Chefs wear big, puffy hats for two reasons—to signify their rank in the kitchen hierarchy and to hide the signature spice they invented by mixing cinnamon with gravel. Learn kitchen secrets with this Groupon.
$15 for a 90-Minute Cooking Class for Kids or Teens ($30 Value)
The academy's instructors lead cooking classes covering topics such as pizza making, cupcake baking, and pastry making for kids as young as 3 and as old as 16. Check the schedule for a list of upcoming class times. Due to class-size constraints, the instructors may not be able to accommodate larger groups.
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.