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 today's Groupon: for $15, you get a pizza-baking class at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna (a $30 value).
Young Chefs Academy's qualified instructors welcome young ones aged 4–13 into their multicolored kitchen for a variety of hands-on cooking classes, instilling children with a love of the toasty arts. Gastronomic gurus set up a safe and encouraging environment in which tots navigate through 90 minutes of baking, providing all the materials necessary to sculpt tomato shrines out of dough and mozzarella. Instructors also feed inquiring minds with tidbits on etiquette and presentation, as well as how to bake, chew, and swallow cookies.
Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna
The kitchen can seem bewildering to a child peering up at the many colanders, peelers, and skillets on the shelves, but a lesson from the trained cooks at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna quickly demystifies kitchen utensils and cooking techniques. Weekly classes introduce kids to culinary concepts that vary each month, and full-day camps explore the culinary traditions of different countries and time periods. Weekend events highlight exotic dishes or take children on cartoon-themed picnics. In addition to kid-friendly offerings, the academy hosts team-building exercises for adults and businesses, pitting friends and coworkers against one another in Iron Chef competitions with all food, recipes, and English overdubs provided.