks JennaBean :)

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            chillihigh RE: sillybuns79 Dec 15, 2010 09:07 PM

            Local Loblaws branches also have cooking classes in house

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              JennaBean RE: chillihigh Dec 16, 2010 06:36 AM

              I've done one with a group of girls and it was terrible and a waste of time if you have any cooking skill at all.

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            Jacquilynne RE: JennaBean Dec 15, 2010 09:18 PM

            TDSB offers some cooking classes through their continuing ed department (here's a link to their program PDF: http://www.tdsb.on.ca/wwwdocuments/pr... ), but they're ongoing courses rather than one-off classes. Still, you can get 9 weeks of classes for $180pp, rather than one class, if you're interested in doing this a little more long term.

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