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.
$99 for a Four-Day Kids’ Summer Cooking Program ($250 Value)
During four two-hour classes, kids spend their summer afternoons learning to cook everything from paninis and pizzas to homemade pastas, baked goods, and entire meals. Along with sampling what they concoct, the young chefs also receive a gift such as a cutting board or cooking gadgets.
Classes series run once a month on the following dates:
- June 17–20
- July 22–25
- August 5–8
Each day, one class for each age group is available at the following times:
- Ages 6–9 from noon to 2 p.m.
- Ages 10–14 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Warehouse Discount Center
Warehouse Discount Center is primarily a purveyor of home appliances and plumbing wares, although it also hosts in-store cooking classes led by experienced chefs. Amidst an outside grilling theatre, using the finet equipment, Chef masters Craiger Van Zee and Chef JoAnn Hecht teach students the finer points of roasting, grilling, and preparing international dishes. Students are able to sample delicacies created and also take home a new set of culinary skills along with information packets.
Chef Craiger has been in the culinary business for more than four decades and heads up his own educational venture, To Grill or Not to Grill. He has taught more than 3,000 students how to sear and season on the barbeque and enjoys sharing his knowledge with groups of all sizes. Chef JoAnn comes from a teaching and catering background and tailors her classes to complement the seasons.