Toronto’s eclectic fusion of flavours and cooking styles makes it one of the most exciting cities to eat in. There’s something for everyone. But why not experience some of the city’s cuisine first-hand? Here are some of Toronto’s best cooking classes.
Dish Cooking Studio
If you like to cook, eat and shop, then look no further. Dish has a holistic approach to giving people the chance to do all three under the same roof. They also have some seriously cool hands-on classes, as well as themed date nights. Their classes will have you dabbling with a variety of ingredients, cooking with craft beer and recreating recipes by world-renowned chefs.
587 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B2, +1 416 920-5559
Dish Cooking School | Courtesy of dish
St. Lawrence Market
Market, Seafood, Dessert, Street Food, $$$
St. Lawrence Market
If you love visiting local markets while on your travels then no trip to Toronto is complete without spending time at St. Lawrence Market. A vital piece of the city’s history, St. Lawrence Market is known mostly for it’s wonderful food produce and beautiful antiques. Their Market Kitchen offers a huge range of quality cooking classes. Themes include dainty pastries, seasonal cooking, and cuisines from around the world. Book well in advance to avoid disappointment!
93 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1C3, +1 416 860-0727
Fresh Salad | Courtesy of St. Lawrence Market | Courtesy of St. Lawrence Market
The culinary classes at this venue cover an array of global cuisine through hands-on sessions and workshops for singles, couples and families. The focus at Aphrodite Cooks is to bring people together over food. If you’re travelling solo, or just want to meet some fellow foodies, get yourself into one of their classes.
201 Weston Road Suite 101, Toronto, ON M6N 3P1, + 1 416 738-0754
Aphrodite Cooks | Courtesy of Aphrodite Cooks
President’s Choice Cooking School
Though there are multiple President’s Choice Cooking School branches this one is a little special as it is located in a historic building: the Maple Leafs Garden. The great selection of global cooking classes often include wine tastings, making the President’s Choice Cooking School the perfect place for dates or for those looking to discover new wine and food pairings.
438 Church St, Toronto, ON M5B 1J2 Church St, + 1 416 593-6154
Baking lovers stand to attention because Le Dolci understands what you want from life. Whether you have a sweet or savoury tooth, when it comes to baked goods, this is the place to go. Classes cover macarons, bread, croissants, cakes and more. This bake shop and culinary classroom even offers baking boot camps.
1006 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1W6, +1 416 262-3400
Le Dolci Latte Cake | Courtesy of Stephanie Kretzschmer
Nella Cucina Culinary School
If the latest culinary trends and equipment make your mouth water then this is the place for you. This stunning kitchen supply store offers immersive classes with local top chefs. Brush up on basic skills or try one of Nella Cucina‘s specialized classes and workshops on foodie favourites like gnocchi, sourdough bread and pizza.
Nella Cucina, 876 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5R 3G3, + 1 416 922-9055
Nella Cucina Culinary Classroom | Courtesy of Nella Cucina