Cooking Class: Authentic French Bistro Creations

Prepare a menu of French favorites with assistance from Chef Karen in this charming cooking class. You'll be surrounded by the flavors of authentic Parisian cuisine as you learn to recreate these recipes in your own home kitchen. Begin your lesson with a luxurious, flaky tart piled with carmelized onion and tomato before learning to expertly cook a classic flank steak in a red wine sauce, smashed rosemary baby potatoes and a fresh bistro salad. End on a sweet note with a tantalizing French soufflé.


Caramelized Onion and Tomato Tarte Tatin

With red onions, balsamic vinegar and black olives

Bavette Steak and Mushrooms 

With onions and a red wine pan sauce

Roasted Smashed Baby Potatoes 

With duck fat, garlic and fresh rosemary

French Bistro Salad

 With olive oil, walnuts and pickled shallots

French Soufflé

  • Minimum Guests 2
  • Maximum Guests 8
  • Event Duration 2.5 hours
  • Activity Level
    Activity Level
  • LabelsCouples, Gourmet, Date Night, French, Baking, Mother's Day, Valentine's
  • This is a BYOB venue and alcoholic beverages are not available for sale. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to enjoy during class.

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14 Mar 2024

Amazing experience! We enjoyed learning cooking techniques and the meal was just fabulous. Definitely coming back!

Outside Reviews for Chef Karen

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Robert V.

15 Jan 2020

Our French Bistro Fare cooking class experience with Chef Karen was wonderful and the food was merveilleux!! From start to finish, Chef Karen was inviting, genuine and made us feel so comfortable to ask any questions. The kitchen has a wonderful set up and we loved learning all the little tips & tricks to make life easier in the kitchen. We can't wait to make this meal for our family and to hopefully take another class one day soon.

CAD $ 125 Per person

all-inclusive: 2.5-hour class, meal and taxes.

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Event location: Toronto

Chef’s Place


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Meet your chef

Chef Karen
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Chef Karen is a Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts graduate with nearly two decades of professional cooking experience. She works as a private chef and cooking instructor and formerly owned her own prepared meals and catering company. In Chef Karen's words: “Great cooking isn’t about recipes, it’s about techniques," which she aims to pass along to her students. She prides herself on offering cooking classes and team-building events that are fun, hands-on and educational.

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