$65 for One-Month Chef Club Membership to Young Chefs Academy in Irvine ($134 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Expert instructors guide burgeoning chefs ages 5 & up through hands-on weekly cooking classes that foster culinary creativity & confidence

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Promotional value expires Dec 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per child. Must activate by 12/5/12, membership expires 1 month from activation date. Reservation required, classes subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Membership must be used in 4 consecutive weeks. Not valid if used services in past 12 months. Valid only for 90-minute Junior and Master Chefs classes. Classes are non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Children occupied by constructive afterschool activities are less likely to buy BB guns or hang out with dogs that buy children BB guns. Keep tots gainfully at play with today’s Groupon: for $65, you get a one-month Chef’s Club membership to Young Chefs Academy in Irvine (a $134 total value). The membership includes:

  • One 90-minute junior or master chefs’ class of your choice per week for four consecutive weeks (a $109 value)
  • One-time $25 registration fee (if Groupon-holders wish to continue their chefs’ club membership, they will not have to pay this fee again)

Junior classes accommodate kids ages 5.5–12, divided into age-appropriate groups. Master chefs classes accommodate chefs 12 and older. Find class schedules and sample menus here.

At the Young Chefs Academy, apron-clad students prepare an array of entrees, side dishes, and desserts, all the while learning kitchen safety, table manners, and technique. The menu adopts a different theme each month, with student chefs sampling cuisines from around the world, growing more adventuresome as cooks, eaters, and matchmakers for shy rutabagas. Master chefs confidently strike out on a quest for more advanced knowledge, further developing their palates and aiming to debunk the myth of the watched pot that doesn’t boil. Experienced instructors and chefs supervise each small class, allowing each burgeoning Julia Child to hit her stride, while dissuading future Madame Curies from isolating isotopes in a saucepan.

Customer Reviews

Good experience for the kids but the teacher lacked any/all enthusiasm.
Russell P. · March 22, 2017
Great staff. Great experience. My kids love this place.
Sabita S. · March 6, 2017
my 2 girls (ages 9&8) were very into the classes and had a lot of fun. Can't wait for them to practice what they learned...
Daniel R. · February 24, 2017

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