Cooking Camps for Kids

 “Voted one of the 10 Coolest Cooking Camps in the US!” — Bon Appetit Magazine

THE DETAILS

A week-long exploration of food for kids 11 – 16 years old. All camps are hands-on and include a full sit-down lunch and recipe packet at the end of each class. (Please alert us ahead of time if there are any food allergies). Each week of camp is $575 (M-F, 11am – 2pm each day).

We offer 3 unique weeks of cooking camp, giving interested kids the opportunity to join us for multiple weeks. The camps fill up fast, so please make your decision soon!

Please click on the hyperlinked Session you are interested in to check availability and to complete the registration form.

We also offer one-day workshops for kids, held during school holidays.

Session A: begins February 19, 2018

Session B: begins March 19, 2018

Session C: more dates to come

 

SESSION A

DAY 1: Northern Italian
Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter
Handmade Fettuccine with Fresh Basil Pesto
Parmigiano Risotto
Kale Salad with Garlic Crumbs
Macerated Berries with Zabaglione

DAY 2: Asian
Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Fresh Mango, Chicken and Cilantro
Shanghai Potsticker Dumplings with Soy-Vinegar Dipping Sauce
Beef Stir-fry with Thai Basil, Pineapple, Peppers, and Snap Peas
Coconut Sticky Rice with Tropical Fruit

DAY 3: Mexican
Homemade Masa Corn Tortillas
Fresh Guacamole
Soft Tacos with Two Fillings: Squash-Mushroom-Poblano &
Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak
Creamy Cabbage Slaw with Lime
Mexican Chocolate Torte

DAY 4: Comfort Foods
Lemony Chicken Piccata
Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary
Caesar Salad
Individual Apple or Peach Pies (seasonal)

DAY 5: Cooking Challenge
The kids will spend the latter part of the week (in groups of 3) planning their own, unique menus based on the week’s culinary lessons. We will shop together on Friday morning (in Chinatown and Little Italy, down the street) and they will spend the rest of the afternoon cooking their dishes to be presented to (and eaten by!) the group at the end of class. This is always the most anticipated day of camp.

SESSION C

DAY 1: Greek
Spinach-Feta Spanakopita
Homemade Pita Bread with Fresh Hummus
Greek Salad
Banana-Chocolate Phyllo Rolls

DAY 2: Brunch
Fresh Fruit Smoothies
Crepes with Plenty of Fillings
Sweet Potato Pancakes with Creme Fraiche
Herbed Tomato-Goat Cheese Frittata

DAY 3: Indian
Mango Lassis
Potato Samosas with Cilantro-Mint Chutney
Chicken Tikka Masala
Basmati Rice Pilaf
Naan Bread

DAY 4: Baking
Make and Decorate Your Own Mini Birthday Cake!
Eclairs with Caramel-Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream and
Chocolate Ganache
Pasta Primavera (to quell sugar shock)

DAY 5: Cooking Challenge
The kids will spend the latter part of the week (in groups of 3) planning their own, unique menus based on the week’s culinary lessons. We will shop together on Friday morning (in Chinatown and Little Italy, down the street) and they will spend the rest of the afternoon cooking their dishes to be presented to (and eaten by!) the group at the end of class. This is always the most anticipated day of camp.

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SESSION B

DAY 1: French Bistro
Hanger Steak with Wild Mushroom Ragout
Pommes Anna
String Beans with Lemon Gremolata
Dark Chocolate Mousse with Fleur de Sel Whipped Cream

DAY 2: Northern Italian
Rosemary-Garlic Roasted Chicken
Creamy Parmigiano Polenta
Sauteed Broccoli with Garlic and Almonds
Lemon Tiramisu

Day 3: Japanese
Handmade Assorted Nori Maki
Steamed Shrimp Dumplings
Salad with Carrot-Ginger Dressing
Sesame-Scallion Pancakes
Green Tea Ice Cream

Day 4: Comfort Foods
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Plums
Real Macaroni and Cheese
Braised Collard Greens with Bacon
Cream Puffs with Vanilla Pastry Cream

DAY 5: Cooking Challenge
The kids will spend the latter part of the week (in groups of 3) planning their own, unique menus based on the week’s culinary lessons. We will shop together on Friday morning (in Chinatown and Little Italy, down the street) and they will spend the rest of the afternoon cooking their dishes to be presented to (and eaten by!) the group at the end of class. This is always the most anticipated day of camp.

 

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