The right ingredients for everyday living…
ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen has provided household advice and recipes in the province of Alberta for 85 years. Through our toll-free Answer Line, our Calgary Learning Centre, Edmonton Retail Store and Kitchen, and our website we provide reliable information on a variety of daily living, household and cooking topics.
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Community Educators and Home Economists
Our team of community educators and professional home economists hold degrees in home economics, food and nutrition science, and human ecology. They rely on years of collective experience in industry, public education, and consumer services to provide accurate, evidence-based answers to your questions.
Our chef instructors are award-winning chefs who have worked in top restaurants around the world managing both large and small scale kitchens. They are each specialized in their area of expertise and aside from preparing, creating and testing recipes, they facilitate our classes, our media segments, and our how-to videos
We have two locations in Calgary and Edmonton to serve you.
Calgary Learning Centre
A state-of-the-art facility, where we offer demonstration and hands-on classes for adults, kids and teens, families, school groups and corporate team building and private events.
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Edmonton Retail Store and Kitchen
Freshly renovated, our Edmonton Retail Store and Kitchen space is vibrant and inviting. Stop by to shop for a gift, or pick up our latest cookbook. We also offer cooking classes in our modern home kitchen.
Answer Line Services
Our ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Answer Line
provides our customers with a way to connect directly with our community educators and professional home economists. The answer line is accessible by phone, online chat or email five days a week to answer questions related to food, cooking, food safety, stain removal, and other household concerns. Call our Answer Line toll-free Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1-877-420-9090, chat with us online or email us.
We have two retail stores, one in Calgary
and one in Edmonton
. We carry a variety of kitchen gadgets that are great gift ideas for the family chef.
We publish new cookbooks with new recipes every year, which reflect the latest culinary trends. Our home economists and chef instructors work hard to bring you delicious recipes that you can replicate in your own kitchen over and over again and ingredients that are readily available. Our trademark is your assurance that each recipe has been tested in our professional kitchens and meets the highest standards.
We have a wide variety of classes from hands-on to demonstration style available.
ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen app
We have developed a free app for iOS and Android where users can look up recipes, create shopping lists, watch YouTube tutorial videos, and chat live with the team of home economists from smartphone or tablet screen.
Our Calgary location is also home to the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Café. Open Monday to Friday. To view the café menu and specials, visit the Café page