Cooking lessons give kids survival skills for today's fast-paced world, and also tomorrow's faster-paced world ruled by sentient vegetables. Help your child stockpile culinary moves with this Groupon.
$75 for a Six-Week Kids' Cooking Class ($150 Value)
Kids aged 3–15 learn lessons in kitchen safety and nutrition in a hands-on studio as they master cooking techniques and prepare new and healthy dishes each week.
Classes for tots—aged 3–6—are held Monday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.; classes for kids—aged 5–10—are held Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; classes for kids—aged 7–12—are held Monday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. or Wednesday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.; and classes for kids and teens—aged 10–15—are held Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. The fall session starts on September 24, and the start dates for the winter and spring sessions will be announced later in the year. See class descriptions here.
Ridgewood Culinary Studio
At Ridgewood Culinary Studio, small class sizes and a playful, hands-on approach to cooking empower students of all ages to confidently make meals from scratch. In addition to teaching youngsters basic skills such as kitchen safety and how to get out of dishwashing duty, instructors inspire adult gourmands with classes on grilling, barbecuing, and other types of cuisine. Regardless of the class or age group, instructors emphasize mindful eating habits and nutritious recipes. The commercial kitchen also plays host to summer camps, birthday parties, and business-building events.