5-Day Kitchen Fundamentals for Kids

In this fun, five-day series, kids will practice essential kitchen skills and master the fundamentals of cooking. Young chefs will love working alongside classmates learning everything…

Sample Menu
Day 1: Knife Skills & Sauce Basics
Chef Salad
Vinaigrette 101
Macaroni and Cheese from Scratch (Béchamel)
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (Crème Anglaise) with Chocolate Ganache

Day 2: Grill, Sauté, Braise and Roast
Lemon Chicken Piccata
Grilled Summer Veggie Kabobs
Roasted Strawberry Shortcakes

Day 3: Perfect Pasta
Homemade Pasta Dough
Handmade Bowties with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Fettuccine with Basil Pesto

Day 4: Bake Shop
Summer Berry Mini-Pie
Lemon Cupcakes with Strawberry Whipped Cream
Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Day 5: The Ultimate Mystery Box Team Challenge
Before we say goodbye, campers will have a chance to show off all their new cooking skills.
Working in teams of four, our young chefs will use a mystery box of ingredients to create their own unique menu.


5-Day Kids’ Series: American Food Tour

This summer, kids can explore regional flavors from all across the United States without ever asking “are we there yet?” Little chefs will enjoy five fun-filled days of hands-on…

Sample Menu
Day 1: East Coast
Healthier Chicken Parmesan
Penne Pasta
Double Chocolate Cake w Cream Cheese Icing

Day 2: The South
BBQ Chicken and Mac and Cheese
Peach Cobbler

Day 3: Midwest
Slider Burger
Twice-Baked Potato
Homemaid Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Day 4: West Coast

Baja Grilled Shrimp Tacos
Jicama, Orange and Avocado Salad
Very Berry Mouse

Day 5: Mystery Box Competition Day!


 5-Day Kids’ Series: Global Passport

 Explore cuisines around the world in just one week? Totally doable. From Middle Eastern falafel to Mediterranean souvlaki, kids will enjoy five fun-filled days of hands-on cooking. In…

Sample Menu
Day 1: Asia

Scallion Pancakes
One Star Kung Pao Chicken
Veggie Lo Mein

Day 2: Latin America

Cubanos with Mojo Marinated Pork
Grilled Corn with Cotija and Lime
Pineapple Fosters with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream


Day 3: The Mediterranean

Fettuccini with Cherry Tomato and Ricotta
Lemon Chicken Souvlaki
Baklava Ice Cream


Day 4: Middle East


Tahini Sauce
Homemade Pita

Day 5: Mystery Box Competition Day!



5-Day Kids’ Series: Bakeshop…

A dream come true for budding bakers: five fun-filled days of making sweet and savory treats! We’ll cover all the essentials—from reading recipes to measuring and mixing ingredients..

Sample Menu

Day 1: Breads


Homemade Soft Pretzels

Cheese Sauce

Day 2: Pies and Tarts

Perfect Pie Dough

Peach Pie with Almond Crumble Topping

Ham & Cheese Quiche with Fresh Herb Salad

Day 3: Cookies

Shortbread Window Panes

Elephant Ears

Brownie S’Mores Bars

Day 4: Frozen Treats

Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

Watermelon Mint Popsicle

Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

Day 5: Mystery Box Competition Day!

This summer, kids can explore regional flavors from all across the United States without ever asking “are we there yet?” Budding chefs will enjoy five fun-filled days of hands-on cooking—from West Coast shrimp tacos to Southern peach cobbler. In our final class, kids get a chance to show off all the skills they’ve learned with a friendly Mystery Box team competition. Designed for ages 8-12, our all-new American Road Trip Kids’ Series will boost your little chef’s kitchen competence and confidence.

Classes run about two hours each and last for five consecutive days. Young chefs will enjoy generous samples of each delicious dish and take home a packet of recipes and a Culinary Village apron. Share your love of cooking and boost your child’s confidence in the kitchen with a culinary experience they’ll never forget.

*Please note: This series is only available as a five-day series. No single day enrollments.

What To Expect: Great cooking isn’t about recipes—it’s about techniques. In our classes your child works together with other students in a fun, hands-on environment led by our professional chef instructors.

Classes are 2 to 2 1/2 hours, unless otherwise noted above
Your child will work with other students in groups of 4
Hands-on classes are limited to 16 students
Students will be standing, cooking and working for most of the class
Please have children wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back
Your child will enjoy a generous taste of every dish
All class participants receive a coupon good for 10% off in-store purchases good for the duration of the camp

Our recipes are developed using common cooking and baking ingredients that may or may not be specified in the menu titles, including various fruits and vegetables, nuts, meats, spices, wheat flours, etc.

If you have a food allergy, please contact your local Cooking School before attending the class. Adjustments to recipes cannot be made during class.

Reservation and Payment Policy:

Reservations require full payment OR deposit paid in advance as well as completion of our registration form. Payment can be made by check, cash or credit card by phone or in person at our facility. We do not offer on-line payment options at this time. Deposits are applied to the full balance. All balances must be paid in full ONE WEEK prior to the scheduled Class date in order to retain the space. No exceptions.

Reminders will be provided, but note that credit cards requested to be held on file will be charged one week prior to the class date to ensure your child’s space is retained. Alternative payment methods may be honored by parent-request but full balances must be paid prior to the deadline to retain space. Declined credit card payments will result in the child’s removal from the list and the space will be offered to those on the waitlist, deposits will be transferrable as credit for future programs. Any returned checks will result in the child’s removal from the list and the space will be offered to those on the waitlist, deposits will be forfeited to cover associated costs and returned check fees. Thank you for your understanding as we maintain a streamlined process and provide our best service to you!

Cancellation Policy:
3-day (excluding weekends) notice of absence or cancellation is eligible for partial refund. 30% of fees will be retained to cover supply and administrative costs associated with your reservation. Advance notice, greater than 3-days prior to the event, is eligible for full credit transfer to use in other programs based on availability. Direct refunds are not offered.