Recreational Classes

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Top Toques is excited to announce we will be running a variety of in-person cooking classes! For more information and to register, call 519-743-8335 or email Admissions@TopToques.ca.

What to Expect

  • The courses are all hands-on and limited in size to 10 to 12 per class.
  • Two professional chef instructors instruct each class.
  • Our culinary students assist in the classes.
  • We offer a fun atmosphere while learning classical and global skills and techniques from professional chef instructors.
  • We focus on exploring cooking techniques, ingredients and dishes.
  • Instructional recipes geared towards the home cook or gourmand, taking into consideration the tools and equipment people have in their homes.
  • Our teaching allows the home cook to think and cook like a professional chef.
  • Each of our classes offers its unique diversity with flavours from around the world and close to home.
  • Each course is either an intense one-evening class or a series of classes, exploring cooking techniques, ingredients, dishes or cuisine.
  • When attending a class please bring along containers to transport your food.

Upcoming Recreational Classes

We have designed these interactive classes to give an overview of useful techniques ensuring that key concepts are understood.

Bootcamp Class - Top Toques Institute of Culinary Excellence


Contact the school for the next available class.

5 weeks of dynamic and intense hands-on instruction in fundamental skills and techniques that help teach the non-professional to think and cook like a Chef.


Knife Skills

Stocks, Soups, and Sauces

Poultry, Red Meats, and Fish: Fabrication & Cooking

Vegetables & Starches

Appetizers, Salads and Dressings

International Cuisine

Plating Techniques

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Past Recreational Classes

The Ultimate Burger

From the history of burgers, to how to make a burger, and the basic methods of cooking. It’s a fun and creative class – the burgers timeless appeal lies in its simplicity.

Fall Baking

Fall flavours like pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, maple and comforting warm spices.

Cooking the Greek Islands

Learn the flavours of the Greek Islands.

Thai Cuisine

Mastering the four pillars of taste: salty, spicy, sour, and sweet.

Savoury Baking

A whole new world of baking to explore!

Amuse-Bouche Hors D'Oeuvres

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