7 Kid-Friendly Ways to Get Cooking
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Take a Class
Cook’s Warehouse: Classes include learning how to cook in a cast iron skillet, decorating cookies, experiencing a 2-day boot camp that will inspire teens to cook for themselves and more.
Publix Cooking School Alpharetta: Cooking classes for kids and teens are available on the first and second Saturday of every month. Alpharetta location. (click on recipes and planning, then Aprons Cooking School from link)
Young Chef’s Academy: Classes each week are centered on a monthly theme. Learn the basics of cooking in Kinder Cooks or try the Junior or Senior Chef classes. In Marietta, North Druid Hills and Sandy Springs. $35 for individual class.
Tour a Kitchen
California Pizza Kitchen: Book a private tour for birthdays and large groups at California Pizza Kitchen. Enjoy learning basic kitchen safety tips and how to properly wash hands, tour the kitchen and end it with making your own personal pizza. It’s $10 per kid, but be sure to call your local CPK for scheduling.
Bake at Home
Craftsy’s Bake for Good Kids: Bring cooking classes straight to your kitchen with this 30-minute online class on craftsy.com (search Bake for Good Kids). Kids will not only learn how to make dough in many forms, like pizza, braided bread, and cinnamon rolls, but they will also learn how to cook through a blend of science and math. This class is available for free at craftsy.com.
Products You’ll Love
Curious Chef 6 Piece Fruit and Veggie Prep Kit: Get the kids in the kitchen with this Fruit and Veggie Prep Kit. This set includes practice knifes, an apple slicer, and a scrub brush. $24.99. Ages 7 and older.
The Do It Myself KIDS’ Cook Book: Kids can learn the basics of cooking with these easy-to-follow recipes with illustrated instructions – even kids too young to read can figure out the steps to make dishes such as Turkey, Cheese and Roasted Pepper Roll-Ups or Frozen Honey-Dipped Bananas. Ages 4 and older, $26.99.