Private and Corporate Cooking Classes

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Are you looking for creative ways to entertain your guests or clients? Need to boost morale, build your team and enhance workplace synergy? President's Choice Cooking Schools have exceptional programs to suit your needs and have been providing corporate and private functions since 1998.

Either demonstration or interactive, our classes are led by professional and knowledgeable chefs with an assortment of specialties. Always innovative and unique to your preferences, the menu can be as simple or as advanced as you prefer and most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. All menus are designed to showcase local and seasonal products which will provide you with a delectable taste experience.

OUR CLASSES

Minimum participants: 12

Gourmet Basics - 2 hours

Book as a single program or incorporate it into your scheduled meeting package.

  • Great as either a lunch or dinner event
  • Three course meal – basic menu
  • Standard classroom setting
  • This class offers tasteful, good quality and budget-oriented menu options

Interactive Cooking - 2 hours

  • Our engaging chefs will put on a show for you and your guests/clients
  • Appetizer or dessert is prepared by the class, main meal prepared by chef
  • Three course meal
  • Room set up includes linens, flowers and candles

Premium Gourmet - 3 hours

  • Bond with friends or treat your staff/clients to an evening of cooking and fun
  • Roll up your sleeves and get into the kitchen to prepare your appetizer. Once complete, sit back and relax as the chef continues your exquisite meal
  • Cheese reception
  • Three course meal
  • Room set up includes linens, flowers and candles
  • Commemorative CD with photos from your event included upon request

Cooking Challenge: Our Corporate Team Building Event

Offered at Loblaws store maple leaf gardens and Loblaws Queen's Quay - Lower Jarvis location

Featuring our top chefs

Maximum participants: 20

4.5 hours, includes 30 minute debriefing

  • Designed to enhance creativity, build trust, encourage teamwork, improve communication and listening skills
  • Features a "secret box" (secret ingredients) competition to create a menu for a three course meal in a specified time frame with in-store shopping obstacles and other problem solving challenges
  • Our goal is to make your event fun, memorable and result-oriented

Dine With The Chef

*Exclusive to the Loblaws store at Maple Leaf Gardens

Participants: 8-10

Let us host your next corporate or private function at our state of the art kitchen where you will join some of Canada's most notable chefs on a journey through the senses.

In this intimate class, you can choose between a customized four course gourmet meal prepared by our Chef, or partake in a comprehensive sommelier course.


The Gourmet Chef Package - 3 hours

An experience that will enhance your group's culinary acumen, this class is interactive and the menu is entirely personalized by you. Help to prepare the fresh ingredients that will go into your meal, or sit back and observe as your chef creates a meal that will inspire a deeper understanding of the flavours behind some of the most sought after international dishes. Wine service is available upon request at an additional cost.


The Sommelier Tasting Package - 3 hours

Indulge in the aromas of select limited edition wines and spirits as your group discovers appellations and food pairings which bring even the most mundane meals to life. Please contact the Cooking School Coordinator for full wine service details.


Other Particulars

  • Deposits: all corporate and private class bookings will be confirmed with a 25% non-refundable deposit
  • Remainder due on the day of the class
  • Applicable taxes will be added to all corporate and private classes
  • Final numbers must be confirmed one week in advance of function. Following this confirmation, participants may be further increased but not decreased

To reserve your group experience, contact the Cooking School Coordinator