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Canada’s greatest chefs share their knowledge while walking you through the preparation of a recipe in simple and fun virtual classes.

Receive everything you need at home and enjoy a local turnkey culinary experience. Whether you want to learn new cooking techniques or simply discover new and original meals, you’ll be sure to impress your future guests!

The classes

Every month, Chef’s Class features a renowned Canadian chef and a few of their favourite recipes prepared with local and seasonal ingredients.

In an approximately one-hour-long virtual class, the chefs will walk you through the recipe preparation step by step and share their best tips and tricks to cook like a chef.

Episode 1: Menu Extra

Coulibiac with celeriac remoulade and pear clafoutis

On the menu:

Celeriac Remoulade

Available in the Pantry

Pear Clafoutis

Available in the Pantry

The chefs

Francis Blais, chef and co-founder, Menu Extra

Francis is the first Quebecer to win first place on Top Chef Canada during the TV show’s eighth season. Known for his bold cooking, Francis developed his skills in a two-Michelin-star restaurant in Copenhagen, in Kitchen Galerie and in Maison Boulud at Ritz.

Camilo Lapointe-Nascimento, chef and co-founder, Menu Extra

Camilo won the Les chefs! competition in 2020 at only 23 years old. A year prior, he won the prestigious culinary competition Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship. After working in several Montréal restaurants including Cul Sec, Hoogan et Beaufort and Le Mousso, Camilo is now chef and co-founder of Menu Extra.

More than just a cooking class

Our Chef’s classes offer a complete culinary experience. When taking part in a class, you receive: – The ingredients required to prepare the main dish recipe and a unique recipe card, delivered at home – Access to the online class given by a renowned chef

How it works

Subscribe to Cook it

Choose a weekly plan, create your first meal kit and add a recipe identified as Chef’s Class. As simple as that!

Receive everything at home

Find everything you need to prepare the main dish recipe (and even more!) in your meal kit.

Attend the online class

Access the online class with the link you’ll receive by email or through the Cook it website directly.

Subscribe to Cook it

Choose a weekly plan, create your first meal kit and add a recipe identified as Chef’s Class. As simple as that!

Receive everything at home

Find everything you need to prepare the main dish recipe (and even more!) in your meal kit.

Attend the online class

Access the online class with the link you’ll receive by email or through the Cook it website directly.

Contest: Win your Chef’s Class

For a limited time, add a Chef’s Class recipe to your box and run the chance to win the October Chef’s Class with chef Arnaud Marchand from Chez Boulay!

Double or triple your chances by adding both sides suggested by the guest chefs to your box. Each side gives you one additional chance of winning.

Hurry, the contest ends on September 28.

The line-up

Watch the available classes and discover the upcoming guest chefs!

Francis Blais and Camilo Lapointe-Nascimento

September 2021

Anita Feng

November 2021

Antonin Mousseau-Rivard

January 2022

Arnaud Marchand

October 2021

Rémy Couture

December 2021

To be announced

February 2022

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FAQ

Chef’s Class is an online turnkey culinary experience offered by Cook it. A renowned Canadian chef walks you through the preparation of a recipe made with local and seasonal ingredients during a virtual class and Cook it sends you all the required ingredients at home. All you have left to do is cook like a chef!

For clients, when selecting a Chef’s Class recipe, you’ll receive all the ingredients needed and, a special recipe card. The common ingredients (butter, oil, vinegar, etc.) are not included in the box in order to reduce packaging and food waste.

You can access the virtual classes at any time on the Cook it website without a subscription, but you won’t be able to receive the ingredients at home.

Depending on the ingredients picked by the chefs, the Chef’s Class recipes can cost up to an additional $15 per portion, according to your weekly plan. These additional costs cover the chef’s amazing work and, the local ingredients and the surprises! You can also turn your recipe into an entire menu by adding sides from the Pantry

Yes, the video content of the Chef’s class is available to everyone for free on the Cook it website. To enjoy the full experience and receive the same ingredients as the chefs at home, you must be subscribed to Cook it. Subscribe now to get access!

Yes! Whether you’re new to cooking or you’re a chef yourself, the classes are designed for all levels.

Yes and no. The chefs’ recipes can be ordered during a one-month period only, but the video content of the classes will remain available at all times!

No. To enhance your experience, the classes are not live!

The preparation time will be specified on the recipe card. The recipes may take longer to prepare than our usual recipes in order to give chefs more freedom in the creation of their menu.

The recipes are delivered in the same box as your weekly menu. The box will be delivered during the delivery slot you have selected. Depending on the delivery address, different options will be available for you to choose from.

You must have access to a device with an internet connection. Generally, only common kitchen appliances are required. You’ll be able to tell if a particular appliance such as a blender is needed in the recipe’s description as well as in the confirmation email.

Chconnu et quelques-unes de ses recettes coup de coeur, préparées avec des ingrédients locaux de saison.