Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to make a payment through INTERAC e-Transfer, a.k.a. INTERAC Email Money Transfer?

If you bank online, you are probably able to use it to send money. What you need from us is our email address only. Detailed information about the transaction method can be found here at http://www.interac.ca/consumers/faqs.php. Below is a list of the major Canadian banks, please click on the link for your bank to get detailed instructions:

Can I make payment through PayPal?

Yes, you can make payment via PayPal, but a 5% processing fee applies.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes, we do, but payment must be paid through PayPal and there is a 5% processing fee.

How to sign up for a cooking class?

The easiest way is to email us by indicating the number of people and their names, the name and date of the class. The current schedule is always posted on our website.

Do you have any gift items available?

Yes. Our personalized gift certificates are very popular. Very often, people also like to purchase a certain cooking lesson as a gift. Our brand new embroidered aprons are now available for people who wish to buy an awesome gift. Different sizes available. More information can be found at chinesecookingstudio.com/store.html.

Can children register for any weekly scheduled (i.e. regular) classes?

Except for children's classes, persons under 18 years of age shall register for the same class with their parents or guardians and be accompanied by them in class. Please note that the rate for children is the same as adults.

Do you offer any cooking lessons for children?

Yes, we do, but most of them are private lessons as birthday partites and the like.

What types of private cooking workshops do you do?

Including many different private events, such as Bachelorette Party, Showers, Birthday Party, Anniversary Party, Family Reunion, Wedding, Farewell, and Girls Night Party. Group discounts may apply.

Do you offer any private cooking sessions at people's place?

Yes. Private home classes are often offered. No fancy kitchen is required, and you do not need to buy anything for your cooking event as we bring all necessary ingredients and stuff. A setup fee may apply, depending on the location of your place.

May I pick individual dishes for my private home lesson?

Yes, you are welcome to pick your own menu and/or dishes.

Are there any gluten-free cooking classes at your cooking school?

Yes, some of our scheduled classes are totally gluten free. Please email us to verify before you sign up.

What kinds of corporate events do you hold?

Customize your very own cooking session for any corporate events, such as Team Building Activity, Farewell, Alumni Reunion, and Working Lunch/Dinner. Group discounts may apply.

We're Listening!

At the OCCS, we like to think we offer a truly unique cooking experience, but what do you think? If you have any comments, suggestions or questions, please feel free to email us. Thank you.