Our Favourite Cooking Classes in Toronto

cooking classes in Toronto

Cooking is something we do every day to fuel our bodies and experience delicious flavours. But have you ever wanted to level up your chef skills? Feeling inspired by popular cooking shows like Top Chef or The Bear? Searching for a fun date night idea for you and your partner? Whatever experience you’re looking for, these Toronto cooking classes are sure to fit the bill.


Eataly Toronto

Address: Two locations across the Greater Toronto Area

At Eataly’s Yorkville and Sherway Gardens locations, learn how to cook some of the most popular and beloved Italian recipes. They feature hands-on workshops for making pasta, pizza and desserts. Meanwhile, you will be sipping on wine and beer that pairs perfectly with the dishes you are creating! Eataly has recently introduced Baby and Me cooking classes for new parents and their little ones (up to 18 months) to experience the joys of Italian cooking.

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Roll This Way

Roll This Way

Address: 14 Logan Avenue, Toronto, ON

Located in Leslieville, Roll This Way features a Sushi Making 101 class where you learn how to make four different types of sushi. They provide ingredients to make 28 pieces of sushi including avocado cucumber maki, a spicy ahi tuna hand roll and a classic California roll. Throughout the class, you will also learn about the history of sushi making plus some fun sushi facts. If you would like to make sushi from the comfort of your home, Roll This Way also features a pre-recorded online class.



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The Chef Upstairs

Address: Two locations across the Greater Toronto Area

With classes for all ages from kids to adults, The Chef Upstairs covers a wide variety of topics. These cooking classes will take you around the world with cuisines including Thai, Italian, Mexican and more. If you feel like keeping your taste buds a little closer to home, they also have classes featuring local Canadian recipes and ingredients in an incredible five-course meal.  The in-studio classes are fun, interactive and informative. Not to mention… delicious!

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Nella Cucina

Address: 876 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON

Not only does Nella Cucine offer cooking classes with recipes, but they also offer skill-building classes. From knife skills to grilling basics, these classes will have you walking out feeling like a pro. If you’re looking to learn a new recipe, Nella Cucine will be sure to teach you something new. With hands-on and interactive classes, you can learn to cook Italian, Greek, and Spanish cuisine and so much more. Plus, after class, you have time to shop around the Nella Cucina store with a 15 per cent discount on most items.

Dish Cooking Studio

Address: 587 College Street, Toronto, ON

At this Little Italy cooking studio, Dish features cooking classes, skill development and dish fundamentals. Upcoming class topics include cocktail party appetizers, a Greek dinner party, and a Parisian summer menu. They even have an upcoming class inspired by the dishes of our very own Ina Garten! Dish also has classes focused on dietary restrictions and preferences including a vegan cooking class and a gluten-free feast. They really do have something for everyone.

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Address: 888 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON

Hooked features cooking classes with a seafood focus. Classes are announced seasonally and are a mix of demonstrations and hands-on experiences. Topics currently include fish of the eastern Mediterranean, fresh Thai fish and fish butchery fundamentals. The classes at Hooked are small with only eight people in each class, so you will get the opportunity to really soak in these recipes and skills in an intimate setting.

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Le Dolci

Address: 12 Sousa Mendes Street, Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for a bit of a sweeter cooking class, look no further than Le Dolci. Classes range in skill level from beginner to advanced. Learn how to make croissant dough, decorate a cake or bake Parisian macarons. They also have summer camps for your budding bakers to satisfy their summer sweet tooth. For adults, Le Dolci also has a four-week baking boot camp, a cake-baking and decorating masterclass and a chocolate masterclass. Now that is sweet!


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Address: Three locations across the Greater Toronto Area

With locations in Roncesvalles, Leslieville and Yorkville, Cookery delivers in-person and online cooking classes for kids and adults. Adult class menus are paired with the perfect wine or beer to go with what you are cooking. They also feature classes about wines for specific occasions such as barbecue season and summer patio wines. Cooking classes include topics such as Mexican flavours, elegant entertaining and Asian dumplings.



Address: 19 locations across the Greater Toronto Area

At select Longo’s grocery store locations, you can learn how to cook the groceries you are buying. They have lots of kid-friendly classes, especially during the summer, but they also have a variety of adult classes as well. Topics include power bowls, summer desserts, and Caribbean flavours. Classes can be held in-store via demonstration, as an interactive experience or virtually! Longo’s even has classes to celebrate the seasonality of produce, like their upcoming class to celebrate strawberry season.

Viva Tastings

Viva Tastings

Address: 52 Henry Street, Toronto, ON

Viva Tastings website emphasizes that “great cooking isn’t about recipes, it’s about techniques.” And that’s what you can expect to learn in their hands-on classes. The sessions include cottage meals, French bistro and casual dinner party recipes. Not only will you learn delicious recipes but you will also learn some tips and tricks to navigate the kitchen.