Benefits of learning in the kitchen-
The “Why” for Parents and students....
**The most obvious benefit of children cooking is that they actually learn HOW to cook!
Cooking with children can involve some, most, or all of the following which is basic to everyday life.
**Planning menus, shopping for ingredients, correctly storing food items, time management, cooking skills,presentation, nutrition, responsibility, hygiene, and just plain enjoyment of eating.
Other benefits for children cooking also include:
**Opportunities for mastery of new skills, increased self-esteem, self-respect, self-confidence, the art of giving for other's enjoyment, a sense of service, increased creativity and imagination, better self-image which comes with accomplishment.
Many practical skills are learned, all of which are necessary for daily living.
**Planning, awareness, budgeting, supermarket shopping, seasonal awareness, weight and measurement, reading for comprehension, gardening, knowledge of where our food comes from, healthy eating habits, alertness, safety procedures, and much more....
Reading * math * fractions * direction following * chemical reactions * heat and cold reactions * health * safety *food pyramid * cultural differences * human taste pallet * supply and demand * action and reaction * self-satisfaction * self-reliance…..
CCI need to knows
*Each student is required to wear the uniform apron and bring the cook binder. I provide an apron for preschoolers or they are welcome to wear their own to class.
*Children should wear short sleeve shirts and close toes shoes.
*Long hair should be pulled back, or bring something to pull it back with.
*Please be sure to list any and all allergies on the registration.
*Part of the teaching method is to expand the taste pallet. The children are required to taste everything made unless there are allergies.
Allergies We take allergies very seriously, and never want anyone to get sick or injured from our classes. Its important to remember that these facilities teach with a focus on a variety of foods and it is not possible to have an entirely sterile area of all types of allergens. Please consider your children's safety before registering them for cooking classes.
Apron Advancements - New Apron Color with each 6 sessions of class! (Advancement to Red or Blue Aprons may require additional classes before the child is ready- dexterity and maturity wise.)
White Apron & Binder $30
Orange Apron $10
Red Apron (Advanced Classes) $15
Blue Apron (Advanced Classes) $15
Green Apron (JR Chef Classes) $20