Nella Cucina - Your Complete Culinary Experience

Nella Cucina is your one stop culinary destination offering commercial equipment and professional kitchen supplies. We are also the home of Toronto's finest culinary school and event venue. This Blog is to keep everyone informed about store and school events including sales, classes, and more! Keep checking back for updates....

Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Deal of the Day!!!

30% off Kapoosh Knife Blocks!

Come check them out!!!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Massimo Capra Book Signing!!!

Celebrity Chef Massimo Capra will be in our store signing copies of his new book!!!

Don't Miss Out!!!

Sunday, December 12 at 1pm!!!

Wellness Mats!!!!

Deal of the Day: Wellness Mats 25% off! 

Come into the store to try standing on one, or check out - you'll LOVE it!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Deal of the Day!!!

Waiting For the Deal of the Day? 

MyPressi Portable Espresso Maker!
30% off today only!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Great Deal on Le Creuset!!!

Today's 'Deal of the Day'!!!

25% off of Le Creuset Cast Iron OR Buy 2 and get 30% off of both!!!!

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Get Cookin'!!!!!

Today's 'Deal of the Day'!!!!

Any piece of Cuisinox open stock cookware - 30% off today only!

Just mention our blog or twitter!!!!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

30% off Glassware!

Today's 'Deal of the Day'!!!

30% off ALL Schott Zweisel Glassware!

Don't Miss It!!!!!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Deal of the Day!

Great Deal!!!

25% off ALL John Boos Cutting Boards! They are beyond gorgeous!

Come check it out and don't forget to mention our blog or twitter in order to get the discount!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Holiday Shopping Party!!!

Don't forget about our Holiday Shopping Party!!!!

Deal of the Day (and Tomorrow)!

Today and Tomorrow, 15% of ALL Knives!!!!

Come check it out! Don't forget to mention our Blog or Twitter in order to receive the discount!!!!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Deal of the Day!!

25% off all  Kapoosh Knife Blocks!

These things are amazing!!!! Store various, any size knives in ONE block! Come check them out!!!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

25% off Bodum Products!


25% off All Non-Electrical Bodum Products!
Coffee Mugs, French Presses, Tea Pots and MORE!!!!

Make sure to mention our Blog or Twitter in order to receive the discount!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Basic Skills Workshop

As previously mentioned, we will be offering a Basic Skills Workshop, every Saturday in February.

This workshop is designed for people who want to learn basic cooking skills but who don't have the time or money to register in a full cooking course. The workshop is split into four sessions, and can be purchased separately so you can choose which skills you would like to learn:

Week 1: Knife Skills
Week 2: Roasting and Braising
Week 3: Steaming
Week 4: Searing, Sauteing and Grilling

$125/class. Sign up for all 4 classes and receive $100 back in a Nella Cucina Gift Card!!!!

To sign up or for more information:
Phone: 416.922.9055

Salt and Pepper Mills 25% Off!!!

Today's Deal of the Day!!!!

25% off ALL Salt and Pepper Mills (including shakers)!!!

Don't forget to mention that you follow our Blog or Twitter in order to receive the discount!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Deal of the Day

From now until Christmas we will be featuring a new "Deal of the Day", EVERYDAY!!!

Make sure to follow us here, on Twitter and on Facebook so you are always up to date on these amazing deals!

Today's "Deal of the Day":

Staub cast iron - 25% off one piece, or take 2 or more for 30% off each piece! 

Make sure to check back tomorrow for the next "Deal of the Day"!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Holiday Break Kid's Cooking Camp

Looking for a fun activity for your kids during their Holiday Break?

Sign them up for our Kid's Cooking Camp.
December 29 and 30, 10am - 3pm.
$75/day, attend one or both!

The kids will enjoy a full day of cooking and other activites! Check out our website for more info:

Monday, November 8, 2010

Holiday Baking Class Menu

Check out the menu for our Holiday Baking Class:

  • Mini Steamed Cranberry Pudding with Eggnog Sauce
  • Whipped Shortbread with Dried Cranberry and Toasted Coconut
  • Peanut Butter and Jam Bars
  • Orange and Almond Florentine on a Shortbread Crust
  • Almond Bark, Mars Bar Squares and other Holiday Confections
I don't know about you, but I'm drooling....

Register online at, by email or by phone 416.922.9055

Hurry up! Spots are filling up!

Valentine's Day Cooking Classes

We know it isn't even Christmas yet, but here at Nella Cucina we want to help you get a step ahead!

We just added three great Valentine's Day Classes to our schedule:
  • Valentine's Day Chocolate Making on Thursday, February 10
  • Couples in the Kitchen for Valentine's day on Saturday, February 12 OR Sunday, February 13
Check out the class descriptions and register online at our website:

Friday, November 5, 2010

Holiday Appetizer Menu

We just finalized the menu for our Holiday Appetizer class.

Register online at to learn how to make the following:

  • Lemon and Pinenut Mascarpone Stuffed Figs wrapped with Prosciutto
  • Phyllo Turkey and Cranberry Samosas with Pomegrante Glaze
  • Camembert Baked with Poached Pears, Candied Walnuts and Port-Balsamic Reduction
  • Roasted Beet and Pistachio Goat Cheese Log
  • Spicy Hummus with Smoky Sesae\me Oil served with Black Sesame Naan Bread
Hungry yet? Register Today!!!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New Class: Indian Classics for Everyday

We just added a new class to our schedule...

Indian Classics for Everday
Tuesday, February 1, 2010

Looking for classic Indian dishes to prepare for everyday mealtimes? Then this is the class for you! Join mother and daughter team, Arvinda and Preena Chauhan of Arvinda's Indian Spice Blends in a delicious evening of classic Indian dishes you will make over and over again. This class will focus on important techniques used in Indian cuisine, giving you a foundation to build upon for all of your Indian cooking.

The menu, perfect for a comforting Winter meal, includes:
  • Masoor Dal: Red Lentil and Carrot Soup  served with Pappadums 
  • Aloo Gobi: Potato, Cauliflower and Pea Curry
  • Coconut Malabar Chicken Curry
  • Basmati Rice Pullao
  • Whole Wheat Handmade Chappatis
  • Authentic Masala Chai Tea
This class will be hands-on, and costs $95/person. You can register online at, by email at, or by phone 416.922.9055.

In the meantime, come check out Arvinda's Indian Spice Blends  in our store. The base to creating authentic and delicious Indian meals at home.

Arvinda's Spice Blends are available in many varieties
$7.20 each

Monday, November 1, 2010

Holiday Cooking Classes!

Halloween is over,  it's time to start preparing for the Holiday Season.

We've got you covered! Join us in our kitchen for our Holiday Appetizer and Holiday Baking classes. You will learn to make delicious dishes perfect for your own Holiday Parties or to bring to others.

For more information or to sign up please visit our website at, send me an email at or give the store a call at 416.922.9055.

We hope to see you 'in the kitchen' with us soon!!!