Learn To Be A Real Chef Kids Cooking Class Series (12 Classes)

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Kids that know how to cook are healthier, happier, more confident, and a huge help at home! Your child will learn to cook like the Chefs do in this fun, hands on, and interactive cooking & pastry series! This is the ultimate life skills experience and the perfect place to learn cooking & pastry skills while stirring-up creativity! Did you know Kids who learn to cook are healthier, happier, more confident, and a great help at home? In a world filled with fast processed food, learning to cook is a vital skill for any child. We teach children how to cook and bake whole foods from scratch. Our Kids’ Cooking Class Series is taught by area Chefs in our 3,000-square-foot, fully equipped, and state-of-the-art instructional facility where your child will experience new foods and preparation techniques, learn valuable life skills, and hone cooking abilities in a fun and safe learning environment. You will love watching your “young chef” grow with confidence and knowledge while creating amazing foods at home! These are hands on classes & children get to eat what is made in class.

10 Reasons every child should learn how to cook & bake with us:

  • Build important life skills for children that parents may not have time to teach
  • Grow relationships with Instructors and other children
  • Gain an appreciation for real food and nothing over-processed
  • Cut down on picky eating by introducing many different foods and preparation techniques
  • Develop fine motor skills with hands-on preparation
  • Follow instructions and learn how to read and change recipes
  • Use kitchen math and convert measurements properly by weight and volume
  • Strengthen self-sufficiency, responsibility, and helpfulness at home
  • Accomplishment through practice in a creative outlet
  • Improve self-esteem with a fun and engaging, interactive experience

How It Works:

  • Our Chef Instructors demonstrate, guide, coach, and support your child
  • Students learn proper food handling and safety techniques
  • Students work individually and in groups while preparing a large variety of foods hands-on
  • Students get to eat what is prepared in class
  • We teach how to use kitchen equipment, cookware, and everything else needed to be proficient in the kitchen
  • We supply all food, ingredients, a hat, and an apron
  • Soft drinks are available for purchase during classes
  • Complimentary Filtered water is available

Spring 2024 Class Schedule: (Mondays 5:30PM-8PM)

  • Class 1: January 29th
  • Class 2: February 5th
  • Class 3 February 12th
  • Class 4: February 19th
  • Class 5:March 4th
  • Class 6: March 18th
  • Class 7: March 25th
  • Class 8: April 8th
  • Class 9: April 15th
  • Class 10: April 22nd
  • Class 11: April 29th
  • Class 12: May 6th

What Your Child Will Learn:

Class 1: Knife Skills, Kitchen Safety, & Organization

  • Food safety, clean as you go, basic kitchen equipment use & identification
  • Knife safety & proficiency
  • Proper knife handling, choosing the right knife & cutting board for the job
  • How to sharpen a knife, cleaning, & maintaining knives
  • Basic cuts every Chef should know & hands-on practice
  • Speed and accuracy while using knives
  • Knife use hands on practice
  • How to prepare a healthy Mediterranean pasta dish using the fresh vegetables cut in class

Class 2: How to Prepare Breakfast Foods Part 1

  • How to read, quantify, & follow recipes, food safety, Mise en place & organization
  • Maintaining a clutter-free workspace
  • The science of an egg and egg preparation methods
  • Fried, boiled, & poached eggs
  • Frittatas & quiche lorraine

Class 3: How to Prepare Breakfast Foods Part 2

  • How to measure ingredients properly & basic kitchen math
  • Batters, light fluffy pancakes & Belgian waffles
  • Fresh seasonal fruit & homemade whip cream

Class 4: How to Prepare Poultry & Vegetables

  • Safe handling of poultry & food safety
  • Rubs, marinades, flavoring, & seasoning
  • Frying, roasting, & grilling chicken
  • Chicken cordon bleu, fried chicken tenders, & Grilled chicken veggie kebabs

Class 5: How to Prepare Beef & Pork

  • How to safely handle beef and pork
  • Rubs, marinades, flavoring, & seasoning
  • Compound butters
  • Grilling, pan searing, & sauteing
  • Sous vide pan seared steak with roast garlic & herb compound butter, Cuban marinated grilled pork chops chimichurri, Pork wiener schnitzel & mushroom sauce

Class 6: How to Prepare Seafood & Salads

  • Identifying fresh seafood & how to cook it
  • Frying, & grilling seafood
  • Seasoning, spices, breading, & batters
  • Sauces & accompaniments
  • Bang Bang shrimp & grilled salmon
  • Ahi Tuna salad & avocado ranch dressing

Class 7: How to Prepare Sandwiches & Fresh Baked Breads

  • How to bake bread
  • Preparing cold & panini sandwiches
  • Plating and display with accompaniments
  • Homemade white bread, fresh tomato caprese panini, ultimate club sandwich

Class 8: How to Prepare Pasta & Sauces

  • Preparing, rolling, cutting, & cooking scratch-made pasta
  • Preparing sauces to accompany pasta
  • Fettuccini alfredo, angel hair pesto

Class 9: How to Prepare Soups

  • How to prepare seasonal hot & cold soups
  • How to flavor & season soups
  • Preparing stocks & broths
  • How to cut vegetables for soups
  • Minestrone soup, chicken noodle soup

Class 10: How To Bake Biscuits & Scones

  • How to bake light fluffy & flakey biscuits
  • How to bake seasonal scones
  • Biscuits & sausage gravy, Pumpkin & cranberry scones

Class 11: How To Prepare French Macarons

  • How to make the batter
  • Batter coloring methods
  • How to pipe & bake macarons
  • Seasonal fillings

Class 12: How To Bake Cookies

  • The creaming method
  • How to scoop, form, and imprint cookies
  • How to bake cookies
  • Chocolate chip cookies, double chocolate crinkle cookies & peanut butter cookies

Please contact us to request an age accommodation for younger or older children.

Please be aware that when you enroll you are making a commitment to complete the 12-class course. Due to prior planning for these classes and the limited space, we cannot accept cancellations unless there are extreme circumstances. If your child cannot finish the course due to serious issues, we will try our best to move him or her to the next series. If a class has to be canceled we will communicate a makeup date as soon as possible.

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