Terms & Conditions


The information provided here is not a replacement for medical advice.
Attendees should consult their healthcare provider for management of their diet. 

Just Be Cooking is not liable for damages or dietary issues that may arise from attending any hosted workshops or events. 

By purchasing and/or attending a hosted event you are agreeing to this policy.
What to bring
We supply all your ingredients, aprons & recipes. All you need is an interested mind and a willingness to work!
Please see the appropriate section on the FAQ

Booking & Payment

All registration requests to attend any of our scheduled workshops, events or dinners (hereafter shortened to "event(s)" or just "workshop(s)") can be made via directly purchasing a booking through this website, or , for private events, via this website's contact form.

By booking a workshop or event, etc, attendees are agreeing to and accept all of the terms & conditions described here, plus any additional conditions included as part of the specific event being booked.

A confirmation email will be sent with payment details once a booking has been.
Full payment is required prior to the date of the workshop, event or dinner.

All payments in must be in $CAN.

When your booking is complete you will receive an confirmation email. This is your booking confirmation. Should there be any problem with your payment we will email you promptly.
To ensure that our workshops runs smoothly, please treat the booking as you would a theater ticket and turn up on time for the beginning of the class. We kindly ask that you arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your workshop as we will be preparing for your workshop until this time.

If you cannot make it for any reason, please let us know as soon as you can.

Cancellations & Transfers

Cancellation by Just Be Cooking of a Workshop or Event 
Just Be Cooking reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop etc for reasons concerning Just Be Cooking. If a workshop, etc has been cancelled due to low attendance, sickness or any other matter regarding Just Be Cooking, all students will be notified within 60+ hours of the commencement date, and the option to reschedule to another date, or full refunds provided.

A minimum of 4 participants is required to run a scheduled workshop. In the event that minimum numbers are not reached, Just Be Cooking reserves the right to reschedule or refund in full. In the event that the workshop is rescheduled, participants will be notified as soon as possible (up to 7 days prior) and within 60+ hours before the class.
Circumstances beyond Just Be Cooking's control
Should Just Be Cooking be unable to provide for your workshop or function due to circumstances beyond the control of Just Be Cooking is not responsible for any costs, damages or expenses that you may suffer or incur
Cancellation by you
Life happens and things get the the way. If you need to cancel a booking, or simply cannot attend, then we have 3 options:
1. Refund the Ticket Price
The refunded amount depends on how late in the process we are cancelling your booking.

All payments in must be in $CAN.

When your booking is complete you will receive an confirmation email. This is your booking confirmation. Should there be any problem with your payment we will email you promptly.
48 hrs+ before the event start time
100% refund of the ticket price plus fees.
24-48 hrs: before the start time
50% refund
24 hrs less before the start time*
No refund
These time frames are very fair; however, they are not open to negotiation. In the event of any dispute over the timing of a cancellation, we will go by the time stated in our woocommerce platform. Refunds will be rounded down to the nearest dollar.

Refund Example:
Mary, John and Michael have individual bookings for a pierogi workshop on Monday @ 7:00 PM. Each ticket cost $50. For simplicity lets say no fees attached.

Mary cancels at 6:00 PM on Saturday. 

She gets a 100% refund = $50 (she cancelled more than 48 hours before the start time).

John gets distracted by something shiny and cancels his booking at 7:01 PM on Saturday. 
John gets a 50% refund = $25 (he cancelled with 48 - 24hrs before the event).

Michael discovers Game of Thrones and binge-watches 6 seasons over the entire weekend. He decides to binge further and watch season 7 (instead of learning how to feed himself and others at a delightful pierogi workshop, tsk, tsk) so he cancels his booking at 8:00 AM on Monday. 
Michael gets 0% refund = $0 
(8:00 AM is 11 hours prior to the start time of 7:00 PM).
2. Reschedule to a new workshop:
This is also affected by how late we are in rescheduling - whether there is an available workshop to actually reschedule to, with spaces, and if there is a difference in cost between the two events that must be paid. 

Essentially, it is determined by the practical realities of what is available to reschedule to, so it is in no way guaranteed that rescheduling will be possible, feasible or fair to either/both of us. If this is the case then we have a third option - transfer the ticket
3. Transfer to a friend/family
Tickets may be transferred to another person without additional cost to you or the new ticket holder. No fees or additional costs may be added by you or another party to that ticket transfer.

The new ticket holder person must be identified to me by email, phone call, or in person. There is no time limit on when an exchange may happen.

All the same conditions and criteria from the ticket apply to the new ticket holder.

General Terms & Conditions

By purchasing a ticket (or accepting its transfer from another ticket holder) you agree to attend and behave a non-disruptive  manner, polite and respectful of all attendees and hosting staff as well as of the venue itself. 
Damage/Loss of Personal Property
Just Be Cooking will take all necessary care, but accepts no responsibility for the damage to or loss of merchandise left in the venue prior to, during or after a class/event/function. Just Be Cooking is not responsible for the loss or damage of personal items in any form.
Damage/Loss of Just Be Cooking Property
The guest or function organiser may be held financially responsible for any damage to or loss of Just Be Cooking property during the workshop/event/function. The cost of repairing any damage to walls, doors or other parts of the property as a result of inappropriate conduct will be charged to the person or hiring company involved.
Damage/Loss of Personal Property
You are liable for any and all damage caused by you, by events or damages arising from your behavior or actions to the property of Just Be Cooking, other attendees and/or the hosting venue. 
Release of Liability
When participating in a Just Be Cooking workshop/dinner/event, where by the student/participant will be around or using sharp and potentially dangerous tools suitable to a kitchen environment, the student releases, indemnifies and excludes Maria Rozynska, Just Be Cooking and its employees from any and all liability of any kind for any damage or injury incurred while attending or visiting Just Be Cooking. The guest/participant understands these terms and conditions and accepts the inherent risks of a kitchen environment when they make a full payment for a scheduled workshop/dinner/event.


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